Deck Your Halls
We rounded up six accessories that could lend any home some holiday flair
1. Making an Entrance
This cheerful wreath gives new meaning to the holiday blues. The ring of bright blue ornaments, with touches of silver and gold, is a refreshing alternative to red and green, and works for Christmas or Hanukkah. Find it for $44.95 at Pier 1 Imports in Rockville (301-230-9028; www.pier1.com).
2. Shining Bright
Colorful, glass-beaded Menorah coasters from designer Sudha Pennathur can add shimmer and shine to a Hanukkah party. Find the four-piece sets for $40 at Neiman Marcus in Mazza Gallerie (202-966-9700; www.neimanmarcus.com).
3. Perfect Jewels
These washed velvet pillow covers would add warmth and texture to a room. The square covers are 20 by 20 inches, have zipper closures, and come in 10 rich, jewel tones. They’re available for $39.50 each at the Pottery Barn in Bethesda (301-654-1598; www.potterybarn.com).
4. Raise a Glass
Sparkly little lowball glasses are appropriate for any holiday, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. The Paper Source in Bethesda sells these eight-ounce Confetti tumblers for $19.95 per pair (301-215-9141; www.papersource.com).
5. Tiny Treats
Use these jolly little fellows to decorate a mantel or as the focal point of a holiday centerpiece. Handmade from lambswool felt, they stand nine inches high. A set of three Roly Poly gnomes is priced at $29.97 at World Market in Rockville (301-816-2480; www.worldmarket.com).
6. Tree Time
Create a glowing winter wonderland with a forest of birch trees wrapped in warm, white lights. For use indoors or out, each has an on/off switch and a built-in timer. The trees come in five sizes and are priced from $39 to $189 at Restoration Hardware in Georgetown (202-625-2771; www.restorationhardware.com).