A Year In Flowers

Happy New Year Dear Readers!

I hope that you all had a most wonderful Christmas and celebration welcoming in the New Year.

To start off the New Year, I thought I would go back and present the many floral arrangements

that I had the pleasure of creating.

I love creating pretty floral arrangements which led me to create Floral Fridays

and then I thought, what better than to add more friends to offer their beautiful

talents of floral arranging … and now it has become Monday Morning Blooms.

It just keeps getting better! …. So for now, I would love to show you my many

floral arrangements that I have created in 2018. From the casual to the more elegant.

This arrangement was a “Kopy Kat” from the cover of a Southern Lady Magazine.

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Yes Graylyn, There is a Santa Claus and Still Believe

I used to decorate EVERY inch of my home for Christmas,

as my home was on a a few Christmas tours for a local charity.

One of the things that we did was to put my favorite title/sentiment of the Season,

above the doors in the Media Room.

We used those stick on letters. When my hubby completed the project,

our granddaughter, who was about 4 years old at the time looked up with amazement.

She asked, “why was the name Virginia there? It should say Graylyn.”

 

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My hubby and I  both looked at each other, smiled, and quickly there was a change made.

I then told her about the story of a little girl long ago, named Virginia.

I so love this story that I presented several years back and want to share it again.

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Christmas Decor Recap and a Beautiful Giveaway

Hello Dear Readers!

By now you all must be finishing up your Christmas Holiday preparations.

I still have some things to take care of …. a little shopping

for gift giving and for meal preparations.

Today, I thought I would do my Christmas Decor Recap and a Beautiful Giveaway.

The “Beautiful” giveaway details will be at  the end of this post.

Welcome to my Christmas Recap/Tour of the Berry Patch House

and hopefully next year I will be decorating for Christmas at the new house!

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White Christmas Centerpiece – Monday Morning Blooms

Hello Dear Readers!

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas?

We had an early for us  snow event a week ago.

It doesn’t usually snow this early in the season. It was a bit of an inconvenience but pretty!

Today, I join the wonderful and talented ladies Lidy, and Mary of Monday Morning Blooms 

to bring you some beautiful floral inspiration.

I want to thank you all for entering our Lynch Creek Farm giveaway 

and congrats to all of the winners!

Lidy’s and Mary’s most elegant images with  their links are at the end of the post.

A last but certainly not least sort of thing!!!

Our common theme this week is “White Christmas”

Be sure to visit their exquisite arrangements that will KNOCK YOUR MITTENS OFF!!!

Unfortunately, Yvonne and Pam were unable to join us today; however, they will be

back for Monday Morning Blooms on January 7th. One not to miss.

Hope you enjoy my White Christmas Centerpiece – Monday Morning Blooms.

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The Sunroom Reveal at the Berry Patch House

Hello Dear Readers!

It’s been a while since I promised a peek of the sunroom at the Berry Patch House.

When we were moving in, all things that were in the category of

“I do not know where I am going to put this” …. went into the sunroom.

This room is a collection of things that do not have it’s “own home,” however,

it will different once we move into the “right-sized” house.

Please come in and see the Sunroom Reveal at the Berry Patch House.

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Monday Morning Blooms Tour Round Up and Giveaways!

It has been a most fabulous Inaugural Tour with my  Monday Morning Blooms friends

Lidy, Mary, Pam, and our newest member Yvonne.

All week long there has been some truly amazing inspiration for decorating your home

with fresh evergreen wreaths, fresh evergreen arrangements, and more!

It is not too late to be able to WIN A BEAUTIFUL FRESH EVERGREEN WREATH

offered by each of the Monday Morning Blooms members.

The deadline is Midnight, Saturday, December 8th, 2018.

The details for each Giveaway are in their respective blog posts.

Links to their posts (and mine)  are highlighted below their images.

So here is the Monday Morning Blooms Tour Round Up and Giveaways.

Giveaway courtesy of the wonderful people of Lynch Creek Farm.

Mary of Home Is Where the Boat Is, kicked off our tour on Monday

with a beautiful presentation of her charming southern porch

with her beloved girls, Zoe and Gracie. They are the cutest!

Mary’s wreath, the Country Christmas Wreath, hangs on the back of her pretty porch bench,

while the Tartan Centerpiece beautifully sits on the table with the Girls looking on

and admiring just how beautifully the wreath and arrangement coordinate with the Wellies!

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Christmas Great Room ~ Monday Morning Blooms & A Giveaway

Hello Dear Readers!

I finally decked the halls in the Great Room and so anxious for you to see it.

Today is Day 2 of our Inaugural Monday Morning Blooms special tour!

I am joining my Monday Morning Blooms friends Lidy, Mary and Pam (Formerly Floral Friday)

and our new member Yvonne of StoneGable. A big welcome to Yvonne!!

And….to make our Inaugural debut of Monday Morning Blooms even more special

we have collaborated with Lynch Creek Farm featuring  beautiful wreaths and centerpieces

and a fabulous GIVEAWAY!!

So come on in and welcome to the

Christmas Great Room Reveal ~ Monday Morning Blooms & A Giveaway!!!

The tour line-up is below  along with the Giveaway details.  

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Sneak Peeks of the Christmas Great Room and an Announcement

Hello Dear Readers!

Today, I have sneak peeks of the Christmas Great room and an announcement too;

however,  let me give you the sneak peeks first.

I have been working on the Great Room at the Berry Patch House.

It is partially in conjunction to the announcement below.

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Christmas Master Bedroom at Berry Patch

Hello Dear Readers!

Today I am presenting the Christmas Master Bedroom at Berry Patch.

I fully intended to keep it simple; however, you know me . . .

it just wasn’t a Christmas bedroom without a tree!

So I went to the “Christmas storage room” and took out one of my fav trees,

the Clifton Pine from Tree Classics.   As I was carting it to the room,

I had an epiphany as I passed by something in the breakfast room corner.

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The Berry Patch House Christmas Porch

I love “firsts” don’t you?

Well I have a first for you today!

The Berry Patch House has a wonderful porch, perfect for decorating for the seasons.

Only one negative though ….. no electrical outlets on the porch,

so I will have to add some sparkle in other ways!

Come on in and welcome to the Berry Patch House Christmas Porch.

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