A Merry Mid-Century Holiday Home Office
To start decking the halls with mid-century modern style, choose your color palette. You'll want to pick two or three versatile hues that encompass the understated, minimalist mentality of the '50s and '60s – but which will also pack a bold punch while delivering a cozy winter feel. While planning out which colors and pieces you prefer – and which of those follow the 'mid-century Christmas' aesthetic – will take a bit of time and effort on your part, the cozy vintage charm that results is sure to make it all worth it in the end!
In the home office featured above, there are three main colors (black, grey and brown), but note that this is not as important as the shades of each color. To help warm up and give the space a rich depth, the black is kept in a deep charcoal – and to offset its weight, the grey sofa and walls bring cooler tones. Finally, the natural brown finish of the lamp, chair and desk lighten the mood with a mid-century organic feel.
Fresh Winter Accents
A Merry Mid-Century Holiday Dining Room
Change and Rearrange
In short, browse your room with fresh eyes. Observe all surfaces – like the tops of buffet servers and bar countertops – for unnecessary cluttered decor. Or, see if there are any “gaps” where decor should go; if there’s one thing houseguests appreciate, it’s something (pretty) to look at!
Do all this, and creating a space that’s as thoughtful as it is comfortable will be a breeze. Merry holiday hosting, anyone?
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