Although champagne is usually reserved for
New Year's, these bottles snuck out a whole
month early to help celebrate Christmas.
This elegant little wine shop is
somewhere in the South of France.
Ok, not really.
We created this tableau for a local hospital charity. It was fun and of course there was an enormous amount of glitter involved!
I love this Christmas tree in an urn and although ours was a bit tippy, we finally got it to stay put.
One of my favorite touches is the corkscrew wreath holder and naturally, that's a wine list rolled up at the post box.
We distressed and crackled an old door, topped it with a handcrafted awning, trimmed with a real ostrich feather boa. ATCHOO! That is when I discovered that I am allergic to ostriches. Who knew?
The front yard was carted in piece by piece. Those cute little cobblestones each weighed a TON,
let me tell ya! The moss is the real thing, collected in my back woods, spritzed with water and then sprinkled with mica flakes.
Besides a sleighful of ornaments, the tree is covered with little decoupaged tubs,
numbered 1-25 and filled with exquisite chocolates. There are also champagne glasses, baubles and yards and yards of champagne glittered trims tucked all around the tree.