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Home Finds: Hints of Holiday – Dec/Jan2016

Home Finds: Hints of Holiday - Dec/Jan2016

Whether you are dressing your home up for the holidays or adding those much-needed accessories to complete a space, these picks take your interiors to the finish line in style.


Prep for party season and dress your home like you dress yourself. Try couture-inspired pieces with glam touches like lustre velvet, LED lights, merry mercury and faux fur.

Porcelain Cityscape $12 – $22,
Luster Glass Hurricanes $12 – $49,
Brass Reindeer $79,
Gold Deer Snow Globe $29,
Jingle Velvet Stocking $76,
Luster Velvet Stocking $36

westelm.com


Holiday Helpers

COOL COPPER ICE BUCKET

Bring the warmth and lustre of copper to your bar with this elegant ice bucket, handcrafted by highly skilled coppersmiths who use traditional techniques to shape the solid copper. They then hand-hammer the exterior and polish it to a brilliant finish. Topped with a stainless steel lid, the bucket has a watertight, tin-plated lining that ensures food-safe contact with the ice.

Hammered Copper Ice Bucket with Lid, $156
williams-sonoma.com


A GLITZY START TO TABLE SETTING

Aside from studying French culinary arts or visiting a Michelin-rated restaurant, the best way to glam up a meal is by adding a sparkly placemat. This handcrafted stunner features an intricate, radial pattern of golden beads that’s both visually and texturally exciting.

Gold Beaded Placemat, $26.95
pier1.ca


DEER COCKTAIL HOUR, HOW I ADORE YOU…

Enliven the home bar with this whimsical wildlifeinspired glassware.

Stag Martini Glass, set of 2 $86
online only at potterybarn.com


DRINKS…CHECK

Add a touch of flare to any gathering with these stylish lowball glasses. Elegant and versatile, they feature a metallic gold-checked pattern that makes them perfect for both entertaining and everyday sipping. If you’re a giver, this set of four glasses comes beautifully boxed for impressive gifting.

Harvest Lowball Glasses, $40
chapters.indigo.ca


GRAND HOTEL

Inspired by place settings of old hotels, West Elm collaborated with the iconic New York city home store, Fishs Eddy to create this serveware collection.

Fishs Eddy Guilded Serveware, $10 – $84
westelm.com


TEA TIME

Pinkies up! This cup and saucer are finished with a richly hued glaze and trimmed in luminous gold. Its classic shape with elongated handle elevates your everyday cup. If you like sets, pair it with the Gilded Teapot for a perfect tea party.

Gilded Teacup and Saucer, set of 4, $95
chapters.indigo.ca


Seasonal Touches

DECORATIVE DISPLAY

These oval bowls are made of solid brass, which is characteristically soft enough to permit the artisan to hand-shape it after it has been hammered almost paper thin. The shape combined with the highly polished nickel exterior and the polished brass interior make this jewelry for the home.

Oval Centerpiece, $355
elte.com


MOSTLY MOSAIC

Take the textured look to a new level with the teardrop vase, handcrafted of beautiful light green glass. It’s striking on its own and equally eyecatching when filled with beautiful botanicals.

Glacier Mosaic Teardrop Vase, $39.95
pier1.ca


FESTIVE FEAST

The party begins with delectable appetizers! Serve them up on these pretty plates.

Set of 4 Appetizer Plates, $12.99
homesense.ca


AURA OF THE SEASON

This must-have candle features a beautiful embossed lid with a hangtag identifying the fragrance. Seductive cedarwood and smoke accords blend with heady patchouli leaves and warm vanilla. Crafted with the finest blend of waxes with three cotton wicks. A lengthy glow with a 20-hour burn time.

Woodfire 3-Wick Metallic Knob Tin, $29
chapters.indigo.ca


A TOUCH OF GLASS

You know it is a holiday party when the ornaments make their way from the tree to the bowl.

Turkish Glass Bowl, $12.99;
Assorted Ornaments from $6.99
homesense.ca


LET’S TAKE IT INSIDE

Family, friends and good food, the great indoors has it all. This whimsical lumbar pillow cover features lovely crewel embroidery against a natural background. A concealed zipper ensures easy care. Insert not included.

The Great Indoors Pillow Cover, $34.50
chapters.indigo.ca


OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

This vintage-inspired trim shines bright with a dusting of glitter. Drape it around a holiday tree or along the mantel for a festive glow.

Glitter Light Bulb Garland, $32
potterybarn.com


Finishing Touches for all Seasons

MIRROR, MIRROR

A classic and sophisticated addition to your bedroom vanity, keep your jewelry at-the-ready in style with this mirrored jewelry box. Multi-functional, it even makes a perfect desk-side companion at the office for paperclips, push-pins and other small conveniences.

Faceted Mirror Jewelry Box Copper, $49.50
chapters.indigo.ca


MERRY MULTI-USE

These cut-glass vessels shimmer gracefully when used as either vases or hurricanes.

Clear 5″Dx6″ $40,
Turquoise 5″Dx13″ $60,
Purple 7″Dx8″ $65
cobistyle.com


ROOM FOR TWO

The sleek and sculptural Martini Side Table gets an update in a variety of two-tone finishes. Made from cast aluminum, it’s as cool and crisp as its namesake cocktail.

Martini Two-Tone Side Table, $179
westelm.com


WALL COUTURE

Just because every woman needs a fancy strapless gown and because I love her, this print dresses up a wall fabulously.

Lady in Blue Artwork,$149.99
homesense.ca


Coaster Crazy

Okay, I admit it, coasters are my thing… every home should have a variety of beautiful coasters that dress up your drink and protect your surfaces. I have so many that when I come across a set that catches my eye, I pick them up for my friends. I always say, like a party—when it comes to coasters—the more the merrier!
Silvana Longo, Managing Editor

Set of 6 Areaware Table Tiles Coasters, $24

shop.ago.net


Set of 6 Hammerstone Coasters, $145

elte.com


Set of 4 Quartz Coasters, $7.99;
High Ball Glass with Metallic Detail, $5.99

homesense.ca


Set of 4 Coasters from Kate Spade New York, $25

thebay.com


Set of 4 Marble Coasters – Black and Wood, $24.50

chapters.indigo.ca