the design blogger Michelle Shen of AM Dolce Vita

her location Toronto, ON

the holiday theme Elegant and glamorous

the goal To create a classic but unique Holiday theme that also reflects the overall style of the home.

the look created. For the Holiday mantel, I mixed and matched some everyday items with festive collections for a seamless look. A traditional setting of mercury glass candle holders was complemented by a more contemporary and vibrant DIY ball garland. The white snowflake velvet stockings added a touch of vintage, while the silver-leaf initials personalized them. The tree was placed in the foyer, a great place to “wow” guests! The jump-off point was the colour palette from the room which I incorporated into the tree ornaments. I also adorned the tree with as many lights as possible to maximize the sparkle factor. The result was a glamorous silver-gold tree that reinforced the foyer’s Regency style.

her styling secret: I love mixing eclectic elements to achieve an elegant and timeless style. To me, Holiday décor does not always need to scream festive in red and green.


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