“Joy is in the details.
“Have a cup of apple spice. It makes everything nice,” and invites guests to make themselves comfortable with a warm beverage.
TELL A STORY
For homeowner Katie, the holidays are about utilizing the dining and living room, spaces that she feels are neglected throughout the rest of the year. “Because of the holidays those two rooms get their time in our lives,” she says, adding that the fireplace, decked out with stockings, gets its time to shine then too.
For stylist Michelle, at the heart of holiday décor is the idea of a story. “They say, ‘Home is where your story begins,’ so the question to ask when decorating is, ‘What do you want your story to say?’”