Posts Tagged ‘holiday decor’

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 […]