From the December 2018/January 2019 Issue

Winter Wonderland

Writer Ren Miller  |  Photographer Vic Wahby  |  Designer Alyson Sugar  |  Location Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  |  Holiday Décor Joanna Policastro

The seasonal décor at the front entrance of the French Manor-style home gives a nod to the woodland setting.

Holiday décor in a Ho-Ho-Kus home sings in harmony with the surrounding woods

Nature’s beauty in winter inspired the holiday décor at Alyson and Daniel Sugar’s home in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, last year. “I wanted the design to speak to and celebrate the winter season while being a more elegant version of the surrounding woods outside of our home,” Alyson Sugar says.

For help with the holiday décor, Sugar called on Joanna Policastro of Seasonal Surroundings in Waldwick, New Jersey. The two women had worked together before on floral arrangements and garden décor for the Sugar home.

A ceiling-height Christmas tree with silver, gold and clear ornaments adds to the cool elegance of the living room.

Read the rest of this article in the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Design NJ.