12 Days Of Gifting—Day 12—9 Ways To Dress Up Your Holiday Table

It’s day 12 of our 12 days of gifting. Here is everything you need to dress up the table for lots of merry making.

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3 Simple Tips To Plan Your Christmas

The big day is just under a month away, so now is the perfect time to plan your Christmas and shop for those meaningful and unique gifts for your friends and loved ones – or to buy a treat for yourself if you haven’t done so. Today we are going to share 3 simple tips to plan your Christmas. So you don’t have to feel overwhelming and helpless to make one of the most important holidays of the year full of beautiful memories.

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Holiday Entertaining Is About Bounty, Joy And Abundance

We are a fan for both home and fashion of La DoubleJ thanks to its signature vibrant colors, bold patterns and playful yet sophisticated mixing and matching approach to layer up the different pieces from its various collections. La DoubleJ’s Founder, J.J. Martin, is a Los Angeles native, who  traveled to Italy on assignment as a fashion journalist 20 years ago, and she never left. Now, as founder of ready-to-wear and home-goods brand LA DOUBLEJ, she shared some of her thoughts and tips on holiday entertaining, which she credits her Italian friends with teaching her the rhythm of the table.

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Top 3 Holiday Decor Trends 2021

How are you bringing joy home this season? Jump-start your merry-making with a welcome update to the expected mistletoe and holly. From deep-hued velvets, festive botanical to organic clean-lined Scandi forms and shapes, here are 3 holiday trends take decking the halls to new heights for this holiday season.

Scandi vibes

This winter, we’re leaning into all things cozy. A soft, neutral palette, with bursts of forest green, feels festive yet still laid-back. To bring the look to life, pepper your tabletop, mantel and more with clean-lined, Scandinavian-inspired touches. This Scandinavian-inspired look serves up a soft, neutral palette with bursts of forest green. It feels festive yet still laid-back.

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Holiday Showhouse of KHK Designs 2021-2022—A Modern Classic Dining Room

The year of 2021 is another year that we have spent more time at home. Well-being and self-care are what we focused on when we designed our annual holiday showhouse this year. We use soothing and neutral color palettes to create a calming and soft atmosphere while adding texture to bring in warmth and coziness. And at the same time, we are looking for the things that will excite and inspire us. We are so ready to explore the world again. The formal dining room is back with multi-purposes. We want to design the space that is elegant and sophisticated yet has a relaxing and laid-back vibe. Crafting a fine dining experience at home has gained the popularity and much appreciated by more people in the past two years when we are spending more time at home than ever before. This holiday dining room we designed features a classical clean-lined dining table and a sideboard with hand-made brass details. The skirted linen dining chairs bring in relaxed coastal feel. We love the idea to have a chic movable bar cart standing by that serves all of the holiday goodies.

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Our Lunar New Year Tablescape

Happy Lunar New Year! 2021 is the year of Ox. “The ox, in Chinese culture, is a hardworking zodiac sign.” According to a Hong Kong-based Fengshui Master, Thievery Chow, “People born in the Year of the Ox will be facing their ‘Ben Ming Nian’ — your own zodiac year,” so there will be more changes and instability in general. A few other zodiac signs will also be clashing with Tai Su in various ways, (Find your sign here.) Dragons may deal with challenging friendships, while people born in the Horse and Dog years may deal with more gossip and unexpected matters.People born in the Year of the Goat will be facing Tai Sui (Ying Tai Sui) this year, “meaning there must be a massive change ahead of them,”

Well, our suggestion is that maybe it it time to improve your luck in the year of 2021 by decorating your home beautifully. A beautiful and organized home make you feel happier and healthier, which, undoubtedly, will improve your luck. Don’t you agree with us?

Last night, we celebrated our Chinese New Year Eve with a Chinossorie-themed tablescape.

Lunar New Year Tablescape
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Our Christmas Tabletop 2020

We hope you had a wonderful Christmas! We had been busy over the 4-days holiday from table setup, dinner prep to local hiking and sight seeing. Today we will share our Christmas Eve tabletop. For this year, we brought in colors to brighten our mood. We feel that traditional holiday color scheme actually makes us feel safe, comfy, relaxing yet upbeat and cheerful. So we use fresh green Juniper garland as our table centerpiece dotted with red Christmas berries and a large red poinsettia .

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