19 Days till Christmas...Beautiful Fresh Greens

19 days till Christmas...

Beautiful Fresh Greens...have you experimented with them yet?

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We have a very talented friend that created this fabulous entry to her home.  She started with artificial garland for stability and to anchor the tiny white lights and then she just kept adding, and adding, and adding, and adding fresh greens...

Isn't this awesome?

Image via Providence Design

Image via Providence Design

Have we convinced you yet?...

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Decking The Halls...

Just about finished with my holiday decorating...

We're using more fresh greens this year, so I've still got a few places to add another touch...

It's hard for me to do exactly the same thing every year...I pull out the old decorations, so things are basically the same with an added twist...

Last year pheasants adorned our family room mantel...

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This year I opted for fresh greens with just a few pomegranates and fresh arrangements in confit pots...

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I changed the mantel in the living room up a bit as well...last year it was  candles and tassels...this year fresh greens with pears...

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I really love the way that the fresh garland drapes over the mantel...

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My tree is pretty much the same...

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Changed things a bit in the kitchen and casual dining area too...

Last year didn't do much on the table...

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This year...

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Just hung this grape pickers barrell...it's perfect in this spot...We have two left for sale...

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These angels have remained in storage the last few years...

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We've dubbed vintage and antique candlesticks the new thing to collect and we have some fabulous 19th century ones in our shop...

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Can you believe that Home Depot sold 6" Poinsettias for 99 cents on Black Friday?

The front entrance is still a work in progress...

We've hung the garlands around the doors...

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But I'm still working on the pots...

I wanted to do fresh arrangements, but have decided to start with my old artificial trees and I'm going to add fresh cuttings and berries...

This is my inspiration...

For a tutorial on Winter Urns click here and visit our good friend, Debra at 5th and State

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You'll have to excuse my amateur photography with my i-phone and less than ideal lighting...

But hopefuly a bit of inspiration...

 How's it going at your house?...Are you decorated and ready to start celebrating the season?

It's your turn.  Let's talk!

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It's Friday and it's Fabulous...Let's Get Together!

First...we apologize to all of our blog friends...We've had so little time to visit or comment...
We have our noses to the grind for this online store.  Even saying tht makes me nervous.  Please don't expect too much out of the shoot.  We're extremely excited, but still have lots and lots of tweeking to do.  If we wait for perfection (on our budget) we will never open.  
It's coming ...next week!
And yes...this is our very favorite time of the year.  It's a great time for gathering with family and friends...
Let's get together...
It's Friday...It's Fabulous...And so fun to get together!!!!
It's Your turn.  Let's Talk!
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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas...

We absolutely love this time of  year... it's definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

We've been gathering inspiration for months... simple, natural , not over done is what we're drawn to. Natural greens and lot's of cheery red...

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What's inspiring you this season?  It's your turn.  Let's talk!

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