holiday decor you can use all year long
your holiday decor can keep your place feeling merry and bright all year—without looking like a christmas card.
Published Jan 4, 2016 5:00 AM
Leave a message of cheer and happiness every day! It’ll serve as a happy reminder during get‐togethers and gray, gloomy Mondays.
Love the crafty‐quirky look? Bring some color and comfort into your space with a playful strand of felt pom‐poms.
hanging glass ball ornaments
The possibilities are endless with these bubbles… Hang them plain and simple, dip them in metallic paint, decorate with spots, or put confetti inside.
strings of lights
This idea is nothing new, but now there are so many chic varieties that this look is anything but sophomoric.
Skip the red ribbons and holly berries and just go with the green stuff. It’ll cheer you up after a long day at work and remind you of the happy times you had over the holidays too.
White candles are classic and stylish every season of the year. Keep ‘em around after the holidays, but change out the decor for an updated look.
twigs as decor
Decorate twigs with jewelry, lights, pom‐poms, and ornaments. It’s the easiest and frankly, cheapest way to mix the outdoors and indoors all year long.
Glass bowls, vases, and lamps are great places to stash pine cones (after you bake them for germs and bugs). You can also paint them, hang from string, and display in your windows. Hello, your home just became an enchanted forest.
If your spot is the place to be, then shout it out with a lit sign. Make your own or buy one with a versatile greeting or shape.