Whether you’re hosting a family gathering, cozy dinner party or simply want to infuse your home with the festive spirit, here are some ideas to help you create a magical atmosphere.
A welcoming entryway
The entryway sets the tone for your home, so start your holiday transformation here. Add a festive wreath, twinkling fairy lights and a cozy doormat to give your guests a warm welcome. Consider a fresh coat of paint or a new front door to make a lasting impression.
Warmth from the heart(h)
Update the fireplace surround with stone, brick or tiles to complement your holiday theme. Adorn the mantelpiece with lush garlands and twinkling lights, and hang personalized stockings with love. Complete the look with decorative candles, a holiday wreath and a cozy area rug, creating a warm and welcoming centerpiece for festive gatherings and cherished moments.
The festive dining room
If you’re hosting a holiday feast, pay special attention to your dining room. A stunning dining table centerpiece with candles, pinecones and seasonal greenery can work wonders. Consider reupholstering dining chairs or investing in a statement chandelier to give the room a fresh look.
A functional kitchen
The kitchen is where the holiday magic happens, so ensure it’s both functional and stylish. While we’re late in the season for a full kitchen remodel, pay attention to what might be working or not working for you, to keep in mind for future projects. In the meantime, a fresh coat of paint and new kitchen accessories or tools can work wonders. Don’t forget to organize your kitchen for easy meal prep and cleanup during the busy season.
For overnight guests or a cozy family retreat, make bedrooms inviting and comfortable. Fresh linens, festive bedding and decorative pillows can transform any bedroom into a holiday haven. Consider a mini-renovation like a new accent wall or refreshed decor to make it extra special.
If you have little ones at home, involve them in the decorating process. Help them create handmade ornaments for the tree or holiday-themed crafts. Designate a corner of your home for a festive play area where they can immerse themselves in the holiday spirit. With a little creativity you can transform your space into a holiday haven. Happy decorating and happy holidays!
Rylee Henderer | DESIGNER
Rylee Henderer grew up around construction job sites, sweeping up endless sawdust in the shop. She formally joined her family’s business in 2017 and learned everything from demolition and framing, to tile and cabinetry installation. From there, Rylee grew into client management, and along the way found a love for design. She is now a full-time designer, creating beautiful, innovative spaces for Henderer Design + Build + Remodel.
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