Colonial Williamsburg Decorates for Christmas: Step-by-step Illustrated Instructions for Christmas Decorations that You Can Make for Your Home

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Colonial Williamsburg, 1981 - Religion - 80 pages
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Colonial Williamsburg is famous for the wreaths and other exterior and interior decorations that adorn its houses, shops, and exhibition buildings at Yuletide. This how-to book contains directions for making forty-two beautiful decorations including an apple cone and an herb wreath. Step-by-step drawings and thirty-five color photographs show how to create each decoration at home.
 

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Contents

Basic Boxwood Wreath
10
Boxwood on Straw Base Wreath
13
Wreath of Apples and Holly Berries
14
Wreath of Lemons and Limes
15
Mixed Fruit Wreath
17
George Wythe House Matching Wreaths
19
Thomas Everard House Wreath of Lemons Limes and Natural Materials
20
Governors Palace Pomegranate Wreath
21
Epergne
47
Table Decoration Featuring Oranges and Limes
49
Table Decoration Created for the Peyton Randolph House
50
Christmas Table at the George Wythe House
51
Accents
54
Holly Swag for Sconce
55
White Pine Swag for Sconce
56
Roping
57

Traditional Mixed Fruit Wreath
23
Pine Cone Flower Wreath
24
Plaque of Lady Apples and Pine Cones
25
Plaque Featuring Fruit and Natural Materials
27
James Geddy House Red Peppers Plaque
29
Apple Fan
31
Decoration for a Windowsill
33
Table Decorations
36
Mixed Fruit Curve with Nuts and Berries
37
Apple Cone
39
Mixed Fruit Cone
41
Osage Orange Cone
43
Lemon Cone
44
Thomas Everard House Table Decoration
45
Door Corner Accent of Holly Berries
58
Door Corner Accent of Lady Apples
59
Pomegranate Accent
60
Star Cluster of Cones
61
Cranberry Strings
62
Mantel Arrangement Featuring Pineapple and Lemons
65
Decorations Featuring Herbs and Dried tWit and Natural Materials
66
Dried Herb Wreath
67
Herb Kissing Ball
69
the Dining Room at Carters Grove Plantation
70
Garland Designed for the Mantel at Carters Grove Plantation
73
Pyramid of Herbs and Fresh Fruits
75
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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization, directs the ongoing restoration of Virginia's colonial capital so that " the future may learn from the past."
John R. Gonzales recently served as executive chef of the four operating taverns at Colonial Williamsburg, and is currently a consultant for the Virginia Food Service Group in Richmond. He lives in Williamsburg.
Food writer and editor Charles Pierce was trained at the famed La Varenne cooking school in Paris. He is the author of several cookbooks, including Southern Light Cooking and Beach House Cooking, as well as project editor of The Revised Settlement Cookbook. Charles has contributed to "Food & Wine, House Beautiful, Fine Cooking, Country Home," and "Glamour," among many magazines. He lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York.

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