Holiday Decorating

2015 Ronald McDonald House Wreath-Making Benefit

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Holiday Decorating | 0 comments

We held our fifth annual Ronald McDonald House wreath-making benefit on December 2nd and December 3rd at The Blind Rabbit in Jacksonville Beach and The Jacksonville Garden Club in Riverside. Everyone had a great time creating their real evergreen holiday wreaths. We provided the greens, wreath forms, ornaments, and design guidance for our participants. A few years ago, my husband and I had family members who experienced the comforting assistance of Ronald McDonald House during a stressful...

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Recipe for Maintaining the Holiday Spirit Throughout the Year

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Holiday Decorating | 0 comments

The young journalist dreaded going to the restaurant even though her friends and she were celebrating a friend’s holiday birthday.  As they entered the establishment, it was just like she had imagined – jam-packed with people.  What else would one expect during Christmas week? The minutes ticked by and it seemed like hours. Would they ever get their reserved table?  Finally, they were seated. As she gazed around the bustling restaurant, the journalist could feel the spirit of Christmas....

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How to Master the Art of Decorating Your Christmas Tree

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Holiday Decorating, Interior Redesign | 0 comments

  Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Decorating your Christmas tree can be easy if you follow these guidelines. Planning Your Color Scheme And Theme Take stock of what garland, lights, and decorations you already have to help you create your color scheme and theme. You may need to purchase some additional ornaments, ribbons, and garland if there are not enough to make the color and theme statements you want. Decide on your color scheme if you want your Christmas tree to be the focal point...

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Unlock the Secrets to Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Holiday Decorating, Home Staging, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is it a bad idea to sell your home during the holidays? It’s actually a great time to sell because of the additional exposure your home will get. Lots of people will be visiting relatives and friends during the holiday season and your home may just catch their eye. What can you do to make that first great impression? 1. Keep holiday decorations light. A simple wreath on your door and candles in the windows will create an inviting look. Avoid  big, blow-up decorations on your lawn and an...

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How to Create a Cozy Fall Home Look

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Holiday Decorating | 0 comments

Fall is officially here and it’s time to get those pumpkins, gourds, bittersweet stems, and strands of leaves out to create a cozy fall home look.  What other things can you do to bring the warmth and comfort of fall into your home? Creating That Cozy Fall Home Look: Paint an accent wall in your family room a warm fall color. Repeat the color of the accent wall in your accessories to create a cohesive look.  Pillows, throws, rugs, vases, and artwork are just a few of the items that could...

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2013 Wreath Making Events Raises $1700 for Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Holiday Decorating, Uncategorized | 0 comments

2013 Wreath Making Events Raises $1700 for Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville

It’s official! We raised $1700 for the Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville during our three wreath making events in December. In 2012 we were able to raise $1300 so this is a huge increase! Thank you all who came out to join in the festivities and help such a great charity.   We have to give a big applause to our sponsors. Because or their efforts, our supplies were paid for and each attendees donation went directly to the RMH of Jax. Thank you:  Dennis Homes, The Welch Team,...

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