From Everyday Décor to Christmas Wonderland

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is transforming our everyday living spaces into a winter wonderland!

Today, I’m sharing some inspirational photos that illustrate how just a few strategic touches here and there can help you give your home that bright, fresh, ready-for-Christmas-morning feeling!

Garland, ribbon and pines cones elegantly draped along the staircase…

{Photo Credit: Monika Hibbs}

Garland above the kitchen windows…

{Photo Credit: Suzanne Kasler}

Ribbon and wreaths along the backs of the kitchen barstools…

{Photo Credit: Pink Peonies}

Glittery branches, garland, ornaments, floral picks and special stocking holders on the mantel…

{Photo Credit: Arianne Bellizaire}

A beautiful wreath on the front door and large garland swags hung from the porch lanterns…

{Photo Credit: Thistlewood Farms} 

For the minimalist, garland on the mantel and a few beautifully wrapped presents…

{Photo Credit: Soledad Zitzewitz

Planted greenery and a large-scale wreath…

{Photo Credit: Janie Molster

Simple greenery “pops” against this classic, black and white backdrop…

{Photo Credit: Keely Mann}

…and finally, a strategically placed cheese tray steals the show in this kitchen!

{Photo Credit: Allison Pickart}

Well, I hope these photos give you a little bit of encouragement if holiday decorating intimidates you.
As you can see, you don’t have to go overboard to create your very own Christmas village!
Now, I want to hear from you!
What’s your favorite space to decorate for Christmas?
Let me know in the comments below!
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Author: Arianne Bellizaire

Interior designer, blogger, and public speaker Arianne Bellizaire creates spaces that are beautiful yet highly functional for her clients. She served as one of only nine 2015 High Point Market Authority Style Spotters, and she has been featured in Rue Magazine, House Beautiful Online, GoodHousekeeping, EditorAtLarge, U.S. News & World Report, Roomhints,, USA Today, and MyFitItUpLife!

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