Category Archives: Holidays

Just In Time for 4th of July

A functional and beautiful new outdoor kitchen… the perfect combination for a 4th of July celebration… conceived and constructed in just under a month. The starting point:  this outdoor kitchen was not built to code and was therefore unsafe and unusable with 4th … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes Do Come True

Just published!  Look in the 2013 Holiday Issue of “Indulge” magazine… “A Star is Born”. Page 22-24… and one additional photo in the table of contents as a bonus.   If you don’t have “Indulge” delivered to your home, you can view it through this link: http://digital.indulgedfw.com/Olive/ODE/Indulge/Continue reading

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Highlights and Holiday Wishes

Design Perspectives wishes you all the best this holiday season.  Enjoy these before and after photos of some of this year’s transformations.  What’s on your wishlist for 2012?  Design Perspectives would love to help as your design partner and project facilitator.  Mention the “secret … Continue reading

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Packages as Pretty as the Tree

Create packages as visually appealing as your tree.  Consider using a monochromatic theme… gold on gold, white on white, red on red.  For interest, vary the style, tone-on-tone pattern and texture.  Your packages will shine, but not compete with your tree.

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Decorate for the Holidays

Add some seasonal flair at minimal cost.  These two centerpieces were created using clippings of cedar and holly from the backyard combined with some ornaments and artificial berries and sprays that can be reused from year to year and combined … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Brunch Centerpiece

Need an easy, inexpensive, yet beautiful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving brunch.  Mix winter citrus fruits (lemons, clementines, oranges, limes, grapefruit) along with either small blooms or clippings of greens and berries from your backyard. Arrange on a tiered platter and … Continue reading

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