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December 5, 2016
by Shayla Concannon

Christmas Decorating Ideas Designers Swear By

Pros reveal how they get into the holiday spirit without going over the top.

Below are 12 holiday decorating ideas that a a sure fire way to get in the holiday spirit.  These tips are practical, yet fun and easy to execute!  

When it comes to Christmas decorations, it’s easy to be a little overzealous. But if anyone knows how to keep things classy during the holiday season, it’s the 12 designers we chatted with here.

“Let your décor dictate your holiday palette,” designer Tobi Fairley reminds us. “No matter how gorgeous your holiday items are, if they are competing with your room instead of complementing it, the effect will be lost.”

Read on for more expert advice on how to keep your home festive and elegant at the same time.

Source: House Beautiful

Keep it simple

 “I keep decorating for the holidays simple. I fill the house with potted paperwhites and potted white amaryllis. I scatter votives all around. I also put wreaths on the doors made out of evergreen and bay leaves, and drape the banisters and mantles with swags of the same.”

Mark D. Sikes

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