How to Design Your Home for Holiday Entertaining

Whatever your holiday traditions may be, make sure your timber home is decorated to match the festive family fun this winter.

Written by Donna Peak
How to Design Your Home for Holiday Entertaining
Photo Credit: Roger Wade
Somewhere around late-October, as the last leaves fall from the trees, early morning frost glazes the grass and the air becomes crisp and cool, our thoughts turn toward the holidays. The closer they draw, the busier and more frenzied we get. Shopping, cooking, decorating, baking, more shopping … it seems that the more items we check off our to-do lists, the longer they grow.

There is a way to infuse some calm in all this seasonal chaos, and that’s by planning and outfitting your home to accommodate the festivities with ease. Of course an open floor plan comes standard in a timber home, but aside from an open-concept design, let’s explore some timber home hot spots to help you host the best parties at the holidays and all year through.