Holiday Accoutrements Pretty Enough For Year-Round Use

by Caitlin Kelch

When it comes to holiday decorating, hitting a nice middle ground can be truly difficult. Most folks I know go all out, with nary a corner not decorated in some way for the season. I tend to fall in that holiday maximalist category since I have a tween daughter. Grace always giggles when we’re Skyping in February and my Christmas tree is still in the background. As hard as it is to pull out all of the holiday décor, it’s equally as difficult to pack it all away. And not just because it’s a lot — it tends to get a little sentimental for us and we just don’t want it to go away. Sadly, it has to, if for no other reason than it gets to the point that we just can’t move around and there’s no place to pile our everyday stuff.

I was thinking, wouldn’t it be nice to have a few holiday accoutrements that could easily blend in and stick around all year? So yes, of course, I went and started pinning and collaging. These pieces could definitely make it through all 12 months in my house. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do — especially that little white Mama deer! –Caitlin

Penelope Dullaghan Free Printable Garland

Brass Mennorah by Avandi – Food52 $425

Dara Wreath – cb2 $50 (also available in Gold)

Handpainted Wrapping Paper – Juniper & Scout

Rosemary Appetizer Tray – cb2 $3

Goldtone Planter (for centerpieces!) – Project62 Target $28

Saguaro Fringe Necklace (for festive outfits!) – Zelma Rose $70

White Doe – ABC Home $18

Bay & Olive Leaf Half Wreath – Food52 $45

Kate Spade Muses: Jourdan Dunn + Iris Apfel // Kate Spade Holiday Village Collection

Pitcher – Prime $43

Pot Holders + Kitchen Towel Set – Prime $31

To-Go Cup – Amazon $18

Salt & Pepper Shakers – Prime $23

Mug – Prime $24

Napkins (Set of 4) – eBay $20

Platter – Prime $33

Painter Keri Oldham’s Brooklyn Studio Tour (and that chair!)

Office Chair – Prime $50

That Plaid Chair – Wayfair $319

Teacup & Saucer – Zara $16

Wood Winter Village – Food52 From $24

Pendleton Road Robe Blanket – Prime $80

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  • I am still dreaming of owning a Pendleton blanket. Every-time I visit their site I am overwhelmed by choice, so many unique and beautiful blanket. American Made and great quality, love it!

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