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As they say, a perfect meal deserves a perfect ending. After setting an elegant holiday table and preparing a sumptuous feast, cap off your Christmas Eve dinner celebration by whipping up an impressive dessert to tempt your guests. These Christmas dessert ideas are as stylish as they are sweet, and best of all, they require very little to no baking at all!
First created in the 1930’s, this light and airy confection is believed to have been inspired by the delicate, ethereal grace of the renowned Russian prima ballerina, Anna Pavlova. Featuring a crisp crust and a soft center, one taste of this elegant dessert will have your guests dancing for joy.
Christmas is a time for giving back and sharing special moments with friends and loved ones. Behind the scenes, however, it’s a test of fortitude. Can you make it through the holiday rush and all the other things that need to get done?
In this post, Elle of What’s Up Moms shows you a few tips on how not to let stress get the best of you, so you can spend more time celebrating and less time stressing out. In the end, it all comes down to planning and how you choose to react to the situation.
Got your shopping done but have no time left for Christmas decorating? Never fear, for Treetopia’s got your bases covered with a few life-saving Christmas decorating ideas.
This post will show you how you can make your home even more festive with just a few Christmas ornaments and objects you may already have. After putting your Christmas tree decorations up, grab those excess ornaments and use them to jazz up your home décor. The following ideas can help get you started on your “quick & easy” Christmas decorating.
With Christmas just a few days away, the Christmas spirit is alive and definitely kicking at the Treetopia offices, especially with all the media love we’ve been receiving these past few weeks. We’re very glad to grace the pages of these media outlets because it helps us share the joy and glitz of the holidays through our stunning artificial Christmas trees and unique holiday décor.
The tree’s up, gifts are all wrapped, and Christmas lights are flickering about. However, you find that your go-to Christmas angel tree topper no longer brings the holiday cheer it once did. If you’re looking to add new life to the bare space at the top of your Christmas tree, worry not. Before rushing out with the Christmas crowd, let Treetopia inspire you with some creative Christmas tree Topper ideas.
Your Christmas table setting doesn’t have to be elaborate or traditional to be elegant. Set a contemporary tablescape for a sophisticated holiday scene that’s simple yet strikingly stylish. Check out our Christmas table decorating ideas for some sparkling inspiration.
Pick a Pretty Palette
Instead of the classic Christmas combination of red and green, get creative with bold, vivid colors. Whether you love electric purple, robin egg blue, or Crayola orange, decorating with an unconventional palette adds extra excitement to your holiday table.
Layering various shades of the same color is a great way to achieve a rich, well-defined look. Replicate this pink-hued setting by placing a pink runner on a black table top or over a black tablecloth. Build up the theme with color-coordinated dinner candles and napkins, and mixing in pink salad plates with fine white china. Clear stemware and glass candle holders, along with small silver table accents, help enhance the impact of colorful pieces.
For a mod and minimalist look, go with black and white plates, silver cutlery, and white candles. Spice things up with napkins and paper-craft accents with graphic patterns. Neon yellow soup bowls or goblets bring a festive pop of color and flair to this monochromatic scheme.
Select a Sensational Centerpiece
As we’ve mentioned before, centerpieces are essential to a beautiful tablescape but are sometimes the last item on many holiday to-do lists. Instead of a lavish traditional centerpiece, opt for one that’s fun and easy to make.
Play around with scale and space to create a dramatic centerpiece, like the one shown in the image above. First, set colored candles in varying heights on a mirrored or metallic table runner. Then, use varying lengths of nylon fishing line to hang polished ball ornaments from the chandelier.
Discover the many wonderful ways to make your Christmas tree look as gorgeous as can be with Treetopia’s Design Council 2014. We’ve asked some of the country’s best design bloggers to decorate their favourite Treetopia Christmas tree and we hope the results will inspire you to create a fabulous holiday masterpiece of your own.
In last year’s Treetopia Design Council series, Michael Wurm, Jr. of Inspired by Charm completely floored us with his charming vintage tree and colorful ombre tree. Michael’s Christmas tree decorating ideas never fail to astonish and captivate us, so we’re absolutely thrilled to have him back for our Design Council this year.
We all have favorite holiday songs (and cringe at the occasional earworm!), but not every song is suited to every personality. Treetopia put together a festive quiz to help you determine which Christmas song best describes you. Take the short quiz to see your results!