Our Favorite Festive Trimmings


The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without strands of holiday lights. Photographer Erica George Dines and her husband Michael, an artist, use oversized antique bulbs to create the perfect wintry scene.


From traditional to unconventional, holiday wreaths are the quintessential symbol of holiday cheer. Use them to dress up the front door or get creative and hang above the fireplace or on an outdoor wall.

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Berries, sugared fruit and fir leaves bring a classic yet elegant scheme

Tied with a Bow

Beautifully wrapped gifts provide the perfect pop underneath a Christmas tree, but they also add an unexpected sense of cheer to any corner of the house.

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Fresh winter whites provide a crisp color palette and serve as a neutral backdrop for bright seasonal decorations, like this vignette from Le Jardin Francais.

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Festive stockings hung by a cozy fireplace mean that the holidays have arrived. This stone fireplace boasts a traditional look with red and green decorations.