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...

Decorating with Candy

I love it when people decorate with unexpected items.  Candy can be a fun medium to create beautiful Christmas decor.  If you can just keep from eating it. You can use any kind of glass container – I would highly recommend a lid.  Aren’t these ribbons and...

Nontraditional Christmas Color Palettes

I am officially encouraging you to change or maybe just alter your traditional Christmas color palette this year.   How about a little inspiration? I am going more towards turquoise and peacock blues, hot pinks, limey greens, and plums.  I can do this over the base of...

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...