December 10, 2015 by Lauren Wiley
Diel Design’s Home for the Holidays
Christmas is our favorite time of the year here at Diel Design & Interiors. Below are some tips and items we loved that we hope can spread some cheer this holiday season!
- Are you sick and tired of the same old pine and fir garland? Try adding some magnolia leaves to your existing garland to give your mantle an updated feel. You can also grab a few branches and place them in a pretty jar on top of your dining room’s buffet or incorporate them in your centerpiece. Small touches like this are cheap ways to spruce up your holiday decorations.
- Nothing makes a statement at a party like festive drinkware and serveware. You can never go wrong with beautiful gold pieces on your table or bar. We absolutely fell in love with these La Maison Supreme highball glasses.
- Everyone knows the best part of a holiday party is the bar- so naturally we loved this example of a decked out holiday bar cart. Add some red berry branches and a garland of mixed greenery to add some Christmas to your spirits.
- Ralph Lauren’s Holiday Collection album is 25 years old and still our favorite album to play during the holiday season. You cannot beat Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole at a Christmas party. Play it low for background noise or blast it for some sing-along with family and friends, you can’t go wrong. This album is available to purchase here.
- There were so many beautiful wreaths on Harry & David, but one of our favorites is the Rustic Copper Wreath. This piece is made of salal, fir, cedar, curly willow, pinecones, faux poinsettia flowers and leaves and accented with festive gold-glittered, brown, and copper ornaments. LOVE!
- Orange. Cranberry. Gin. Tonic. We found this delicious cocktail on Southern Living’s website and had to try it. All you have to do is muddle orange rind strip, fresh cranberries, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Then add ice cubes, gin, and fresh orange juice. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled and then top with tonic. You can always garnish with a rosemary sprig for extra flare!