1st Annual Holiday Open House
December 3rd & 4th, 2022
In Home Design Center Showroom, Essex, MA
Join Us and Celebrate this Holiday Season!
In Home Design Center is filled with holiday cheer and gifts for everyone on your list. From décor accessories for the home to candles and seasonal décor for decorating your tree. Many items are handmade and fair trade. Discover unique gifts for family and friends!
Take part in these wonderful special events:
Photos with Santa in his Workshop
Nov. 12, 19 & 26 • Dec. 3 & 4
10am-1pm By appointment only!

The sitting fee is $50 and you will receive one digital photo of your choice. All images will be edited and uploaded in the gallery. Additional photos with Santa will be available for purchase: $40 per image or $200 for the entire gallery.
Photos with Santa in his Workshop
For all photo information and appointments, reach out to photographer Amie Keefe: Email info@kcfilmsandphoto.com or call Amie at 978-979-2143. November 12th sessions now booking online >
Decorating Demonstrations
Mantel Decorating Demonstrations
Holiday decorations bring cheer into the home. Creating your own decorations is mindful, rewarding and means they are particular and unique to you, which makes them priceless.
Mantel Decorating
Saturday, December 3rd 1:30-2:30pm
Join Anna Hardy and Florist Frankie Walshe in their mantel decorating demonstrations of three mantels. They will show you over the top sculptured mantels inspired by the British florists Kitten Grayson and Philippa Craddock and then pair down to the simplicity of Scandinavian decorating. All instruction will be provided at the end of the demonstration. See a peak of the three mantels described below!

• Tea and coffee with desserts included
• Space limited to 16 participants
• $35 per person. No refunds
Sculptured Inspired Mantel
Adorning a historic, rustic fireplace, watch how to assemble a sculptured inspired mantel using today’s natural gardens including branches, wildflowers, herbs, succulents, ferns and more.
Sculptured Inspired Mantel Decorating
A Tribute to the Queen Mantel
A Tribute to the Queen (Queen Elizabeth II) is decorated to the nines with pine, flowers, sprays, seeded heads and glamorous baubles in dried, fresh, and faux décor on an Adams carved and gessoed mantel.
Vignette of A Tribute to the Queen Mantel
Vignette of A Tribute to the Queen Mantel
Scandinavian Style Mantel
The simplicity of Scandinavian Style. This will be a live demonstration with participation. Using simple items old and new, we will create a decorated mantel and tree.
Scandinavian Style Mantel
Scandinavian Style Mantel
Wreath Workshop
Sunday, Dec. 4th 1:30-2:30pm
Inspired by the land beneath our feet and the rich flora of New England, we will guide you in making your own wreath to adorn your front door.

Join us to learn how to make a long-lasting seasonal wreath in the comfort of our inspiring showroom. Participants will use an assortment of dried, fresh, and faux flora. All tools and supplies will be provided.

• Tea and coffee with desserts included
• Space limited to 12 participants
• $75 per person. No refunds
Wreath Workshop
Guest Exhibitors Throughout the Showroom
Here are two examples:

Nancy Cloonan Painting
Painting by Nancy Cloonan
Jellyfish Lamp by Jeff Whittum
Jellyfish Lamp by Jeff Whittum
Reserve Your Place at Our Holiday Special Events
& Stop By December 3rd and 4th from 10am-4pm
In Home Design Center
117 Eastern Avenue, Essex MA 01929
Regular Showroom Hours:
Thursday & Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Monday & Tuesday by Chance or Appointment