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Ideas for Decorating the Home & Where to Find Unique Holiday Decor

'Tis the season for decorating! We'll help you tap into your creative side this holiday season with themed decorating ideas and a couple of suggestions for where to purchase supplies locally.

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Traditional? Country? Kid-Friendly? Decide on Your Look!

Choose a classy holiday look, a funky theme, a kid-friendly atmosphere, or another style this year. If you have a plan in place and colors in mind before you set out shopping, you are sure to have a more cohesive and attractive holiday display (and you won't be buying extra decorations that don't fit in). Here are some breakouts of theme ideas to get you started:

  • Traditional
    • Colors: Red and green
    • Decor: Ornaments, lights, stockings, wreaths, snowflakes, poinsettia, stripes, candy canes, tinsel, garland
  • Classy
    • Colors: White/off-white and gold/silver
    • Decor: Candles, ornaments, white lights, vases, ribbons, simple wreaths, stars, bells, glitter
  • Country
    • Colors: Deep green, rustic neutrals, deep red
    • Decor: Fabrics, evergreens, pinecones, candles, wooden ornaments, anything earthy or weathered
  • Kid-Friendly
    • Colors: Red, green and everything in between
    • Decor: Holiday characters, garland, multi-colored lights, blinking lights, candy canes, homemade ornaments
  • Funky
    • Colors: Dark blue, pink or purple
    • Decor: Solid colored lights, polka dots, sparkles, big ribbons, fun patterns

Hate red, green, and everything glitter? No worries. It's your home and it's your money - decide on what works best for you, your color scheme, and your furniture and home decor.

Where to Get the Goods

Glenwood Manor Antiques

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Glenwood Manor Antiques in Queensbury is the place to go for vintage decor, classic decorations, and gifts.

Get ideas on their Facebook page »

Walker's Home, Farm & Tack

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Walker's Home, Farm & Tack in Fort Ann has a treasure trove of fun holiday decor, and you'll definitely be able to pick up a few gift items while you're at it.

Browse their Facebook page to see what to expect »


Hearth & Hand display at Target

Target at Aviation Mall is a great place to start to pick up the basics you'll need like classic wreaths, traditional ornaments, and holiday lights.

See store hours at Target »

Find more ideas of where to shop local »

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