Pretty Christmas: moss and boxwood

There's nothing like bringing in a little boxwood and moss into the home at Christmas. Last night I had a play around with some wire and moss and realised just how tricky some of the beautiful decorations you see on Pinterest can be, despite looking so simple! By the time I finished there was more moss on the table and floor than om my wreath! So I have borrowed some DIY tips from  Martha Stewart Living which have been expertly executed by Ashley Ann in the two images below. How pretty?

Ashley Ann Photography

Ashley Ann Photography

  And in case you're in need of more inspiration for greenery this Christmas, I love these ideas....

Via Luxe finds


Allt i Hemmet

This year I love the more simple wreaths, nothing fancy, just a little greenery and a pretty white candle.

I'm going to dash off quickly today as it's actually my birthday :) No one is more excited than my four year old who thinks there's going to be a full on party when she gets back from nursery, so I have to quickly rustle up a cake and some friends, what a lovely excuse! :)

Have a lovely day.


  1. I love these decorations, so simple and beautiful ...

    and hoping you have a lovely Birthday today!

    Barbara x

  2. I adore these kind of decorations! Love boxwood, can't get enough of it actually...

  3. Happy Birthady Nikky :-), lovely decorations

  4. Happy Birthdays, Four year old always know how to have fun on birthdays so sure you will have a fab time!
    Simple is always best!

  5. Happy birthday Niki, hurrayyyy! I think you will have a great evening with your family!

  6. Happy Birthday Nicky - your Mum and Dad told me about this blog so I am able to be trendy and send this message! Hope the cake rises and you all have a great time.

    Love from Caroline and Roger

  7. Tottaly agree with you! Simple things are the best!!

  8. Happy Birthday!! I agree, these simple wreaths are absolutely gorgeous.

  9. Happy birthday Niki!! I'm with your 9 year old: why aren't you having a crazy party?? Balloons and presents and tons of cake. You're entitled to it :)

  10. so...happy birthday !!!
    I love these decorations...
    bye bye

  11. Happy Birthday - Love Martha Stewart too!!

  12. Happy birthday! Hope you've had a great day. Lovely ideas for decorations!

  13. Hope you had a lovely birthday with your family! Yours is one of my favorite blogs - look at it all the time. :)


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