9 Editors’ Picks From Target’s 2016 Holiday Catalog

The retailer gave us an exclusive sneak peek.

While we’re all in on Thanksgiving prep, we’re also well aware that Christmas and Hanukkah are just around the corner. And right after Black Friday, it’s time to go full-force with holiday decorating. With so many festive seasonal ideas, it can all get a little overwhelming. Luckily for us (and you!), Target gave Real Simple an exclusive preview of its 2016 holiday catalog. From traditional décor to festive, modern finds, there are enough options for every room in your house, no matter what your decorating preference is.

Take a look at our favorite picks below, and check out the full catalog when it comes out on November 16.


Lit Copper Joy Sign

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This isn’t your ordinary holiday sign—it has LED bulbs so it can emit a warm, festive light with the press of a button. Place it on your bookshelf or mantel and leave it on with your Christmas tree lights to bathe your living room in a cozy glow.

To buy: $25, target.com


Hammered Punch Bowl

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Let your guests help themselves to some refreshing big batch cocktails from this beautiful hammered copper punch bowl. It can hold up to eight liters and comes with a matching ladle that easily hooks onto its side. It’s a beautiful piece that only looks expensive.

To buy: $20, target.com


Blue Felt Garland

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Think outside the traditional color palettes when it comes to decorating this season. This blue and white garland is festive for all occasions, so you can use it for any holiday you celebrate (or just to get into the seasonal spirit).

To buy: $13, target.com


Tree With Ornaments

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This is a great small space option if you don’t have room for a tree—just place this 18-inch-high faux tree on an entry table, mantel, or even your coffee table. When the season is over, you can stash it away until Christmas 2017.

To buy: $20, target.com


Pom Pom Lumbar Throw Pillow and Marled Knit Throw Blanket

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Have a little fun with your living room sofa or guest bedroom, thanks to this whimsical throw blanket and pillow. The pom pom motif seems like it's just about everywhere these days, but we love the Christmas twist on these two pieces.

To buy: $25 (pillow) and $35 (throw blanket), target.com


Wood and Copper Star Tray

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We can think of plenty of uses for this decorative wooden tray. Create a little vignette on your coffee table by placing holiday accents and some greenery on it. Or use it to serve up drinks and appetizers when you have guests over.

To buy: $35, target.com


Ribbed Glitter Ornament

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Sure, you love the keepsake ornaments that you hang on the tree every year, but why not introduce a few new pieces this year? These glittery ornaments have a ribbed, geometric shape so they will sparkle differently depending on the angles.

To buy: $3 each, target.com


Marble and Gold Barware Tool Set

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This elegant set has everything you need to serve up drinks at your holiday cocktail party. Plus, the marble and gold combination is on-trend and works year-round. It includes tongs, a double jigger, a bottle opener, and a strainer.

To buy: $30, target.com


Sugar Paper Red Gift Wrap Collection

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Wrap all your presents a little more stylishly this season. There’s something for every type of present—an assortment of gift boxes in various sizes, eye-catching wrapping papers, gift bags, and even ribbons. Even if your gift wrapping attempts tend to turn out a little more like #PinterestFails, the items in this collection will help your presentation to look elegant and festive.

To buy: from $2-$15, target.com