‘Twas Four Days Before Christmas…

when all through the


Not a creature was stirring, not even a


The tinsel was twirled in the

topiary with care

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

The birds

were roosting on the front hall buffet

while blooming

paperwhites make a bouquet

You know the rest!

Ready for Santa's Visit

Photos via yours truly




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  • Reply Meghan @ Wishful Thinking December 21, 2011 at 4:25 am

    So pretty! I only just spotted the little piggy by the table with the big bow… patiently waiting for Santa’s visit? 🙂

  • Reply The enchanted home December 21, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Beautiful!! Love the silver which I am seeing lots of this year, so elegant and soft. Looks like you are ready!

  • Reply pve December 21, 2011 at 7:49 am

    What, only four days……eeeek!
    Your home is looking so pretty!

  • Reply Keith December 21, 2011 at 7:56 am

    Now that is some birdhouse.Enjoy the holidays,see you at the show

  • Reply Decor Arts Now December 21, 2011 at 9:01 am

    This is truly lovely!! Merry Christmas to you and Cynthia! Xoxo

  • Reply Marcy December 21, 2011 at 9:48 am

    What beautiful style! I’ve featured your blog at stylesson today. It was delightful to be able to meet you!

  • Reply Teresa @ Splendid Sass December 21, 2011 at 9:56 am

    Beauitful! Love the birdhouse with the candles.
    Hav ea great day.

  • Reply Kate @ Travelmoon December 21, 2011 at 10:05 am

    Beautiful! Love the combo of greenery and silver!

  • Reply quintessence December 21, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Your house looks beautiful!! Looking at your beautiful vignettes is going to be the one serene moment in my crazy day!!

  • Reply Jeanne McKay Hartmann December 21, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Absolutely charming. I love the birds! And the birdhouse, and the paper whites, and… everything! You are definitely decked and ready for Santa’s visit.

  • Reply kathysue December 21, 2011 at 11:39 am

    I love it ! YOu are so clever and I love the vignette in your entry, so elegant and pretty, Merry Christmas, Kathysue

  • Reply stitchfork December 21, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    ‘Yours truly’ took some stellar photos! So pretty! The creatures will all be stirring here soon as they all start coming home for Christmas!
    Merry! Merry!
    xo Cathy

  • Reply Stylelinx December 21, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    Lovely home and decorations! Great birdhouse! & Paper whites are one of my all time favorites. Looks like you’re all set for Santa! Merry Christmas!! xoxo

  • Reply Jennifer @ Dec-a-Porter December 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    That candle lit house is so pretty…
    Wishing you a very Happy Holiday
    Xo Jennifer

  • Reply annie December 23, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Silver, gold and lots of white…just perfect…your little tea lights on your bird house make it look magical…so soft and pretty!

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