Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas in Almost Every Room

It looks like Christmas in almost every room of the house. I'm going to show you those rooms in just a minute. However, I'm saving the post on my "big" tree in the living room for tomorrow when I join up with The Nester for their tour, so check back for that. I will attempt to shed some light on the age old question of "Just how many ornaments are on that tree!?!".


Christmas Tour of Homes with The Nester

Now for an explanation on the "almost" part of this post. I still have my empty tree set up in my bedroom. Yes, it's undecorated. Pathetic really. I feel like such a slacker. I have really come to the proverbial fork in the road where it is time to fish or cut bait (enough idioms in that sentence for ya?). I have an extra little elf staying with me for a week, so surely I can get it done...


She looks like a helper, right?


You already know what the outside looks like, but if you missed that post, you can see it here Christmas Post 1, and you also know what the kitchen looks like, but if not, you can get a quick look here Christmas Post 2 . Now it is time to see all the rest (almost). Let the tour begin!

As you walk into the house, this is what the entry looks like:

Then you will pass by the dining room where you will see this...

and this...


Then you will notice the mantle all decked out. I did it a little different this year. The garland that I put up on the mantle used to adorn the entry to the dining room. But it was always the biggest pain in the you know what to hang. This year, I decided I didn't need that kind of trouble in my life and just repurposed it to the mantle. I think it looks good and is the perfect length to be dramatic...

I don't love my stockings, but I haven't been able to find any that I love, so they are just going to see us through this year at least.

My artsy attempt at capturing the mantle...

These frosted berry topiaries just sit up there at Christmas...

My full time elf helper...
If you could look to the right of the mantle you would see the living room tree. Though I'm not showing you that today, I will show you what my gift wrapping looks like this year. It isn't my all time favorite gift wrap job, but I think it is cute enough...






I try to put something Christmasy in every single room in the house. In the guest bath, you will see a little bit of Christmas greenery...

In the guest bedroom, a Santa bringing shoes (what could be better than that?)

In the office a small pink tree...

I made that tree skirt a few years ago out of sparkly & glittery felt and feather trim.
A closer look at the tree (which you may recall, dubs as my Valentine Tree too)

And finally, my master bath, has a fun little lady that always makes me smile...

She's actually not so little, she is almost 3 feet tall! She sits in all her glittery and feathery glory on the ledge behind my bathtub.

Hopefully I will get the bedroom tree decorated at some point, but this is a tour of (almost) all my decorations. Tune in tomorrow for the Living Room tree reveal.

1 comments:

Ann said...

It all looks so beautiful. I wish I had your eye!! You have some really great stuff!

 

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