Archive | December 21, 2012

Berry Merry

red berries with rosemary sprigs and moss in candle planter pots

Take a bunch of berries and leaves and refashion as you please.

Traditional Christmas colors – red and green – are always used for artificial ornaments and decoration but I do so love to see these expressed naturally. Evergreen holly and winterberry holly offer the combination of rosy fruit and verdant leaves. There are myriad ways to use them for holiday décor and we especially like some ideas we found recently. Utterly simple [top] berries and leaves can be mounded in a white porcelain footed compote bowl and used on a shelf or as a centerpiece.

Berry branches can be wired into a graceful all-red wreath which looks festive without being showy.… Continue Reading