As Maria Would Sing…

Bright copper kettles…

Bright Copper Kettles (and Pots!)

Les Casseroles de Paris

And packages tied up with strings…

Bright Door Decor

Bright Door Decor

Cream-colored peonies…

Winter White Wedding

Winter White Wedding

Daybeds and…

or Dog Beds!

or Dog Beds!


Cozy and Comfortable

Cozy and Comfortable

Shades in white fabric with blue satin sashes,

Ashley Whittacker's White and Blue Bedroom

Ashley Whittaker's Blue and White Bedroom

Snowflakes that stay on our nose and eyelashes,

Hyper Diamond by Maybelline

Hyper Diamond by Maybelline

Silver-white winters that melt into springs,

Wonderful Winterland Table

Wonderful Winterland Table

These are a few of our favorite things…  Thanks for singing along!

Photos from Flickr, My Home Ideas, Brides, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Andy Lee, and Country Living

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  • Reply pve December 1, 2010 at 7:41 am

    When the dog bites
    When the bee stings
    I will simple remember “The buzz” and this song to sing!
    Clever post — I will be singing it all day…..

  • Reply Kate from Party Resources December 1, 2010 at 8:18 am

    One of my all-time favorite holiday movies with a stylish upgrade from The Buzz. Happy December!

  • Reply StacyStyle December 1, 2010 at 9:33 am

    Those lyrics and images just make me feel warm all over (something definitely needed on this dreary Connecticut day)! I love the copper kettles photo. So charming!

  • Reply quintessence December 1, 2010 at 9:40 am

    Carolyn – what fun!! Just love your clever post – just the thing to get me in the mood on this December 1st! That first photo with the copper pots is amazing!

  • Reply hip hip gin gin December 1, 2010 at 10:01 am

    What a lovely post, I totally hummed along! And that striped day bed needs to appear under my tree please Santa! I wouldn’t even mind if the little pooch came along for the ride, so cute.

  • Reply The Zhush December 1, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    LOVED this!!!! Brilliant and beautiful!

  • Reply pretty pink tulips December 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    This has been on the tip of my tongue- well done Maria, ahem, Carolyn!!!!

    Love the photos you found – bright copper kettles – so fun!!!
    xo Elizabeth

  • Reply hamptonhostess December 1, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    ok that was too cute for words! but perfect for a song-xxBarbara

  • Reply Kathysue December 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Now I am going to sing this all day. Oh well!! Fits in perfectly with my decorating!! Love this post!!! So perfect!! Kathysue ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪♫

  • Reply Kathysue December 2, 2010 at 12:05 am

    I just read your comment on my blog post and had to laugh. I know what you mean, I raised 3 boys also. My very own three ring circus at times. Gotta love them!!!

  • Reply hamptontoes December 2, 2010 at 7:52 am

    Well done my friend! I’m in love with the look of wrapped packages at the door…wonder how I could achieve this look and have it hold up for the season? Any thoughts?

  • Reply hallie December 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    what a wonderful post to read this morning! that made me smile!! have a great week!

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