Martha's Must-Have Products for a Very Merry Holiday Season at Home

Whether you're celebrating with just your immediate family or planning a safe, socially-distant gathering with your quarantine pod, here's what you need to make the season a little bit brighter.
December 08, 2020
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are officially here, and as 2020 comes to a close, families are looking forward to a joyful season of celebrations. Even though our holidays will likely look different than they have in the past, we all still have so much to be thankful for. If you're ready to get in the holiday spirit, look no further than Martha's own products, which will help making celebrating at home that much more special. If you're looking for decorating essentials, great gifts, easy meals for the busiest days, or baking supplies, know that Martha has exactly what you need to make this time of year a little brighter.

Whether you're celebrating with just your immediate family or planning a safe, socially-distant gathering with your greater quarantine pod, we're sharing a selection of Martha Stewart products guaranteed to make the season a little simpler and a lot more festive. Grab your favorites now, then look forward to a happy, healthy holiday with those you love most.

Start Decorating the House

If you haven't already started, now's the time to pick out your tree, place the wreaths on your front door and windows, hang your garland, and pull out your coziest, most cheerful pillows and throws. Whether you're hosting guests or kicking back with your immediate family, making your home a little more comfortable and a lot more festive is an easy way to ensure the holiday spirit is in full swing around you.

If choosing a fresh Christmas tree sounds a little too daunting after the year you've had, go with something simpler. This pre-lit tree, which is decked out with energy efficient globe lights, ensures you have the perfect tannenbaum to enjoy for the holiday season—no search or complicated light stringing required. And the lightly flocked style 

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Globe Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Tree, from $243.15, amazon.com.

If you want your home to feel especially festive this holiday season, adding some garland is the way to go. Designed by Martha exclusively for Wayfair, this gorgeous pre-lit spruce garland looks so real and ends a great deal of festive charm to any room. Measuring at six feet long, it's a great option for draping over a mantel, across a TV stand, or along a buffet in your dining room. 

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Classic Spruce Pre-Lit Garland, $58.99, wayfair.com.

Looking for a super simple way to decorate for the holidays? Prioritize cozy accessories. This sweater knit throw blanket, complete with a faux fur trim, is exactly what you want on a cold winter night.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Sweater Knit Throw, $160, macys.com.

Is there anything more cheerful than flannel sheets and blankets? Make your bed holiday-ready by topping it with a plush Portuguese flannel duvet cover. It'll keep you extra-warm on cold nights.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart "Drummond" Flannel Duvet Cover Set in Queen, $99.99, target.com.

An evergreen wreath is always nice, but when you want something a little different, you just can't beat this asymmetrical option from Martha Stewart. Featuring sweeping greenery on one side and an exposed twig base on the other, this gorgeous decorative piece is an eye-catching study in contrasts. We love how the white statice and pinecones provide pops of natural color. 

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wintry Half Wreath, $129.95, williamssonoma.com.

Add an extra layer of warmth to every bed in the house by topping them with a 100% cotton flannel comforter. We don't know what we love more: the soft fabric or the festive patterns! 

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Wyoming Plaid Bedding Collection, from $100, macys.com.

Organize Your Gift List

Do you have a number of loved ones—both near and far—to shop for this holiday season? Your best bet is to make a list (and check it twice!) to ensure no one gets missed. As for what to get everyone? Martha has gifts perfect for the wine lover, the foodie, the wellness enthusiast, and the sentimentalist. Whether you're on the hunt for something practical they can wear now, a delicious gift box of edible goodies, or a precious keepsakes they're sure to treasure for years, our founder has you covered.

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Give this gift of wellness this holiday season. If your loved one is new to the world of CBD gummies, this 15-flavor sampler from Martha (with flavor combinations inspired by the ingredients she loves to use in her baking) is a great entry point. The sampler contains 60 gummies that blend gourmet fruit flavors with the purest, safest CBD isolate.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart CBD Sampler, $64.99, shopcanopy.com.

Make their holiday morning a little brighter with this great pre-packaged gift (ideal for sending to loved ones you can't see this season). Filled with a thoughtful selection of festive, warm beverages, it's a great way to make sure your family and friends feel the love.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Cozy Warm Beverage Gift Box, $89.99, amazon.com.

The Martha Stewart Living and Learning Kids' Collection was carefully crafted with creativity and children in mind. The quality, flexibility, and open design of each piece makes them meaningful additions to any child's playroom, bedroom, or learning space.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Living and Learning Kids' Desk with Hutch and Chair, $299.95, amazon.com.

Help a loved one (or yourself!) streamline their workspace and create an inviting home office with the help of Martha's wall-mounted Everyday System—it's a great gift for anyone who's been working from home in a lackluster space for the past ten months. This desktop includes one drawer for pens, pencils, and device storage; two shelves perfect for office supplies and decorative display; and a modular design that makes it easy to add file drawers and shelves.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart The Everyday System Four-Foot Home Office, $1,105, shopcaliforniaclosets.com.

You're used to holiday baking with the entire family, but if that's not possible this year, send the next best thing as a gift: everything your loved ones need to prepare a perfect batch of holiday cookies (minus the ingredients, that is). They'll be baking their own holiday cookies in no time once they've unwrapped this festive set from the Martha Stewart Collection. The set includes a half sheet-sized pan plus an assortment of stainless steel cookie cutters, perfect for the baker in your life.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Baking Pan with Cookie Cutters, $50, macys.com.

Send a mixed assortment of Martha-approved wines for a gift that's a guaranteed win. Choose flavorful selections from around the world, including popular varieties and award-winning bottles that will shine alongside special meals.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wintry Wines Mixed Half-Case, $115, marthastewartwine.com.

Elegant and sophisticated, photo products from Martha Stewart for Mixbook are a great way to keep the family connected even if you can't be together. Whether you create photo cards, photo books, or holiday greetings, sending snapshots of your family along seasonal messages is a guaranteed way to make loved ones smile.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Mixbook Holiday Cards, $67.20 for 30, mixbook.com.

Figure Out the Menu

It's time to create your holiday menu. Stock the bar, decide what's for dinner, and get going on dessert. If you're strapped for time or out of inspiration, Martha can help.

You always want to have a selection of wine available during the holidays—even with the pandemic, you never know who might drop by to share their socially-distant holiday greetings, drop off gifts, or just say hello. Martha's curated wine box gives you a little bit of everything. Enjoy meal-ready reds, delicate whites, and a crisp sparkler fit for festive toasts. You'll find a few award-winning bottles, too, which are sure to impress your family.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Holiday Entertaining Case, $223, marthastewartwine.com.

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This artfully crafted coffee is balanced, smooth, and mellow with a hint of sweet that makes it delightful and easy to drink everyday—pair it with pancakes or French toast on a holiday morning. Sourced from trusted partners around the world, then harvested, processed, dried, sorted, graded and expertly roasted so that you can enjoy the best cup of coffee in the comfort of your own home.

Shop Now: Martha's Blend Organic Whole Bean Coffee, $9.99, amazon.com.

Not sure what to make for dinner during this unusual holiday season? Let Martha decide for you. Her meal kits, made in partnership with Marley Spoon, offer 22 recipes from five categories every single week, so you're guaranteed to find something that sounds appealing.

Shop Now: Martha & Marley Spoon Meal Kits, from $29.99 per week, marleyspoon.com.

If there's ever a time to whip up creatively decorated cakes and cookies, it's during the holidays. This decorating gift set, which also contains a copy of Martha's new 256-page cookbook, has all the essentials you need to prepare delicious, beautiful desserts this holiday season. Both experienced and first-time bakers will be inspired by the edible luster and glitter dusts in metallics and pastels, as well as the full rainbow of professional gel colors.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Decorating Gift Set, $129.99, amazon.com.

Set the Table

It's time to set the table for your holiday meal. That means you'll want to pull out festive dinnerware, utensils, and barware. Need a few new pieces? Martha has you covered.

Simple enough for everyday use but beautiful enough for the holidays, this dinnerware set brings everyday elegance to your dining table. Perfect for mixing and matching with other tabletop elements, these versatile plates and bowls layer together to create stunning tablescapes for any occasion.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart 12-Piece Dinnerware Set, $68.99, wayfair.com.

This subtly metallic red tablecloth and napkin set is exactly what you need to take your holiday table to the next level.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Holiday Dining Set, $170, macys.com.

You've got a lot of cooking to do during the holiday season, so you need cookware that's up to the job. We love that Martha's stoneware cocottes go seamlessly from oven to table, meaning your gorgeous meal looks great in the very same vessel it was prepared in—talk about easy cleanup!

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Gold-Tone Stoneware Cocottes, $49.99, macys.com.