Holidays + Celebrations

Champagne to sparkling cider, martini to spiced mocktail, this season's libations are more special when served from a festively styled bar. Sure, you could pour your drinks at the kitchen counter, but where's the fun in that? This season, we're craving some cheer! We...
Poinsettia
House plants bring touches of life to our homes all year long, and nothing represents December cheer like the classic poinsettia. These sub-tropical plants, native to Mexico, spend long winter nights changing their leaves into vibrant colors. (Leaves are usually, but not alway, bright red.) Poinsettias’ popularity...
Christmas tree decorating
With Thanksgiving leftovers now stowed in the fridge, Holiday decorating season is in full swing. For many of us, that means it’s time to tackle one of the most traditional—and, let’s face it, most daunting—tasks: the Christmas tree. Luckily, Gatehouse No. 1 design experts Lisa Ward and...
Preparing for holiday celebrations is extra challenging this year as many are trying to balance beloved Thanksgiving traditions with coronavirus safety recommendations. To reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, Utah health guidelines suggest moving gatherings outside. Luckily, Matt Dickamore from Denton House Design proves that outdoor spaces...
For many of us, Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. Maybe you’re limiting the guest list, eschewing a big family gathering and only including members of your immediate household. Or maybe you’ve opted for takeout from your favorite neighborhood eatery instead of traditional...
This October, don't use all of your DIY creativity on a killer Halloween costume. These designers are bringing out their best Halloween décor, from spooky seasonal staples to organic autumn elements and, of course, lots and lots of pumpkins. Whether you're styling a fabulous front porch to...
Take your family, friends, and/or out of town guests you need to impress through the ultimate SLC Winter Wonderland experience. At The Grand America, Christmas is in full-force, with activities and displays to wow both visually and gastronomically. You...
Any Insta-Fashion lover will recognize the name Pink Peonies. Founded by influencer Rachel Parcell, it started as a simple lifestyle blog that journaled a new marriage then bloomed into the creation of a national fashion icon. Parcell now boasts countless fans and followers,...
Any Insta-Fashion lover will recognize the name Pink Peonies. Founded by influencer Rachel Parcell, it started as a simple lifestyle blog that journaled a new marriage then bloomed into the creation of a national fashion icon. Parcell now boasts countless fans and followers, as well as ties...
If you're looking for a quick and easy way to elevate the style of your candles, this is it. Few things enhance the ambiance of the holiday season better than flickering candles, so why not heighten their appeal? Rather than setting pillar candles directly on your...