happy new year & a little tip

I hope everyone had safe and fun New Year’s celebrations with loved ones. I am looking forward to the new year and hoping for big things personally as well as globally. We kicked off the New Year with delicious Bloody Mary’s. It was a perfect, calm day and I hope it’s a sign of whatContinue reading “happy new year & a little tip”

Merry Christmas & More

So much has happened since I last hung around here. We just had a fabulous Christmas season and wanted to jump in here and share some of the magic plus give some quick updates. Our Christmas fairy dust around our home was edited since we just had some minor remodeling work done. We had newContinue reading “Merry Christmas & More”

5 DIY garland, banners & swag for Fall

How is your fall decorating going? Have you started? Are you done? Lol. I am actually waiting for some real pumpkins to start popping up in my area to really get in the mood since it’s still oppressively hot in northern California. In the meantime I thought I would share some DIY projects to addContinue reading “5 DIY garland, banners & swag for Fall”

Christmas crafting in July

Ok, who’s with me, or is 2021 flying by? As slow as 2020 was, 2021 is making up for it in record time. Before we know it it will be Christmas time with all it’s festivities and traditions. So we thought we would share some Christmas crafts for the upcoming holiday season today to beContinue reading “Christmas crafting in July”

Christmas past, present & future

I hope everyone had a healthy, peaceful, and Merry Christmas! When I am getting ready to decorate for the season I review pictures, posts and ideas I had in years past to inspire me on how to decorate for the present season, but today I want to focus on the future.    This season whiteContinue reading “Christmas past, present & future”

glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY

This glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament was super easy to make and I love the vintage punch it carries. I found these old fashioned colored lights bulbs in a little antique shop in Florence, Oregon when we picked up Sebastian from college last month.  You can read more about this quaint town fromContinue reading “glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY”

bottlebrush Christmas tablescape

Here’s another festive Christmas tablescape, showcasing bottlebrush Christmas trees as a centerpiece forest and green bottlebrush wreaths as individual placesetting details.  The table has a black and white vibe with some pops of green. The touches of green include the small stripe in my {DIY plaid chargers}, the emerald glass goblets, the green bottlebrush wreathsContinue reading “bottlebrush Christmas tablescape”

Christmastime outside

This year more so than in years past I am using natural elements in my Christmas decor .  Natural greens, pine cones, and branches have been on repeat around here.  I placed the flocked tree in my goat cart by the front door with a vintage sled.  The tree is adorned with nature inspired ornaments,Continue reading “Christmastime outside”

the trimmed Christmas tree

I am glad to say that our Christmas tree for 2020 has been fully trimmed.  I shared here{baubles in a crate} that our tree decorating process had stalled.  It actually had come to a screeching halt.   Mr. M had set it up in it’s place and strung up all the lights.  Yours truly hadContinue reading “the trimmed Christmas tree”

winter greens tablescape

For those who know me and | or follow along regularly, you know I was born in Uruguay.  If you are new here or just getting to know me, well, I was born in Uruguay. 🙂  Although I didn’t have the good fortune to live there very long the culture and customs were ingrained inContinue reading “winter greens tablescape”