A holiday home can mean a lot of things in terms of preparations: adorning the front porch with a wreath and lights, stocking up the bar cart with seasonal libations, and setting the table for a festive dinner. Even the tiniest of touches can make your home both more inviting to guests and a great wintertime sanctuary for you. “This is where the KISS method comes into play—Keep It Simplified, Santa,” says Lisa Eckerle, professional organizer and founder of Indianapolis-based Sort Support. In terms of holiday home decor, this could mean sticking to one or two main hues to create a streamlined narrative between all the vignettes to make “your home feel festive, neat, and more upscale,” Eckerle adds.
As you spruce up your holiday home, keep the function in mind. “Invest in an inexpensive bar cart to have festive cocktails at the ready, no matter in which room