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
Category: Christmas/Winter Decor
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!
Romantic Fireplace Mantel for Valentine’s Day
I decided to continue the pink and green theme for Valentine's day in my living room. With the dark walls and vintage bronze and gold frames, the fireplace mantel has a Victorian feel without being too busy or cluttered. Instead, the heart wreathes and topiaries along with the vintage pieces are appealingly romantic but not… Continue reading Romantic Fireplace Mantel for Valentine’s Day
Romantic in Pink and Green for Valentine’s Day
Really, when you think about Valentine's Day and decorating, it's usually cheesy red paper foil hearts and chubby cupids shooting arrows. There may be a time and place for that, but I wanted a more grown up version of Valentine's Day. Something a little bit vintage, a little bit shabby, and a little bit of… Continue reading Romantic in Pink and Green for Valentine’s Day
Inspirations For Valentine’s Day – We All Can Use A Little Bit More Love This Year
Now that the New Year is hear and Christmas is put away, I decided I really want to go all out with decorating for Valentine's Day this year. Maybe not as much as I do for Christmas... I did just put away three totes, a box, and a nine foot faux Christmas tree. My home… Continue reading Inspirations For Valentine’s Day – We All Can Use A Little Bit More Love This Year