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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Show & Tell: Decking the Halls

It's that time of week again. Since a lot of people have been sharing their Christmas Trees for Show and Tell, I thought I'd throw in my decking-the-halls-galore pics. Keeping in mind that we have a 730 sq st apartment and you'll realize why my friend CT once gave me a mug that says "Just call me Martha". I collect vintage Christmas ornaments. This year I added two new ornament (not vintage)- one for each baby.






















Alex's Ornament













Kenneth's Owl












A wreath I fashioned out of a garland and suspended from our dining room lights.











We are not allowed to have a real tree inside, so I made one for my balcony. It is cedar branches wired to an inverted tomatoe cage and set on my potted bulbs (the crocuses of which have sprouted already).

What I did with the leftover cedar branches.

So this is half of my festive decorating. Go see what everyone else is bringing to Circle Time!

7 comments:

Cassandra said...

The two boys' ornaments are beautiful.

I don't actually get a Christmas tree, but a building that forbids them would be unacceptable to me, just out of principle! (Yes, yes, fire hazard, I know...)

areyoukiddingme said...

Half of your festive decorating?!? That's more than I have in my large house!

Cara said...

Um "Martha" if a country line didn't separate us I would pay your way here in an instant.

I need much decor help and I mean much as I have a 2700 sq foot house. Did you catch my "decorationphobia" show and tell a couple weeks back?

http://buildingheavenlybridges.blogspot.com/2008/12/show-and-tell-decorationphobia.html

I'm hopeless and you ---rock!

Another Dreamer said...

Beautiful decorations. The ornaments are perfect, so lovely.

battynurse said...

Beautiful. I have tons of christmas decorations too. Someday I'll have a house big enough for all of them.

WiseGuy said...

Gorgeous...especially the ornaments named after your sons!

Peace!

Sam said...

what lovely decorations, I always feel that I should do more for Christmas at home, but as I am usually spending Christmas away at my parents or some other relatives, there doesn't seem much point. Although I do put a tree up of course!

Merry Christmas!