5 Unique Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

Photo by: Francesco Lagnese
Create a Vignette

A wintry art piece can set the tone for a cozy holiday house such as this one in this Adirondacks house designed by Mimi McMakin of Kemble Interiors.

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Photo by: Francesco Lagnese
Create a Vignette

A wintry art piece can set the tone for a cozy holiday house such as this one in this Adirondacks house designed by Mimi McMakin of Kemble Interiors. For their first party, Mimi and Leigh McMakin painted the dining room in blackboard paint and asked friends to draw on the walls. They've since redecorated but couldn't part with this wintry pastel chalk piece by Kimberly Cutter and Naj Wikoff. The birch-bark animals are from the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

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From silk flowers as ornaments to feathers in a garland, these decorating ideas are creative, unexpected, and sure to wow.

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