Holiday decorating: Faux greenery
A few of Victoria’s favourites (clockwise from top left): ivy berries, pine, red berries, magnolia, balsam fir, amaryllis and cedar.
A rustic look
Eucalyptus, cedar and a few small ornaments adorn a rustic horse.
A special place setting
A pedestal bowl filled with moss and a single ornament makes for a special place setting, not to mention a gorgeous holiday tabletop.
Drawing attention to beautiful decor pieces
Red berries, a sprig of cedar and a pine cone draw attention to this mercury glass vase. Decorating stockings with cedar
A few sprigs of cedar tucked into a burlap stocking enhance the natural theme.
A magnolia garland accents the window beautifully and mimics the existing curves of the space. Pine cones, twigs, cedar and white balls set in a tarnished silver pot work well together. Photography by Michael Graydon.
Top 5 spots to decorate with faux greenery
Create a pretty vignette along a mantel, then adorn a sculpture or candlesticks with small bundles of greenery, baubles and ribbon.
2 Place settings
Spare no expense and surprise guests with a unique place setting. Include an ornament in the arrangement as a take-home gift.
Stage an eye-catching display by grouping together natural elements in a single container, accented by a few other decor pieces.
Drape garlands across windows, paying specific attention to opening up the leaves and twisting and turning the branches for a natural look.
5 Light fixtures
Dress up sparse-looking fixtures like a chandelier by weaving a vine or garland through its arms in a relaxed fashion.