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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 04:29

Christmas 2016; A Home for the Holidays

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Christmas 2016; A Home for the Holidays

Every year it seems to get a bit harder to decorate with something more creative. 

dining table with garland

We use wreaths, stockings, garland and lights around the house.  Each piece is taken out of its box and paper that we so carefully wrapped from the previous year.  Why do we do this.? It’s as if we need to make each new year bigger and better than before.  But what’s wrong with our traditional decorations?  I say, nothing.  I use the same decorations I’ve had for years. The only thing that changes is the way they are used and displayed.  Here are some ways I decorate for the holidays.

railing with garland

  1. When I use a wreath for the front door, I buy a fresh one. I decorate it with small ornaments, bells and ribbon.  If I’m having guests for dinner or an open house, I’ll purchase a second one and use as a centerpiece with an electric candle in the middle.
  2. My guest bath gets some decorating as well.  I’ll change out the towels; either paper or cotton/linen with a holiday theme.  I’ll add a bowl of Christmas scented potpourri and/or a small tree on the counter.
  3. I like to add stockings to my mantle every year.  If I’m having guests staying with me, I’ll add stockings for them as well.  I like to add fun, personal things they’ll enjoy.  Be creative with this one and have fun.
  4. I like to add garland to my staircase each year.  I wrap it around the railing and decorate it ornaments, bells, ribbons and candy canes.   I’ll finish the end with a really big fancy bow.

holiday guest bath 2

Whatever your decorating traditions are, just remember to have fun with your family and friends when putting things around the house. 

Tis the season! 

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Christopher Porikos

Christopher Porikos is an Interior Designer based in the Los Angeles area. He has a background in Retail Visual Merchandising and is educated in interior design. His love of design spans from traditional to contemporary and his style can be as eclectic or clean as the project requires. His unique eye for design comes from his lifelong interest in architecture, history, sketching, painting and the arts. www.christopherporikosdesign.com

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