Holidays, Welcome to the North Pole!

Welcome to the North Pole!  💈     Today is the 4th day of Celebrate & Decorate’s Holiday Home Tour featuring all different styles of holiday homes and decorations from very creative bloggers     Isn’t it great fun to get a peek of how other people “celebrate and decorate”  😉     We host … Continue reading

Home Decor, Christmas in Red, Black and White & Tree Skirt Tutorial

I really loved our family room last year, Cotton Christmas, with the cotton tree and garland, red stripes and black and white     I didn’t change much, but tweaked it here and there…the “happy Holidays” sign is actually a gift bag       The gift tags tucked in the garland are subtle reminders … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

From our home to yours…. I hope your holidays are full of Angels and bright and happy faces! Merry Merry Christmas! _______________________________

Tablescapes, A Little Christmas Past

Thanksgiving is on the horizon but with Christmas just around the corner I couldn’t help thinking about last year…and I was reminded of the many things I have to be thankful for tomorrow… The delight on Super Boy’s face as we hung the advent calendar with its big pop of red Visions of sugar plums … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Candy Cane Cloud

This is the “grown up” table for our annual family Christmas Eve Lunch.  We celebrate with our children and grandchildren and HH’s sister and her children and grandchildren and have a day of it!  We started this tradition years ago when our kids were little, so everybody could be at their own homes for Christmas.  … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Breakfast with Santa

Christmas being only about 2 weeks away, I decided it was time for a little checking with Santa to see if wishes were going to come true around here this season. I thought a nice breakfast might put him in a CHEERY  mood, so I figured the best way to get items checked off the list … Continue reading

Creations, Christmas in my Studio and the “Accidental” Tree

Come on into my studio and Welcome to JMdesigns! This is where I paint, paint, paint… I try to keep seasonal decor in here too, like this pumpkins and gourd arrangement in November and now my elf with a paint brush in December… Now, don’t be fooled by the neatness you see here It usually … Continue reading

Home Decor, It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas!

Are you one of those that spends a day or two in a decorating frenzy, get it all done and move on?  Not me, I start slow and do a little at a time, sort of ease into it and see what develops.  I do tend to start in the same spot every year, the … Continue reading

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