Monday, December 13, 2010

The village comes to life and my favorite new decoration

I knew as soon as I finished my china cabinet that it would house my Christmas village this year. I couldn’t wait to load it up with all my favorite little buildings, snow, and tiny people. I mixed in some of my Santa plates, old ironstone, and even some red Fiesta dishes. I love the look of it all mixed together.

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I love the church and the gazebo with Santa inside.

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Christmas villages are SO much fun! I told my girls that the people were magic like our elf and how they come to life when we’re asleep. They love peeking in.

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Here is a close up of my Santa plates mixed in with an old ironstone platter and  a fun Santa plate.

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I decided to leave the doors open, so it’s easier to see all the pieces. It also makes the village feel open and real.

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I added this lime green reindeer planter this year, and we LOVE him. He’s filled with traditional greenery. I thought about using whimsical things, but he looks so much better filled with traditional greenery.

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He really adds a pop to the center of my table. Everything was perfect until yesterday when my girls knocked over and broke on of those gorgeous hurricanes. ARGHHHH! Now poor green Rudolph only has one hurricane, and it looks terrible…. Ahhh what to do? I’m going to look for something else today while I’m out at TJ Maxx.

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Here’s a view of the greenery from the top. I mixed in some extra greenery to give it more fullness.

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I’ve been loving visiting all your homes and looking at all your beautiful decorations. As soon as I get this house all spotless again I’m going to make a home tour for you guys.

Don’t forget about the giveaway! There are still 2 days left to enter! Scroll down to read how to enter. Please tell all your friends about it. I really want to get a mommy sewing circle going.

We’re having a great time this CHRISTmas season. I’m hosting a Christmas party this weekend for my entire family. We’re gonna eat yummy food and play some fun games. Celebrating the birth of Jesus while spending time with family and friends is what Christmas is all about. I can’t wait to be surrounded by all my family (minus my sister and her daughter’s family sniff sniff) all celebrating His birth! What a great night it will be……

Merry Christmas to some of the best presents I’ve EVER received: YOU GUYS!

Love and hugs,

5 comments:

Julie Harward said...

I love your Christmas spirit! Everything looks so gorgeous! Love the cabinet with all the beauties inside and the green reindeer just makes me laugh...so cute! Have a great week my friend..come say hi :D

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Beautiful!! Everything is just beautiful!! I love it....the green reindeer is so pretty too!

Lou Cinda

Chrissie said...

Everything looks so fun and fabulous! I love all the color, and your china cabinet is perfect with your Christmas Decor!

Janine said...

It all looks so magical and beautiful. I especially love your reindeer.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That cabinet was made to hold Chrismas decorations, Lou Lynn! It looks lovely and, I know I said it when you first showed it, but I really love the wire on the doors.

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