The holidays are a great time to flex your decorating creativity, but that doesn’t mean you have to throw out your sense of style. It can be a great time to incorporate traditions and some of your favorite heirlooms with elements that are more modern and chic.
With a few tips you can embrace some of the most popular design trends happening right now all through your holiday decorations.
If you’re planning a cocktail party, family meal or some other festive gathering this season, set the mood with holiday decorations that are updated and stylish as well as full of holiday cheer.
Dreaming in Metallics
If you want holiday décor that’s sophisticated with some sparkle and shine, opt for a more muted color palette where the primary pop comes from metallic tones like silver and gold. These are definitely colors that evoke seasonal cheer without the usual red and green theme.
Another modern and updated color palette to consider for your holiday décor this year?
Shades of blue including aqua and turquoise. It’s very fresh and contemporary with a hint of whimsy.
If you really want to combine a sense of holiday festivity with opulence and glamour, use decadent elements like feathers, beads, pearls, crystals and deep jewel tones like rich purple and emerald.
To embrace one of the most popular trends in design right now you can go in a completely opposite direction from the glamorous décor and instead focus on a rustic sensibility and naturally-inspired elements in your décor.
It’s a look that’s fresh, clean and current.
Simple and Subtle
Sometimes the best holiday décor is the most simple and minimal. It’s great for you because it doesn’t take a ton of work and the effect is chic and clean with a bit of Scandinavian influence thrown in.