Tuesday, December 24, 2013

The Last Look at Christmas 2013

 I love this season so much!
Can't get enough of it.


James bought me this awesome wooden antique bowl in South Carolina this fall.
I wanted to bring back a treasure & this fit the bill.


A branch of pine greenery & some fancy pine cones fill it perfectly.




The gift stack grew and grew ...  whew, that's a lot of boxes under there.





This deer pillow is a new addition ... isn't he festive?


And I got 2 new lamps a few weeks ago.
We were needing a couple lamps for bedrooms upstairs, so I did a switch-a-roo.
I'll show you more of these later on.


Here's my piano in her Christmas finery.


The window pane, antique mirror, along with the burlap banner have been here for a while ...
I like them to well to move them.







I filled my lantern with antique Christmas ornaments & pine cones
& tied it all up with a brown bow.


James bought me this snowman several years ago ...
I commented on how cute it was & next thing I know,
it was under the tree.


In years past, I've decked out the whole staircase with garland, but it just feels so busy.
I decided to scale back to this, added lights & it's perfect.


Above the patio door, a pine cone wreath hangs in between the antique cutting board & Mr. Antlers.


And one of my favorite pieces, the chalkboard that I repurposed
& the silhouette of my 3 handsome boys, made for me by a sweet friend.


Until Christmas 2014, Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!


8 comments:

  1. So pretty ! Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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    1. Thank you, Yolanda! Happy New Year to you & yours.

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  2. Merry Christmas back to you and yours - have an awesome year!

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  3. I took a bit of a blogging break, and it feels so good to get back to the blogs I love! I absolutely love your blog make over. It's so beautiful and festive, and this post is my favorite. Hope you and your family had an amazing Christmas and I am praying blessings for your new year.

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    1. I'm glad you are back! And thank you ... I'll hate to switch it out in a few days, so I'm enjoying it while I can. Our Christmas was nice & I'm hoping yours was, as well. Love to you & yours.

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  4. I love your beautiful blog! Your home is just beautiful, and you have such a gift for arranging and decorating. Thank you so much for sharing your sweet gifts with us here. :) I always leave her blessed. Love to you and your family in the new year!

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    1. Cheryl, you have blessed my heart with your sweet words. It's such an encouragement having you stop in. Hope your new year if off to a fantastic start ...hope you are staying warm =)

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