Saturday, December 4, 2010

The joy of winter


Well, not officially winter yet but we had snow and very cold days lately so I am stretching a little.  I hope you are enjoying December, a month full of surprises and lights.
Yesterday I finally put up my tree and this year I felt more turquoise than ever so I bought many small tassels, after all I am a designer and I love to style interiors. I also added turquoise silk ribbon around the tree, saving my red one for future uses. Every year I add some hand blown glass ornaments, all full of colors like the ones I had as a child.


This year I found beautiful pinecones which are also my favorite turquoise color.


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Brillante Home Decor project
Enjoy this month of "giving" and let's not forget the less fortunate!

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6 comments:

Theresa Cheek said...

I love the turquoise palette for your tree! I have enjoyed your blog immensely!

Mosaicista Appassionata said...

Exquisite!

I love it when people try new colours for traditionally arranged colour schemes, reds and golds etc.

Peg said...

Hi Albarosa - LOVE your tree (I wanna pop in and see it) BUT I am having no luck leaving a comment - I click on the "HERE" button but the comment page never comes up- BooHoo Peg

Irina said...

Love your tassels idea, I'm going to be a copycat with it :)
I also like to put ribbon (narrow satin one) on my xmas tree, I tie small bows with long tails.

BRASWELL said...

Beautiful..xx peggybraswelldesign.com

Claudia Juestel said...

What a gorgeous tree! I love the combination of the green of the branches with the turquoise.

Cheers,

Claudia

 
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