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Have some fun by creating a holiday tree dressed in vibrant jewel tones. Choose ornaments, ribbons, and gift wrap in yellows, purples, blues, and pinks, then add silver and gold stars and sheer package bows to make the scene sparkle.
Take a color scheme of mostly white and you can add most any other color for a punch of interest. This room's white is accented with green and yellow pillows. Likewise, the tree is primarily white; only the packages below show the hint of color -- also in green and yellow.
A tasteful, classic design readily adapts to seasonal changes. It's a great way to make holiday accessories blend into a room's decor. The fabric used to make the stockings on this mantel is a classic red toile; the look enhances the traditional feel of this cottage.
A soothing, subtle mix of soft white and sage greens creates a holiday look that's both easy on the eyes and easy to accomplish. And it looks great throughout the winter -- most elements can stay in place until March.
Neutral rooms can really take a shot of color, especially during the holidays. We took our cue from the colorful tree decorations used around the centerpiece. These hues gave use a starting point for table linens and accents.
Red-and-white pillows, each created in less than an hour, spread color throughout the room.
Though the tree echos the wall colors of tan and blue, the wrapped packages underneath really capture the eye in a pleasing combination of red, white, and blue.
Revel in your home's color by setting a monochromatic table. Although our room is an eye-popping green, you could do the same in any color room.