Super Silver spray paint and "weeds". Nah, eucalyptus berries, pine cones and hydrangea.
"Vintage" Pottery Barn faux bay leaf garland and Santa Photo wall (hopefully, one more to add this year). My two favorites are when each adorable child about a year old cried with Santa - yeah their pain, my joy!
Upstairs landing with Santa, Snowman and tree collections.
Living room looking back towards the entry way (or, foyer if you are inclined - or does it depend on the area of the country you live?).
The slight reflection on the mantel...touch up paint in the wrong sheen. New Years resolution #1. Ok, at least in the top 10 of painting "to do's" for 2012.
I had sooo much fun (like a contented cat) the other night. I lit the fire, all the candles and curled up on the sofa with my new design books (see my post). Heaven!
This is the ribbon in addition to the burlap ribbon I chose to "tie"my decor theme together. Unlike a fellow blogger Slim Paley who found her silk ribbon inspiration in Germany, I fell for a on sale, cotton grosgrain at Michaels!
Birdie in a feathered nest, "vintage" Pottery Barn wreath. The birdies are repeated on the tree branches.
Kitchen "mantel". Yes, that is yet to be painted pine on the ceiling and bare sheet rock walls, with primer ceiling. Didn't you LOVE 30 Something (old tv show) as much as I did?
Shhh. I saw the 20 year old snatch one of these "childhood" Christmas story books away (for his turn) from the 15 year old, who was thoroughly enjoying herself!
Ok. That's it. Even I can tell when the friends gathered to view the vacation photos are itching to