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Holiday Decorations: Silver and Gold

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Silver and gold are both timeless and chic, which is why they're always colors I use for my holiday decorations. Like jewelry, these decorations finish your room. Whether it is a wreath or the wrapping paper you choose allow yourself some fanciful touches this holiday. Click here for more metallic decorating ideas for the holidays.

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I love how modern these candle holders are for the holidays. (marthastewartweddings.com)

1 I love how modern these candle holders are for the holidays. (marthastewartweddings.com)

These Magazine Christmas trees  are made from old magazines that are glittered-so clever. (marthastewart.com)

2 These Magazine Christmas trees are made from old magazines that are glittered-so clever. (marthastewart.com)

We all drool over this rhinestone pin wreath in our offices.  (Organic Style magazine)

3 We all drool over this rhinestone pin wreath in our offices. (Organic Style magazine)

These light fixtures look like decorations to me.  (cocoandkelley.blogspot.com)

4 These light fixtures look like decorations to me. (cocoandkelley.blogspot.com)

This is Martha's Christmas carol songbook in gold.  (marthastewart.com)

5 This is Martha's Christmas carol songbook in gold. (marthastewart.com)

This gold wreath is very fanciful. (marthastewart.com)

6 This gold wreath is very fanciful. (marthastewart.com)

These gifts are wrapped so beautifully and I especially like the feathers. (cocoandkelley.blogspot.com)

7 These gifts are wrapped so beautifully and I especially like the feathers. (cocoandkelley.blogspot.com)

An exquisite silver leafed cabinet makes a beautiful backdrop for a silver collection. (marthastewart.com)

8 An exquisite silver leafed cabinet makes a beautiful backdrop for a silver collection. (marthastewart.com)

Refined metallic ornaments were inspired by Martha's collections of Wedgewood drabware, jasperware, and Old Paris porcelain. (marthastewart.com)

9 Refined metallic ornaments were inspired by Martha's collections of Wedgewood drabware, jasperware, and Old Paris porcelain. (marthastewart.com)

A doily tree topper looks beautiful on this pale gold tree. (marthastewart.com)

10 A doily tree topper looks beautiful on this pale gold tree. (marthastewart.com)

Beautiful gold accents adorn this living room. (this is glamorous)

11 Beautiful gold accents adorn this living room. (this is glamorous)

This wrapping reminds me of a party dress. (marthastewartweddings.com)

12 This wrapping reminds me of a party dress. (marthastewartweddings.com)

This is a beautiful way to present a cake.(marthastewartweddings.com)

13 This is a beautiful way to present a cake.(marthastewartweddings.com)

and these shiny petit fours are exquisite.(marthastewartweddings.com)

14 and these shiny petit fours are exquisite.(marthastewartweddings.com)

I especially like the wintery branch centerpiece. (marthastewartweddings.com)

15 I especially like the wintery branch centerpiece. (marthastewartweddings.com)

This gorgeous Federal mirror is hung above a mantel in Martha's summer house in Bedford that is lined with old Paris porcelain filled with citrus.(marthastewart.com)

16 This gorgeous Federal mirror is hung above a mantel in Martha's summer house in Bedford that is lined with old Paris porcelain filled with citrus.(marthastewart.com)

In Poland the Christmas season is seen as a time of renewal.   This tree pays a tribute to Martha's Polish heritage with its straw ornaments that symbolize thanksgiving for the harvest and hope for good things in the coming year. Eggs are also hung to represent the promise of future prosperity.(marthastewart.com)

17 In Poland the Christmas season is seen as a time of renewal. This tree pays a tribute to Martha's Polish heritage with its straw ornaments that symbolize thanksgiving for the harvest and hope for good things in the coming year. Eggs are also hung to represent the promise of future prosperity.(marthastewart.com)

Here is Sharkey sitting among all of Martha's silver decor.  So pretty!(marthastewart.com)

18 Here is Sharkey sitting among all of Martha's silver decor. So pretty!(marthastewart.com)

These silver leaf pears are just so beautiful. (marthastewart.com)

19 These silver leaf pears are just so beautiful. (marthastewart.com)

I love that Martha collects and decorates her vintage trees.  This silver tree sits in her entrance at Bedford.(marthastewart.com)

20 I love that Martha collects and decorates her vintage trees. This silver tree sits in her entrance at Bedford.(marthastewart.com)

These gold gilded pinecones make for beautiful decorations. (marthastewart.com)

21 These gold gilded pinecones make for beautiful decorations. (marthastewart.com)

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Comments (2)

  • Beautiful pictures as always. Thank you for all your inspiring and interesting posts in your blog! Your blog gives me a lot of pleasure every day. And your book fridays have given me a few new favourite books on interior design - I am especially grateful for the introduction of American Modern.
    I wish you a very merry christmas and a happy new year! :-)

  • Hi Kevin beautiful images. So true gold and silver are considered very elegant and chic colors, these are favorite colors of mine.
    Hope you will feel better. Have a great weekend.

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