There are so many fabulous opportunities to add special details to your home when decorating for the holidays. The tree and stockings are a given, but what about all of the other areas of the house? What about the powder room, doors and even the kitchen? We love creating many small vignettes that create joy and make guests smile. You can, too!
Decorative trees placed next to a snowy building of similar scale makes for a sweet little townscape. They add so much more when grouped than spread out.
Framing the fireplace from top to bottom is always a special touch. The juxtaposition of a chilly snowman next to the fire warms the heart!
Changing out candlesticks with brightly colored holders and adding just a touch of holly is a snap! They certainly make it more fun for your guests to pour themselves a cocktail!
Do you have a set of holiday plates you serve guests and family on each year? Take one or two from the collection and place in front of a cutting board or other accessory in your kitchen. Enjoy them up and not just when serving.
A wonderful candle centerpiece need not be for just the dining table! Place them on buffets, consoles or other areas around your home and it is instantly, fully decorated! Be sure and light the candles when guest are visiting, as they offer such a warm, flattering and welcoming glow.
A simple, simple, simple decor idea for interior doors, cabinet knobs and even some chandeliers!
Grouping holiday decor with your every day items of the same finish can add sophistication to a display.
While centerpieces need to be low for eating, it is such a wonderful detail to have them “fill the space” with some height while not dining. A zig zag placement of a variety of pieces creates I beautiful look.
Each door, on each side can add so much…
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