Christmas Snowbirds

Published December 16, 2015

When it comes to decorating the tree I have always found the best ornaments are the ones that are made with family and friends. Exquisite handmade Christmas ornaments transform any ordinary tree into something extraordinary. I recently came across the... Continue reading →

Christmas Cards

Published December 10, 2015

This year create sparkling Christmas cards to accompany your gifts under the tree. These cards are easy to make if you remember to purchase all the supplies ahead of time. I love using silver and gold during the holiday season.... Continue reading →

Family Services Of North Shore Christmas Bureau

Published December 09, 2015

A very big thank you to all those who were able to turn out for our toy drive this year. This was one of our best years ever filling over 5 vehicles with toys and gifts for the families in... Continue reading →

Decorate Your Home For The Holidays

Published December 03, 2015

This holiday season fill your home with the aroma of fresh holiday evergreens. These greens are wonderful on bannisters, fireplace mantles and many other surfaces within the home. Create a lush, elegant bannister display by combining fresh with artificial greens.... Continue reading →

Christmas Centerpiece Idea

Published December 25, 2014

Pillar candles should be at the top of everyone's Christmas decorating list. Not only do they provide a rosy glow for wintertime festivities but they also make a lofty statement at a dinner party. Giving pillar candles a luxe appeal... Continue reading →

Pine Needles Add Festive Flair

Published December 18, 2014

I am always inspired by the many different ways that friends and family wrap their gifts during the holidays. I love to see the combinations of silver and gold, and the eclectic pairing of rustic with contemporary. There are many... Continue reading →

Painted Glass Ornaments

Published December 13, 2014

I've always believed that Christmas trees should be sparkly and attractive but at the same time approachable and touchable. They should reflect the sentiments of the family while at the same time beckon a child's curious hands. Homemade ornaments are... Continue reading →

White Winter Rose Wreath

Published December 03, 2014

It's always nice to make a different kind of wreath every year for the holiday season. Over the past years I have made many traditional evergreen wreaths, ones with colourful baubles and some very modern feather ones. This year I... Continue reading →

Christmas 2014…by Lita Lane

Published December 02, 2014

Decorating for Christmas is all about capturing the true magic and richness of the holiday. Infusing your personal style into the details conveys a welcoming, festive feel that is uniquely yours. One of the best and easiest techniques for presenting... Continue reading →

Stringing Lights on Your Christmas Tree

Published November 27, 2014

It seems Christmas arrives earlier every year. The store windows are decorated for the holidays and exterior lights are appearing everywhere on homes around the North Shore. Many families have a tradition to put up their tree Dec. 1 to... Continue reading →