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A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

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Every year, I like to come up with something new and different to do when decorating for Christmas.  This year I decided to try a Christmas tree forest, but a few years ago I created a tabletop Christmas tree made of books.  It’s been pretty popular on Pinterest, so I thought I’d share it with […]

A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

Decorating with books – one of my favorite things!  So I had to attempt a Christmas centerpiece of a bookish nature.  I started with a white cake stand and a big stack of books.  A few decorations and a bag of mica snow later, this is what I came up with:      I used small […]

Fine Tuning & Party Planning for Christmas

A client called me this week about fine-tuning her Christmas decor and helping her plan for an upcoming dinner party at her lovely home.  After we introduced peacock blue into her rather neutral decor over a year ago, she wanted to see how she could add that color into her Christmas tree this year.  A mix […]

Christmas Decor Branches Out

  Want a fabulous and unique Christmas centerpiece that doesn’t hog all the table space?  Try this trendy alternative – just suspend a branch above the table and hang ornaments from it.   This works best if you don’t have a chandelier – that might get in the way.    If you do have a chandelier, […]

Unexpected Christmas Tree Skirts

  Last year after Christmas, I found this beautiful blue ruffled tree skirt on clearance at HomeGoods.  I liked it so much, I couldn’t wait all year to use it.  I actually used it as a regular tablecloth on a small table and topped it with a large round tray to cover the big circular opening […]

Glass Vases, Vessels, and Cloches

You’ve seen how trendy it is to have glass vases, hurricanes, and domes, and cloches on tabletops and in tablescapes, but some of us have difficulty coming up with ideas of what to put into them.  So, here are some ideas for you to try.  I often load them up with fruit like apples or pears […]