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We’;re thrilled to be brining you some thoughts from our gardening and greenery expert Nonie, of Nonie’;s Garden.

Everybody loves the look and fragrance of live seasonal greenery during the Christmas holidays. When decorating my clients’; homes, I try to use live evergreens as often as possiblefunny pillow cases, but keeping it fresh for the four week season can require some additional preparation.

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Here is what I have learned, through trial and error, about keeping holiday greenery as fresh as possible through the season:

Find more holiday decorating ideas and how-to’;s, or browse or Holiday inspiration on Pinterest.

Don’t you just love Anthropologie!? I do, but my budget doesn’t!? However, I love to visit the Anthropologie website to get inspiration for a project!? I’m always looking for something that I can knock off – or make myself!? So here’s my inspiration for today’s DIY project!? ?This Anthropologie jute lantern is meant for hanging outdoors and several would really make a statement for an outdoor dining space!? But, buying several would really be cost prohibitive!? So, I made mine with things I had on hand – so free works for me!

In 2009 as the world economy was crumbling around all of us, I watched as incredibly talented (usually young) fashion designers were staring at an almost impossible road to launching their own lines. I had just sold a luxury lifestyle magazine in Austin, Texas and had many local designers that I called friends.

Last Week, Ballard Designs had the pleasure of sponsoring the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, which if you’ve never been is a whirl weekend of delicious bites, creative cocktails, and a whole lotta Southern cooking that will keep your tastebuds happy! Food and drink-lovers of all types are invited to Midtown Atlanta to take part in this culinary festival, and lucky us, we were there to offer up some comfortable spaces to relax in between cooking classes, enjoy a treat hot-off-the-grill on the Ballard Bites Grilling Terrace, or kick back in the VIP Connoisseur Lounge.