Sharing a few more dining room embellishments for the holidays today, and yes...you may have noticed that I keep changing things up! Do you do that too? A wordless Wednesday, as I'm trying to finish up last minute orders and packing/shipping... Please follow the blog if you enjoy my posts! xoxo, Janet ... Read More about Embellishing…Last Minute Touches and Changes
Most of us love fresh flowers, but they can be costly...so I'm sharing a few tips on stretching the floral budget today. I recently saw something on~line about how Mariah Carey embellishes a Christmas tree in her home sans the traditional bauble overload, but as a fan of shabby chic style she inserts fresh peonies into the branches and replaces them on pretty much a daily basis. I can't even begin to image what that costs, and most of us can't (and would not) be so ... Read More about Decorating With Flowers For Christmas…Stretching The Budget
This is our puppies first Christmas and I wanted to feature them on our holiday card this year and make up a few prints for some of our family members to have. I thought that I'd share a few tips on photographing dogs with you today... The first thing that I do when I shoot my dogs (yes, with the camera!) is to try and focus in on the eyes. Dogs are so special in that I feel that you can really see their soul if you just look into those eyes that are so expressive... I had a couple of ... Read More about Shooting Dogs…With A Camera!
Although I'd love to be up at our beach home right about now, work and commitments are keeping us in town. I wanted to share a few ideas... with some photos that I shot last year, as you can easily add coastal charm to any home with a few simple color accents and accessories... Aqua, sea mist, ocean blue...these are all colors that if used in a tablescape will bring visions of summer and warmer times. Add a large clamshell and fill with Christmas ornaments in those ocean tones... A ... Read More about Simple Christmas Decorating At The Beach
It's that time when many of us are finished with the holiday decorating and on to thinking about special gifts... for our family, friends, teachers, and others who touch our lives. I think that most everyone loves a good tub soak after a long day at work and I know that I certainly do after a good workout or packing orders all day... This home made bath soak is so easy to do and you can fancy it up in any manner that you choose for gifting. It will be appreciated! Here is how to put it ... Read More about How To Make A Mason Jar Lavender Salt Soak