Holiday Decor

Tablescape Link Party + HomeGoods Contest

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Hello hello and welcome to the Holiday Tablescape Link Party! I can’t wait to see how you all set your tables this season ~ let’s get started!  HomeGoods is the sponsor of this contest and there are big prizes up for grabs!  The grand prize winner will receive a $100 gift card to HomeGoods and the three runners up will each receive a $50 gift card to HomeGoods.  Cha-ching!  

holiday tablescape link party

All the talk about setting a pretty table got me in the mood too, so I set one for a monthly get together with my moms group with some seasonal paperwhites in silver cachepots and a little evergreen in the center too.  Scattered across are some ornaments in shades of silver and blue ~ simple and sparkly.     

evergreen tree and paperwhites

silver ornaments white pot cg

I love the combination of silver, blue, and winter whites in holiday décor, it always feels so fresh.  What about you?  How did you set your table this year?  Time to show me whatcha got!  Fall and winter tablescapes count, from Thanksgiving through the end of the year (Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, etc.)  One entry per person.    

Link up your holiday tablescape and let’s get this party started !!     

swirl snip

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Christmas Tablescape:: A Beach Cottage

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

G’day friends!  That greeting rolls a little easier off the tongue today since I have a wonderful friend visiting from Australia. I think it’s so fascinating to read how different people in different countries celebrate Christmas around the globe, so earlier this year I asked my friend Sarah of A Beach Cottage to share how she celebrates the season with her family, Aussie style. 

Sarah’s story is fantastic, she was born and raised in England, but now spends her days with her husband and three children on the sunny beaches of Sydney, Australia. I’ve followed her blog for two years now and secretly wish we could trade lives for a few weeks! I adore her cheerful approach to life and ideas for living simply and we share a love of old furniture and an affection for white paint.        

Sarah’s table is a great example of how it just takes a bit of sparkle and a dash of color to create an effortless table for your holiday home. Please welcome Sarah from Sydney and enjoy the tour of her beach cottage tablescape and Christmas traditions!     

“I love styling for the holidays . . . it sure is one of my favourite times of the year, I get to play around with one of my fave hobbies, decorating and making things look pretty but all wrapped up in sparkly bits too. . . bliss!  

BC Christmas Table Scape

Since our sea change to Australia from London, Christmas and celebrating nowadays for our little family, means lovely long warm summer days and Christmas Day starts off on the beach.

Beach Cottage Holiday Tablescape

 

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