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BY RUTH BASHINSKY
The holidays are upon us, but before unpacking every Christmas and Hanukkah
decoration or shopping for new ones, designers are giving the gift of insight
into what is trending this season.
“There is a big shift away from the silvers and the greens, stainless steel and
the brushed nickel,” says Keith Mazzei of Keith Mazzei Interiors in Syosset.
“Now it’s all about gold.”
Owls and starbursts are big for decorative accents this year, designers say. And
freshly cut Christmas trees will always be a holiday staple, but more people
are enjoying the artificial pre-lit tree varieties that mimic the natural evergreen
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