Decorating

Welcome Home Wreath

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

I am so fond of wreaths at Christmastime, aren’t you?  For me, decorating my front door wreath is just as important as the tree.  My favorite front door wreaths are vibrant, festive, and most importantly, welcoming.   When I came across two very different wreaths in my stash of Christmas decor it struck me that they might look marvelous if combined.  

believe christmas wreath

I have a ‘spend less, spend more’ goal this December, meaning I seek spend less at the retail stores, and spend more time with my loved ones. 

Creating this wreath in about an hour with what I already had at home allowed me to do both.

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Three Merry Mantelscapes

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Whenever the Christmas closet is opened, the first place I always begin with my seasonal decorating is with the three mantels in my home.   This year, I used a combination of fresh garland, faux greenery, yard clippings, and other baubles to add a little holiday flair to my home with three very different, yet very merry mantelscapes.   

 

apothecary jar

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Feast Your Eyes

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

I’m inspired by these tablescapes today, in anticipation of the big feast.  Fruits, vegetables, and abundance on display.  

bhg vegetablesBetter Homes and Gardens 

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