I found this silver tray at a garage sale and it shone up beautifully. I was able to increase the light, by placing the candles on top (the little red ones were also a garage sale find).
The Christmas season for me is all about cozy memories and creating memories. The little picture below is a painting that my Dad did years and years ago of a small ornament that our friend had given me from a trip to Germany. The embroidery is something that my mother gave me – either she made or my grandmother did. And the berries, a gift from my sister, add a nice structure- as we celebrate advent–week 2