22 2012 Holiday Gift Guide-c-344.html Eclectic Home Design Photos

Jeanette Lunde
Dining room & birtday
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not presents are opened. Now when it comes to asking a grandparent not to give a gift, it's a whole 'nother ball game. It's like asking them to stop breathing. It’s not possible. You can guide them toward more useful gifts, though, by being open about what your children really need. There are times when
still giving a gift, but one that creates memories that matter.
sale to buy gift cards for the movies, because movie watching was something they loved to do as a family. It was the perfect alternative to having unloved objects in their home.So what do you do about birthdays? In my experience it rarely works to set a no-gifts policy. We’re wired to be gift givers. If
mercredis seraient magiques si on pouvait les passer entre copains ! Quelques fanions et guirlandes, de la vaisselle en carton coloré, un bon gateau, et c’est parti pour un après-midi riche en fous rires !
“crate bookcase” — Chelsea Call
Amplio
Girl bed room
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people always felt compelled to buy brand-new things. I always felt pressured to accept the gifts, especially since many were fairly pricey. Nothing worse than a gift wrapped in guilt! Every single birthday and holiday, presents continued to pour in. I know it came from a place of love, but it was truly
studio apartment with less than 500 square feet shared between us. I literally had no room for the things she would receive. A lot of times, those gifts were donated to children far less fortunate. We were living at the poverty level, but there were people living in much worse situations, and it felt
with toys!Change Your Attitude Toward ToysEarly on I requested that my friends and family not buy my daughter any toys or clothes for birthdays and holidays. She had more than she could ever need, thanks to the many well-meaning people in my life.I’m a big believer in hand-me-downs, since kids grow out
“Kids / playsroom” — khpropp
Jeanette Lunde
Home office
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have gift wrap in colorful pail
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Neaten your gift wrapping zone. A good deal of clutter comes from not knowing what we have and buying another (tape, ribbon) rather than finding the one we do have and using it. Take the time now to straighten out your gift packaging area, and not only will you be well prepared for the next gift you need
If you collect handmade papers or enjoy seeing your rolls of holiday wrap, it might make sense to keep these pretty papers out so you can admire them. A wooden crate shelters the rolls from getting crushed.
terrible — you can control the chaos by setting out pretty baskets for your wrapping supplies. Galvanized tubs make great containers and can get into the holiday spirit with the addition of a nice big bow.
“jeweler's desk” — wrappednlove
Julie Ranee Photography
Holiday Decor
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Julie Ranee Photography © 2012 Houzz
The rugs look like Company C...beautiful!!
Holiday Decor...Holiday decor
“stone over stove” — douglaswinters
Rikki Snyder
5 Reviews
Huntley & Co. Interior Design
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Photo: Rikki Snyder © 2012 Houzz Roche Bobois, Lladro, Hutton Home, Pierre Frey, Audio Doctor, Manny Skouloudis- paint work
A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by a Modern-Day Marie AntoinetteDesign team: Huntley & Co. Interior Design(This photo and next two)The concept of a modern-day Marie Antoinette inspired the mix of traditional and romantic in this contemporary dining room. The goal was to create a dramatic
dramatic but welcoming setting in which to gather friends for one of the centerpiece events of the season — the holiday meal.
“table” — cojac
Rikki Snyder
5 Reviews
Geoffrey Bradfield Inc.
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Photo: Rikki Snyder © 2012 Houzz Stark Carpet, AstekWallcovering Inc., C. Stasky Associates Ltd., Fine Arts Furniture Inc., Kyle Bunting, John Salibello Antiques, Nohra Haime Gallery, Interiors by Royale- Christopher Hyland, J. Robert Scott, Lladro, Stephen Antonson, Newel, K. Dale Turdo
black is beautiful Holiday
“Mural” — dcmoses
Julie Ranee Photography
Holiday Decor
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Julie Ranee Photography © 2012 Houzz
I should keep a runner and decor on the dining room table during the holidays...
Dining table. Get out those candles you got as a hostess gift all those years ago. Pair them with a beautiful runner and seasonal foliage.
This homeowner’s eye for photography has resulted in pleasingly rustic, simple and balanced holiday vignettes.
“the frame around the wreath” — Flora Pacifica, Inc.
Atypical Type A
Christmas 2011
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Scrabble ornament: Parsons used a power drill with a fine bit to drill a hole through Scrabble letters and string together cheerful holiday phrases with festive red embroidery thread. Check
inexpensively create all kinds of cool gifts.
Many of Parsons' ornaments are handmade. These little Scrabble letter ornaments are too cute! Parsons used a power drill with a fine bit to drill a hole through Scrabble letters and string together cheerful holiday phrases with festive red embroidery thread
Great idea for eventually doing holiday decorations in the game room upstairs!
Scrabble letter ornaments are too cute! Parsons used a power drill with a fine bit to drill a hole through Scrabble letters and string together cheerful holiday phrases with festive red embroidery thread. Check out the full tutorial on her blog, here.
“Christmas ornament idea” — blglow61
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