Christmas Dreaming : a few acres of country beauty would be welcome at this time of year....

Christmas Dreaming : a few acres of country beauty would be welcome at this time of year....

 

Other recent thoughts….


Glamour :: origin early 18th c…meaning ‘enchantment, magic’…Derived from latin ‘grammatical’ meaning ‘scholarship, learning’...
 
 
 

 
 

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

"december" : from the LATIN "DECEM" (ten)
because it was originally the TENTH month of the year,
before Jan & Feb were added by the Romans,
pushing DECEMBER along to 12TH spot….

 

The birth flower for December is the Narcissus.

And the birthstone is the Turquoise.


If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas decorating this year, have a look at these 12 suggestions….

If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas decorating this year, have a look at these 12 suggestions….

 

From the archives….a small selection of glamorous favourites….:

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

 
 
Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

 
Using household ingredients, you can make your diamonds sparkle...

Using household ingredients, you can make your diamonds sparkle...

 
 
 
How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

 
Glamour…is a kind of vessel into which dreams are poured…
— Arthur Miller
 
BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

 
BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

Do you panic when setting the table for dinner guests? Follow these simple rules to simplify the process.

Do you panic when setting the table for dinner guests? Follow these simple rules to simplify the process.

 
The glamorosity of simplicity….

The glamorosity of simplicity….

 
 
RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

 
A beautiful woman can turn heads but real glamour has a deeper pull…
— Arthur Miller
Would you Love to Live Here?

Would you Love to Live Here?

 
5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….

Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….


Glamour is the power to rearrange people’s emotions, which, in effect, is the power to control one’s environment.
— Arthur Miller
 
A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...

A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...