For the last several years I have put up only minimal Christmas decorations
but this year I decided to actually decorate the house.
I decided to take pictures in case it never happens again.
The living room is the most decorated room and it has the tree...but I tried to put a few things around the house in other rooms as well.
|I made this pillow last year. It's already kind of trashed.|
I replaced last years LED lights for regular incandescent lights on the tree.
It is MUCH better...gives that Christmas glow that I like.
|Pillow made by my perfect sister and given to me last year. I love it.|
|My red secretary holds several nativities and other decorations.|
|My couch with the Christmas version of my picture wall. A couple more nativities on the side tables.|
|My favorite nativity that I got in Canada is on my entry table. |
Baby Jesus broke in the move but we fixed him (badly)
|I got these felt ball garlands on Etsy and now I totally want to make some.|
|My bowl of vintage ornaments. I want to find more.|
|My buffet just has candles and the new wreath I made.|
I feel like it's too small so maybe I'll make a larger one for next year.
|My brother Dion gave us a real wreath.|
I hung it on the high wall near the kitchen.
(there was a nail there already that I've been meaning to remove so I figured I'd use it)
|Stockings and my new "believe" banner.|
I removed all of the rocks Frank usually keeps up on the mantel and put a couple of Christmas things.
|The computer cabinet. |
(hate this thing and when Carter graduates, it will be the first thing to go!)
I put a nativity on top to try to make it less ugly. Didn't really work.
|Outside I have my exterior lights around the top of the house|
|A second real wreath adorns the brick outside.|
Purchased from a fundraiser for my nephew
|Garland and lights around the door|
I also have my fake tree and some lights out on the covered porch.
I really like having them out back like that because I can't actually see my own Christmas lights out front unless I'm outside, but I can see the ones out back from inside the house.
|An unlit version of the back porch|
I'm enjoying my festive house!