Designing Mom Jackie
I’m not much of a traditionalist when it comes to holiday decor. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that
The problem is that I feel completely out of my element every December when the roll around. We kept things pretty simple when I was growing up. A few menorahs. Some plastic dreidels. End of the story. Now that I have kids and am part of a mixed faith family, I am trying to take things up a notch. I’m striving for something festive, with hints of and Hanukkah, reworked in a creative, contemporary fashion. A tall order, I know.
First thing on my agenda: wreaths. I’ve always admired them but never had one. I would really really like to make one this year, if time permits, and I’m thinking of something a little whimsical – made out of paper or buttons or even gum drops. Here are a few inspiring examples that I’m just loving: