Tag Archive: Christmas

Christmas Kitsch

When it came to decorating, my grandmother was never a traditionalist.  She loved modern houses, modern furniture, and trendy holiday decorations.  She was the first person I knew to have a themed Christmas… Continue reading

A Perfect Christmas Eve

I’m home for a night between visits to relatives.  Tonight is just a quiet night to sit by the fire and catch “Shop Around the Corner,” and then step outside to look at… Continue reading

Christmas Entertaining in 1905

As Christmas gets closer, you may be wishing for a little touch of old-fashioned comfort and joy.  So here is one from my all-time favorite party book, Bright Ideas for Entertaining by Mrs.… Continue reading

Ribbon and Lace Angels

I have always been the family’s go-to recipient for things they no longer wanted, but deemed too good to throw out.  As a result, I have bags of sewing notions and boxes of… Continue reading

Trinket Treasures

I don’t like it when stores start putting up Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving.  But if you intend to give handmade gifts for Christmas, you have to start early, so I am going to… Continue reading