Archives for December 2009

Make a Living Mistletoe Kissing Ball

This is an elegant take on a Victorian Tradition by using mistletoe, silvery organza ribbons and crystal droplets that sparkle with the sunshine and moonlight. How to make: Soak a florist foam ball and drain. Make a hole thorugh the center -push the ribbon through and tie off at the base with a small piece […]

Garlands and Greenery That Sparkle of the Season

A beautiful, silvery, frosted wreath made of hydrangea flower heads dusted with white spray paint and interwoven with foliage, pussy willows, and honesty.How to make: Arrange the evergreen foliage to cover a foam base – making sure that everything goes in the same direction. Secure long sections with florist wire and interweave everything else. Finish […]

Spend a Romantic Christmas in an English Castle

  Amberley Castle, a 12th-century castle is West Sussex is now a family-run hotel with 19 antique-filled bedrooms and a large restaurant Enjoy a romantic, peaceful and tranquil break at Amberley Castle. Hidden away for 900 years near the picturesque village of Amberley in the chalk South Downs, Amberley Castle is a magnificent historical treasure that […]