For whatever reason, my entryway is the place in my house where I always feel the most holiday spirit. You’d think it would be the tree, but no, in fact it’s walking down the wood steps with the garland lit up and the chandelier dimmed that really brings it all home for me. It’s the same way every year too.
This year with my black and white Christmas theme, I wanted that special festive feeling I get from my entryway to be no different. Since my walls are blue, I really had to keep the rest of the ‘colors’ to an absolutely minimum so that the black and whiteness of my decorations could really stand out. Since I obviously had to add in green, any other color (even just a drop of red) would have thrown this whole thing for a loop and made it feel like a circus. Well… a circus to a colorphobe like me, anyway. So I worked hard to keep it really tight. [Read more…]