Instead of hanging one above your fireplace, establish a focal point by using a mirror to "frame" it. (This is particularly unexpected in the bedroom.) We embellished a plain, ready-made version with tiny gold and silver ornaments, which don't clash with grown-up decor. TO INSTALL Run a loop of wide ribbon around the wreath and hook it on the nail behind the mirror.
WREATH 24" balsam $23.95 balsamwreath.com ACORN ORNAMENTS Glass $3 each, potterybarn.com BALL ORNAMENTS Glass $24/set of 20, smithandhawken.com MIRROR (similar to shown) Wood "Anya" $450 themirrorlady.com LAMP (similar to shown) Porcelain "Kathryn" with shade $179 crateandbarrel.com DESSERT GOBLET Lead crystal $220/set of four (in four colors), Godinger Silver Art (212) 685-5843 REINDEER Sherri's Designs $21 celehome.com PEAR Penkridge Ceramics porcelain $350 Sweet Bella (888) 266-1737 WALL PAINT Majestic Blue #2051-40, benjaminmoore.com for stores