Monthly Archives: April 2014

Advice from 1913

Elsie de Wolfe- the first lady of interior design

Elsie de Wolfe- the first lady of interior design

The first lady of interior design proclaimed, “This is what I am always fighting in people’s houses: the unsuitability of things. They see something “pretty” and buy it…Then when they have treated each of their rooms in a different color [and in a different style], they wonder why they always fret going from one room to another.”

Despite having said this in 1913, it is still true today. It is timeless advice. Continue reading

It’s More than a Wreath

Wreaths are an outward sign of an eternal belief

Wreaths are an outward sign of an eternal belief. Visit: HOST and SERVE’s Shop to buy this wreath.

As a little girl in church, I remember struggling with the concept of “eternity.”  I didn’t understand time not having an end. We lived our lives marking beginnings and endings. How could there be “no end” to something? It wasn’t until my mama explained the significance of wedding bands, that “eternity” seemed a little easier to understand.  Circles, rings, wreaths…   they have no beginning and no end.   Continue reading