FRESH EVERGREENS THE SIGHT AND SCENT OF THE HOLIDAYS

The evergreen is the centuries’ old symbol of long life and immortality. It is the world’s hope of the sustainability of life. We celebrate rebirth and renewal of life every year during this season. Ancient Romans exchanged evergreens as a token of good wishes for their family and friends. Today, evergreen boughs grace the interior … Continue reading

OH CHRISTMAS TREE

I was walking my dog one night last week and noticed that many of my neighbors have put up their tree. It is a sight that I just love – the twinkling tree visible through the window. I guess that means it is time for me to get out my holiday decorations and perform the … Continue reading

Have a Holly, Jolly Colorful Christmas

How about some design ideas for this holiday season? Sounds pretty good, right? Take the guesswork out of trying to figure out how to plan your home decorating by starting with a color scheme. You know I tell you to have your color scheme for your home decor to serve as a guideline to you … Continue reading

Bring The Beauty of Nature Inside For Christmas

Nature provides us with many other elements to adorn our homes with this season in addition to her fragrant Frasier firs. Orange Nandina berries and red Holly berries add a bright splash of color to seasonal arrangements and look great tied together with a gold ribbon in a skinny vase. Spray paint magnolia leaves a … Continue reading

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

The Christmas season is upon us. Boy did it get here fast! Are you ready for the shopping, cooking, and the decorating? I have just the thing to help you with all that, so read on. This time of year I find myself taking stock of all that I have to be grateful for as the … Continue reading

Lots of Memories Vintage Christmas tree

Let’s go back to youthful holiday memories. This is an authentically vintage 1950″s decorated Christmas tree right down to the hard-to-find old style tinsel! Some of the ornaments have an interesting history behind them.

A Few of My Favorite Things

As the song says, I have a few of my favorite things for this magical time. Every year around this time, I surround myself with these things that bring joy and fond memories. Sharing them is my gift to you. I start by putting a pot of my special Christmas scent on to boil. The … Continue reading

MAKE YOUR TREE SPECTACULAR!

Even the décor challenged among us can have a beautiful tree! So put on some Christmas music and join the fun with the maids-a-milking. Put the tree topper up before the ornaments. It helps to dictate placement and balance for your ornaments and garland on the rest of the tree. Trees require lots of lights! … Continue reading

YOU ARE INVITED TO A HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Join us for the Creatively Yours Custom Mechanicsville Branch Union Bank and Trust Small business Open House 6479 Mechanicsville Tpk. Mechanicsville VA 23111 All Day Friday December 11, 2015 Featuring Holiday Decorating by Linda Hunt With Creatively Yours Custom Inc. Light Hors D’oeuvres & Holiday Punch Gourmet Cupcakes and Giveaways Call Linda @ 804-746-0255 or … Continue reading

GREEN HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING

This holiday, why not help the Earth by reusing and recycling where you can and giving gifts that are eco-responsible? Here are 4 great tips: Gifts that are non-consumable are always valued and appreciated. Wrap up a gift card to the local movie theatre or a couple of tickets to a play or concert. Give … Continue reading