An Obelisk Home Christmas

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year! The ground turns white (if we’re lucky) and houses start to sparkle with Christmas decorations. Every year a few of our regular clients ask us to help them turn their homes into Christmas wonderlands, and we have to admit that these are our favorite installs! Our only problem is that we wish Christmas lasted longer than a month! Check out what the Obelisk Home team has been up to this season…

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This Year’s Biggest Christmas Decor Trends

We all put so much thought into the designs of our homes throughout the year, so it’s only natural that we would at Christmas time. If you’re wanting to do something different with your holiday decor this year, we’ve rounded up 2017’s biggest Christmas decor trends and made a list! Flocked Christmas Trees We’ve been trying to satisfy the need for a white Christmas for longer than you might think. Back in the 1800s we sprinkled flour on trees, but flocking [...]

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Cup O’ Cheer Tour 2017

We can hardly believe that it’s the time of year when Ronald McDonald House Charities puts on their annual Cup O’ Cheer Tour! Where does the time go? This event is exciting to us in many ways, but mostly because we get to design the teacup that people get with their ticket. Money from the tickets goes directly back to RMHC of Springfield, and we’re honored every year to be part of helping raise funds to help families in [...]

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The Origin of the Jack O’Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps in the United States and other parts of the world. Carved pumpkins are by far our favorite Halloween decor with their ghoulish faces burning bright in the night. They are a sure sign that the Halloween holiday is among us, but have you ever stopped to think about why we carve pumpkins in the first place? Where does this tradition begin? We did some research for you…behold the Irish [...]

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Warm Up With These Gorgeous Throws

Brrr, who wants to warm up with some stylish throws? It’s officially winter and it’s officially cold outside. Don’t get us wrong, we love this time of year, but we’re not particularly fans of those cold drafts that randomly attack you in your house during this time of year. That’s why we adore cute throws that also keeps you cozy and warm. Here are our five favorite throws from our online store! 1. Vintage Blue Lambswool / 2. Camel Italian [...]

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Our Favorite Wintery Cocktail Recipes

It’s that time of year to get into the holiday spirit(s). Christmas Cranberry Juleps Simple syrup infused with cranberry and orange peel gives this classic Southern cocktail a seasonal twist. Get the recipe here! Cranberry Ginger Mule A pitcher of this delightfully tart take on the Moscow mule is easier to make than your standard holiday punch. Get the recipe here!  Apple Brandy Cordials Garnish each glass with apple slices to add an extra hint of fruitiness. See the recipe here. Hot Chocolate with Rum Hot chocolate [...]

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Gather & Give: The Perfect Dinner Party Accessories

This time of year is all about coming together and creating warm memories to last a lifetime. For most of us, these gatherings take place around a dinner table full of delicious food and treats. To help set the mood and make the occasion extra remarkable, we’ve put together some of our favorite dinner party accessories from our online store. Check them out below: 1. Hawthorne Designer Dog Bowls by Unleashed Life / 2. Drexel Decanters / 3. Exton Tray / 4.  Pierre [...]

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Using Home Decor as Centerpieces

A centerpiece sets the mood. A centerpiece makes a statement. A centerpiece tells everyone around the table that you mean business. When it comes to holiday gatherings, table settings become an important part of the occasion. The great thing about centerpieces is that they can be literally anything! Here are some of our favorite centerpiece ideas (more…)

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Christmas Tree & Menorah Alternatives

When it comes to Christmas trees or Menorahs, we might feel like we’ve seen it all. From the larger than life tree towering over Rockefeller Center to the upside down tree phase a few years ago – the standard evergreen has all the fun. And when we think about Menorah’s, our minds don’t often wander past the traditional 9 branch candelabrum we’ve seen so much. If you think you’ve seen it all and are looking for alternative inspiration, we’ve gathered some of [...]

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Our Most Favorite Cocktail

Grey Goose l’Orange White Tie Celebrate any occasion with this tasty cocktail! Tart cranberry and lime are perfectly balanced by sweet orange flavors—fantastic for sipping (more…)

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