Dress up the dinner table with a sparkling and unique advent calendar centerpiece. Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs used a vintage chicken-wire cloche dome of gifts and Christmas tags to represent the 25-day countdown. Add small, wrapped presents, decorative ornaments and ribbons underneath the dome. Each day, let the kids remove a tag and open a present. With each gift and tag removed, simply replace with the next consecutive number.
Mark your calendar for warehouses sales in your town. This brass and black glass coffee table was found at a warehouse sale and then used in a condo designed by Michael Habachy in The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.
A cluster of wire-cage pendant lights hangs over a dark wood round kitchen table in this cozy Country breakfast nook. The space is filled with natural light, thanks to adjustable plantation shutters. Nearby chalk paint calendars make it easy to keep track of busy schedules.
Along a charcoal gray wall in this modern combined dining room and kitchen, a window in the shape of an isosceles triangle provides plenty of natural lighting and room to display artwork. Below, an oversized wall calendar hangs on a wall with hardwood floors and a wooden table.