No advent wreath ideas? Then look what we today have prepared for you!
There is left not really much time until we celebrate the best of the year, Christmas. From Martin’s day, all children on the first Sunday of advent and on St. Nicholas day forward before. Also the Christmas decorations on the Windows of department stores and the funny Christmas markets make for a good Christmas. You will meet together to bake or order for seeds to make for Christmas.
Can Christmas be as imaginative?
The magic candle of the advent wreath
It is drinking tea and Christmas atmosphere created. For the first Sunday in advent, many people prepare their Christmas decorations must be fetched out finally from the garage or the basement. Tables, doors and Windows are festive decorated and of course we focus on the table. There are usually region specific and taste depend on the advent wreath. Although the Festival thousands of years is old, is still very many enthusiastic people who want to make their own wreaths. That makes the variety of wreaths in the advent period so great.
Except fresh green, often dried citrus fruits belong to the Christmas decoration
Dried berries and branches form the basic shape of the wreath
If you make your advent wreath itself this year, we are ready with our advent wreath even more to inspire ideas and inspire. So your imagination can get enough stimulation, we tell you a little bit about the meaning and origin of the advent wreath.
Elegant and without big bells and whistles the advent season brings her charm
There are many stories about really, but all who say that the four candles, advent Sundays before Christmas represent the four. The lighting of the candles one by one to Holy Festival should represent the rise of light. From Hamburg legend, that the first advent wreath was actually an advent calendar for poor orphans. In an old wagon wheel, a good man made a wooden wreath and turned into 20 small candles and four large candles. So, the children of the days until Christmas could count and always know when exactly the advent Sundays fall.
Gold, green and Red are clearly the colors of the Festival
There are also other stories with religious content, but the rare short stories about the magical symbolism of the wreath are even more exciting. A meaning has been assigned to each color and each number. The wreaths, for example should be made of Evergreen fir trees. The loops should be red and the four candles were supposedly a symbol of the four cardinal directions. Even the order and the direction of the ignition of candles to be of importance, but also we tell another time.
Indicate the four candles on the one
All natural alone the fragrance of Tannenharzes evokes Christmas feelings in us
The shape of the advent wreath to be round
Many stories explain that the 4 candles for the 4 Sundays of advent are
In some areas, it is believed that corresponds to the number of candles of the four directions
In a clockwise direction or him against the candles should be lit?
Much pagan belief is hidden in the advent arrangement
The exoticism of the flavourings must cheer the minds
Candles as gifts? Why not?