Tuesday, December 6, 2011
seasonal changes afoot
Seasonal changes are taking place. The snowflake curtains have been rehung, I think my favorite time of day for them is early morning when everything looks gray. But they're really beautiful at night, too. It's hard to choose. One thing I do know is they are among my favorite of all the things I've ever made in my whole life. And so simple. (We're always wondering if the humidifier is working and, yes, you can see that it's working just fine!)
The winter potpourri is five or more years old and I keep it in a half-gallon jar in the basement most of the year. It's a blend of whatever I had on hand and whatever essential oils I was drawn to at the making. It's still nice and fragrant but I'm slicing and drying new citrus as the old has browned so much. I've read that potpourris can be kept going for years and years and I fully intend to do so with this.
I like doing a little something each day. I go to the basement and poke around and see what I can find. My only rule is it has to be something I really love. Shopping in my own basement. How 'bout that?
Hoping the seasonal changes taking place in your home unfold softly and easily. xo