Christmas/Winter Decor, Inspired by life

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

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Christmas/Winter Decor, Inspired by life

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!

Decor Inspiration, Fall/Autumn Decor, Inspired by life

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

Decor Inspiration, Fall/Autumn Decor, Inspired by life

Spooky Halloween Ideas…Well, Maybe Not So Spooky

Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some ideas I found this week that I am using for inspiration in my own home. I am totally in to painted pumpkins and spooky ghosts this year. What about you? Do you decorate for the scariest holiday of the year? 123456789 These were found on Pinterest… Continue reading Spooky Halloween Ideas…Well, Maybe Not So Spooky

Christmas/Winter Decor

🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶

My husband took these Christmas tree photos and did such an amazing job that I wanted to share them with you. I have taken dozens of pictures of the tree, but none of them shows how truly wonderful it really is. My husband has such an eye for photography. I wish he had the time… Continue reading 🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶

Christmas/Winter Decor

My Living Room – 5 Days ’til Christmas

We finally had time to put the tree up this past week. I added an all white glittery pom-pom garland and a ton of ball ornaments in a multitude of colors along with my families favorites. I just wanted it to be a fun and happy tree this year. I love penguins and have many… Continue reading My Living Room – 5 Days ’til Christmas

Christmas/Winter Decor, Decor Inspiration

My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958

This year for the holidays I decided to do a little research into Christmas's of 1958, the year my Home On Elderwood was built. I am really ready for all things bright and cheery and the 1950's seems to monopolize on this very concept. One of the best ways for someone from this era to… Continue reading My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958

Fall/Autumn Decor

Fall Doesn’t Have To Be Orange

Why is Orange the official spokesperson of fall, when it has a kaleidoscope of colors to offer? Let's take some cues from what we see out our own front door with all the leaves changing colors, and beautiful plants and flowers that are available at this time of year. Be inspired by Brilliant Purple! h!ttps://www.kellyelko.com/kellys-stamp-of-approval-4/https://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/mums-in-the-fall-garden/?slideId=72c38dfb-80dd-4ccf-af80-797d56716fb3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=pinshare&utm_content=3953c81d-4e04-46ed-850b-c1b820d73a52#slide_72c38dfb-80dd-4ccf-af80-797d56716fb3… Continue reading Fall Doesn’t Have To Be Orange