Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

From our home in Houston, Texas, wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Continue Reading

Candlelit Christmas Wreath

Candlelit Christmas Wreath

The house is decorated, the presents are wrapped, the cookies are baked and the Christmas table is set. But if you think that it sounds as if everything is under control, well, it’s not! I have some more shopping to do, a little bit of cleaning and lots of cooking. However this morning, I put everything… Continue Reading

White Forest Christmas Table Setting

White Forest Christmas Table Setting

I first started thinking about my Christmas table setting in August last summer, when I found this remnant on sale at my local fabric store. I bought it, not too sure how I was going to use it. As Christmas approached and time was flying by, I decided to go the easy way and use the fabric to make three… Continue Reading

Easy DIY Holiday Gift for Any Hostess

Easy DIY Holiday Gift for Any Hostess

Next time you accept a holiday party invitation and need a gift for the hostess, forget about the most common ones such as a bottle of wine, flowers or a dessert. Instead, consider offering something very unique that you’ve made yourself: a hand-soap dispenser for their powder room, personalized with the family name and a sweet quote of… Continue Reading

My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

This year, I can’t get enough inspiration from these small Christmas trees sitting up high on tables, consoles, dressers and nightstands! Either they’re artificial or real, planted in a pot or placed in a container, small or tiny, I spot them everywhere and I could have them in every room of the house! The kids’ desks… Continue Reading

Mini Canvas Christmas Gift Tags – So Cute & Easy To Make!

Mini Canvas Christmas Gift Tags – So Cute & Easy To Make!

Each holiday season, I devote a little extra time to make gift wrapping extra special, and this year was no exception! My personalized mini canvas gift tags are so easy to make, absolutely adorable and totally affordable! These gift tags are nothing more than mini white canvases with a 3D holiday sticker on them and a stenciled… Continue Reading

The Perfect Storage Idea For Your Christmas Ornaments

The Perfect Storage Idea For Your Christmas Ornaments

I was not planning on posting any Christmas decoration storage solutions this year, but as I was putting everything away this morning, I liked this new way of storing the ornaments so much that I thought it was worth sharing. Before the holidays I gathered about half a dozen large cardboard wine boxes and most of them came… Continue Reading

New Year’s Silver & Gold Tablescape

New Year’s Silver & Gold Tablescape

I hope that you all enjoyed the holidays! Shortly after Christmas, I started working on our New Year’s meal; it is the Greek tradition to continue this season’s holidays with a big celebration on January 1st, St. Basil’s Day, with family and friends, and a festive and well prepared meal! Every household that hosts on New Year’s takes time well in advance to… Continue Reading

Christmas Around The House

Christmas Around The House

One thing I often say about Christmas decorating is that there is not such thing as over-decorating.  The saying “less is more” is not necessary applicable during this time of the year and any extravagance is well accepted! For years and years, I was collecting the most beautiful items, but everything is now stored overseas. So, five… Continue Reading

Glamorous DIY Copper-Scaled Glass Ornaments

Glamorous DIY Copper-Scaled Glass Ornaments

Here is a do-it-yourself Christmas project that you will love for how quick, smart and easy it is! See how you can transform any plain ball ornaments – new or old – into  modern and sparkling ones! You will need: It will literally take you less than a minute to have one ready. After making a few,… Continue Reading