Samantha is an Ottawa-based writer who runs a crafty side hustle creating jewellery for her nature-inspired brand. When she's not killing the craft show game, she indulges in good food frequently, enjoys cuddling with her pug, and is a sucker for a good Netflix binge. Learn more about Samantha @samanthadolly on Instagram.
Instagram is a goldmine for visual inspiration. You can drool over someone’s lunch, and swoon over a cute pair of shoes all in the same moment. As people begin to decorate their homes, wrap their presents and participate in seasonal activities, they’re also sharing it on Instagram for you to enjoy.
From festive foods to DIY decor, these Instagrammers are guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.
With a name like House of Christmas, this account does not disappoint. They carefully curate Christmas and winter-inspired posts from the Instagram community making it the perfect place to discover holiday recipes, décor ideas and more!
Lifestyle and DIY pro, Kelly Mindell, is notorious for sharing super colourful posts on her Instagram feed and there’s certainly no exception when it comes to the holiday season. Her lifestyle brand, Studio DIY, serves up the best and brightest holiday inspo that you can make at home — or simply dream about.
Bradshaws is a Canadian retail store that has been in business for over 120 years. While they have the retail side of things down pat, they’re killing it on Instagram, too! Discover home goods, traditional décor like the beautiful Menorah above, and general festive goodness.
The Oh Happy Day Instagram account is bursting with party-inspired DIYs for every occasion. From tree party hats, to balloon snowmen and Santa, there are tons of Christmas party ideas for you to get excited about. Whether you’re planning your next party, or just looking for inspiration, this is an excellent place to start!
Any DIY gal knows that Etsy is the place to go for the latest and greatest handmade goodies from around the world. Not only can you shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, but you’ll also surely get into the holiday spirit when you scroll through their Instagram feed.
Instagrammer Chelsea Foy has a lovely feed that features her latest handmade projects and cute shots of her kids. She’s been busy preparing for the holidays and has already begun sharing family-friendly ideas for decorations, greeting cards and gift wrapping!
Along with her dog named Brody, Instagrammer Lucy Akins shares beautiful shots featuring holiday décor, baking and more. With décor ideas to try in every room in your house, Lucy and Brody are worth checking out if you want to feel festive.
The Sweetest Digs blogger, Gemma Bonham-Carter, has a lovely curated feed that continually evolves with the seasons. If minimalism is up your alley, you’ll love scrolling through her Instagram for fresh and modern holiday décor ideas.
Lover of donuts and everything sweet, Instagrammer Sam Ushiro has the tastiest and creative ideas for holiday baking and decor. We’re especially fond of her DIY pine cone pineapple ornaments – seriously, how cute are they?
If you’ve ever shopped at a HomeSense store around the holidays, you know they like to go all out. From holiday-inspired wall art to Christmas bath towels and soaps, they don’t skimp out on the festiveness. Luckily, their Instagram feed is no different.