Funny how my feelings about decorating for Christmas have become a bit more old-fashioned the last few years. My style is very simple, so all that bling doesn’t seem necessary any more. On the other hand my appreciation of natural elements has grown. That’s probably why I love decorating with poinsettias so much.
Everyday now, our daylight hours are getting shorter which means it’s time to make the house more cozy. With that in mind I created a glowing fall mantel with pumpkins and candles. Continue reading
This year the fall focal point in the entryway is a perfect little line-up of white mums. The sprucing up of the entryway is just in time for a party, and I can’t think of anything that says welcome more than a pretty display of flowers. Continue reading
When I found Ranunculus and Dahlias only a few feet from each other at the market my previous ideas for a flower arrangement went “poof”. I just can’t get enough of these color combinations, so I’m carrying them into my fall decor with the addition of pumpkins of course. Continue reading
See how easy it is to create a fall tablescape without going all orange, yellow and brown. I love all the shades of fall, although some accents I like best in small doses. Continue reading
I love adding fall color in the kitchen. This year fall landed in a big way on the kitchen counter with beautiful sunflowers. When I went to the nursery to buy mums this week, I couldn’t resist bring home this potted beauty. I had visions of using it on a tablescape, but as you can see it’s a wee bit too large. Continue reading
My neglected china cabinet has been looking sad and it’s no wonder, I haven’t updated the shelves in at least ten years, maybe longer. Which is shocking, I know. How can I call myself a blogger and overlook a grand opportunity like this one. Today I’m sharing how to style a china cabinet or at least how to organize one. Continue reading