November 2, 2010

A Stunning Festival of Lights

With Hanukkah only a month away, it's time to start planning for a gorgeous celebration. Shimmering silvers pair so well with pale blues and aquas for a palette that is as beautiful as falling snow. Here is a little inspiration for a festival of lights that is sure to impress.
Hanukkah Inspiration

Stamped cookies make for creative place settings -- Martha Stewart

Hang intricate doilies and snowflakes in the windows for the look of fresh falling snow -- Martha Stewart

Blue sprinkles and creamy white icing dress up traditional Sufganiyot -- Martha Stewart

Create your own chic menorah to fit the color scheme of your celebration -- Martha Stewart

Glittery letters that spell out "Happy Hanukkah", along with glittering dreidels make great decor -- Martha Stewart

To kick off the seasonal celebration, send Hanukkah greetings to friends and family. Here are a few of this year's top picks:

Hanukkah card by Smudge Ink, available at

Photo card by Boatman Geller, available at

Hanukkah card by Smudge Ink, available at