How to decorate your hallway for Christmas

Hallways, usually busy thoroughfares, are important spaces to decorate in the home – and for Christmas, attention turns to creating a warm, festive welcome.



a vase of flowers sits in front of a window: Hallways, usually busy thoroughfares, are important spaces to decorate in the home – and for Christmas, attention turns to creating a warm, festive welcome.


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Hallways, usually busy thoroughfares, are important spaces to decorate in the home – and for Christmas, attention turns to creating a warm, festive welcome.

‘The hallway really comes into its own at Christmas time,’ says interior designer Julia Kendell, who suggests getting your hallway organised from the get-go. ‘It’s all about creating a welcoming environment in your entrance hall and as people arrive they will really feel the Christmas spirit.’

Definitely not a space to be neglected, here we suggest some hallway Christmas decorations and styling tips to help you transform your space.

Set the scene

Remember, first impressions count, so think about the first thing you want your guests to see. Create a warm and welcoming entrance with candles in lanterns

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Kris Jenner to give an online Christmas decorating lesson | Arts & Entertainment

Kris Jenner is set to give a Christmas decorating lesson for charity.

The 65-year-old reality star is known for her extravagant holiday season decorations, and has teamed up with celebrity floral designer Jeff Leatham and Airbnb to offer an exclusive decorating class as an Airbnb Experience.

Kris and Jeff will offer their tips on “more is more” holiday decorating during the one-time virtual experience, and interested participants can book their place from Wednesday (09.12.20) for $100 per person.

The event will only be taking 10 guests, but a livestream will also be available on YouTube on December 15.

In a description for the event, Kris wrote: “More is more, I always say – especially when it comes to holiday home décor. The bigger, the brighter, the bolder, the better. But you can do a lot with a little, too.

“Join me and Jeff Leatham – friend, collaborator and artistic decorator

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Don’t Let Christmas Go Up in Flames! 7 Home Fire Safety Tips

Christmas trees popped up in homes in record time across the country this year, far ahead of the holiday season. People are turning to festive decorations to counter the doom and gloom of 2020, and spread some measure of cheer to others. But some elements of seasonal decor are potentially hazardous.

The combination of evergreen trees, wreaths, or branches with candles or lighting raises the risk of a home fire—and burning down your home is not the way you want to close out 2020.

“To make sure the holidays are the happiest time of the year, especially in these extraordinarily challenging times, you have to take fire safety precautions very seriously,” says Jami Warner, executive director of the American Christmas Tree Association. “You can deck the halls with beautiful Christmas trees and holiday decorations while keeping the safety of your loved ones top of mind.”

And Christmas tree safety

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Tips for less moving stress

Cathy Hobbs, Tribune News Service
Published 5:52 p.m. ET Dec. 3, 2020

With a new year approaching, many may desire a transition. Moving is often high on the list, and one of the more stressful events for individuals and families. If you are looking to move during this time, there are some key tips to keep in mind.

1. Schedule your move at least one month in advance. Many movers are booked several months in advance, especially during this time.

2. Avoid peak seasons like fall and spring. Many movers charge a premium during certain periods of the year.

3. Look to move midweek or mid-month. The most in-demand periods are the beginning and end of the month, as well as weekends.

4. Ask family and friends for recommendations. Moving is a personal experience, and

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Kris Jenner to give an online Christmas decorating lesson | People



Kris Jenner to give an online Christmas decorating lesson

Kris Jenner is set to give a Christmas decorating lesson for charity.

The 65-year-old reality star is known for her extravagant holiday season decorations, and has teamed up with celebrity floral designer Jeff Leatham and Airbnb to offer an exclusive decorating class as an Airbnb Experience.

Kris and Jeff will offer their tips on “more is more” holiday decorating during the one-time virtual experience, and interested participants can book their place from Wednesday (09.12.20) for $100 per person.

The event will only be taking 10 guests, but a livestream will also be available on YouTube on December 15.

In a description for the event, Kris wrote: “More is more, I always say – especially when it comes to holiday home décor. The bigger, the brighter, the bolder, the better. But you can do a lot with a little, too.

“Join me and Jeff Leatham – friend, collaborator and artistic decorator

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DecorTrail India Pvt Ltd launches e-commerce portal for Home Decor Products

NOIDA, India, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — One of India’s premier export houses Sidra Homestyles, specialising in exporting home furnishing products to clients in France, Holland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden, UK, Latin America, USA and Canada, has now decided to focus on the domestic market with the launch of their new venture DecorTrail. 

DecorTrail has been founded by two brothers, Safa Azhar, alumni of Pennsylvania State University, USA, and Hamza Azhar, alumni of Delhi University, India; who came up with the idea for business after realising a gap in the Home Furnishing market.

“We had noticed that we Indians are very enthusiastic about decorating our homes and want to leave an imprint of our personal style while pursuing this passion. However, the landscape of home furnishing market in India has often priced their products in a

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Design 1st Named to Clutch 2020 Top Global Creative & Design Agency Listing

Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

OTTAWA, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced it was recognized by ratings and review platform Clutch as one of the top B2B Creative & Design Agencies for 2020. Design 1st was named a Leader in the Product Designers category.

For the listing, Clutch released rankings for the top 210 creative and design companies on their platform. Results showcase the top 15 companies across 14 categories. Companies were selected for Leaders Awards based on set criteria, including Clutch team’s evaluation of a company’s industry expertise and ability to deliver.

“Design 1st is steadfast in its commitment in fostering a true collaborative partnership with clients and providing the necessary services and expertise to bring product

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6 Tips for Hiring the Right People

This article was written by Mitchell Terpstra, a member of the Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble content team. Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble is a freelance-matching platform leading the future of work. If you’re struggling to find, vet, and hire the right freelancers for your business, Entrepreneur NEXT will help you hire the freelancers you need, exactly when you need them. From business to marketing, sales, design, finance, and technology, we have the top 3 percent of freelance experts ready to work for you. 

Depending on your personality (and HR bandwidth at the time), the recruiting and hiring process may be an exciting project to grow your team — or a draining endeavor of resume reading, interviewing, appraising and repeating ad nauseum.

Either way, the risks are real. Hire someone who’s overqualified for a position or otherwise an ill fit for your company’s culture and they might soon leave

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25 Gift Ideas For New Bakers That Are Ridiculously Useful

Unless everyone you know somehow made it to December without stress-baking their way through the year, you’ve probably got a few beginner bakers to shop for this holiday season. If it’s gift ideas for new bakers you seek, welcome. Prepare to be bombarded with baking tools and kitchen doo-dads you never knew you needed.

Back in March — which is what, like, 17 months ago? — you couldn’t scroll through Instagram without seeing freshly baked banana bread, the progress on a sourdough starter, or a failed cake experiment. Per Better Homes & Gardens, we were all googling baking recipes at the beginning of the pandemic. We made cakes from scratch! We made cakes in mugs! We quite literally made everything cake to cope with our days spent safely indoors. We’ve all had to adjust to an ever-shifting new normal and there is no better way to do that than

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Kris Jenner Will Teach Her ‘More Is More’ Christmas Decorating Tips to Fans for Charity

Merry Kris-mas, indeed!



a christmas tree in a room: Carlos Eric Lopez


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On Thursday, Airbnb announced it would be offering an exclusive Experience to receive a holiday decorating lesson from holiday enthusiast Kris Jenner and celebrity floral designer Jeff Leatham. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 65, and her family are known for their elaborate Christmas home transformations, and she’ll let fans in on a few secrets to upgrade their own seasonal decor.



a christmas tree in a room: "The bigger, the brighter, the bolder, the better. But you can do a lot with a little too," the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star said


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“The bigger, the brighter, the bolder, the better. But you can do a lot with a little too,” the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star said

“More is more, I always say — especially when it comes to holiday home decor,” she writes in her description for the Airbnb Experience. “The bigger, the brighter, the bolder, the better. But you can do a lot with a little too.”

Bookings for the one-time virtual experience

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