Guest Picks: A Chinoiserie Christmas
Decorating your home for the holidays isn't just about the tree and a wreath for the front door. Here are some fabulous ideas for decorating your home for the holidays with chinoiserie chic style. Many of these you will want to leave out all year-round. This month I'm looking at chinoiserie holiday decorating, and next month I will look at gifts for the chinoiserie lover. — Beth from Chinoiserie Chic
Holiday Ginger Jar Pillow - $115
Blue and white Chinese porcelain draped with Christmas lights and trimmed in neon pink pom-poms make a great pillow for the holiday season.
Chinoiserie Decorative Birdcage - $182
Fill this red birdcage with Christmas ornaments for a fantastic chinoiserie display and an alternative to putting up a tree.
Foo Dogs, Red
You know you need a pair of red foo dogs for the holidays — and for every day. These would be great on the mantel dressed with greenery.
Ikat Cloth Napkins - $28
Set your holiday table with these very chic red ikat napkins. Use red amaryllis for your centerpiece.
Pagoda Candle Lanterns - $99
A pair of these red pagoda lanterns would be stunning on the dining room table or sideboard. Use battery-operated pillar candles for a safe and mess-free alternative to real candles.
Lacquered Square Serving Tray, Hibiscus - $78
Over the holidays use this red lacquer tray to serve cocktails or snacks. Or use it for the collection of holiday cards you receive.
Bamboo Tower Chandelier, Red - $495
This red faux bamboo chandelier would be the focal point of your kitchen, breakfast room or dining room.
Embroidered Bamboo Pillow Cover, Scarlet/Navy - $38
Jazz up your sofa or bed for the holidays and beyond with this red velvet pillow with Greek key trim.
Red Zebra Tray - $24
This red zebra tray is for mail, for serving drinks or for food — or whatever you like for the holidays.
Inverted Box Pleat Curtain, Persimmon Folly
This Thomas Paul pagoda fabric would make sensational curtains for the holidays and all year long.
Red Openwork Chair - $395
Add a pair of these amazing Chinese chippendale chairs to your dining room to mix and match with your existing chairs.
Inverted Box Pleat Curtain, Crystal Lake Lacquer
Wouldn't curtains in red chinoiserie toile be a fantastic way to dress up your home for the holidays and for every day?
Pagoda Lantern, Red - $265
This red pagoda lantern would be wonderful for the entryway, home office, kitchen, powder room or laundry room.
Red Dragon Garden Stool - $249
A stunning red dragon garden stool is quite a dramatic departure from the typical blue and white.
Place Cards, Coral Lattice - $8.50
Coral lattice place cards add a very elegant touch to your holiday table.
Red & White Garden Stool - $249
A red and white garden stool adds a great pop of red to any room.
Wedgwood Dynasty Greek Key Charger Plate
These Wedgwood Dynasty Greek key chargers would be fabulous for setting the table over the holidays.
Coral & White Greek Key Moderne Place Cards - $8.50
I love these coral and white Greek key place cards. They're such an elegant touch for your table.
Red Pillow Covers, Red Greek Key by Pure Home Accents - $34
Here's a pair of red Greek key pillow covers for your couch or bed.
Green and White Greek Key Pillow - $63.50
Here is a green and white Greek key pillow for a Palm Beach holiday look.
Individual Burlap Christmas Stockings by Studio Tullia - $30
Burlap and Greek key Christmas stockings are perfect for the chinoiserie mantel.
Ming Red Chinoiserie Ginger Jar by The Pink Pagoda - $35
This red ginger jar print would be wonderful framed for the dining room, perhaps with a matching green one.
Ming Chinoiserie Ginger Jar, Green by The Pink Pagoda - $35
This would make a great pair with the red ginger jar for the dining room or breakfast room.
Pagoda Lantern - $265
This green pagoda lantern is an elegant choice for the home.
Inverted Box Pleat Curtain, Duiponi Leaf
Dupioni silk curtains in leaf green would be so beautiful with chinoiserie wallpaper. They'd be gorgeous for the holidays and every day of the year.
Vintage Chinese Foo Dogs by Hiphuggie - $75
This pair of green foo dogs would be wonderful on a mantel, sideboard or entryway table.
Caspari Crane Cards - $40
Gold chinoiserie holiday cards are the perfect choice for the lover of chinoiserie.
Gift Wrap Roll, Gold Peacock
Wrap your holiday gifts in beautiful gold peacock gift wrap.
Greek Key Band Ribbon - $11.13
I used this Greek key ribbon to wrap all of my Christmas gifts last year, and it got quite a response.
Cosmopolitan Animal, Elephant - $18
These fabulous fabric elephants are available in two sizes for very exotic and global holiday decor.
Pink Elephant Ornament - $8
For the chinoiserie Christmas tree, here's a pink felt elephant.
Glass Painted Peacock Ornaments - $40
Hang this very elegant pair of hand-painted peacock ornaments from a bonsai tree for an easy and chic alternative to a large Christmas tree.
Victorian Beaded Chinoiserie Christmas Ornament by The Haunted Lamp - $105
This is a very unique vintage-inspired chinoiserie ornament.
Black Dragon Ornament - $25
A black dragon ornament is a very sophisticated piece.
Red Foo Dog Ornament - $30
I would love to add this red foo dog ornament to my collection.
Preserved Juniper Bonsai - $198
Hang a few chinoiserie ornaments from a bonsai tree as an alternative to putting up a traditional tree.