Written by: Jo Alcorn
We all know the holidays are going to look and feel a little bit different this year. No large gatherings, no parties, and no dinners with friends and extended family. This year more than ever, we all need a little extra holiday joy. Instead of finding it in larger groups, outside the home, or at parades and social gatherings, why not create it in the safety of your own home.
I’ve noticed that people are decorating early this year and I’m no exception! As soon as November 1st hit, I started craving Christmas cheer. I wanted to support local and make sure that what I was using was affordable, so I popped into my local Home Hardware store and found the most beautiful holiday décor.
As most of you know, I am a huge advocate for shopping local and supporting Canadian companies. Each Home Hardware store is independently owned and operated, which means by shopping there you are supporting your own community! You can also check with your local store for curbside pickup and delivery options.
This year, I kept my holiday décor simple with ideas inspired by Scandinavian design. Here are my four tips for creating a cozy Christmas: