12 blue-and-white baubles that inspire hanukkah

Hanukkah cometh ushering in a trove of treasured holiday traditions! In addition to latkes and menorahs, Adam Sandler’s “Eight Crazy Nights” and the Friend’s “Holiday Armadillo,” an abundance of gilded blue-and-white decor will soon deck the halls. “The most obvious explanation for blue and white Hanukkah colors is the Israeli flag, designed by the Zionist movement in 1891 and officially adopted in 1948,” says Amanda Green, mentalfloss.com. (Word on the street is metallics made the mix in a nod to festive sparkle.)

This symbolic reference to the Holy Land makes a strong case for incorporating color-coordinated items into holiday curation. This 25th of Kislev, mix and match tablescape spotlighting lapis-hued accents. Opt winter white wildflowers and pair antique dreidels with unexpected, modern pieces like standout options Brett Heyman’s acrylic “Happy” tray and Jonathan Adler’s jumbo lucite pills. No matter your personal aesthetic, the Festival of Lights presents a seasonal opportunity to infuse a stylish and meaningful spin on this miraculous time of the year. Here are twelve statement, Jewish homeland-channeling pieces to get you in the Hanukkah spirit. “Chag Urim Sameach!”

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