DIY inspiration, Some little thoughts

Dress Your Fireplace This Christmas – Inspiration

Hearth of the home. The fireplace is the centre of most homes at Christmas, roaring log fires and gorgeous surrounds also make this the perfect place to create your dream winter wonderland setting. Inspiration awaits... Fill old jars with handfuls of pussy willow and place along the entire length of the fireplace for a gorgeous woodland inspired scene. Pussy willow £10.00 a bunch Available in store Place beautiful finds from around your home in small groupings, scatter with pinecones and large pillar candles for an eclectic, romantic setting. Christmas trees £15.00 for 3 Large wicker star £5.50 Available in store and online www.greenparlour.com Silver sparkle and candles go hand in hand at Christmas. These mercury glass candlesticks and tea light holders would look stunning paired with a simple pine garland. Large mercury glass candlestick £21.50 each Small mercury glass candlestick £12.50 each Tea light holder £4.50 each Pine garlands price available on request Available in store and online www.greenparlour.com These gorgeous antique tea light holders add a perfect vintage glint to any Christmas table. Scatter amongst small hyacinths bulbs planted in glass container decorated with moss for a simply stunning way to decorate your hearth. Tea...

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Pretty Things, Some little thoughts

Beautiful Finds – Christmas Baubles

All the lights are shining So brightly everywhere And the sound of children's Laughter fills the air And everyone is singing I hear those sleigh bells ringing Santa won't you bring me the one I really need Won't you please bring my baby to me..Confession time. We like Mariah a little too much. Its bordering on obsessional. Her picture is yet to join the likes of Anton du Beke, The Queen and a giraffe in our "all the things we love" board. Bide your time Mariah, perhaps this will be your year. We are the busy elves of the flower world, clusters of these gorgeous baubles have finally filled every corner of the shop. I cannot wait to decorate our tree. I love buying one special bauble every year, wrapped (beautifully of course) and presented in what should be, some sort of glamourous ceremony. It is duly unwrapped and placed in prime position on the chosen tree. Tradition is what Christmas is all about. Buy some baubles.  

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