Ringing in a new decade…

  Christmas may have come and gone but 2020 is about to begin...a new decade!  What will it bring? Whether you are beautifully dressed ready to attend the party of the season or in your pj's in front of the fire, bringing in a new year (and this year a new decade!), is a time… Continue reading Ringing in a new decade…

Christmas at home…

         This charming photo (left) was posted on a blog I follow,  "French Country Cottage".  The author, Courtney Allison, has displayed this on her mantle this year.  It has some resemblance to what I have decided to do for my Christmas table centrepiece (below).  Last Christmas I received a miniature zinc house… Continue reading Christmas at home…

Decorating for the holidays…

    My entrance, in no way, measures up to the elegance of these Pinterest photos above...I wish!  The only thing I have in common is a black door!     Diane Keaton wrote this amazing book, The House That Pinterest Built, which features a home she built.  The photos and text are beautiful.  She… Continue reading Decorating for the holidays…

Is Red the New Nude…

  It's party season...a time to dress up!  Along with the little black dress (LBD), red lipstick completes the look for any festive occasion. Red lipstick has been in and out of favour for thousands of years. Cleopatra was one of the first to wear a red lip but all through the centuries, society has… Continue reading Is Red the New Nude…