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Monday, December 20, 2010

Ready for Santa!

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I'm back again!  Thanks for your sweet words about our sitting room!  And, with Christmas being only a few days away (eek), I'm going to overdose you with more of our holiday home (even though, you're probably bored with it by now)!

So ... come on in (and, as always, please click on the pictures to enlarge)!


I fell in love with the handsome plaid ribbon and just had to have it!  I thought that the festive "Merry Christmas" black/gold ribbon might be a fun compliment to it and the red ribbon:


This "Home" saying and chunky garland greets you when you walk in:


The table in the great room holds a couple more Nutcrackers, along with a messy floral arrangement I threw together, and festive plates that I found at Wal-Mart:


Love the lit branches peeking through:


Annnnd, our big ol' fat "faux" 9 foot tree:



Another crazy tree topper.  I'm absolutely crazy about the wide, red ribbon I found at Kirkland's:


Here's a sweet White House ornament that my brother-in-law gave us a few years ago:


A glittery apple green tree hangs next to another beautiful White House ornament:


A couple of Radko ornaments:


A steal of a deal "Peace" pillow (from Wal-Mart) leans against a soft and yummy "faux" fur pillow from Pottery Barn:


The mantle that you've already seen:




Fun gold, glittery frames I found at Home Goods for $4.99(!):


And, behind the pictures sits an apothecary jar filled with inexpensive shatterproof Christmas balls from Wal-Mart:


I love turning the lights off as it begins to get dark so that we can see the tree glow in all its glory:


As always, I sincerely enjoy your visits!
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24 comments:

Mari said...

OHHH BECCA~
YOUR HOME LOOKS AMAZING :) JUST GORGEOUS :) I LOVE YOUR TREE :)

WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY :)

Pam @ diy Design Fanatic said...

Your home looks so beautiful all decked out for Christmas! It's hard to believe Christmas is only a few days away!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Becca, it is all so beautiful. You really know how to deck the halls for sure. I do not envy you taking it all down though.

Painter's Place said...

Everything is just gorgeous! You are such a wonderful decorator!!

Denise said...

Bored? Never! I could look at your house and decor all day Becca, I just love it and appreciate you taking the time to share it with us. Keeps me motivated too in keeping my home neat, tidy and cosy ;-)
I love the swag in the entry way, I need more ribbon for next year now that I can tie bows a little better.
Hope you got a lot of your shopping done today ;)

Susan said...

Beautiful, gorgeous tree! BTW, I bought that wide red netting ribbon at Kirkland's but mine didn't come out nicely so I pulled it off and used regular ribbon instead. Any tricks of the trade to share??

Vanessa said...

BORED???? Are you kidding girl? I said "Yippee Skippee" when I saw another post pop up from you with all of your gorgeous decorations! This tour just gets better and better and I really love the garland in the entry and the beautiful arrangement on your table in the great room with the branches that are lit. That is something I am definitely going to be copying. Are you feeling like you are getting everything done? I spent the whole day shopping with a friend which was super fun (and really rare!)but still need to do some more. Yikes! Just little stuff but still lots to do. Oh well, it all ends up fine in the end doesn't it? Wish we could meet up for a drink after a long day of wearing out our wallets! :-)
Vanessa

Jemsmom said...

Never, never, never bored with your house! I love your tree! Our lights went off tonight on our 10 footer. I don't know what we are going to do about that! I have to have a tree light up for Christmas!!!!! I must say though that I adore that side board with the nutcrackers and arrangement! Is the chunky garland one you bought or made? I love the lushness of it!

Liesl @ FabulousFashions4SensibleStyle said...

Beautiful, and I am loving the ribbon on your tree!!!

Liesl :)

melismama said...

Love that pillow from Walmart! I never go there, but might have to now! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us all!

Judy said...

At the risk of sounding like a crazy stalker I get so excited when I see a new post from you and pics of your gorgeous home...you never cease to amaze me with your talent. Please give a tutorial how you make your bows (do you?) and doing your great tree toppers.

Thanks again for all the amazing inspiration!

Judy

Laura Marcella said...

I really enjoyed seeing your Christmas decorations!!! I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

Sue said...

Your mantel is so opulent, Becca! It's all so festive and pretty in those traditional colors. Hope you have a Merry Christmas! ~ Sue

kara@elements-interiors.net said...

Hey Pretty girl! BORED???????? TOTALLY...Thats why I come here ALL the TIME! Nope! Not bored! Love it! We could TOTALLY be roomies...SAME TASTES! You think our Hubs would mind? Im just sayin.... :0)

xoxokara

Cricket said...

BORED....NEVER!!!!! You always amaze me!!!

Merry Christmas

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Thanks for joining the party, Becca. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!

Rachelle @ Adventures in Creating said...

Wow your house look great! Love your Christmas Decorations.

Kathy said...

It is just a stunner, really Christmas decorating at it's best!

Rettabug said...

What a GORGEOUS home, Becca! You have done an outstanding job of decorating it & I love every inch! Lots of work but the kidlets will have fond memories for years to come.

Merry Christmas to you & yours!
fondly,
Rett

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Well you already know that I think everything is absolutely beautiful!! But I will tell ya again, it is all beautiful. I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas.

Designs By Pinky said...

Becca, I truly believe your mantle is the prettiest I have seen! Just gorgeous! All of your decorations are beautiful, you do such a wonderful job! I hope you and your family have a beautiful Christmas and a Happy New Year! XO, Pinky PS, NEVER bored!!!!!!!!!!!!

kara@elements-interiors.net said...

Hey sweet girlfriend!!! Thank you SOOOOOOOOO MUCH for linkin up! Blogland is a bit VACATED!!! but yet i cant seem to get off my computer!! Im am Type A, and a perfectionist and I OWN THAT! LOL!
If i dont talk to you again, have a SUPER BLESSED Christmas! You are a Precious friend and God blessed me with crossing our paths!
Love you girl!

Liz said...

Hi Becca!

How in the world did I miss your last several posts? I'm always on the lookout for your posts, because I love your ideas and work. Becca, you always amaze me. I know I say this all the time, but you NEVER disappoint...EVER!! Your home is just glowing! Your tree, your mantle and your kitchen are so gorgeous.

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Wishing you and your family a blessed and Happy New Year!

XOXO ~Liz

Traci said...

Everything is beautiful! Thanks for sharing. I'm trying to catch up on all the blogs I missed while I was on vacation. I hope you & your family had a Merry Christmas!