12 Days Blog Holiday Decorations


We love decorating for the holidays! This year, we reached out to local stores to see what must-have items were in stock this season. Keep reading to see what holiday decor items they suggested would make festive additions to your home as well as great gifts!


Holiday Decor HarborTown

HarborTown Interiors

This full service retail furniture store in downtown St. Joseph, HarborTown Interiors, offers more than just furniture. Stop in to find the latest styles in upholstery, home accessories, art, area rugs, bed linens, lamps, and much more! Not sure how you want to update that extra room, or did you just move into a new house? HarborTown Interiors specializes in home decorating services. We talked to Kerry and MaryKay at HarborTown Interiors to get some festive home decor suggestions for this holiday season. 

Holiday Gnome - Add a fun and festive pop to any room with a holiday gnome! HarborTown Interiors has a variety of sizes and styles to choose from. 

Cocktail Tea Towels - Who doesn't love a snarky tea towel? Sure to be a hit at your holiday party, these will get a laugh or two!

Find HarborTown Interiors at: 613 Broad Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Holiday Decor Perennial Accents

Perennial Accents

For all your home, kitchen, and outdoor living needs look no further than Perennial Accents! They've got you covered year-round for those new home, birthday, and just because gifts as well as offering classes to step up your culinary skills, and so much more. We talked to Kellye and Stacey at Perennial Accents for some great new items this season that you just may want to keep for yourself!

Darren Gygi's holiday themed Home Collection prints are now available at Perennial Accents! These festive prints come in a variety of styles and sizes that will put your home in the holiday spirit. Available sizes include 5x5, 9x9, and 14x14.

Nora Fleming is known for her interchangeable minis and Perennial Accents has one of the largest selections! Additional Nora Fleming products include a napkin holder, serving platter, butter dish, paper towel holder and more! New arrivals this holiday season include festive themed minis, cherry wood cutting board, and a soap dispenser. 

Find Perennial Accents at: 220 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Holiday Decor Gallery on the Alley

Gallery on the Alley

Over 175 artist's from all over the country are displayed at this downtown St. Joseph art boutique. Gallery on the Alley features items such as modern artwork, contemporary crafts, pottery, glass, and more! We stopped by Gallery on the Alley to pick out a few must-have items this year.

Kitron Art Glass can be found at Gallery on the Alley! Based in Canada, this husband and wife duo created a company out of their shared love of glass. They now own a 1,000 square foot gallery and are Canada's largest hot glass studio. You can find their beautiful glass blown bulbs at Gallery on the Alley!

Prairie Dance metal art is our second find at Gallery on the Alley. What began as an interest in aged metal sculptures grew into a passionate business. Eighteen years later it has grown into a 2,000 square foot studio! You can find their beautiful metal art home decor and garden accessories at Gallery on the Alley.

Find Gallery on the Alley at: 611 Broad Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Holiday Decor PurelyMI

Purely Michigan

Offering products focused on the Great Lakes state, Purely Michigan features beer and wine, Michigan made products, housewares, apparel and more! Whether you're a resident or just a fan, Purely Michigan has the perfect gifts for the person in your life who wants to show their Michigan pride.

Purely Michigan features wooden ornaments handmade by local Southwest Michigan residents. Featuring designs such as the state of Michigan cutout, Happy Holidays Michigan holly wreath, M63 sign, and more!

Glass photo ornaments handmade by an artist from St. Ignace, MI make another great gift or addition to your tree. These ornaments feature various photos of the St. Joseph Lighthouse, Michigan and the Great Lakes, and more!

Find Purely Michigan at: 406 State Street in St. Joseph, MI 49085


Holiday Decor Christmas Tree

The Christmas Tree

Visit The Christmas Tree for all gift giving occasions year-round! This holiday season, stop in to see their festive holiday decor. You might just find a thing or two!

Nutcrackers are a classic when it comes to holiday decorating! The Christmas Tree offers them in a variety of styles and can even place special orders for life size statues.

It's festive year- round at The Christmas Tree! This month, stop in to see their wide selection of ornaments. Featuring snowman, santa, elves, gingerbread men, birds, bells, and so much more!

Find The Christmas Tree at: 2675 Mizpah Park Road in Benton Harbor, MI 49022