A Few Family Room Vignettes for the Holiday

A Few Family Room Vignettes for the Holiday

Like many of you, I've been working on decorating for the holidays this week. I have only finished two rooms so far - it seems like it takes forever as when I start to pull things apart I feel the need to dissect every nook and cranny that apparently gets missed during normal routine cleanings {I think it's almost worse than spring cleaning - please tell me I'm not the only one} Here are a few vignettes from our family room. I try to keep things pretty neutral and simple since we like to entertain trough to the new year; plus this gives me Continue reading

The Table is Set…

The Table is Set…

Time to gather, count blessings and enjoy this magical world that surrounds us. In keeping with the feel of the dining room I dressed the table in shades of silver and white adorned with touches of fresh green pine... ...and a little sparkle here and there. I love the detailing on the cups and saucers. They are 'Empress' by American Atelier in Grey Ironstone. The white linen napkins are folded diagonal pocket style with a sprig of fresh pine twisted with glass beaded garland. The chargers are sliver and the Continue reading

2009 Christmas Tour ~ Part Two

2009 Christmas Tour ~ Part Two

Welcome Back! If you missed part one of the tour you can find it here. It featured the kitchen and dining room. I greatly appreciate everyone's gracious comments - thank you all so much for stopping by and visiting!Now onto the Living Room I carried the nature inspired theme from the kitchen into this space as well. Using the traditional red and green I added subtle hints of color through out this room. I used a lot of everyday ordinary objects just colored perfect for the season! I call these glass ornaments 'vintage' ...they were from our Continue reading

2009 Christmas Tour ~ Part One

2009 Christmas Tour ~ Part One

I hope everyone is enjoying this Holiday season. Welcome to our home... There is more to see in our entry way, but that will be another post. The Heart of Our Home ~ The Kitchen I love having painted green walls, especially for Christmas! It made decorating very easy since a majority of the color was already there. I added a few touched of red and green but kept most of the other decor simple and neutral. I was inspired by nature this season! The two tiered iron St Germaine stand is from Ballard. The fresh fruit it normally holds was Continue reading