Cover foam topiary forms with layers of felt in a fashion-forward ombre pattern to create these colorful tabletop trees. Choose felt in shades that complement your holiday decor then display them anywhere you need a cheery pop of color. Get crafting with our step-by-step instructions.
This porch is sparkling with the holiday spirit. A chandelier made from mason jars, basic lumber and tree trimmings adds rustic ambience to the space. By changing year-round bulbs with low-wattage bulbs, twinkle lights will overpower the yearlong fixtures and create a soft glow.
Usher in the winter season with texture. Dig through your cabinets or scout thrift shops for patterned vases and bowls, which can be filled with pinecones and bulbs, like these paperwhites selected by Karin Jeffcoat of Cote Designs in South Carolina. Instead of matching pieces, use different components, finishes and designs to give the tabletop an informal, eclectic look.
A small serving tray is used on a brown coffee table to display a piece of coral which is covered by a glass dome, a small white ceramic vase, and two white candleholders. Two books and a white rock also decorate the table.
A short flight of steps leads down into this breathtaking living room where windows reach from floor to ceiling and the forest view is in sharp contrast to the all-white decor. Area rugs break up the white and bring additional dimension to the space.
A high end stainless steel refrigerator provides restaurant styling with plenty of storage compartments. This contemporary kitchen also features dark cabinetry and black and white decor that add to the classic elegance.
Soaring ceilings, open doorways and mostly white decor make this master bedroom suite feel light and refreshing. Sheer curtains at the windows provide privacy without blocking light and carefully chosen accents like the bench and wood dressers add color and texture.
All-white decor keeps this transitional open plan kitchen and living area feeling fresh and light, while dark wood elements like the hardwood floor help ground the space. The windows are one of the beautiful original details the designer kept.
This modern white kitchen features dark wood cabinetry and white decor with hints of color. Its large island and dining table offer plenty of room for cooking and entertaining. Modern light fixtures illuminate the space and compliment the overall design. White tile covers the far wall and adds an interesting visual element.
A fun floral pattern covers this upholstered bed and topped with crisp, white linens to invert the expectation of patterned bed linens and a neutral bed. Blue, glass table lamps cool the warm colors of the fabric and pop against the white walls and nightstands.
This open concept living and dining room is comfortable and communal, making this space great for entertaining. Filling in the "TV Hole" above the fireplace is functional pull-out storage. Updated finishes and light airy colors create a relaxing but warm environment.
The blue and white decor of this family room pulls in the sparkling blue of the swimming pool just steps away. In the center of the room, a lucite coffee table keeps the focus on the oversized print of the rug.
Bright and stylish, this living room features sophisticated furnishings and decor. The white stone top coffee table displays a bowl of potpourri, books and a vase of flowers, adding fresh elegance to the design.