Monday, December 10, 2012

Holiday Styles

The holidays are upon us and it's time to decorate.What's your holiday style?No matter what it is the wonderful thing is you can create beautiful spaces.There's really no rules, right or wrong way,it's based on your personal taste.Here are some examples I hope you enjoy.

  Crochet Ornaments  Rawr Fi


Contemporary Monochrome Junk Garden Girl
Home Style Diary.
4 men 1 lady


Dreaming of a white Christmas At Home Arkansas
Etsy

Hollywood Glam   Z Gallerie
HGTV
Pocketful Of Dreams

All the mood boards I created were done on a free site called Olioboard .It allows you to create 2D and 3D  designs.It's a great tool for professionals,students (like myself)DIYer's or just for fun. OlioboardOlioboard FB


My Design Board Olioboard
Bright Bold Colors Better Homes and Garden

FUN FACT:1538 saw the first Mexican Christmas celebration.They decorated using flowers,pinatas,balloons,straw ornaments,religious banners,candles and a nativity scene.
My Design Board Olioboard
Pinata Wikipedia.
Nativity Scene Wikipedia
Another type of holiday style would be to decorate with natural elements.It's fresh,simple and easy on the budget.
Less Is More Decor de Provence
Simple Wreath Dishfunctional Design
Natural Decor Tone on Tone Antiques
 My Design Board   Olioboard

Chair Swag Better Homes and Garden

Last but not least I would like to remember our troops and their families during this season.I know all too well as a former military dependent what it's like to be without a loved one at Christmas.I would like to extend my best wishes and prayers to my friend Suezette and her family!She has sent her husband a mini tree with the decorations for him to put up and wrapped all his supplies toothpaste,chocolates,food etc up so he has something to unwrap on Christmas!

The Daniels Family

PATRIOTIC TREE Better Homes and Garden
Hope you enjoyed the blog now OlioHop on over to some fabulous bloggers via the links: Color Chats Benjamin Moore ,Tobi Fairley,Embrace Your Inner SnobLisa Mende Design ,Jennifer Reynolds Interiors ,Sarah GunnFocal Point ,Andie Day ,Pink Eggshell

13 comments:

Jennifer Reynolds Interiors said...

Allie,
I love all of your Holiday inspiration photos and your Olioboards are beautiful!!

You have done a fabulous job creating a post full of Holiday Style! I especially love the first one using the Robert Abbey "BLING" chandeliers.....gorgeous!

Happy Holidays Allie!! xoxo

Jennifer

Tobi Fairley said...

I echo Jen Reynolds' comment! My fave is the chocolate and green room with the geometric motif!

Interior Design Snob said...

Allie, congratulations...your first Oliohop! Hope you had fun. Your boards are always just beautiful! The green and brown is stunning, you rocked it. Here's to the New Year, leaps & bounds...we're going places! (Tobi's Camp)

All the best,
Jane Gianarelli xo :D

Kathysue said...

Totally enjoyed your post, lots of eye candy here!!
Kathysue
Goodlifeofdesign.blogspot.com

NYCLQ said...

You jingle-bell ROCKED your fist #OlioHop! LOVE the 'salute' to #HolidayStyle.... my fave (besides you naturals & greens board!) are those B&W pins!

Merry Christmas with Holiday Style!

xo Lynda

NYCLQ said...

lol - FIRST not fist... Need more COFFEE! :D

Lisa Mende said...

Wow! So much eye candy! Love it all especially the chocolate and green!!!

@LeighAnnAllaire said...

Love the very first board...the achromatic palette is so chic and sophisticated!!! Great post :-)

melissa colbeth said...

I always knew what a great interior designer you were! It nice to see you pursuing your dreams and know everyone else can see how talented you are too ;) Love ya!!

Andie Day said...

Reading your post and viewing your boards has been like opening a much anticipated holiday gift. Your work is heart-felt, beautiful and inspiring. Especially poignant and special is the tribute to our troops and their families. Allie: wishing you and yours a very special and memorable holiday season. With love, Andie xoxo

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