Christmas trees, tabletop trees, garlands and assorted greenery. We've got everything you need to infuse your home with some holiday spirit in our floral and produce departments. Read on for decorating inspiration, tips and tricks from a few of our favorite entertaining bloggers.
Photo: The Sweetest Occasion
Expert: Cyd Converse, creator of the blog The Sweetest Occasion
Decorating tip: "Mix pine and greens with other natural elements like pinecones and berries for a really pretty, wintery look. Adding lots of metallics — like gold or mercury glass — makes everything sparkly and festive, while playing with height and scale keeps things interesting to the eye. These guidelines work well for a mantle, a table or a vignette anywhere in your home!"
Photo: Laura Trevey
Expert: Laura Trevey, watercolor artist and creator of the blog LauraTrevey.com
Decorating tip: "You don't have to splash red and green everywhere if that's not your style. Take a cue from the colors in your home and use them as a jumping off point to trim your tree — mini or otherwise — to tastefully incorporate it into your existing décor."
Photo: Waiting on Martha
Expert: Mandy Kellogg Rye, Designer, Stylist and Creator of the blog Waiting on Martha
Decorating tip: “When desiring a little extra green at your holiday dinner table, but not on your actual dinner table think about hanging a wreath from above. It's easier than you think, I promise! All you'll need is a wreath, four pieces of rope and sprigs of red berries and/or additional greenery. Then tie each piece of rope evenly around the wreath. Gather the four separate rope pieces and join them as one, tie an additional knot and hang from a sturdy ceiling hook. That's it! A show stopping, original holiday floating centerpiece.”
Photo: Christiann Koepke
Expert: Photographer and stylist Christiann Koepke
Decorating tip: "Instead of going the traditional route with red and greens, I sometimes use grays and blues with accents of sage green and burgundy. The key here is to layer in different types of foliage, all with various textures and shapes. The final result is a fresh holiday look that still feels festive."
Photo: A Fabulous Fete
Expert: Lauren Saylor, creator of the blog A Fabulous Fete
Deorating tip: "Setting up a festive breakfast bar can easily be done with things you probably already have. Sticking with a color palette of white, golds and silvers will give off a holiday vibe without you having to purchase items you wouldn't use otherwise the rest of the year. Add in a touch of greenery — you can use herbs, too — and red fruit (pomegranate, strawberries and raspberries work great) to add holiday inspired color."