12.16.2009

all about the classics {color}

Continuing on my classic holiday kick--these are just a few reasons why scarlet red and soft green will never go out of style and always be synonymous with this season.

(flowers by rountree, dress from Carolina Herrara Pre-Fall 2010 collection and invitation from parrot design)

(flowers and hanging bottles via karen mordechi, mantle from the portfolio of andrew bordwin and macaroons via canelle et vanille)
Do you agree? Are you a traditionalist when it comes to holiday decor?

Also, I got the absolute best news today--delight by design was included in the London Times list of the top 50 design blogs!

20 comments:

Courtney said...

I completely agree - Red and Green are Christmas {& you've used my favourite shades of both colours in this post}.

I've always been drawn to a palette of deep reds while just this year I have a newfound respect and admiration for a palette of simple green and white.

Great post & Congratulations on your London Times nod!

PS: I am trying to think of a way to incorporate those adorable hanging bottles into a wedding or party...

Christina said...

I am a classic girl with most things. Congrats on the news!

Daniella said...

Love the classic christmas decor! what a nice shade of red. congrats on the blog mention!

Michelle said...

Congrats on the London Times news! I'm so thrilled for you!!!

Southern Aspirations said...

Oh I agree. and I LOVE the dress on the right!

Caitlin @ Sacramento Street said...

Congrats on the London Times Top 50! Love this post, I just want to eat those macaroons right now :)

Lindsey said...

Congrats on the review!

I am definitely a traditionalist, although I wish I wasn't. I look at some of the funky, modern designs and wish I had the guts.

AppleTree Staging said...

I agree with the London Times. Congrats!

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh my goodness! that scarlet red dress is absolutely stunning! this year I changed for a white-silver-gold decoration but I do love pops of red!

Abbie said...

Congratulations!! How exciting!!

Padgett Hoke said...

whoooo hoo! congrats Blair! whowza that is exciting, even though we all know you are fabulous, that is pretty darn special!

Megan said...

I definitely am a firm believe in the red and green color palette for holiday decorating. Pretty and simply is definitely my go-to plan! It's fun to look at all the bright colors and immaculate decor, but at the end of the day, I love settling in with my classic white lights on the Christmas tree and nutcracker collection on the mantel :)

In Honor Of Design said...

gorgeous. I love the shade of red you chose! Have a lovely week!

Nicole Marie said...

that dress is amazing!

Federica said...

The red dress is perfect for the New Year's party!

Christen Ales said...

I can't decide if I'm a traditionalist with holiday decor- this year I'm doing the classics because it's all I have. I'm open to exploring more neutral and metallics, but off the wall colors like hot pink or blue I don't think I could do...

A Life More Fabulous said...

Beautiful selections as always, and a big, big congratulations on the mention! (They have fantastic taste ;) )
xo

Emily said...

Congrats on making the list! It is well deserved. I love the simplicity of all the candles on that mantle. Gorgeous!

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Lindsay said...

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