Posts Tagged ‘holiday decor’

Out with the Old…

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The first work-week back after the holidays is always a bit of a mental leap into the new year: out with the old, in with the new (or, out with the old and in with the even older, whatever it looked like before the holidays!) As did many of you, I spent the weekend removing and repacking […]


Merry Mantel Makeover!

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  One of the season’s great joys is decorating for clients and friends. Here is one mantel transformation that was magical for me, as it was done as a surprise while one of the homeowners, the Amazing Miss K (AMK), was recuperating from surgery. Here’s the after… …and the before! Chocolatey walls and gorgeous white woodwork: […]


When the Weather Outside is Frightful…

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…we hardy Midwesterners turn to more positive thoughts! Because the scene outside my window this morning looks like this (deceptively sunny, but only10 degrees): I thought I would share this, just last weekend, when it was significantly warmer. Decorating at chez Lark Nest has been late and haphazard lately, thanks to a huge workload and post-Junk […]


Embraceable Yew!

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Seasonal decorating at Chez Lark Nest has been minimal if you don’t count the carved jack-o-lantern that The Mister put out for Halloween. It’s been serving as the neighborhood Squirrel Salad Bar, so it was time to go. Yesterday’s 52-degree weather was a gift for stuffing the window boxes, which have been sitting bare for […]