Twinkling trees, ornamented wreaths, and garlands of fresh greenery draping mantels, stairways, and doors are the sights that signal the season. In this special 10th-anniversary issue of The Cottage Journal, we visited some of the most exquisite and cozy homes around the country that are decked in holiday style. We know you will enjoy experiencing each home’s unique settings from simply adorned tables to extravagantly laden trees all sharing holiday merriment and inspiration. We hope that as you leaf through the pages of this issue, you’ll discover new inspirations for your décor during this very special holiday season. Take a sneak peek of our Christmas issue below, and then pick up your own copy today on newsstands or online.
A Very Crafty Christmas
Texas-based DIY crafter extraordinaire Amanda Barkley shares her tips and inspiration for styling your home this holiday season.
This designer gifted his late mother with a Christmas he’ll always remember.
After more than 20 years, a few life phases, and several redecorating efforts, this Colonial Revival in Georgia is at its simplest and, perhaps, best yet.
Merry and Bright
Colorful style is characteristic of designer Kate Dryer‘s home all year long and the Christmas season is no exception to her cheerful design.
From wreaths to poinsettias to garland and everything in between, we’ve got you covered with plentiful greenery styling ideas.