Happy New Year, friends! By now, I’m sure you’re all back into your regular routines, with all the Christmas sparkle packed away for another year. It comes and goes so quickly, doesn’t it? I really enjoyed our red plaid cottage-inspired Christmas decor this year, but I have to admit that I was perfectly content when the time came to put it away. After… Read More
November is a bit of an oddball month here for seasonal decor. Our (Canadian) Thanksgiving falls in early October, once Halloween is over with, I’m pretty done with Fall decor. But since it’s too early to decorate for Christmas, I either need to keep my mantel bare (never!) or decorate it in a way that says ‘holidays’ without being overtly Christmas.
I decided to keep it simple: some pillar candles, frosty white berries, birch logs, and a bunch of branches that I collected in my parents’ yard after a Tropical Storm ravaged their trees earlier this Fall.
Mantel decor changes regularly around here, and winter is no exception! But once Christmas was packed away this year, I was really enjoying the de-cluttered look of my living area. Isn’t it funny how Christmas does that to us? I LOVE Christmas decorating, but I am always anxious to get things back to normal after New Years. (This is the… Read More
If there’s one decor activity I’m crazy for, it’s decorating my mantel. My mantel decor changes just about monthly around here! There doesn’t have to be a big holiday coming. Sometimes I just decorate it when the seasons change. I always thought my mantel addiction was a little cookoo, until I joined the world of home decor bloggers, and realized… Read More