Daniel Triassi is an SF photographer who captures city images with his iPhone. He walked around the town taking in the spirit of the holidays. Enjoy his journey!Read More
Not sure how to decorate for the holidays? Don't to buy a lot of "stuff" with Santas and elves all around? How about some garland? Simple greenery adds a nice touch.Read More
Guess who sent me this article about festive tablescapes…..my Dad!
I like a few of these ideas:
produce - incorporate fruit and/or veggies
pomegranate sliced in half on each plate
Normally I am not a fan of Halloween decorations. I don't like spiders or witches or monsters....I really don't like anything negative or scary. These (cheerful?) rainbow skullsRead More
Happy Bastille Day! Do something French today. Drink some French wine or have some French cheese or picnic in the parkRead More
I took this photo at Lake Tahoe on Xmas Eve last year. I like how it captured the simplicity of the one tree with the snow and the lake. Enjoy this special day!Read More
Doesn't this look cozy? Lesson in Xmas decor: choose a simple color palette, add different textures and shapes.Read More
Here is a Holiday Shelfie I created last year. December is so fun! You could do this with shelves or a buffet or console table. Take everything off that you normally haveRead More
n December, it's always nice to have a few emergency gifts on hand. These should be gifts that could work for a variety of people.Read More
Make your display intentional. I hung a seasonal sign above the display which gave it frame and meaning. I used festive gold ribbon as the anchor for the cards.Read More
How nice this olive branch wreath with gold jingle bells and a white ribbon. So classic yet still feels modern. I love the simplicity.Read More
Hosting a holiday party? Family coming over to open gifts? Looking to add some cheer to your home in December? Make (or buy) a holiday bouquet! Several styles below. Jump into dark red, go soft white neutral, or in the middle.
I also always like simple greens in a vase!
white, green & neutrals
My friend Courtney brought me a Chambong for my Xmas party last year....and it was a huge hit!Read More
Mom loves it when we all wearing matching pajamas on Xmas. Yes, I am a grown adult, and yes, she gets some for the grandkids. As these sell out early,Read More
Pick up a few new pieces for entertaining this year. Could you use a new ice bucket? An antique serving platter?Read More
Grab a few pieces of holiday decor to spruce up your home for the month of December. Some festive candles on your coffee table?Read More
Whether you are hosting a big bash or just 3 girlfriends for wine.....you will probably need some festive paper napkins this season. Options below!Read More
What's the first thing someone sees of your holiday card? The envelope!
Minted offers different designs and fonts and will address the envelopes for you. They also sell stamps. You have to buy stamps anyways....may as well buy some festive ones that match your design! Here is my envelope design from last year. All I did was pick it out, Minted did the rest!
How to decorate for Thanksgiving without being cheezy? What about a few pumpkins mixed in with other flowers and plants, and one Thanksgiving sign. Keep it simple. PS I love the round mirror.Read More