Friday, November 23

White Christmas.

I hear it's a crazy thing called Black Friday out there in shopping land today, but I prefer a White Christmas. I'm just not into an insane amount of rushing, spending, and stressing out around the holidays. I love a handmade gift, or a book and every year I try to convince my family we don't need to be stressing ourselves out so much rushing around looking for just the perfect gift. But, I do love this white Christmas tree from Design My World and think it's a simple, pretty start to the holiday madness. From South African designers, with a fantastic silhouette that really looks quite Scandinavian, this laser-cut lightweight steel tree consists of two parts that slot into each other and is about a foot high. So sweet!

These funky, whimsical looking Christmas countdown plates should give you a grin every time sit down to your holiday table. They remind me of the gorgeous works of porcelain art I saw in Amsterdam at the Frozen Fountain. Between a partridge in a pear tree and twelve drummers drumming, you'll find Scottie dogs and swans, Eiffel Towers, crowns, and a cast of other quirky characters. Another pretty addition to a white Christmas and an instant heirloom collectible (and not just another throw away), these pretty appetizer plates are made of porcelain, twelve total, and come in a cute matching gift box.

7 comments:

Lora said...

i LOVE these plates, had torn out the advert for them, am considering putting them on my wish list even tho I DO NOT like christmas chotchka. brilliant.

Alee said...

Hello there! Just dropping by to see xmas stuff.. yeah white tree is pretty nice. Have you seen baby blue trees? They are wonderful.

Btw how did you get the sponsors?

Alrite gtg, do visit my blog at http://alee1987.blogspot.com , some xmas deco.. not that fantastic though.. cya!

Liz said...

I just got these plates for the holidays, and they are even better in person! I wish i could use them year round!! Good choice!

susanna said...

I really like the white tree and those plates - wow! - what a fantastic idea! Terrific find!

nina said...

The plates are really cute!
Great that you've been to the Frozen Fountain in Amsterdam. That's an amazing store, almost like a little dutch design museum. I'd love to go there each time that I'm in Amsterdam!

malo said...

I love that tree. So..not placetaking and yet very christmasish. Thankyou, love your blog.

Chic and Charming said...

I need those plates! They are too fabulous!