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Harvest a Christmas tree for a holiday memory
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Harvest a Christmas tree for a holiday memory

GRIFFITHSVILLE, W.Va. — On a busy Saturday at Wilkerson Christmas Tree Farm, dozens of families had traveled many miles to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Families harvesting a Christmas tree is...

Harvest a Christmas tree for a holiday memory
Harvest a Christmas tree for a holiday memory

GRIFFITHSVILLE, W.Va. — On a busy Saturday at Wilkerson Christmas Tree Farm, dozens of families had traveled many miles to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Families harvesting a Christmas tree is ...

Mistletoe: Holiday tradition plays hard to get
Mistletoe: Holiday tradition plays hard to get

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Like true love, mistletoe is elusive. The evergreen naturally grows high on the branches of hardwood trees in every West Virginia county, but getting your hands on it isn’t so easy.

“I used to shoot it...

WV DIY Team: Wrap holiday gifts beautifully
WV DIY Team: Wrap holiday gifts beautifully

In this week’s DIY feature, we get step-by-step instructions for wrapping a beautiful holiday gift package. Elisa Payne is the owner of Eggplant, a unique gift store located in Charleston’s South Hills shopping district. Elisa and her...

WV Design Team: Let color inspire in the new year
WV Design Team: Let color inspire in the new year

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “For 2015, Wine With Everything” was the headline in the Dec. 4 issue of The Wall Street Journal’s Style & Travel section.

The article introduces the color of 2015 as dictated by the Pantone Color...

WV DIY Team: Bottles up! Refashion a chandelier
WV DIY Team: Bottles up! Refashion a chandelier

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A few years ago, to celebrate Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s 10th anniversary, we hosted a fundraiser catered by Cafe Cimino Country Inn.

To create an ambiance worthy of chef Tim Urbanic’s culinary...

WV Design Team: Make bedroom a romantic oasis
WV Design Team: Make bedroom a romantic oasis

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If an interior designer were to ring your doorbell at this very moment and ask to see your bedroom, would you: (a) Take them straight back with no hesitation, or (b) slam the door and run like crazy to make your bed and...

WV Design Team: Have a very vintage Christmas!
WV Design Team: Have a very vintage Christmas!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nostalgia and tradition run deep in the celebration of Christmas as we decorate our homes, exchange thoughtful gifts and share with our family, friends and loved ones.

The use of vintage items for decoration and as...

WV DIY Team: How to make a Christmas centerpiece
WV DIY Team: How to make a Christmas centerpiece

This week’s holiday DIY project comes from the seasoned staff and family at Young Floral. Located at 215 Pennsylvania Ave. S. on Charleston’s West Side, Young Floral is a landmark, family-owned business that’s been around since...

WV Design Team: Game plan for Christmas decor
WV Design Team: Game plan for Christmas decor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Fa la la la la …”

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year …”

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas …”

“I’m dreaming...

WV DIY Team: Personalize a Christmas wreath
WV DIY Team: Personalize a Christmas wreath

In this week’s DIY feature, we turn to David Riter and Stefano DiPietrantonio, owners of Tesori: Vintage Decor, Antiques and Fine Art, a vintage home and antique store which recently opened at Five Corners on Charleston’s West Side. They ...

WV Design Team: Luxury of a well-dressed bed
WV Design Team: Luxury of a well-dressed bed

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The bedroom should be a tranquil and renewing space. After all, it’s where we start and end each day.

Most five-star hotels excel in dressing their rooms’ beds in a way that gives a sense of luxury as...

WV DIY Team: A grand bed for your pet
WV DIY Team: A grand bed for your pet

In celebration of America Recycles Day, today we are pleased to premiere a Do It Yourself section for the Sunday Gazette-Mail. This regular feature will be chock-full of fun, money-saving, helpful projects you can do yourself without special tools or...

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