Let’s Get Real

Let’s Get Real

How to use fresh greens in your holiday decor This is a money saver so pay attention! You can (and should) use artificial greens every year as a base for your holiday décor. Save them from year to year and reuse. With artificial as your base, you can top off your...
Entice Me

Entice Me

How to make invitations that people can’t resist. Be careful what you wish for. This is like buying that really comfy chair (from Lee Douglas of course) and then complaining because your uncle won’t get out of it on Thanksgiving. When it comes to party invites, if you...
I’m On Top of the World

I’m On Top of the World

How To Do Tree Toppers So the other day, I’m shopping in a craft store and hear one woman say to the other…”do you do a star or an angel on top of your tree?” That really stopped me in my tracks. I wanted to say “Save yourself. Run….Run as fast as you can.” The idea...
Get Weird With Your Tree

Get Weird With Your Tree

GET WEIRD WITH YOUR TREE [how to think outside the box when decorating your tree] Once Thanksgiving is over and you’re off to the woods to get your tree, and up to the storage room for your decorations. STOP – be creative and this year make it different. Yes, you can...
The Basics [the fundamentals of a designer tree]

The Basics [the fundamentals of a designer tree]

Lighting- (I know this part is a repeat from yesterday- but it’s that important) There is no nice way to say the following: Don’t just wrap your lights around your Christmas tree in rows- just stop it! 1] Lights: These go on first before anything else. The secret is...
Light It Up [How To Light Your Holiday Tree]

Light It Up [How To Light Your Holiday Tree]

There is no nice way to say the following: Don’t wrap your lights around your Christmas tree in rows- just stop it! Lights go on first before anything else. The secret is to make the lights appear as thought they come from the inside of the tree outward, and look at...