How to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

December 16, 2016 3 min read

Gold and silver holiday ornaments in a gold basket, next to a pink holiday poinsetta.

As the holiday season quickly approaches, the number of house guests you have visiting is sure to increase. If you’re the type to have numerous different get-togethers with your friends and family, you’re going to want to spruce up your home for the holidays. With ideas ranging from quick decoration ideas to larger home improvement projects, use our ideas below as inspiration to decorate your home for the holiday season!

Create a Grand Entrance

Your guests’ visit to your home begins at the front door. What better way to get your guests in the holiday spirit than decorating your front door and entryway! Whether you’re crafty and want to try a DIY wreath, or you purchase one when you purchase your Christmas tree, a festive entryway is guaranteed to put a smile on your friends and family’s faces.

Holiday Themed Table

The smallest details can make the biggest difference at your holiday table. Many memories that will last a lifetime will happen at the dinner table; take time to think and care about what mood your table will give off. Find a festive centerpiece, create handcrafted place cards, and add subtle seasonal touches like sprigs of holly for the ultimate holiday themed table.

Switch Out the Throw Pillows and Blankets

Chances are you and your loved ones will spend many hours making memories around the fire, so it’s important that everyone feels as comfortable as possible! Say goodbye to your summer colored throw pillows and your lightweight blankets and replace them with festive, warmer ones. Choose patterns like plaid and gingham in materials like knits and velvets to add nice pops of holiday feel into your home without much effort!

Apply a Fresh Coat of Paint

There’s no better way to have your home looking brand new before your guests visit than by applying a fresh coat of paint! Whether you tackle the whole house highly trafficked areas, or simply create an accent wall, paint is the easiest way to breathe a fresh, new life into your home. Whether you choose holiday themed colors or your favorite color palette, Benjamin Moore has endless shades of interior paint for you to choose from. Before you head to your local paint store, be sure to keep in mind that different room colors can affect your mood!

Update the Window Treatments

If you’re not ready for the commitment that paint brings, there are plenty of other ways for you to improve your home for the holidays that will last all year long. Updating your shades, shutters or blinds can help enhance the look and feel of an entire space. Hunter Douglas products are made with the highest quality materials and custom built for your windows. Whether you’re looking for opaque or translucent shades, Hunter Douglas has a wide variety of colors, fabrics and textures for you to choose from.

Home Paint and Decorating Supplies in Pennsylvania

Are you ready to begin sprucing up your home for the holiday season? Be sure to visit one of Gleco Paint’s three PA locations today! With a wide variety of top interior paint brands, wallpaper and shades, we have everything you need to prepare your home for your seasonal guests. For more information on how we can help you enhance the look and feel of your home, be sure to contact us today.


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