A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

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...

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:  ...

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...

Oh, Deer – Another Collection!

I *heart* deer.  I love to display my deer collection at Christmas time, because people aren’t as likely to think I’m nuts.      This is the fireplace in my living room.  I’ve got nine small deer that I display on the mantel.     I cluster my deer in...

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...