Decorating for the Holiday Season? It’s a fun and fanciful way to get into the spirit of the season. Yet, so many things to do and so little time. How will it all get done?

One of the hardest things we find to do in the decorating studio is meet deadlines because we’re working in a creative mode. Creativity does not just happen it is created and sometimes takes a little extra time. With all of our best laid plans, situations arise which cause us to schedule, reschedule, plan, change and plan again.

Planning for the holidays is similar to the situations we face in the studio. Decorating and planning the home for the joy of family and friend gatherings, searching for or making the all perfect gift for that very special person, wrapping, cooking and the list goes on and on…… All of these details require creative planning and timing and sometimes things just don’t work out as planned. What is one to do? STOP & BREATHE! The Holiday Season is supposed to be fun and fanciful! So, why not consider some stress busting ideas to make your holidays simple, fun, and fanciful! How, you ask? Some ideas which may help;

When feeling stressed, STOP, BREATHE & TAKE NOTICE! Enjoy the color, the music, the lighting of your surroundings. Around all of the hustle and bustle, the long lines, there are things to enjoy just by taking time to breathe and notice.

SMILE & LAUGH! It’s healthy and it’s contagious! You may never know the difference your smile or laughter makes in the life of another.

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