Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas, filled with love and laughter!
Ornaments on our tree.
Ornaments and an antique Dutch candlestick on a Mexican silver tray from Sevilla, Spain. Antique Liberty of London vase in the background, along with a 19th-century lithograph of La Giralda de Sevilla.
A seasonal centerpiece of mostly natural ingredients.
Georg Jensen candlesticks from Denmark and a Waterford crystal Rock of Cashel vase from Ireland.
Festive flowers from a neighbour.
The beautiful birthday girl! Jordana and I had a lovely day last Friday, with lunch and shopping in Amsterdam's Jordaan neighbourhood.
Jordana's birthday dinner: wild duck and sour cherries (Royal Copenhagen blue fluted porcelain).
A mini "Christmas tree" cross between broccoli and cauliflower - surprisingly good!
A favourite Black Forest bear candleholder in the kitchen.
Birds of Paradise in a mercury glass Dame Jeanne jug.
A beautiful bouquet of tulips and berries that Jordana gave me for her birthday!
Amaryllis, blooming just in time for Christmas (and a 1950s Minerva sofa/daybed (that I'm planning to recover in leather) by Danish designers Peter Hvidt and Orla Molgaard-Nielsen.
Branches of berries and a platter of traditional Christmas crackers from England on a George Nelson bench.
Lights descending in a stairwell for three flights of stairs.
Glad tidings to you and yours. Best wishes for a peaceful and happy new year!