Earlier this week, I went to lunch with some very inspiring women who I met on Twitter. As we talked about our blogs, work, children, and busy holiday schedules, the conversation turned to decorating our homes for Christmas. Tamara, of Nest by Tamara, told us about the gorgeous red berry branches she just arranged on her mantle and Stacey, Quintessence Blog, was excited about tartan! After weeks planning #JingleTweet and coming up with gift guides, I realized I had let the decorating take a back seat! We have our tree up and decorated, but all the other boxes of Christmas decor have been lined up like nutcrackers waiting to be unpacked. I left our lunch ready to tackle those boxes, and I am looking forward to spending the weekend unwrapping treasures collected over the years. With red berries and tartan on my mind, I discovered all these wonderful images to get me in the spirit!