Each home has a personality reflected in its furnishings, and holiday decorations should compliment the room.
There are many themes to choose from to create a Christmas wonderland in your home. Through out this blog, notice that although each of these homes have different themes, they all use the same key ingredients, balls, ribbon and florals.
This homeowners warm antiques and tailored style needs a traditional Williamsburg look of floral red poinsettias, fruit and greenery to set the table for the season. The arrangement was made in the customers blue and white bowl. Many picks and sprays have matching garlands for a coordinated look.
The family pool house was festively decorated to continue the lively traditional theme through out. Red velvet mixed with animal print ribbon and the gold multi stripe looks great with the rustic mounts and slightly tropical theme for a playful twist. Feathers, ferns and horns project from the tree around multi-colored balls and red berries.
The homeowner was once a Washington insider and had patriotic memorabilia and cherished ornaments that we loaded on a mixed green garland with felt holly. The whimsical red, white and blue ribbon is perfect with polka dots and plaids. Soft shades like denim blue and burlap textures worked well in this sitting area.
The family room tree and treasured collection of ornaments is warm and classic with its mostly red and gold base of ribbon, balls and floral. Gold glitter leaves and a lively green ribbon continue the homes coordinated but unique looks mixed with red velvet poinsettia sprays and ribbon.
The home's formal yet comfortable living room has a garland intertwined with spikey glittered greenery, shiny gold balls, ribbon and berries on the fireplace. This garland although fairly simple, lights up the room. TIP: C-clamps were used on the corners and the middle of the mantle to attach the garland without nailing into its painted finish.
Across the room a similar garland is used to enhance a country french hutch and show case a beautiful nativity and very special hand-painted balls.
Merry and bright describes these whimsical, colorful and fun decorations. The rooms neutral background it perfect for this playfully sophisticated look. Pink and turquoise pack a punch when mixed with red, gold and lime green. Lots of ribbon, balls and floral make it happen on the mantle, book case and tree. The texture and patterns in the ornaments and ribbon are all perfect for the happiest of holidays.
Gorgeous homes should have a gorgeous Christmas tree, decorated with as much thought as the design of a room. Layering the tree with a base of ribbon, balls and floral provide the color and background to showcase the family's treasured ornaments. The ribbon selection was carefully chosen to compliment the soothing color scheme of the room's upholstery. Soft gold and pewter glass balls are used along with fabulous faux burlap poinsettias and a wine colored berry garland. The antique tree is a family heirloom, so it is fitting to display it under a glass cover on the table.
Every room in a home should have special decorations that celebrate and reflect the family's personality and style. Simple yet sophisticated is this dining room. The tree is beautifully decorated with champagne and rose gold florals. Soft touches of pearl and blue accents give this slim tree an elegant presence. Glittered gold leaves peeking out all over the tree provide sparkle. Remember ribbon, balls and floral are the key ingredients to serve up a spectacular tree to make any family proud.
A traditional color scheme of red and green does not have to be ordinary. Lime green added in can punch it up and an assortment of red and white patterned balls, candy and packages fill in all the gaps. Whimsical ribbon and floral provide the finishing touches.
Christmas trees come in all sizes like these topiaries that flank the fireplace. There is no doubt what season it is with the vibrant holiday shades of green, red and white. Ornaments, ribbon, balls and floral abundantly decorate the trees and mantle. TIP: Small trees like these work great on a table or buffet and can be wrapped up and stored completely decorated.
The holidays are definitely happy in this home with the bright traditional mix of red and green. Black and white adds an unexpected but welcome addition in the ribbon, balls and fabric tree skirt and pillows. TIP: Black and white can be added to almost any color combo for a unique twist. In your China cabinet, it is fun and festive to change out the everyday dishes and showcase the Christmas patterns.
Girl's and boy's bedroom decorations can and should reflect the child's taste and interest. Fulfill the theme desired by using a colored tree like the rose gold in the girl's room and the silver for the boy's.
At the end of the day, you have full creative freedom, and here at Miss Cayce's we strive to provide the foundation for you to decorate your home. It begins with choosing a theme to match the style of your home, whether that is Christmas Candy Land, Fa la llama, Christmas Carnival, Enchanted Elegance etc, then it is put together with the three key ingredients, balls, ribbon and florals.
Let us know which home or theme you like the most and tag us @misscayces on Instagram with your home Christmas decor.