So now it's official Phoebe Howard, Sarah Richardson and Barbara Westbrook are my design favs! It's always good to have some direction and inspiration.
(westbrook image via verdigrisvie.blogspot.com, also seen in House Beautiful)
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|Christmas 2009 at Nettie and Big Daddy's|
Of note, these chocolate chip cookies are the best ever.
Mrs. Field's should be Mrs. Jacquin's, not kidding.
|Cookies for Santa and a little "ham" on the side.....|
|The initial reaction was surprise that turned into her hiding her face|
and saying, "I cannot like Santa."
|She warmed up with news of a skateboard under the tree.|
|New play doh was a hit.|
|With a new basket from Santa on the front of her bike,|
she spent most of the afternoon riding it through the house.
We'll be wrapping this new activity up soon.
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|Take a few hundred of these,|
|line the street in front of your home,|
|create a Christmas card affect,|
|and acknowledge the beauty of the best luminary possible|
and you have the makings of a great night.
|image provided by turnbacktogod.com|
|a pic from last year but all the same players in last night's incident|
|image via www.traditionalhome.com|
|Leaves, florist pins and ribbon for the bow,|
|an oasis wreath form,|
|bundle 3 leaves and attach to the form,|
|attach bow with florist wire and DONE!|
|Naturally Beautiful Maura|
|Zest for Life Liesl|
|Always Classy Amanda|
|Gorgeous and Indulgent Patti|
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|Wreath, (I'll show you how I made this on Monday)|
|fill in with cedar, magnolia branches and white lights,|
|find something bright from the yard to complete the total package and|
|Frames from Target|
|One pencil slim artificial tree|
|A few strands of white lights,|
|an assortment of gold ornaments in different finishes and shapes,|
|some pint size assistance,|
|a few ornamental additions from mom and|
|Fairmont Bench from Grandin Road $499|
|Fireworks Pillow from Anthropolgie $78|
|Insert Fireworks here!|