Every year when Christmas rolls around I really miss working in the craft store. I was their floral/display designer and to have an entire store’s inventory to choose from is absolutely delicious. Since I was only making wreaths for our house, I wanted to show you how to make a Christmas wreath, at least, how […]
Having decorated hundreds of trees for stores and clients, I wanted to pass on a few designer tips for decorating your own tree.
To have a home to decorate, With lots of holiday cheer, To share what talent God gave me, With friends far and near, This is one of my greatest blessings Something I hold true Welcome to my home, my friends This post is just for you. I’m truly honored to share my holiday decorations with […]
It’s been a number of years since I’ve had my own Christmas tree, what with my husband & I losing our home in 2010 and my mother not really wanting one. I think this year I’ve made up for lost time. It’s possible, just maybe, that I’ve gone a bit overboard. Who? Me? These three […]
I’m not a big fan of the big, loopy florist bows. You know the ones . . . the ones that when they’re stuck in a wreath, all you notice is them. Those guys. They’re show-stealers, yes, they are. That, and we have a history, big loopy bows and me. It seems that everybody in […]
I decided to go to the craft store after I dropped the kids off at school. Isn’t there one on Kenneth and Madison? It’d been so long since I’d been to a craft store I couldn’t remember where one was. I only needed one can of spray paint . . . something Egyptian Tomb-ish color […]
I’ve been so busy that I don’t know whether to sit or spin. Where does that phrase come from anyway? While I get all of my photos edited for my recent projects . . . and I mean all . . . I thought you might enjoy some holiday decorating inspiration that caught my eye […]
I’ve gathered some ideas together for Thanksgiving for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve joined 20 other bloggers for a Virtual Progressive Thanksgiving Dinner, where you can start here and then progress from blog to blog to get inspiration for your own Thanksgiving dinner. Very cool, right? Secondly, as most people know, Thanksgiving is the […]