Welcome December! Time to Gather, Illuminate & Deck the Halls …

Gathered from my Garden, Winterberry Branches and Ornamental Grass add Color & Texture to the Studio Entry

Welcome December: season of twinkling lights, warm fragrances, sweet treats and festive decorations. I’m decking my halls a bit early this year, filling urns with bright red winterberry branches and collecting evergreen boughs, pinecones, crabapples and bittersweet for wreaths, swags and ropes. My garden and the surrounding forest provide all of the necessary supplies for a very merry scene …

Recycled Glass Jars Wrapped with Bittersweet Make Beautiful Containers for Floating Candles on the Dinner Table

Gathered Pinecones and Evergreen Boughs from the Forest

And Shimmering Winterberry Branches (Ilex verticillata) from the Garden

A Warm Rush of Color: Harvesting Winterberry Branches (Ilex verticillata)

Although Pretty with Greenery and in Wreaths, Winterberry Branches are Lovely when Arranged Solo in a Vase as Well!

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