For the last few years my decorating has taken on more meaning. I start with a silver plated bowl that was my Mother-in-Law’s and fill it with sparkling faux fruit. This is becoming a tradition for the mantle.
New this year is the addition of my Mom’s silver plated fruit bowl in the center of the table filled to overflowing with gold pine cones.
These photos were taken before the table was set and the last minute details, greenery,scattering of fruit & pine cones on the table etc. etc.. (5 cats, need I say more?)
I hope your Christmas was Merry & Bright and filled with Joy!
I am hosting an Indian Dinner for the New Year, will post more photos then. Maybe some recipes too.
Judging by my last post I am way behind. It is almost Christmas! To celebrate I just bought a camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide’. I can’t believe I waited so long before adding this one to the garden. Actually it will be planted at the house so I can see it from the living room window.
The glossy dark green foliage and bright red single flowers with their golden centers will look fabulous against the white house and are perfect for the season. I plan to cut some and combine them with some holly & berries for the mantle and add Paperwhites for both colour and fragrance.
I’ll post photos of my decorations when they are finally done. Meanwhile I hope you are all doing well and ready for the Holidays.