Last year, we had the wonderful opportunity to share with the readers of Small Shop Studio's blog about Christmas in the South. Since December 25th is only a couple of weeks away, we felt it appropriate to share the content of this post again! View the full post over at Small Shop, or enjoy the highlights here:
“Not surprisingly, the first three states
to make Christmas a legal holiday were in the South:
Alabama in 1836, Louisiana and Arkansas in 1838.”
Beautiful design never sleeps,
particularly during the holidays…
You see, Christmas is a central part of
the holiday season here in the South. A family outing to pick the
perfect tree is as established a tradition as celebrating a birthday.
Making wassail or hot toddys is as much a custom as tailgating before
the season opening home football game. Here in the South, we start
planning parties and buying decorations while still in our shorts and
sandals. Christmas down South is a big deal, to say the
Just as personalities vary from person
to person, so do our clients and their own personal style of holiday
décor. It is always important to us southerners to incorporate our
most treasured, passed down ornaments and traditions into our home
along with current, newly found pieces. Modern, traditional, natural
… We get requests for it all! We hope you enjoy the photos of these
three [very different!] houses.
. . . h o u s e 1 . . .
. . . h o u s e 2 . . .
We wish you a beautiful holiday season!