House of Smiths
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"I love all of the festive décor during the holiday seasons! It's just all around exciting and helps set the stage for
celebrating. We have a few fun traditions that we stick to with our immediate family, because our extended
family lives so close, we do a bit of "holiday house hopping" to see as many of our loved ones as possible."
The House of Smiths' Holiday Home Moments
Bring in both the soft and more
rustic elements of nature to get a
By simply adding a few very distinct
woodsy elements to our space, we
were able to create a woodland
theme without going overboard.
Have a few repeating pieces to bring
your look together.
Celebrations at Home
Choose food that coordinates with
your color palette so it becomes part
of the decoration.
Serving individually sized desserts
makes it easier for guests to handle.
Decorate the food table as you would
any other area in the home, using
ribbon, ornaments, and tabletop trees.
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"There's so much to love about the holiday season: parties, great food, seasonal outings, but I think I most
love the sparkle of holiday lights. Such a simple tradition just brings the season alive. It's the time of year
when I make everything from scratch and overindulge in fat and sugar. I usually like to try a new recipe
or two as well, typically a new spin on dressing or a new dessert."
- Chris Nease
Celebrations At Home's Holiday Home Moments
"What I enjoy most about the holiday season is the delicious treats, twinkling lights, and time spent with
family! I love to create a sweet spread of treats and hot cocoa in my living room to encourage all the
family to gather around and enjoy holiday movies together!"
- Courtney Whitmore
Pizzazzerie’s Holiday Home Moments
Find a color palette or pattern and
use it consistently.
Giving your décor a theme such as
peppermint gives creative direction
to the décor.
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Adding simple centerpieces can go a
long way! Here we have peppermints
and candy canes in martini glasses.