I have been thinking of you all and wondering how you are doing~
I hope you had a very blessed and joyous Christmas.
Our Christmas was full of little ones, a few surprises and this gorgeous blooming Amaryllis!
I posted a tutorial about six weeks ago on Growing Amaryllis, so hop on over
and see for yourself how fast these bulbs sprout-
With such gorgeous, massive bright pink blooms, I am using this Amaryllis as the
center piece for my New Years Day Table.
My theme is cherishing the old and embracing the new.
I wanted to use a table runner not a tablecloth and really did not have one for this particular
Luckily enough, I had this gorgeous fabric which I ordered awhile ago.
I have been so wanting to use it somewhere.
So, I went ahead and made this simple no sew table runner .
I am just beginning to take down the Christmas decorations, and I am actually glad that
I didn't make much progress, because I am using some of them for this New Years Table.
I used a few of the pine cones and greens from my dough bowl Christmas center piece.
I placed them around the base of the Amaryllis and then I tossed in a little battery operated LED
string of glowing lights.
A few extra pine cones, a couple of green porcelain apples and some candles,
have created just the warm, natural ambience of the Season.
I want to keep it simple, natural and reflective.
Oh, and do I have neat little a tip to share-these clear round candle stick holders, they are actually
vases from Michael's ( $1.50) can you believe it-seriously!
I just did a little carving on the white tapers and they are a perfect secure fit.
You know me, I have to have just a wee bit of glitter or glam so I combined gold placemats,
silver chargers and my Caroline Noritake China edged in platinum and topped it off with
And then, can you believe these monogrammed napkins?
These were my grandmother's ( Emma) and her maiden name was Anderson-hence the intial A.
I do think these were hand monogrammed-do you?
And, my Friends here is my sincere wish for you...
Please Join Me~
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