Counting the days to Christmas? Now that Christmas is on your radar, take a close look at 2021 Christmas trends. Undeniably, gray is the color of the season! Pantone’s 2021 color of the year, Ultimate Gray, represents solid, dependable, foundational elements. Indeed, Ultimate Gray makes us think of water- and sand-washed beach pebbles. In fact, it also reminds us of other natural elements weathered by rain, wind and sun. The Gray Fireplace Mantel for Christmas Trends 2021 The grays ofRead more
When Should You Take Down Your Christmas Decorations?
Psychologists tell us that folks who break out the Christmas lights and decorations early, like before (maybe well before) Thanksgiving, tend to be happier than the rest of us who think we have to wait. Psychoanalyst Steve McKeown says people like to associate with things that make them happy. Since many folks associate Christmas decorations with happy childhood memories of the holiday, putting up the decorations early evokes those emotions and memories and extends the excitement of the seasonRead more