I'd like to thank my dear bloggy friend Jennifer ( Fiddle Dee Dee) for the Christmas Spirit Award and I'm suppose to share 5 Things That I Love About Christmas: I love decorating our Christmas tree together with the Christmas music playing and our traditional eggnog drink. Unfortunately my 16 year old is too big to sit on her Dad's shoulder to put the topper on top. All she has to do is stand ... Read More about Merry Christmas Everyone!
I've really enjoyed all the various holiday home tours and got some great new ideas for next year. I'm only about 1/3 of the way through BooMama's Tour though! I think she had about a kagillion people sign up!Here are just a couple more Christmas pictures I thought I'd share and then I'm done!This is our doggie Christmas tree topper. He looks just like our Golden Maxie!Below are a few favorite ... Read More about Last Few Christmas Pictures
I couldn't resist joining Kimba in her open house. Be sure to head to her place for more party fun (all these parties should keep everyone busy for the rest of the month)! I thought I'd show a few shots of our guestbedroom. Actually it's half office and half bedroom - so you'll only see the bed part cause my office part is in no way meant to be seen by any other human!We're not having any ... Read More about Holiday Open House – Guest Bedroom
Welcome to BooMama's Christmas Tour of Homes as well as Southern Hospitality's Open House. This is my first year to participate in a open house and I'm so delighted to have you come by. I have coffee and cranberry Stollen ready. Or would you prefer tea? O.K., let's go - I'm so excited to show you around! I think we'll start in the dining room.This is my centerpiece. I usually decorate in red, lime ... Read More about Christmas Home Tour 2008
I love figuring out how to get a look for less! I've seen so many Christmas accessories that I know I could duplicate for way less than what they want in the stores. One of the things I really liked this year is this Santa Silhouette Plaque from Ballard Designs. It's $49 but I made my own version for pennies. What I really liked is the white silhouette on the red background - so festive for ... Read More about Show & Tell Friday – Christmas Silhouettes
I added a few shiny touches to my little black china cabinet. Usually it just has white china in it but I really like the silver so I may just add a bit more after the holidays are over!A big faux mercury glass ornament in a great little urn I found at Goodwill!A vintage coffee pot my husband gave me for Christmas last year with some greenery in it and a few mercury glass candlesticks I didn't ... Read More about Black & Silver Cabinet