~ Jollifers ~
are sentimental things that spread a little joy every time you cast your eye upon them
A couple of months ago there was an article in the Wall Street Journal's
Design & Decorating Page, by Deborah Needleman,
author of the forthcoming "The Perfectly Imperfect Home."
10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style
#2 - Jollifers
I thought it would be fun to go through her list and see if we have the essential elements...
This is my jollifer during the holidays....
a simple gingerbread man swag, hung in my kitchen window every year.
Ms. Needleman says, "They are among the easiest decorating tools,
as they require no skill, no sophisticated understanding of color, texture or composition.
You basically set them out and like talismans, they exude their subtle power."
My jollifer was given to me by a special friend and her two daughters years ago.
It makes me smile and think of her positve attitude no matter the circumstance.
Do you have a Jollifer?