Valentines Day Decor and Gift Ideas

  I wanted Valentine decorations that complemented the office décor. To keep it professional, I needed something sophisticated rather than cutesy. This photo was taken in a home setting that we then had made into a canvas print. If you are not up to making your own, here are a few great [...]

2014-02-10T17:27:14+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Holiday, Inspiration|

Holiday Gift Wrapping

The traditional holiday colors and themes are fun for kids and adults alike. Cloth ribbon and 3D gift tags set them apart. Gold and silver are very festive and elegant when paired with black ribbon. For December birthdays, I avoid using holiday wrap. I chose a feminine paper design with pale green [...]

2013-12-19T17:08:44+00:00 December 18th, 2013|Holiday|

Decorating the Tree

While most of my Christmas decorations coordinate with the color schemes in each room, when it comes to the Christmas tree I skip the themed or designer style and opt for good old-fashioned ornaments. My family has been collecting a few ornaments each year since 1979. The collection includes first Christmas together, [...]

2013-12-13T12:33:54+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Decorating Tips, Holiday|

DIY Holiday Decorating

The Rochester Public Market is a great place to shop for live greens for holiday decorating. My favorite vendor is Werner Farms & Greenhouses. They have a great selection of fresh twigs, red berries, wreaths, garland, and all sorts of evergreens. Like most vendors at the Public Market, their prices are also [...]

2013-12-10T15:04:39+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Decorating Tips, DIY Projects, Holiday|