Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Sprucing up your November blues

 November, can you believe it! Where does the time go? I find that this month, out of all the other months of the year, is one of the longest and the most dark. The days are shorter, the leaves are gone, and until the snow arrives, it's just plain gloomy outside.

 So how can we perk things up a bit? Well we can start by enhancing our front entrances, making them cozy and appealing. I think it is much nicer to enter a house that gives me the feeling of home, than a house that is bare and cold looking. So how about some lovely winter urns? 

    They certainly add much needed greenery, and a sense of warmth. Though it is best not to have them outside before the cold weather sets in (freezing point or bit lower, works best).  That way the water will freeze and seal in the moisture in the greenery.  You should also use winter hardy greenery like cedar, fir and certain varieties of pine. Your urns can easily be spruced up with some preserved eucalyptus, branches (birch, curly will, and dogwood), pine cones etc.

   There is no shortage in the variety of styles, sizes and designs for your outdoor urns. They can be simple and not too big for those with minimal space, or very tall and large for those with lots of room to work with.  They can be as glitzy or as natural as you like. We all have different tastes, and preferences, so your urns should reflect that.  

   If you already have garden urns in the front, we can easily use those, providing you remove the soil before it freezes. We only require the dimensions of your container so that we can arrange your winter urn in something that will fit appropriately.  If you do not have an outside urn, we do have some here in a variety of color, so it is not a problem at all.

So beat those November blues, enhance your home and lift up your spirits, get a wonderful winter urn for your home. You can even add your own lights to brighten it up even more! It’s a simple way to warm your heart every time you go home.