This weekend, my husband and I were listening to music and drinking a glass of wine in our living room. As the night went on and the room darkened, instead of turning on the lights, we decided to light the candles in the fireplace. This set the perfect romantic atmosphere for our cozy night-in. As… Continue reading Romantic Fireplace by Candlelight
Valentine’s Day For The Home
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and bring some color into the dreary winter months before spring starts to do its thing. I say decorate and celebrate it from mid January through February. We all have different ideas of what this holiday should look like but most agree it should be romantic and… Continue reading Valentine’s Day For The Home
The Night Before Christmas at My Home On Elderwood
It's finally here, the night before Christmas. The garland is lit and the tree is decked out. Only a few tasks to complete before we will call it a night. The presents are wrapped and under the tree... Cookies are ready for a midnight snack... And we are in our Christmas jammies ready for bed!… Continue reading The Night Before Christmas at My Home On Elderwood
A Cat Christmas – Naughty or Nice?
Just two day until Christmas, and I'm trying to work out if my fur baby, Adam, is naughty or nice. He poses so sweetly for a picture in his Christmas house... ...he snoozes and looks so cuddly in his Christmas sweater... ...But then in the dining room, I find evidence of some naughty activity. I'm… Continue reading A Cat Christmas – Naughty or Nice?
Three Days Until Christmas
Just three days until Christmas, and my home is in full festive mode. I have my fireplace decorated, the tree is up, and gingerbread will be baking tonight! All for the holiday party we will be hosting this year! Thanks for visiting my Home on Elderwood and have a happy holiday!
Harvest Inspired Mantel
It's the week of Thanksgiving, which means it's time to think about Christmas. Ha, ha, ha! No, seriously, I'm not meaning to offend any of you who do not celebrate Christmas until after Thanksgiving. I just wanted to share how I decorated my fireplace mantel in a harvest theme this year, but I do have… Continue reading Harvest Inspired Mantel
Autumn in Dusty Shades of Teal
I believe there are three different philosophies that have developed over the years in regards to Thanksgiving and Christmas. The first one is you do not start decorating for Christmas until after Thanksgiving Day. The second is Thanksgiving is an extension of Christmas so lets put the tree up on Thanksgiving Day. The third and… Continue reading Autumn in Dusty Shades of Teal
Kitchen Wall Décor Ideas
Now that my kitchen has had a bit of an upgrade. I have a very long wall that needs a little something to jazz it up. I have been on the search for ideas that won't break the bank. I want it to be fun and whimsical with a nod to the 1950's and 60's,… Continue reading Kitchen Wall Décor Ideas