Tagged holidays & celebrations

Our Christmas Table

Hi, everyone, how was your Christmas? We had a busy but pretty mellow one with my family in town. I can’t remember the last time I did so much cooking. I enjoy cooking but only every now and then so I don’t need to see my kitchen again for a good while! Here’s what the …

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French Home with Colorful Christmas Decor

Color has been on my mind since India so this French home jumped out at me with its fucshia and red Christmas decor. It’s a color combination I really like and I especially like it here because it’s not one you see used very much at Christmas. I think it works really well, don’t you? …

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A Few Christmas Details Around the House

I’m feeling better enough to at least move around so yesterday, I started on the Christmas decorations. Here are a few shots of what I’ve done so far in the family room. Nothing major but enough to get a holiday vibe going. Really it doesn’t take much. Some pillows, string lights and a few sparkly bits …

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More Swedish Christmas Decor

Hi, everyone, how was your weekend? I spent most of it in bed (Still sick! Ugh!) so I still haven’t been able to decorate and I’m just chomping at the bit. So for now I just have to settle for looking at everyone else’s decorations. I found this in a French magazine (Journal de la …

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Gorgeous Swedish Home Ready for Christmas

I seem to be into Christmas more than ever this year (if that’s possible) and I think seeing all these beautiful Scandinavian homes decorated for the holidays is partly the reason. Like the Danish one from a couple of weeks ago, this Swedish home just gets it right. Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? …

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Holiday Ideas from Sweet Paul

In case you couldn’t tell, I sort of skipped over autumn and went straight into Christmas mode but if you’re not there yet, I bet the new issue of  Sweet Paul will change that. As usual, it’s beautifully photographed and there are some great recipes and decorating ideas that I look forward to trying out at …

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Christmas Details Around Our House

To those of you who host Christmas every year, how do you do it? I’ve been going non-stop all week and I’m worn out! But the house is decorated, the gifts are wrapped, and the fridge is stocked. Here are some glimpses around the house. I bought these white paper stars on my last trip …

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A Pink Christmas

I wanted to get some photos of my Christmas decorations for you today but well, it’s just been crazy busy around here. I’ll try again tomorrow but in the meantime, Cassandra posted this pink tree the other day and it made me think of this fun tree: and this pink spread: and this foyer with …

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

Have you started on your holiday preparations yet? I haven’t and I’m starting to panic a little. This year will be the first year that we’ll be hosting Christmas at our house. (Does that officially makes me an adult? Geez, I hope not.) Anyway, I’m hoping the Christmas table is going to look something like …

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