This New Year’s make a resolution for your home. Re-organize or de-clutter an area that is always messy, start (or finish) a project that you have been meaning to get around to, or start saving to make that big purchase by the end of the New Year. Amazing what you can accomplish when you set… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Holiday Design Tip
If you prefer a less traditional approach to the holidays, try some DIY projects to create your own one of a kind decorations. Dress up wine bottles with some paint, ribbon, fabric or other accessories to create a tabletop of mantle display. Fill candle holders or vases with ornaments, dried fruit, pinecones or other interesting… Read more »
Make fall cleaning part of your holiday decorating. Put away magazines, mail and other items that have collected on the coffee and dining room tables to make room for those holiday displays. Rearrange furniture to open your space up for entertaining with a tree or fireplace as your focal point.
If you are tight on space for displaying holiday knick knacks make small changes to everyday items. Change out your throw pillows and blankets for some with a holiday theme or more festive colors. Next to go is the usual tablecloth and dish towels! These small and simple changes will give your house that holiday… Read more »
Want something a little different for the holidays this year? Try basing your design around a theme. Select a focal color like blue or purple (yes, they can be used for Christmas too!) or decorate with a specific motif, such as birds or stars. Your décor will be fun, fresh and festive!
Turn your table into a masterpiece for your holiday events. Make the table its own decoration by displaying candles at different heights, adding napkin rings, layering runners and placemats over your tablecloth or tying ribbons around the chair backs.
Keep your design fresh from year to year by changing things up a bit. If using the same arrangements every year, revitalize them with new ribbon or other garnishes. Place decorations in different groupings or change their locations altogether to make it look like new.
Incorporate a centerpiece as a beautiful focal point on a holiday table. Fill a basket of mini pumpkins, gourds and autumn leaves for fall. For your winter theme, use ornaments, candles or even a mini Christmas tree to catch your guests eye.