Get Ready For Merry Holidays with This East Bay Home Décor Shopping Guide
The holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to prep your East Bay home for festivities and guests!
Whether you want to add sparkle to your décor, find furnishings to keep guests comfy, pick the freshest Christmas tree in Alameda County, get help hanging lights on your Lafayette home, or buy hostess gifts, we have the ultimate East Bay homegoods shopping and services holiday guide for you.
Check out 10 of our favs…
If you are looking for modern and unique furniture – maybe a new dining room table for those holiday gatherings – check out Sobu in Rockridge, which was founded by husband-and-wife designers Laleh and Alessandro Latini. Don’t miss the “Crazy Deals” on their website. 5451 College Ave., Oakland. 510.823.0903
Interior design services, art for your walls, custom sofas, colorful throws, candles, barware. They have it all! 160 41st St., Oakland. 510.350.8379
Why climb on a rickety ladder with a tangled ball of string lights when you can hire a pro to do it? They handle everything from candy cane tree trunks to rooftop icicles. Call for an estimate. 925.451.4160
Thanks to 510families.com for rounding up this list of family-friendly Christmas tree lots and farms in the East Bay. They include Clayton Valley Farm in Walnut Creek (check out the Christmas cookie decorating parties!) and the Delancy Street tree lots in Oakland and El Cerrito. Delancy Street is a wonderful nonprofit that provides a second chance and vocational training to former substance abusers, ex-convicts, homeless, and others. Also, try the Castro Valley cut-your-own Christmas tree farm located in the beautiful East Bay hills.
5. Urban Indigo
Home décor, hostess gifts, and cards all in one place. Check out the sweet winter forest creatures tea towels and the sparkly champagne glasses. 3339 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland. 510.419-0451
Atomic Garden is filled with thoughtfully curated artisan goods, including ceramics, glassware, linen napkins, room mists, jewelry, and more. Plus, there’s a rockin’ Christmas connection. The shop was co-founded by Adrienne Armstrong, married to Billie Joe of Green Day fame. (Remember Green Day’s punk rock song “Xmas Time of the Year“?) 5453 College Ave., Oakland. 510.923.0543
7. Long Weekend
Like the name says, they are only open on the weekends. Find beautiful paintings, handmade home décor, ceramics, botanical art, and coffee table books. Want to DIY? The shop also sells creative supplies. 5636 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. 510.858.7111
This carefully curated shop caters to shabby chic, antique, and farmhouse styles. Check their website for holiday events, like a “Sip and Shop” with mimosas and a holiday bake off contest, as well as DIY holiday gift creation classes. 2670 N Main St., Walnut Creek. 925.478.8255
With stores in Oakland and Berkeley selling items by eco-designers using materials like reclaimed wood and recycled glass, it’s easy to find unique kitchenware, table accents, lighting, and gifts. 2054 Mountain Blvd., Oakland; and 3210 College Ave., Berkeley. 510.350.8196
10. Filthy Gorgeous
Filthy Gorgeous in Walnut Creek calls itself a “home life style emporium.” Shop for fine furniture, rugs, seating, wall décor, and more. 1310 South California Blvd., Walnut Creek.
Happy holiday decorating!
If you need more tips about getting your East Bay home ready for the holidays, or you are interested in our list of recommended interior designers, contact us at 888-400-ABIO (2246) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.