Saturday, December 11, 2010

Holiday Décor: Keeping It Simple

Winter delights with its longer nights and chilly morns. But when the weather turns frightful outside, dollies of all materials enjoy the warmth and coziness of a well-appointed home, no matter the size. This year, Dolldom offers simple ideas with big visual impact, evocative power, and a eco-friendly-green approach. After all, it's not how much you decorate, it's how much the décor brings a smile to your heart.

A fishbowl vase, used year round to hold moss or flowers, protects precious vintage ornaments inherited or collected from visits to your favorite flea market. This collection of green and blue ornaments comes to life when displayed together. A single gold ornament punctuates the impact of the monochromatic approach.

No tree? No need! A dry branch cannot be beat if what you want is to enjoy the details of your ornaments. Against a white wall, the colorful orbs pop out at you. Cost: a walk down the street or in the woods.

A collection of pottery need not disappear during the holidays. Add a special card and a precious dollie to your arrangement to add that special touch of Toyland magic.

A Hummel ceramic angel candle holder (maybe from Grandmother's collection) gains presence when encased inside a glass vase with an op-art etched design and surrounded by small vintage kugels.

If you insist on a tree, have a tree! This small wonder is made of white goose feathers and holds vintage ornaments in a white, gold, silver, moss, and anemic red palette. 

Dolldom welcomes creatures of all types, not only dolls, as long as they achieve a successful stylizing of the human reality. Vintage and antique toys (and those inspired by them) enjoy special display space.
  This antique squeaker toy smiles with vintage joy at everyone who looks. Yes, only to those who look. After surviving the last 100 years, it is a crime to touch these treasures unless cotton gloves are being worn.

This tiny and very spooky snowboy has movable arms and a smile made with mini coals. 

This year, dare to go simple and spend the new found treasure trove of available time enjoying the magic of the glittery nighttime sky.
 Best wishes for a soulful winter. 


  1. I adore this. Thank you so much.

  2. Happy New Year 2011!
    May all your wishes come true!!
    Best wishes from Poland Gabi-5mates

  3. Thank you for cheering us all up! Your artful creations always bring joy! Happy Holidays, with love from Canada!

    1. Happy and safe winter! And thank you for your kind visit!