‘Tis the season for all things festive! From dusting off your Michael Bublé Christmas album to trying your hand at some
holiday crafts, we’re ready for the most wonderful time of the year as soon as November hits. If you’re ready to deck the halls as much as we are, scroll down to discover 14 fresh takes on classic holiday decorating (plus, a fun DIY project)!
The New Wreath
Try an everlasting rather than an evergreen wreath this season. A mod, metal holiday accent doesn’t just dress up a front door, it also shines on tabletops and mantels.
The New Tabletop
When adding investment pieces to your holiday table, be sure that any seasonal designs are subtle enough that you’ll want to use them year-round.
Pop open these goodie-filled party favors for a cheery element of surprise.
Source: Hopson Grace
Luxury Crackers by Kate Golding (Set of 6), $75,
Cast a warm and inviting glow at your dinner table with stylish candlesticks that celebrate the season.
Source: Creative Co-Op
Olive Branch Pillar Candle Holder, $65 each,
The quiet festive motifs on this dish — a garland, bows and bells — will never go out of style.
Source: Royal Copenhagen
Star Fluted Christmas Dinnerware Sauce/Gravy Boat, $197,
Both hardworking and good-looking, a wood-handled carving set is an essential addition to any holiday feast.
Source: Forge de Laguiole
2-Piece Carving Set with Snakewood Handles, $860,
The New Heirloom
Start a tradition by picking a worthy keepsake to cherish for years to come. For example, a Christmas pyramid updated with a coat of white paint can become a staple of the season over time.
Intricate beading makes this stocking something special.
Beaded Stocking in Gold and Silver, $15,
A timeless teak and brass tree stand is a handsome upgrade.
Stella Christmas Tree Base, $700,
A focal point on any tablescape, this striking menorah is both elegant and celebratory.
Source: Michael Arm
Olive Branch Brass Menorah, $390,
Lined up along the mantel, these comrades promise gravitas and whimsy.
Source: Flatiron's Christmas Market
Nutcracker, from $136, Flatiron's Christmas Market via
The New Advent Calendar
A fun way to count down the days before the 25th, advent calendars can also be a stylish decorating move. Whether they’re handmade or store-bought, they bring a merry mood to your space.
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Featuring a 3D shape, this spruced-up advent calendar is a perfect complement to your seasonal display.
Source: Rifle Paper Co.
Christmas Tree Nutcracker Advent Calendar, $26,
Fill these miniature homes with sugary confections of your choice for a sweet calendar that can be reused for years to come.
Source: West Elm
House Advent Calendar, $83,
Author: Harleen Sidhu
House & Home November 2019
Produced by Morgan Michener and Stacey Smithers