Looking for ideas, inspiration or tips for decorating your home this Holiday season? Southern Pines artist/designer Sherry Samkus spoke with Deborah Salomon of Pinestraw Magazine this month and delved out some great advice for sprucing up your home once the Thanksgiving decorations have been put away. 

Sherry recommends working with existing decor and avoiding 'over-decorating' or relying on tired trends. For example, Sherry replaced wall art with family photos taken at Christmas.

"Look around, see what you have and what can be done with it,” Sherry told Pinestraw. 

Learn more about Sherry's holiday home in December's edition of Pinestraw Magazine, Moore County's monthly magazine.


Related Stories

Get Ready to Rock! Epicenter Festival 2019

In a little more than 60 days, the population of Rockingham in neighboring Richmond County will surge tenfold, from 9,558 to around 90,000 when Epicenter, a three-day musical festival set for May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds, comes to town.  Epicenter replaces Carolina Rebellion which was held in Charlotte from 2011 to 2018. Los Angeles-based production company Danny Wimmer Pr... Read More »
Get Ready to Rock!  Epicenter Festival 2019

"Moving Forward Together": Robbins is on the Rise

The inscription on Robbins’ roadside welcome sign says, “Moving Forward Together.” It’s a motivating phrase fitting for a town of 1,180 in northern Moore County.   In the 1990s, a poultry-processing center closed and in 2008, a massive fire destroyed the Milliken textile mill, putting 1,100 out of work.  The 286,000-square-foot mill, where Robbins native ... Read More »
"Moving Forward Together": Robbins is on the Rise