A Thankful Heart



a4a7199a98275bb5d82809262718bea4If you are lucky enough to have an entry hall table or side table in  one of your rooms, they are perfect for showcasing holiday decorations. Adding a wreath on a mirror today will convert nicely in December with your Christmas things. Placing a basket of fresh greens under the table looks great, smells good. Simple candles, a collection you bring out for the holiday, easily done.

ed023d62b94c4dcf8d5307d9634f6a7fA round table is worth looking for in a consignment shop or Good Will. Take a can of spray paint and fix it up. You can throw a quilt, a plaid car blanket, or one of your scarfs across the table and create your design from there. This Thanksgiving, on a small scale, fill your table with your creativity.

81fb79ee8528a617ccd6dbc7942cbf2dA trip to the grocery store with your decorations in mind is a good idea. Buys nuts to fill your candle holders, look at vegetables like brussels sprouts, or cranberries. Clip some greenery and cover the table top nestling your ‘arrangements’ in.

While playing with your  ideas, use the time to think of all you are thankful for.

Practice having a grateful heart

About Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin grew up in Evanston, IL. and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is an author of two novels: The Greening of a Heart and Facing East. She lives, writes and gardens in NC. Visit her: Stephenyhoughtlin.com
This entry was posted in SFH Reflections and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

9 Responses to A Thankful Heart

  1. We don’t have Thanksgiving, but these look great!!!

  2. I’m grateful for all my sister bloggers! And can I hire you to decorate my home?

  3. johnvic8 says:

    We are particularly grateful for you!

  4. I love your ideas Stepheny! I will definitely use the hazelnut in the glass for candle idea. Thanks for always sharing such fun creativity!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s