Monthly Archives: January 2012

Topiary In The Dining Room

Topiaries are everywhere we turn these days. Some of you might recall, the one I had resting inside a mercury flower pot in my kitchen. Suddenly, while decorating the house for Christmas, I grabbed it off the wine rack tabletop in the kitchen and dashed into the formal dining room. I needed that topiary in […]

Texas Mantle With Unpolished Silver And Polished Silver

Thanks to everyone, who has enjoyed the two previous posts of the Texas mantles of 2 of my Houston area friends, Glenda and Betty. Glenda’s was the fall mantle featuring the Texas white tail deer antlers, along with other Halloween and Thanksgiving items. Betty’s was the Christmas mantle with the patina on the silver trays, […]

Pottery Barn Sale On Favorite Christmas Item

Friends, get ready if you have been drooling over the beautiful Pottery Barn Christmas decor as I have been for weeks. Today is your lucky day if you have dreamed of the gorgeous Holly Lumbar Pillow Covers. Just found them online for $14.99 each….I call that a real sale price. Don’t you agree? No sooner […]

Silver Adds Pizzazz To This Texas Mantle

Today, we often hear a lot of talk about items people like to include in their mantle decorations.  We’re viewing another long time Texas friend’s mantle.  Betty enjoys adding silver items to hers.  You might see trays, pitchers, you name it. Betty and I have shopped our way from Tennessee to Texas many times, and […]

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