Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Photo by Kathy Lea Moyou

The last gifts of the season are delivered- this year deliveries ranged from Texas, to New Zealand, Australia, and Argentina.

At home the Christmas cookies are baked, the big day dinner preparations are on track- just the Swedish ham and a couple loaves of walnut bread need to be picked up.
I am grateful for an excellent year filled with good health, an abundance of love, support and goodness.
It has been ten years since I started the tradition of creating my holiday cards using twelve days of Christmas as my inspiration. This year the photos of my sons are festive and fun, with a touch of naughtiness.
See the first ten days at janethelm.com/12days.
'Tis the season of giving. Giving thanks. Giving presents. Giving back.
Enjoy the season.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tartan Mania is Here!

Page from December issue ELLE DECOR

Tartan is everywhere and I couldn’t be happier as we introduce made-to-order tartan blankets!

As most of you know, I have longed loved the design for not only the history and traditional style, but the symbolism, and how it instantly warms up whatever space it’s used. It's easy to see how our made-to-order designs for companies, associations and families are truly meaningful ways to give and recognize.

The perfect mix of fashion, lifestyle and meaning, the global phenomena of tartan is here to stay!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Delight in the Canadian Spirit

With the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games fast approaching my home city Vancouver, I am excited about the winter fresh spirit spreading throughout the nation and beyond! I am thrilled my customers local and abroad are excited about all things Canadian. Of interest are ideas from eco-friendly gifts for the holiday season, to must dos, secret treasure spots, local wine and food, to experiences for visiting family, guests and clients arriving in February. I am happy to be their guide, yours too, just ask away as I love sharing my city's secret hot spots, must dos while here, artisan finds, to out of the way galleries.
Another idea getting a lot of interest is our BC tartan scarves- perfect for the ever popular sport of Olympic pin collecting.
The Official Tourism Media Site for the 2010 Winter Games www.destination.2010.ca shares the idea that gives back to the community.

Delight in the Spirit