Sunday, December 9, 2007

(snow)men in trees

I had a very fun day yesterday. My niece, Jess, and her fiance came to the cities to visit Steve's sister for the weekend. Mark & I were planning to meet Jess & Steve and my sister and her SO (Mary & Jim) for lunch today. Mary is babysitting with her granddaughter, Kajia, this weekend - so that was going to be very special! But I got a little bonus - my other sister (Jess' mom, Patti), came up with them and stayed at Mary's for the weekend. So I went over there yesterday and had some major sister bonding time PLUS baby girl time. What a perfect day!! And I get to see everyone for lunch in a couple hours. Lovely weekend!

Here are a few more photos of Christmas decorations. My piano sits in this little nook of the fireplace room - next to the stairway. This is a photo taken at night with the tree and garland lit. The tree is rustic and small - and I put only snowmen ornaments on it. After I started, I realized I don't really have that many snowmen ornaments (LOL), so I cut up some snowman ribbon and put that on the tree. It looks kind of like banners - a little weird!! But it's supposed to be a fun tree, so it's okay! (Look closely at the guy in the red hat - he has a snowball in his hand ready to throw!)

I have a wooden train on the piano - it's one that my sons had when they were little.

Oops - guess I took this photo before I added the ribbon to the garland. :) But you get the idea at least.


Greenie Gardens said...

Wow! You've been busy. Great Christmas decorations. The snowmen are a nice change from Santas! It's fun to move in from the garden and see pictures of the inside of your beautiful home. Thanks for sharing with us!

Karen said...

I'm enjoying seeing your Christmas decorations, too! Your home is so warm and inviting.

Tristi Pinkston said...

Very adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Gina said...

Beautiful arrangement of greenery!

Candace E. Salima said...

Looks absolutely beautiful! Maybe I'm inspired now to put a little more effort into it this year. I'm the Christmas Queen, buy this year I just haven't been able to get into the decorating spirit, which is just sad! Maybe I'll get one the neighborhood kids to crawl under the stairs and get my decorations out and get busy!

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