Wrap lights around and turn the picture unfocused and it creates beautiful bokeh:) I do this a lot but just on Christmas trees. Also with a natural light in the back, wonderful contrast with the green dress. Just a great picture!
sheepskin layered tree skirt is genius. It manages to look snowy and cozy at the same time, and you can use the skins all autumn and winter to cozy up your space. - In my case it would have to be fake sheep skin.
There are many different triggers for depression around the holidays: unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, too many commitments, or a loss. If you know the holidays are a trigger for your depression, try to get ahead of it.