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Home by Hattan’s Twelve Days of Christmas – Day Six

Dr. Seuss’ narration of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: “It came without ribbons… It came without tags … It came without packages, boxes, and bags …”   In Dr. Seuss’ story, The Grinch learned that Christmas means a little bit more than just ribbons and packages, boxes and bags … but, we all know that
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Home by Hattan’s Twelve Days of Christmas – Day Five

  Yes, the Grinch is correct, he learned a valuable lesson that we all need to remember – Christmas DOES mean so much more than ribbons, packages, and bags! But don’t these things make Christmas prettier?!  😉 Today’s topic is about using the first item on the Grinch’s list: ribbon! Adding ribbon to your wreaths,
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Home by Hattan’s Twelve Days of Christmas – Day Four

“Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?” (one of my favorite lines from the movie “Elf,” seen above… !) Green would have been my answer as a young child.  My parents love to tell the story about how I cried and cried when they came home with a new car, and it was NOT green.
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Home by Hattan’s Twelve Days of Christmas – Day Three

Today’s topic:  Greenery, the traditional decoration of Christmas! Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, boughs of holly, fa la la la la … evergreens have been used through the ages!! Evergreen trees, branches, and even the berries of the evergreens are the traditional symbols of Christmas, as they represent the everlasting life and everlasting love (evergreens retain
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Home by Hattan’s Twelve Days of Christmas – Day Two

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … FUR!!!!!!! Yesterday we explored using shiny objects in Christmas decor, and today we’ll explore using fur and other “natural” textures in Christmas decor. Fur (faux fur, to be exact) is very en vogue this year, both in fashion and in decor.  If
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