Tag Archive: Christmas

Silver and Gold Inspiration

Posted on January 3, 2012

This year as you prepare to set your holiday table, take some inspiration from your Christmas Tree.  In this photo, you can see that Normandy Designer Heather Dalskov has incorporated the same silver and gold theme from her Christmas tree into the place settings and tablescape for her holiday meal.  This works particularly well when… more

How to add floral picks to your Christmas Tree

Posted on December 16, 2011

Adding floral picks to your Christmas tree can make the tree look fuller and give a natural dimension to your tree.  It also allows you to stray from the typical ornaments and garland and give your Christmas tree a new twist.  In this video, Normandy Designer Chris Ebert shares his tips for shaping floral picks before you add them to… more

Warm Christmas Welcome

Posted on December 16, 2011

You don’t need to be Clark Griswold to create a festive look for your home.  This beautifully decorated entry at the home of Normandy Designer Heather Dalskov combines classic white lights and garland with dramatic results.  The swags of the garland frame the spheres of white lights, adding another layer of light and a touch of… more

Making an Artificial Christmas Tree Look Full

Posted on December 15, 2011

There are times when your standard artificial Christmas tree, or even a real Christmas tree, looks a little too much like the sparse tree from Charlie Brown.  Fortunately, you can make any Christmas tree look fuller by adding the right florals or greenery.  In this video Normandy Designer Chris Ebert shows the way he is… more

Create your own Christmas Tree Skirt

Posted on December 13, 2011

The Christmas tree skirt is one of the frequently overlooked, but notable finishing touches for your Christmas tree.  If the theme and colors of your tree vary slightly from year to year, you can add a current, trendy element to your tree by changing up the tree skirt.  In this video, Normandy Designer Chris Ebert shares how easy and… more

A Twist on Standard Glass Ball Christmas Ornaments

Posted on December 13, 2011

Normandy Designer Chris Ebert has been busy at work here in our Hinsdale showroom, adding the unique and creative touches of festive cheer that only a skilled designer can do.   In this video, we caught up with Chris as he showed his twist on using the standard round Christmas ornaments to add just a little bit… more