This beautiful planter outside a NYC home is filled with the greenery of the season and accented with branches of bright red ilex berries. I suspect much of the plantings are there in all the seasons.
Elegant neighbors along on of my favorite upper east side blocks. This is clearly not the DIY decorations that happen at my house. If you are lucky enough to live in these houses, your ‘people’ do the decorating, right?
These were made right at the store which is in an old (basement level) movie theater space. In fact, I saw “Gosford Park” in that theater! The display team comes in several times a year to do the displays which I always make a point to see and am never disappointed.
A large (artificial) tree was trimmed with lights and large goose feathers, hung like ornaments. These were all white, but wouldn’t they be pretty if they were painted or dyed all sorts of brilliant colors?
The sumptuous spaces at the Park Avenue Armory have been transformed with huge birch bark monoliths, encircled with robust garlands of magnolia. Mixed garlands of magnolia, huge pine cones and other pods, highlighted with birch bark play off the magnificent paneling of the architectural details.
Does anyone remember the old Cartier classical building with its’ red holiday ribbon wrapping the building with a big red bow? About 5 or 6 years ago, it became a huge red ribbon of LED lights. Now Cartier has moved to the GM building and this red bow is the latest incarnation. Maybe its time for a new idea?