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Wednesday, December 11, 2013


I love to decorate a mantel for the beautiful Christmas season!  As I was going through my Christmas decorations it became obvious to me that I have my favorites!  I love snowmen, deer, elves, Christmas trees, glitzy Christmas ornaments, pine garland, and iced red berries! I made a nice lantern floral centerpiece for the center of the mantel that consists of Christmas presents, ornaments, and candy canes, surrounded with pine greenery. I didn't use elves this year, because I haven't started a collection... YET!!!.  I don't have a one! I'm going to take care of that little situation and get me some to love, so hopefully I will decorate with a few elves next year!  As you can tell, I put a lot of love in my decorating! I'm not a professional by no means, but I do enjoy decorating for Christmas with love, family, and hot cider!!!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


I display this every year during Christmas!  It may not be the most practical place to display a nativity scene, but it works at our house!  The nativity scene is large and I need a large area to display it, so I use our buffet in our formal dinning room. I used red and gold deco mesh and red gilded Christmas trees for color.  

Sunday, October 27, 2013


I want to share with you why making this wreath was so special to me!
I have always loved this particular pattern of deco mesh!.  It was one
of the first patterns in the history of deco mesh.  I have a lot of supplies
and one day I was rummaging around going through my seasonal items
when I stumbled upon a long lost love! I couldn't wait to get started when
I found this roll.  Once I selected the ribbon all of the other embellishments
was easy to choose!

If you are one of those that remembers this mesh and you happened to be
fond of it then you can appreciate this story.  Sometimes it doesn't take
much for something to make my day!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013



I always enjoy when the poinsettias are displayed around town and in the churches during the Christmas season!!!  This one is surrounded with glistening Christmas ball ornaments, berries, fern and a touch of evergreen to bring the look of outdoors to the wreath.  
Ahh...the beauty of Christmas!!!

Saturday, October 5, 2013


Glitzy Copper Pumpkin Wreath

 It's beginning to look a lot like Fall has settled in with its beautiful colors of copper, orange, brown, and yellow.

Pumpkins of a few sunflowers, golden mums and Autumn leaves!

I love the glitz in this wreath from the deco mesh to the beautiful cheetah ribbon!

Field of Poppies

One of my favorite flowers are poppies!  I put together this silk floral arrangement for all of you that loves poppies!  Poppies make most everyone smile!  I used a beautiful ceramic container to add more beauty to this arrangement. I had a two fold idea with this arrangement that it can be used for Fall, but it can also be displayed in a home that decorates Tuscan Style!

Autumn Wheat and Wild Flowers

I found these burlap leaves in different colors of green, burgandy, eggplant, and brown!  I love how they work with this particular wreath that I made. The textures and colors are warm and beautiful!  A large burlap deco mesh bow was added to give it more interest!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Yes, I'm still busy creating and making beautiful designs for Fall!  This will work beautifully for Fall, but will also work for an everyday arrangement if your decor is Tuscan style!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Fall Deco Mesh Wreath with Cheetah Ribbon and Cross

This is one of my Fall wreaths that I designed for my shop.  It would be so pretty over a fireplace mantel or can also be used as a door or wall wreath. 

Monday, July 22, 2013

A splash of Fall color for a door decor for the front entrance of your home or 
as a wall decor!  I love the wall pocket that this floral design is made in...
Gorgeous flowers, ferns, and Autumn leaves!  Sunflowers, black eyed susans,
 poppies, berries, and more!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Finding My "Cool Spot"

Sometimes I think the only way to cool down in this heat is to set my mind on something cool.  Some of us think of cool water....the ocean....the pool....or maybe just a cool shower.  Some of us think of cool foods.... ice cream....popcicles....or sno-cones.  Some of us think of cool places....the North Pole....the Rocky Mountains....or Alaska.   Well, I decided to think about things I see in the fall...when the weather turns cool!  Thus, the inspiration for a new flower arrangement!  It may not physically cool me off, but it will bring relief to me mentally!  Hope you all find your "cool spot"!!!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013



Our family is looking forward to being together for the celebration of the Independence Day!

Barbecue, fireworks, laughter, love, and freedom!

My new Fourth of July Wreath for my front door!