All posts tagged: fireplace

Moss Cottage Parlor

The parlor was the showcase for Victorian era homeowners; where guests were entertained. A bare room was considered to be in poor taste, so every surface was filled with objects that reflected the owner’s interests and aspirations.

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Christmas Stocking

Christmas Stocking

I am one lucky lady because the beautiful stockings in these images were lovingly cross-stitched by my sister ten years ago, ready for us to fill for our son’s first Christmas. Words can’t express how excited I was to hang our stockings from the fireplace this year (for the first time), like […]

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Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Deck the halls with boughs of holly.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  ‘Tis the season to be jolly.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  Don we now our gay apparel.  Fa-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la. Troll the ancient Yule-tide carol.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. See the blazing Yule before us.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  Strike the harp and […]

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