Carolyn Weber lives in Silver Spring and frequently writes about architecture and home design.
4. Raise a Glass
sparkly little lowball glasses are appropriate for any holiday, from Thanksgiving to
New Year’s eve. The Paper source in Bethesda
sells these eight-ounce Confetti tumblers for
$19.95 per pair (301-215-9141; www.paper-source.com).
5. TiNY TReaTs
Use these jolly little fellows to decorate a
mantel or as the focal point of a holiday centerpiece. Handmade from lambswool felt,
they stand nine inches high. a set of three
Roly Poly gnomes is priced at $29.97 at World
Market in Rockville (301-816-2480; www.
6. TRee TiMe
Create a glowing winter wonderland with a
forest of birch trees wrapped in warm, white
lights. For use indoors or out, each has an on/
off switch and a built-in timer. The trees come
in five sizes and are priced from $39 to $189
at Restoration Hardware in Georgetown (202-
625-2771; www.restorationhardware.com). n