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Crimson & White Dining Room

Inexpensive scarlet slipcovers give classic Ikea Parsons chairs a quick and festive makeover.

Skip the poinsettias and opt for non-traditional flowers and patterns in traditional Christmas hues. This table runner, in a Japanese cherry-blossom print, puddles elegantly on the floor for drama. Woven placemats and casual blooms in white vases keep the overall look light.

See more photos in our Christmas decorations gallery.

  • Photographer: Tracy Shumate
  • Source: House & Home December 2007 issue
  • Products: Red chairs, Ikea; artwork: Botanical on Red by Lamont (top left), Small Branch by Ratcliff (top, second from left), Pinhole Nesters 2, 3 & 4 by Wood (small red birds); Sarah by Gilmour (top right), The Happy Family by Irvine (bottom left), Art Interiors.

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