On the 7th day of Christmas…Where are all the village people?

[caption id="attachment_759" align="aligncenter" width="1024" caption="Fresh snow blankets the new village crafted by my elves"][/caption] Christmas villages are being collected by many of our clients, and those little houses, people, trees and ski slopes have are put up by someone, usually my team of Christmas "elves".   My elves actually like placing...Read More

On the 2nd day of Christmas….we need a budget!

When I was asked recently to do a short speech to a women's group about decorating on a budget, I really had to think....I don't like to decorate on a budget!  Who does?   No one I talked to really likes to decorate on a budget.   Everyone surveyed agreed...Read More

Christmas Already?

[caption id="attachment_580" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Christmas already!"][/caption] "Yes, I know I have glitter on me!" is becoming my new logo for the month. We've already started buying product and staging it for the next big production.  And yes, even started decorating!   Why would someone decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving?  ...Read More