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Oct28

What Size Christmas Tree Do I Need?

How to pick the right wreath and tree size

This year, go faux and say goodbye to tangled lights, brittle branches and dropped needles. Everlasting greenery is better than ever (it’s getting harder and harder to tell the difference), and there are so many beautiful options for decking your halls. Before you make the switch to a hassle-free holiday, there are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for the right size wreath or tree.

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Oct27

How to Keep Your Holiday Greenery Fresh

Keep your greenery fresh

We’re thrilled to be brining you some thoughts from our gardening and greenery expert Nonie, of Nonie’s Garden.

Everybody loves the look and fragrance of live seasonal greenery during the Christmas holidays. When decorating my clients’ homes, I try to use live evergreens as often as possible, but keeping it fresh for the four week season can require some additional preparation.

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Oct24

6 Printable Place Cards for Holiday Gatherings

Printable place card designs for the holidays

Entertaining is one of the most fun (and also a bit nerve-wracking) parts of the holidays. But we love to pull out all of the stops this time of year. With that said, we thought we’d share with you some pretty place card designs you can use for your next gathering. The perfect complement to our Bunny Williams place card holders! See all of the beautiful designs below and download them for easy printing!

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Oct22

Decorating Dilemma: Lauren’s Little Living Room

Beach inspired living room

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.1

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Oct21

2 Holiday Mantels from Bunny Williams

Bunny Williams' holiday collection for Ballard Designs

When we sat down with Bunny Williams, she told us about how she loves to stick with a classic Christmas color palette — reds, greens, whites, and metallics. She created two gorgeous mantel designs to give us a little Christmas inspiration, so we thought we’d share them with you here!

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Oct20

Celebrate the Holidays with Bunny Williams

Bunny Williams' holiday collection for Ballard Designs

“I love Christmas. I’m always thinking ahead, trying to get ready.” Being the consummate designer and collector she is, Bunny Williams knows how to prepare for the holidays. Lucky for us, she shares her best tips and tells us how she’ll be using pieces from her own magical collection of gifts and accents to deck her halls at Christmastime.

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Oct17

8 Favorite Pet Gifts for the Holidays

Gift ideas for pets

The holidays are almost here. This year, when you’re making your list and checking it twice, make sure the special pooch in your life is on it. Whether you want to lavish your own dog with a special treat on Christmas Day or you’d like to gift your favorite pet lover, take a look at our top 8 pet gift ideas:

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