11/24/2016 05:54 EST

Christmas Tree Tips: How To Decorate A Christmas Tree In 9 Easy Steps

Scented decorations? Brilliant!

Forget the stockings and wreaths hung around the house — when it comes to holiday décor nothing stands out quite as much as a Christmas tree.

If your Christmas tree has a tendency to look like a Pinterest fail, we've got you covered. In the video above by House To Home, shopping editor Tamara Kelly shares her tips on decorating the perfect Christmas tree for the holidays.

Starting from the bottom and working your way up is a good rule of thumb that ensures you'll have decorations on every level of your tree. And don't be afraid to mix and match with textures, patterns and sizes. As Kelly demonstrates, a variety of baubles adds to the depth of the tree as a whole.

Watch the video above for a complete step-by-step guide to decorating your very own Christmas tree.