Is Christmas not your FAVOURITE time of year?!
Well maybe if you don’t celebrate Christmas, but I certainly do, and I LOVE IT! And I know what you’re thinking, “it’s July and we’re already talking about Christmas!” But I recently got to preview some of what Loblaws, President’s Choice and The Real Canadian Superstore have lined up this holiday season, and let me tell you, I was impressed!
My friends will tell you that one of my FAVOURITE things to do is entertain at my place. And it’s true. I LOVE hosting dinner parties and I LOVE decorating our place to set the mood! NO not that kind of mood! 🙂
So what are some of this season’s holiday trends?
For Christmas 2016, we got to see many great pieces from President’s Choice and The Real Canadian Superstore and here were three of my favourite trends:
This was a popular one! And trust me, they are going to be everywhere for the 2016 Holiday Season! From Christmas tree ornaments, to wrapping paper, cookie tins and even bedspreads & pillows. Metallics are such a great (and easy) way to glam up your place for the holidays. My personal tip: don’t mix and match. I would say to keep your metallic theme consistent. If gold is your thing, then use only gold as your accent color, whatever non-metallic colors you choose to pair it with! PS – it pairs really nicely with reds, blues and greens; all of the primary colors!
I HIGHLY doubt that this is the “official term” but it’s definitely what I’m going to coin it! LOL! The Canadiana-Chic is flooded with plenty of red plaid and solid shades like black and white. This is a theme that I personally gravitate towards, I even have a winter toque with the red plaid design which I love. Having it spread out in the design around your place from couch cushions to bed throws and more, really adds that rustic vibe while also being on trend. A perfect addition for glamming up your place “cabin styles” this holiday season.
Contemporary: Blue, Gold & White
The preview for these holiday collections was held at the Thompson Hotels in one of the one-bedroom suites. This was THE perfect venue in my opinion to showcase President’s Choice and The Real Canadian Superstore’s contemporary collection. I loved that the contemporary décor was spread out in the master suite, and included a totally modern Christmas Tree, spangled with blue, white and gold ornaments. The bed spread was warm and inviting, even with the cooler blue tones, and I loved the gold serving tray with the cookies and mugs for two.
Pretty nice stuff eh?! I find that that they really stepped up their game in terms of the design and number of awesome décor pieces that make decorating your place for the holiday season, THAT much easier. Sometimes it’s great to see things already laid out to help get your creative design ideas flowing and how they would work in YOUR space!
What are some of your holiday favourites? Which trend do you think you might go with this holiday season?! Let me know in the comment section below or tweet at me! Use the hashtag #HoHoHome and tag me (@inspiredby_nick) to let me know your favs!
Nick Joly | Inspired by Nick
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