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Decorations 2011 {Post 2}

Post 2 of Decorations 2011 will cover the extra bedroom & bath and my bedroom & bath.  Every room does not have a tree, but every room does have some decoration.  In my extra bedroom, it is this santa...

A santa bringing shoes.  How could a girl want anything else?

The extra bathroom has several Holiday decorations.
Hand Towels...

A Santa picture...
And a skinny Santa...

My bathroom doesn't have quite so much decorations, but it does have my glittery & feathery lady santa...
She's been around for several years, but I still love her!

My bedroom has a tree.  It is the only tree in the house where the ornaments don't have a story.  It's just a pretty tree decorated in all white and silver.  Last year I added a glittery bow on top that matches my bedroom and I like the color pop that it provides...
The top...
The middle...
The bottom...
Here are some of the details...


Lola by the tree.  I think she is looking for Santa...or was it a squirrel?
From the ground looking up...

I really love this tree at night, which is handy since that is when I'm in the room to enjoy it the most.
At night all the glittery and glass ornaments really twinkle with the lights...




I am even more fond of this tree since I put the lights on a remote control last year.  Now I can turn them off when I turn the tv off at night and never have to get out of my warm bed.

One more decoration post to come...

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