This piece originally appeared on Domainehome.com.
As an actor, it is my job to transform and to entertain, and as a wife, mother, and hostess, there is nowhere I love doing this more than in my own home. The holidays, and Christmas in particular, offer the most idyllic opportunity for me to treat my house to a full makeover. I love to cozy it up from corner to corner with scented candles, a hearth fire, the living Christmas tree's glow, with sheepskins and heirloom ornaments setting the scene. Not to mention, what better excuse for chocolate fondue than a holiday gathering? The holidays are magical as a child, and I've found that with some attention to detail they can be equally as sweet as an adult. Keep reading for my festive décor tips, and happy holidays from my home to yours.
1. Invest in low-maintenance flowers that will last all month long.