On the 6th day of Christmas….Castles and Gingerbread houses

Asheville, North Carolina is home of the Biltmore estate, one of the largest historical homes in America and home to 53 decorated Christmas trees this time of year. [caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Decked out for Christmas, the Biltmore is ready"][/caption] My season of decorating culminated with being able to see...Read More

On the 5th day of Christmas….Get the front door ready!

I've decided by this point, that my friends and people around me help me find the spirit of  Christmas.   While I still feel a little out of it, rushing around helping everyone else get ready for Christmas, I am starting to get excited. [caption id="attachment_728" align="aligncenter" width="1024" caption="Front doors...Read More

On the 4th day of Christmas…Time to decorate the mantle!

Now that the tree  has been decorated, and all the lights are finally working, it's time to decorate the mantle.   First needed is a theme.   I love to decorate the mantles of my clients.  I start by the color of the ribbon, then look for ornaments and other...Read More

On the first day of Christmas…..The spirit of Christmas is missing

The spirit of Christmas is hiding from me....It's December 2nd, and I'm rushing around decorating for people, but haven't really got the spirit of Christmas yet.   For the last few years, I've been a little low around this time of year.  I lost some people who were important to...Read More

“Cheryl is Like an Addiction”

I recently received the most fabulous testimonial from a client on Thumbtack.com. Thanks so much John!!   As quoted by John Williams:  The question is not "Why would you use Cheryl Draa?" but rather "Why would you NOT use her!?" Easy to work with and really listens to what you're...Read More