I wiped away the weeds & foam. / I fetched my sea-born treasures home... Ralph Waldo Emerson







Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Eve-Eve ~ And all through the house...


Good evening! It is the day before Christmas Eve---are you ready? I think I am though I haven't vacuumed yet, or washed the good wine glasses, or---ironed the napkins. But mostly ready.. Let's do a final walk through?











































view from my kitchen on a foggy day



Red boutis, handquilted whole cloth quilt, French or German. From my mom, faux or no?




















Ely: bought on the way home
after my son's first skating lesson/ outing in Prospect Park.
He was 2 1/2.








Last run to the market this morning!


I didn't buy flowers because a friend brought me a huge bouquet of holly, from his new house. Lovely.


Gingerbread cake baked in a Swedish Horse mold. He'll look better turned out and powdered.


 Antipasto fixings all set out. Looking good. I am so excited!




Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, may the holiday bring peace and joy!



*love from me and Mo! and the Beach*




love

lizzy

gone to the beach....




9 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas to you and Mo. May you have a lovely day with many treats. How special to have a gift of holly.
    Thank you for sharing your beach and home with us.
    Bless you. Penny

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  2. Oh Merriest of Christmases to you and Mo!;)))
    Your home is so beautifully decorated--lovely eye candy all over. Hugs, Julierose

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  3. Merry Christmas! And many blessings for the new year!!

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  4. Your home look beautiful!
    Have a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!!! Sending hugs to you & Mo!

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  5. Merry Christmas to you both! What a charming cottage filled with loving touches.

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  6. So pretty, I love the way you use multiple layers of vintage textiles and quilts on your surfaces. It adds such depth and visual and tactile interest. Merry Christmas!

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  7. Your beach cottage looks so festive and inviting. I love trying to zoom in on your tree ornaments. You have some beautiful things tucked in there. Oh, and Ely! What a beautiful memory! Ohhh, and that red quilt from your Mom, how special is that.

    Thank you for sharing. It's fun having a small window into your life. Hoping you enjoyed the holiday.

    Kel

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  8. Everything looks festive and lovely! Even your Mo. I hope you had a wonderful time. 😊 Kit

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