Merry Christmas eve and happy winter solstice! As we dive deep into these dark winter days Dave and I live by twinkly light to remind us of springtime yet to come. It lights our spirits and helps keep our creative spirits alive. Part of my winter tradition is to light the exterior of our property… Continue reading Decking the halls and the walls and the tiniest of details. PART FOUR FINAL: Outside
Although we do more "living" in the rest of the house, this largest of our rooms is where our grandest Christmas tree and more over-the-top decorations live in this winter holiday season. The colors of our majolica collection in this room give a jumping off point for some unusual Christmas color themes, always, however, coordinating… Continue reading Decking the halls and the walls and the tiniest of places. PART THREE: the Living Room and hall
The center of our home is both literally and figuratively the kitchen. Besides being in the studio, the kitchen is my most favorite place to be. It's here where my creative nature takes hold and blend color and flavor to tickle our taste buds and add ceremony to our lives. In our reproduction Cape-style home… Continue reading Decking the halls and the walls and the tiniest of places. PART TWO: the center of the home
This year has been the year of birds in our household. David placed some of his charcoal-burnt-out bowls into my garden obliques to hold bird seeds. And what started as one small feeder has turned into many multi-stationed towers creating a live museum with birds of all sorts and a near full-time job for him.… Continue reading Decking the halls and the walls and the tiniest of places. PART ONE: The Keeping Room.