Posts from 'Thanksgiving'

Wild Votive Holder



I usually prefer a wild look to my centerpieces — more free and unexpected than correct and fussy. Take a look at this one I created from backyard clippings and a can.

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Apple Crate Centerpiece



Apples, plaid blankets and rustic woods – that’s what Autumn feels like to me. This easy centerpiece conjures up the feeling of an apple orchard on a crisp, bright day. Your guests will also comment on the aroma – the smell of apples will fill the air.

 

Two bags of apples are placed in a wooden crate, glass votives are nestled in.
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Leaf Tassel



Luckily, at this time of year, Mother Nature is generous – natural beauty is scattered everywhere. Take a quick walk around the block and it’s impossible not to come home with a bundle of beautiful leaves, a handful of acorns or a few dramatic branches. And it’s all there for the taking. I couldn’t resist adding a few of my favorite finds to a simple candle jar and in an instant, our table was improved by it.

Add the natural colors of autumn to your holiday table with this quick tip.
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Cheap Thrills – New Tea Light Holders



My latest cheap thrill and a peek at our Thanksgiving table…

Great for mixing a little bit of modern into my bohemian style.
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Mourning & The Holidays



A few things I’m learning about coping with loss and facing the holidays…

Yesterday was rough. l left three candles burning in our window - one for my mom, one for my dad and one for my brother. A quiet remembrance to help me through the day.
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