Egg Snowmen---- hard-boiled eggs, a carrot and some peppercorns. These snowmen are a very nice addition to your holiday appetizer platter. Oh and this will make eating eggs more fun for your kids as well ;
Elsa Beskow was the illustrator that shaped my taste I think. The books my mother had loved as a child in Sweden were passed on to me and I poured over every detail and loved them too. --- I too Elsa Beskow.
Make a festive feature of your Christmas place settings. Try wrapping napkins with twine rather than a napkin ring and finish with cinnamon sticks, sprigs or holly/rosemary or twigs spray painted gold or silver.