Calgary New Home + Condo Guide - November 13, 2020

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Holidays This year, being home for the Holidays takes on a new meaning, as the pandemic pretty much leaves us little choice but be at home. But look at it this way, sheltering in place can lead to a more intimate holiday celebration with the family, and isn’t that what Christmas is all about? Designers Edge President Danielle Paul certainly thinks so. “Just because the world has gone through some changes, does not mean the holidays are cancelled,” she says. And though 26  New Home + Condo Guide  |   Nov. 13–Dec. 11, 2020

large gatherings have been put on hold for the meantime, Danielle knows glamming up the home for the Holidays is a tradition that not even the pandemic can cancel. “You can still have the Holiday spirit and style up the home! With so much time being taken from the day-to-day, it is nice to take the opportunity to design your home in preparation for Christmas,” she tells New Home + Condo Guide. “As nice as it is to decorate for large gatherings, how about

decorating for you and your family bubble, like kids and parents? Besides, decorating should be just as much for you as it is for others. The positive energy that is created by bringing the holiday spirit into the home is a definite mood booster. We could all use a little bit of normality right now and this is the perfect opportunity to have an intimate holiday for you and your family.” Danielle has become one of the most prominent interior designers and entrepreneurs in

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