Expert Craftsmen, Extraordinary Results
#99 Middle Road, Devonshire
Bringing you craftsmanship of days gone by in
our Bermuda Antique Restorations division.
These same techniques are applied to build our
classic reproduction furniture.
THE FINEST ANTIQUE RESTORATION
SERVICES AND REPRODUCTION
FURNITURE AVAILABLE IN BERMUDA
miniature cedar saplings—clippings from their own backyard—deli-
cately placed in individual cedar stumps.
;is Christmas, Chris and Barbara will host the West family for traditional Christmas dinner. ;ey’ll eat by candlelight and enjoy a roast
turkey, Brussels sprouts, Christmas pudding and brandy sauce. In keeping with who they are as a couple, Christmas dinner won’t be without
some spirited fun. “We’re having champagne Jell-O shots!” exclaims
Barbara. “And Ritz crackers and peanut butter for my brother Blake,
who requests the simple to make up for the extravagant,” adds Chris.
When Christmas-time has passed, Chris and Barbara will set to
work deconstructing their homemade decorations. Next year, they’ll
work together to construct new pieces to decorate their home for the
holidays. “Decorating for Christmas is so much fun and doesn’t have
to be di;cult or costly,” concludes Barbara. “Using natural materials is
inexpensive and celebrates our beautiful island home.”
For ;rst-time do-it-yourselfers, Barbara recommends going outside
and collecting several leaves or dry tree branches. Paint them silver or
gold and either decorate them or use them to decorate something else.
“Use our natural environment as your inspiration. Use bling (such as
metallic spray paint) to add a stylish, fun lux e;ect to a natural mate-
And the best part of handmaking your own Christmas décor? “It
means more to you!” explains Barbara. “Spending time creating beauti-
ful decorations is always meaningful and ;lls your home with happiness
for the holidays.”
The dining table
created with all
natural material, is
a large glittery
evidence of the
West’s sense of