Making Merry

Whatever you may be celebrating this December, we raise our glass to you! Traditionally, now is a time to observe Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa. Let us embrace them all. It is also during this time that New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles revels in the rich aesthetics of the season.

In honor of the festive beauty of the holidays, we offer four bewitching centerpieces — from lush to modern — each with a nontraditional twist that will embellish any tabletop.


All You Hold Deer
In the background: Ceramic crab platter. Clockwise on cutting board with pewter
pears: Pewter deer-shaped butter dish, pewter garlic-shaped salt shaker, silvered glass small decanter, etched glass wine goblet, pewter quail-shaped salt shaker, ginkgo leaf trivet, pewter quail-shaped pepper shaker and silk dahlias. All items are from Hazelnut.


Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars
Clockwise: Acrylic-and-nickel candlesticks; an assortment of Juliska glassware; starfish; and a mirrored tray that is part of a three-piece table centerpiece, topped with a Juliska carafe and a starfish. All items are from Home and Garden, A Plant Gallery Store, with the exception of the starfish, which were provided by the stylist.


Into the Woods
In the background: Woods motif tray by John Derian and glass cluster lamp by Tadé. On porcelain tray by Mud Australia: Porcelain candleholders by Roost with tapered candles by Ana Design and spice set with spoon by Tadé. All items are from Pied Nu.

Good as Gold
In background: Blown-glass candlesticks. On Irish linen floral border runner: kkooll Moroccan pottery tagine in Blood Orange full of gold glass ornaments by Two’s Company. All items are from Quince.

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