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Top 10 Makeover Projects of 2009

Ok you guys before I start to bore you to tears inspire you with all of my plans for 2010 I thought it was good to look back first. Making plans and resolutions always leaves me feeling a bit discouraged, so much to do, so much to improve (especially … [Continue reading...]

My Winter White Vignette: A Question of Elimination

glass, snow and candles winter decoration

    Christmas has left our nest. Today I got rid of all the Christmas decorations and reluctantly got into ‘back to work’ mood. Vandaag heb ik alle kerstdecoraties opgeruimd en ben ik begonnen met de mentale voorbereiding op het ‘weer aan het … [Continue reading...]

All The Things I Haven’t Done


This Tuesday is officially day six of my Christmas holiday and after sharing so many projects with you lately, let’s get real again. Here is my first list I am going to share with you now (be prepared I am all about lists especially around this time … [Continue reading...]

Fashion advice for Christmas


Well ladies now that our houses our all dressed up nicely for Christmas the next big question comes to mind. What shall we wear for Christmas? On a recent trip to Amsterdam I took some (illegal) pictures just so I could provide you with some … [Continue reading...]

Table scape

Table scape

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Christmas in the Kitchen

Christmas decoration from homemade ornaments

Fabric Ornaments Garland on Kitchen Shelves     Christmas has entered my kitchen too. Last year I experimented with some red and white accents in the kitchen and I loved that look so much that this year I took it a little further. You have … [Continue reading...]

How to decorate for Christmas when you don’t have a mantel

red, silver and white Christmas mantel display

Christmas Decorations in Red, Silver and Gold   Hello visitor, be Welcome. If you came over from the Nesters Holiday Party we may not have met yet. I am Songbird (but since we are all friends here you can call me Marianne) and I am so glad … [Continue reading...]

My Vintage Christmas

silver and gold vintage Christmas decoration center piece

Vintage Inspired Christmas Decorations           VintWelcome to my first Christmas tour this year. Since there are a  number of Christmas home tours I am participating in, I decided to break it up a bit. Today, as a part of Rhoda’s … [Continue reading...]

Two Easy Christmas Makeovers

update dated Christmas decorations with paint and glitter

Turn Thrift Store Finds into Vintage- Inspired Christmas Decorations     I just want to show you two little Christmas Makeovers that where so easy that I am almost to ashamed to mention them here. But then again they are examples of … [Continue reading...]