Christmas Au Naturel

There is nothing like the sight of live evergreens in the house at Christmastime. They are fragrant, inviting, and a throwback to a time when all they had was the natural stuff to decorate with. So here’s my 2010 Christmas inspiration with special thanks to Mother Nature for sharing a few boughs….  

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The Reframing

We somehow ended up with 25 unused black frames in the attic. I kept waiting for the right time that I would need all 25 because I didn’t want to break up the set. I finally accepted that I was never going to really need all 25 at once, and it was time to make […]

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Perfect Pitcher

A recent Goodwill outing turned up a white pitcher that I immediately claimed for a tulip vase. (I’m sure it will be used for other types of flowers but I always envision tulips spilling from the top of a container like this.) It has clean simple lines and a farmhouse-inspired shape. It was $2.50. Best […]

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Pashmina Decor

My dear dear friend Marjorie has spent the past year in Afghanistan. (You ROCK and all of our service men and women ROCK TOO!) She has sent me several beautiful pashmina scarves that I don’t have as much opportunity to wear as I would like. SO I figured out a way to turn these beautiful […]

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