Holiday Home Design Guide in Ontario

Dressing up your home or condo for the holidays is always an exciting and engaging process. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start with your ventures. At Phoenix Homes, we specialize in finding people new homes in Ottawa; if you’ve just moved in, don’t be afraid to give us a call about holiday decorating options. We’re here to help!

Holiday Home Design Guide

The Winter Wonderland

Everyone’s familiar with the red and green theme associated with Christmas decor; it invokes a sense of nostalgia for many and stands the test of time. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with choosing this color, but if you’re looking for something a little different this year, we have some tips that may help.


Working with a monochromatic for the holidays isn’t as tricky as you may think. White is a very serene and peaceful color, and there are plenty of subtle variations you can throw into the mix when painting or picking out home decor. Silver, gold, brown, and various shades of grey flow seamlessly with a pure white backbone without drowning it out.

Get the most out of your snow-white theme by keeping it consistent throughout the house. Tablecloths, dishware, chairs, and coffee tables are your main sites of attraction, so focus on making them the centerpieces. Snow-frosted pine cones, wreaths, menorahs, and figurines are fantastic set pieces to strike up a conversation.

Don’t forget about your bookshelves, console tables, television stands, and other minor pieces of furniture! Snowy drapes and white lights are a great way to keep the festive feeling flowing through your home.

O, Christmas Tree

The tree is the iconic set-piece of any holiday theme. Perhaps the best part of a tree is it’s not only for Christmas; many holidays adorn a tree with decorations and ornaments. A home without a winter tree is one that’s a bit out of place—though that’s not a bad thing if you want to be an individual! Still, if you’re looking to get the most out of your holiday tree, there’s plenty of ways to express yourself and let your creativity flow at the same time.

The tree is as versatile as a blank canvas, so don’t be afraid to experiment and try out new color themes. Experiment with Thanksgiving trees for a fall-tinged burst of color. Both white frosted and pure white trees work well year-round, but, if you want a more rustic, warm feel, stay with those gorgeous autumn colors instead.

O, Christmas Tree

Implementing additional flora to match the season is an excellent way to supplement your tree, no matter which style you choose. Alternatively, finding ways to make your tree colorful and glamorous will make it an effective ice-breaker.

You must also consider the size of your tree. Large holiday trees are more traditional and serve as the primary focus of the room. That doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with a smaller tree; they’re easier to maintain and don’t draw away from other points of interest.

Another benefit to smaller trees is that you have room for even more trees! Miniature trees are perfect for end tables, china cabinets, coffee tables, and windowsills in small apartments or new condos in Ottawa.

Looking for a new home this holiday season? Visit Phoenix Homes. The festive spirit has us excited to help you find that home, condo, or new townhouse in Ottawa you’ve been looking for. Best of all, we can even suggest decorating options!

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