Category Archives: Christmas

Let It Snow


Black, brown and greens for the Holidays
a very chic Holiday taboo
That evokes the richness of well worn leather
and memories of gingerbread, hot cocoa and licorice
the crystal will definitely shine a little brighter
with this toasty palette

Classic and warm

Click on pictures to link to originating sites
for a wealth of Holiday Inspiration


Fresh Bunches from the Magnolia Company
Live and cut fresh everyday
there’s still time!!



Love this, super elegant wrap
by Carolyne Roehm from Habitually Chic



Orient inspired ornaments
from House of Fraser UK

.Pinecone Topiary

Oh, Miss Mustard Seed
you have the nicest ideas for Christmas



Amazing wrap ideas from babbel



Super cute reindeer and bowl | Pottery Barn


Campaign Glitter Tress | Pottery Barn



Pine Cone Topiary | Pottery Barn

and many thanks to the Glamorous Housewife
for Let It Snow chalkboard art

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The Holidays | French Toy Theaters

Just to prove there are World’s Away
and places you never thought you’d find
in a Universe of Year’s,  I thought I’d share
one of my guilty internet pleasures

Somewhere, sometime I chanced upon
Anita Rivera’s site Castles, Crowns and Cottages
She weaves the most evocative melange
of images, words and music as she creates purely
inspirational magic

She and her friends have created for our
holiday pleasure a quintet of tiny performances


linked for your pleasure


Castles, Crowns and Cottages
“Twice Upon a Time”



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A Tiny Cottage in the Woods
“La Petite Princesse of Gitane”



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Burlap Luxe
“Tales of french Gypsy Mice”



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Row Homes and Cobblestones
“The Gypsy Ballet”



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Create Beauty
“The Christmas Dream ~ Once Upon a December”

30 Mousevalia

38 Mousevalia Stunt

merveilleux !

Perfectly Natural



You know it’s

summer down under

Anna Spiro of Black & Spiro shows off

wreath created by Alba Roses in Brisbane.