16 Fresh Ideas for Your Christmas Table Decor

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes all the preparation and decorating can be more stressful than joyful. Decorating the house and everything inside (and outside) should be fun, but for that to be the case, you’ll need the best Christmas decorations. 

While you’re busy competing with neighbors for the most fantastic light display, don’t forget about all the decorating opportunities of the interior space, too, particularly at the dinner table. Your family feasting station offers many areas for festive fun. Here are a few things you may want to add to your tablescape:

  • Tablecloth – The base of all Christmas table decorations. If your tablecloth isn’t feeling festive, there’s not much hope for the rest of the table. Be sure to set the right tone from the base up with a Christmas tablecloth.
  • Place Mats – They’re useful for showing people where to sit,
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Home design ideas: Redoing a kitchen in glass and shiny black

Caroline Stangle had envisioned a kitchen with black cabinetry even before she and her husband purchased their South End town house. “I pictured a glass and steel wall with dark, moody cabinets,” she says. Melinda Guglietta, principal of Bespoke of Winchester, created several cabinetry finish samples to find just the right depth of color and subtle level of sheen that were achieved by replicating the dark, chalky shade of Farrow & Ball Railings. Paired with unlacquered brass it strikes just the right note.

1. Drawn to the authentic marble-like appearance, Stangle chose manufactured stone slabs by Neolith for the counters and backsplash. “Similar products didn’t have the continuous veining pattern we wanted for the waterfall island,” she says.

2. A stainless steel La Cornue range replaced a fireplace (the kitchen was formerly a living room) while the ductwork for the hood runs through the top tier of cabinetry and

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8 fireplace ideas to give your home all the cozy vibes

On the hunt for fireplace ideas to get yours looking lovely for fall and winter? Hey, it’s October now, we are definitely allowed to get excited about the change in the seasons! We love decorating our homes at this time of year, making them cozier, comfier and warmer. And nothing says cozy, comfy and warm like a fireplace, so whether you have a fireplace you want to spruce up or you’re looking to add one to your home, here are our fave five looks to get you inspired…

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For more living room ideas head over to our gallery. 

1. Make a focal point of an used fireplace

Just because your fireplace isn’t actually in use, doesn’t mean you can’t make it a lovely focal point of your space. Our go-to for blocked-up fireplaces is to pile up the logs – they don’t look out

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Set The Table! 20 Festive Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and whether you’re hosting a dinner at your home this year, having a Thanksgiving-themed movie marathon, or are just looking to spruce up your dining area with a bit of festive flair, we’ve rounded up a list of everything you need to get your dinner table ready for turkey day.

There are plenty of thoughtful ways to decorate your Thanksgiving table that either involve Thanksgiving-themed tableware or other items that just really fit in with the fall aesthetic. Some Thanksgiving table decor options include:

  • Turkey butter dish
  • Battery-operated candles
  • Pumpkin dish
  • Glass dessert dome
  • Pumpkin place-card holder

Regardless of what Thanksgiving looks like this year, you can be certain to have the most festive Thanksgiving table decor around with these 20 selects.


1. H&M Metal Candlestick

Set the mood with some flickering candlelight this Thanksgiving. And it doesn’t matter if the candle is real

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These Outdoor Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Will Make Your Yard Holiday-Ready

You’re probably finding a new appreciation for your backyard in 2020. It’s turned into a space where you work out, have virtual happy hours with friends, and soon it may even be the space where you enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with the people you live with. We know not passing the mashed potatoes around a table with your extended family may feel a little weird. But, recreating a couple of these outdoor Thanksgiving decorating ideas will certainly make Turkey Day feel a bit brighter.

The truth of the matter is, it’s not safe to include anyone who you haven’t been quarantining with in your Thanksgiving Day plans, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to the guidelines posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 19, it’s safest to gather only with those in your household and plan all other interactions virtually via Zoom, FaceTime, or

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Christmas Decor Ideas We Discovered on TikTok

TikTok is a great source for all things cool (like gifts teens actually want), and it happens to be an amazing place to get ideas for Christmas decorations! TikTok users love to get festive and they’re not shy about showing off their holiday home decor.

To help you elevate your holiday decor game this year, we’ve plucked the top decoration ideas seen on the app you can shop right now from glamorous candle lanterns and “Joy” marquee light to a wintery flocked wreath. These decor ideas are sure to bring more warmth and merry vibes to your home this year.

Plus, be sure to check out early Black Friday sales and other discounts from our go-to retailers — as well as key details and promo codes. It’s the perfect time to shop for holiday gifts, birthday presents, stocking stuffers, secret Santa or any other special occasion. Whether you are shopping

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46 inspiring bedroom ideas and beautiful decorating tips

Bedrooms are such personal spaces, which is why it’s so important to decorate yours in a way that suits your tastes, and your needs. From giving you energy in the morning so that you wake up refreshed, to being serene enough to help you wind down with ease, this space works hard at keeping you happy! So we’ve put our best bedroom ideas together to help inspire your own space. 

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What’s wonderful about decorating a bedroom also, is that you don’t have to make huge changes to see and feel great results. A simple switch of a headboard, new colorful cushions, or even just a statement rug could add so much depth to your bedroom decor.

1. Add pattern to your bedroom floor with a rug 

When your bedroom flooring is looking a bit tired, or if you live in a rented home and

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Behind many new buildings on the North Side are the ideas, designs of Jamil Ford

Jamil Ford has been dubbed “the architect of the North Side.”

Ford, 42, a North Side native and founder of Mobilize Design & Architecture, is the designer behind several significant building projects on and around W. Broadway, the main commercial street of north Minneapolis.

“He definitely could have done better financially with a downtown design firm,” said Warren McLean, president of North Side Economic Opportunity Network (NEON).

“Jamil has devoted his life to seeing positive growth come from the community and he believes now is the right opportunity to be very strategic and intentional,” McLean said. “The same people that have been victims to the wrath of crime, drugs, destruction, closing of businesses, natural disasters … the largest [housing] foreclosure crisis in the state of Minnesota and subprime lender abuse, health and many other disparities, need to be the very ones that have access to wealth creation, business creation and

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20 Easy Home Decor Ideas To Make Your Space Feel New Again

At its core, home decor should be a reflection of you—which is why having a go-to list of home decor ideas can be helpful for those always itching to redecorate. Sometimes, figuring out exactly how to spruce up your space—no matter if your budget is big or small—can be overwhelming. There are so many elements to decorating and so many different rooms to style. Even if you live in a small apartment and not a massive house, you likely still have a bedroom, living area, kitchen and bathroom. That means, that some of the smallest homes still have a lot of space to decorate. And while ultimately the choice on how to style your home is yours, home decor ideas can help get the ball rolling.

Whether you have a large home or small, a lot of money to spend or none or just have one, singular room you

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Fun ideas for decorating your home or holiday table | US & World News

(Meredith) — Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Martha Stewart has some fun ideas for decorating your home or holiday table.

For starters, the kid’s table is a place to really let your creative juices flow and nearly every kid loves a parade, so why not combine the two.

On Martha Stewart’s website, you can print out different templates to create a fun and festive parade, equipped with the Empire State Building and different floats.

As for the adult’s table, all you’ll need is some dried wheat in order to make braided napkin rings, which will spruce up any holiday table. In order to make one, just braid three strans for each ring, then tie the braids together in two loops.

If you’re looking for more ideas, look no further than a traditional cheese plate. Well, we use the word “traditional” loosely. Instead of putting your cheese directly onto

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