Our Red & Turquoise “Joyeux Noel” Tree: A Closer Look

I showed you our red and turquoise Christmas tree in my Christmas house tour the other day. (To take that tour, here’s the link: Our Holiday Open House)

But since I’m joining in on a few Christmas tree parties in Blogland today, I thought I’d give you a closer look!… Keep on reading --->

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Front Door Decor: My 2011 Christmas wreath & using what you have!

I included a picture of this year’s Christmas wreath in yesterday’s big honkin’ house tour post.

But, most of us like things a bit more bite-sized, so I thought I’d talk a little about it here.… Keep on reading --->

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Red & Turquoise Christmas Decor: My 2011 House Tour!

Welcome to my 2011 holiday house tour, featured on Hooked on Houses’, “20 Very Merry Room Tours Decked Out for Christmas“!

Red and Turquoise Christmas Decor


So…is your home all ready for Christmas yet?… Keep on reading --->

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Betsey Johnson’s “Eloise” Christmas Tree (at The Plaza, NYC)

My post title makes me sound so fancy, doesn’t it?!?  I should mention Betsey Johnson and The Plaza every day!

Well, unfortunately, I’m not hanging out with Betsey or living at The Plaza; but I did get a chance to see her signature Eloise Tree last weekend in The Lobby of the famed hotel. … Keep on reading --->

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Magical NYC at Christmas-time (Pics!)

NYC at Christmas; there’s nothing quite like it!

I’ve been to New York City a couple of times, and once before at this time of year, but this time was a little more special. … Keep on reading --->

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Christmas-time in NYC!

I’m signing off for a few days for a little trip to somewhere called, oh, NYC…with my little starlet  and some other moms and daughters for some pre-Christmas fun like American Girl, The Rockettes, Broadway…and of course, some shopping!… Keep on reading --->

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How to Decorate a Christmas Mantel / Mantle (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

One question I get asked a lot this time of year is how I decorated my Christmas mantel.  When I tell them that it’s actually really easy, it seems they don’t always believe me!… Keep on reading --->

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Christmas door decor: Rustic star filled with berries

OK, so I don’t have my “How to decorate a Christmas mantel” mini-tutorial ready to post yet as I promised the other day.  But look for it over the weekend as it’s just about complete.… Keep on reading --->

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My rustic, red and turquoise Christmas mantel (Lots of pics)

I was gonna hold off on posting my Christmas mantel until early December, but then I figured, what the hey.  If I’m in the Christmas spirit, I might as well share it, right?… Keep on reading --->

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Simple rustic Christmas wreath (in turquoise and red)

This year, I’m simplifying my Christmas decor. 

Last year, my home was totally blinged out in sparkly silver and tiffany blue. This year, though, I’ve decided to keep things a little more rustic. … Keep on reading --->

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