Tennessee homeowner Genia Gilchrist shares her tips for decorating a Southern home for the holidays.
Photo by Laurey W. Glenn
A silver tray serves as the base for a perfect pairing of candles and mercury-glass ornaments. Set these trays just about anywhere―Genia displays hers on an oversize ottoman―and allow the candlelight to reflect in the mercury glass for a touch of warmth and romance.
Care Tip: Submerging mercury glass in water may cause unwanted peeling. Wipe pieces with a damp rag to keep the sparkle without stripping off the mercury.