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
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
Doesn't this look cozy? Lesson in Xmas decor: choose a simple color palette, add different textures and shapes.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
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!
It's time to get your house ready for the holidays! The best Xmas candle I have found so far is this Thymes Frasier Fir. Buy one for yourself to start the season and a few for gifts for friends. Makes a great gift for a mother-in-law or co-worker. Order on Amazon below.
Here is my December front door. Giant jingle bell wreath + holiday doormat.
Send us a photo of your front door. Would love to create a festive collection of images!Read More
Working on your mantle? Here is some inspiration.
I prefer the looks that are not too busy. Don't go overboard. Sticking with a selection of colors can help the look to feel calm and cohesive. Edit; don't put every single thing you own on there. Simplicity can be really beautiful. Which one is your favorite?
Stay tuned for suggestions on stockings and stocking holders later this week.
Yes, I know that Thanksgiving just happened......but it's already time to start ordering things for Xmas!
How old is your wreath? Time for a new one? Ideas below.
How to choose? What color is your front door? What style is your home? I would choose a different style for a Tahoe cabin than I would for a modern loft. Wreaths can also go other places beyond the front door!