Delicious Christmas Decorations at Historic Houses and Your Home

Patricia Hart McMillan

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Enjoy this historical approach to festive Christmas decorating. Taking inspiration from the wonderful decorations of fruits and greens at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, and other historic house museums across the nation, this book provides essential details for creating colorful decorations of your own for exteriors, entryways, consoles, mantels, bedrooms, dining rooms, and the kitchen. Beautiful color photos give inspiration for authentic decorative arrangements made with fresh, dried, and preserved fruits and greenery. Instructions for drying your own fruit are included, as are sources and tips for buying and caring for your faux botanicals. This book is a fabulous keepsake for those who love Christmas and the elegant historical decorations of the past.

Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" | 75 color images | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764337260

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Patricia Hart McMillan is an interior designer and author. In recent years she has created "instant" centerpieces for Christmas tables on live TV in Miami and Palm Beach. This is her fourth book with Schiffer Publishing.