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Monday, November 28, 2011

Walking in a Celadon Wonderland

We just got back from our first holiday road trip.  I don't mind road trips. In fact, I really like them. They offer freedom and flexibility that you don't have with planes, plus we can take the dog.

This is Ranger. He is the best pup in the world. I am positive that he posed for this.
This Thanksgiving, we decided to pack up the car and head to Florida to visit with my in-laws.

On the way we stopped in Charleston to visit with friends and during our stay we wandered into a wonderful store called Celadon. If you live in the Charleston area, then this place is probably old news to you. I imagine that if Anthropologie and Pottery Barn had a baby, Celadon would be their glorious offspring.

Lucky for us, they had already completed their holiday transformation and it was positively drool worthy...

While wandering through the loveliness, I noticed some amazing driftwood Christmas trees. Unfortunately, I didn't think to take a picture, but I found some online that were similar....

I love the look of these, but Celadon was selling theirs for $100 - $200 each, which was a bit steep for me. They were beautiful and sturdy, but I knew that giving into my urge to buy them would only lead to buyers remorse.  If anyone has any ideas about how to recreate one, let me know.

While I didn't buy any home furnishings or decor, the store displayed things in ways that gave me some great ideas for new projects. Some were new and some that just validated my current project list - sunburst mirror anyone? 

Even though I couldn't buy everything I was lusting after, I did leave with one little thing...

Thymes Frasier Fir candle is quite possibly the best smelling Christmas candle EVER! I will be lighting it this evening to kick off the holiday decorating.

Check in tomorrow when I reveal the buffet progress!


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEE!! Let me know if I can send you anything from there, i.e. you get the urge to purchase the driftwood tree :-)

  2. Hi Canny! Thank you so much for stopping in and for all of your nice compliments...Please come in again...BTW..we are pet friendly, so bring the doggie in for a treat and spin around the store next time as well. And ps. We are all crazy about the Driftwood Trees as well!