Hello everyone, I've so missed blogging! I took a much needed break for awhile, but am so happy to be back. I've missed sharing ideas and connecting with other fabulous people. I love decorating for Christmas and am just putting the finishing touches on my holiday decor. I thought this would be the perfect time to get back into the swing of things and kick it off by sharing my mantel!
A little wreath I put together. Hope to share soon!
Some close-ups of the mantel
My little helper Lilly who was obsessed with the candles and is right under her special stocking!
Loving the flame stitch right now. It has been enjoying great popularity, but was actually first introduced in the early 13th century. The origins are fairly obscure. It seems that it developed out of a combination of a brick stitch and zig-zag stitch known as hungarian stitch. Used in modern color ways from walls and floors to pillows and textiles the flames stitch is back in a big way!
The chesterfield is one of those classic pieces that won't ever go out of style! It is said that the sofa was named after an Earl of Chesterfield. The rolled arms as high as it's back and it's gorgeous tufting are a few of its distinctive characteristics. I've also heard that they are best shown without pillows, but maybe us pillow-aholics can sneak a few on there! These look amazing in velvet or perhaps a black leather! This one's for you J!