Have you ever noticed that hotels often have pineapples as part of the decor, often built in the the structure of lamps or other decorative items?
Did you know that the pineapple is a univeral symbol of welcome and hospitality? I just learned that last week while traveling.
We've talked about symbolism a lot over the last few months, and I was thinking that ending the year on that note would work well.
Placing a pineapple, real or decorative, where it can be seen when guest arrive is a warm symbols of welcome, particularly during this busy holiday season. Bowls of peaches symbolize health and longveity and bowls of oranges bring prosperity. Both of these can be placed on the dining room table.
All cultures have symbolism that is significant and can be incorporated into the decor of your home. If there is something meaningful to you, use it. If you're interested in learning more about specific placement of a symbolic item, leave me a comment and I'm happy to help.
Wishing you a safe, warm, loving, healthy and prosperous season.