When it’s your year to host the family for the holidays in Decatur, it
is normal to be a little stressed. As you start running through your
to-do list, we are here to tell you that it can be a simple and organized
Whether you are
having five or 50 people over for the holidays, these
tips can help reduce your stress and ensure your home is safe and
- A storage-packed island will allow
you to utilize maximum space in the most important room during
the holidays—the kitchen. You’ll have plenty of room
for lots of kitchen helpers and good conversations.
After a full day of cooking, a kitchen island with hidden nooks and crannies makes it
easy to clear away the after-dinner mess so you can relax with loved ones.
- The holidays are a
wonderful time for you to dress up your fireplace with up-to-date design trends. This space can really set
the celebratory mood for your whole home. Whether you want a television or
various decorations hung above the mantel, the possibilities to add a personal
touch are virtually endless.
- Now is a great time to call in the professionals at Pella Windows and Doors in
Decatur to insulate and seal your windows. Keep your guests
warm in those rooms you rarely use. Reduce the chilly drafts by adding insulation,
or even replacement
to make sure everyone has a warm and jolly holiday.
- The winter months are the
perfect time to add a little life to your décor. Through this
chilly season in Decatur, you might
struggle to find bright colors other than your friend’s ugly Christmas sweater or Grandma’s
cookie frosting. Get creative with indoor plants and flowers —this
will add some life and is a great outlet for a craft day.
- Whether you need a kids’ table or just need extra chairs,
make sure to provide enough easy seating and places to
your guests. Don’t forget about comfy places
to settle after a big Thanksgiving dinner, either.
- Everyone knows holiday food is the best. Touch up on your home, but also fine-tune
your favorite recipes. When your food completes the beauty of your kitchen, your guests will want to come back to the best
kitchen in Decatur every year. If you don’t like cooking, put your
effort into searching for
festive plates to put tasty treats on.
- Now is the perfect time to check or install your smoke alarms.
easy to be forgetful, especially during busy holidays. No matter how great of a cook you are, sometimes things
go wrong in the kitchen—it is better to be prepared and keep your guests safe.
- As the one of the most untouched areas of most
homes, dining rooms finally get the action they deserve around the
holidays. Whether you want a festive
look or an elegant feel,
there are infinite up-to-date design options you can take advantage of. Add anything
from a grouping of candles to a bowl of pinecones to bring attention to the
center of the table as a wintry statement piece.
- With bay windows you have endless possibilities to expand your
space and utilize a nook. Make use of your
untouched space and add tables, chairs or even a storage bench. This is a perfect spot for you to set Santa’s cookies or
enjoy a cup of coffee before Thanksgiving cooking begins.
no matter how many projects you can fit in
before the holidays, the most important part of the season is time with your loved ones. With the help of these tips, your home will be
safe and comfortable. There isn’t a better time to feel at home in
Decatur than the holidays. Toss in some comfy throw pillows and enjoy.
For more ideas about how to make your holiday season a little more cozy
for your friends and family, stop in to see
our professionals at Pella Windows and Doors in our Decatur showroom or give us a call at 217-423-7722.