Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Christmas is getting close and my brain is getting scrambled. I meant to take part in the Holiday Open House...and forgot all about it. I need an alarm on my laptop to remind me of things.

While I decorate, my faithful little buddy stays near and thankfully out of the chaos!

I've already completed several pics of the house so far. Today, we're in the living room. Last year, I changed my tree to rose and copper. I like it but after two years, I think I'm ready for a change next year.






I stayed pretty simple with the oak mantel this year using lights, some greenery and a copper angel. I love turning the lights on and seeing them reflected in the mirror.

In the foyer is my Nativity display and across from it is the pier mirror.


One of my favorite recent purchases was from a gift store in downtown Natchitoches...the site of Steel Magnolias. Natchitoches has the most wonderful gift shops. I found this gold Santa with pink/green trim and the matching trees.

Love his toy bag!



Merry CHRISTmas everyone and Blessings for the New Year from my home to your's!

14 comments:

The Quintessential Magpie said... Best Blogger Tips

Judy, my first time to visit your blog, and I love all of these pictures you have of your treasures! Wow! And that dog! He's such a cutie! You've really done a great job with your Christmas decor! It's so pretty!

XO,

Sheila

Phillips Phamily Mama said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow! I love how "laden" your tree is with so many beautiful ornaments. Thanks for stopping by!

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said... Best Blogger Tips

What beautiful decorations! And so elegant!

We are THAT Family said... Best Blogger Tips

Your home is so festive and lovely!

Holly said... Best Blogger Tips

Everything is just beautiful! I love how you've put a new twist on the colors.
Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Cami @ Creating Myself said... Best Blogger Tips

That mantel & mirror are WONDERFUL! And I love your green tree!

ivoryspring said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Judy,

Lovely Christmas decorations!

Cottage Rose said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey Judy. I just love all the beautiful Christmas Decorations, your home is so lovely. Oh how sweet and cute is your baby....

Merry Christmas

Hugs;
Alaura

Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said... Best Blogger Tips
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Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said... Best Blogger Tips

Your home and Christmas decor are beautiful. Thank you for sharing them. Merry Christmas.

Elizabeth

Couture de Papier said... Best Blogger Tips

Gorgeous so warm and inviting!

Karen said... Best Blogger Tips

you have some of the most beautuful Christmas decorations I have ever seen. That tree is gorgeous

Kathleen Ellis said... Best Blogger Tips

More pretty pretties...lovely just lovely!

tardevil said... Best Blogger Tips

Laurie is right! I don't know how I missed this, but your Christmas decor ROCKS! LOVE the tree & the Santa!