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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Snow in the Dining Room

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Happy Sunday, friends.  Are you feeling the rush of the holidays close in on you?  I sure am and have lots of catching up to do this week!
Do you live in an area where you get snow?  Growing up in Virginia, we got our fair share of it.  I truly miss it ... especially how beautiful it made everything look, especially the trees.  Because we hardly ever get snow here in SC, I simply had to bring it into our holiday decor *some*how again this year:


And, even if my version of snow consists of store bought *faux* bags of it (from Michael's), I'll take it!  It's good to improvise, right?


A long mirror from Wal-Mart serves as the perfect runner and "base" to hold the snow:


Pretty *snow*flake plates (from Target) also make a return appearance this year.  I was excited to see that, not only did they bring back the collection this year, but that they added bowls, too:


Snowy pinecone "sprays" add a bit of fun to the backs of the dining chairs:


The sparkle and snow continues over on the buffet:



Annnd, tucked in a corner sits one of my favorite trees ... a flocked one!




Don't you just love how the branches are dripping with snow?


And, how it really makes everything glow at night:


Glittery branches top it all off:



Of course, I love the nighttime ambiance:




I wonder how many bags it would take to cover our house and yard with it for Christmas?!  Hmmmm.  I will truly be envious of those of you who get to enjoy a *real* White Christmas!

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Becca


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35 comments:

Kelly @ thelilypadcottage said...

Wow so gorgeous!!! Love the flocked tree, so pretty.

NanaDiana said...

Becca, It looks gorgeous. I am giving my son our tree ornaments after Christmas this year as he is "starting all over" after a divorce. I saved the image of your tree because it is beautiful I just might "copy" it for next year for MY tree. As always, everything you do is beautiful. xoDiana

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Becca, I love your snowy dining room! Everything really does look wintry and sparkly. Wish I could get some snow, too! This is beautiful.

Debbiedoo's said...

Stunning girl...just stunning!!~

Shannon Fox said...

Your dining room is so beautiful.
It is a sparkly wonderland Becca!!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Becca, this is all so stunning. Love all the snow and that TREE. Wow!

Terry Moore said...

Becca, everything looks so charming, warm even with cold ideas, and so Christmasy!

Bonnie said...

It is splendid! What a beautiful room. I love your winter wonderland.

Cricket said...

Oh Becca....it is soooooo beautiful!!!!!!

Debra @ Common Ground said...

absolutely gorgeous!! love the mirror on the table as the centerpiece base!

Carol said...

Oh my goodness, Becca, your dining room is gorgeous and stunning! I love, love, love your centerpiece mirror covered with snow and all your lovelies! BHG should be calling any minute!

Have a great week

Meredith @ The Laundry Can Wait said...

Really?? I mean. REALLY??? Holy snowflakes, your dining room is unbelievable.

Blessings,
Meredith

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

Becca, This is just beautiful. I love everything you have done. Stunning centerpiece!
Karen

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

It all looks so pretty, Becca! Love the mirror as centerpiece on your table. Your buffet looks great! I love the whole look. You've gotten Winter Wonderland down perfectly. : )

Maria Elena said...

Beca, what a stunning dinning room! You do such beautiful Holiday decoration! The table, buffet and tree are just decorated perfectly! It doesn't get any better than this! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I expect to see your home on the front page of a magazine any day now! :) Merry Christmas!

Sharing Shadymont said...

It all looks beautiful Becca! I love your tree, and the centerpiece is gorgeous too!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh wow, your dining room is stunning. I love your snow theme and all of your decor is so elegant. I hope you will share it on Table Top Tuesday this evening. Hugs, Marty

Claire Rose said...

What a gorgeous room- so festively elegant - your touches are so lovely- Have a wonderful holiday-Claire

LISA C. PARSONS said...

Beautiful Tree and I love all the white! LOL! SNOW! I would love for you to cover your yard in SNOW! LOL! why not? Merry Christmas!

Vesna said...

This is just stunning Becca!! So beautiful and elegant!! Love it!!
Hugs,

Vesna

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I am so loving the serene quiet of the silver and white...I used some of that this year and going to follow thru for the next...Becca, you dining room is "spectaculous"...I can hear the quiet of a snow laden forest...

Savvy Seasons said...

Gorgeous. Gorgeous. Gorgeous.
Your tree is amazing!! I love everything about this room, so elegant and wintry in appearance. XO Liz

Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...
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chateau chic said...

Your dining room looks beautiful and sparkly for Christmas. The table centerpiece is stunning, and I like how you brought the snow inside!
Mary Alice

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Wow, this is just gorgeous. Love every inch of it, so much sparkle.

Jill Flory of Sew a Fine Seam said...

Beautiful! I love all the white so so much! I came over from Savvy Southern Style and I'm so glad I did!

Jeanette@Creating A Life said...

It's all so pretty. Love all the snowy, sparkly details!

Jeanette

thistlewoodfarm said...

I love your decorations! What a beautiful glittery display....but you had me at those dishes....seriously!

Have a Merry, Merry Christmas my wonderful friend!
karianne

Ellora Drinnen said...

Everything is so pretty!!! Love your tree! So gorgeous and elegant!

Wild Oak Designs said...

Simply amazing!
You did a beautiful job....thanks for sharing. Love it.
Merry Christmas!
Nancy
http://wildoakdesigns.blogspot.com

At The Picket Fence said...

Becca everything looks STUNNING!!! Can you come decorate my dining room next year? Seriously girl this is gorgeous and I love how you dressed up the chairs and all of the other incredible details. Hope you are getting lots done and yet are still able to enjoy the season! :-)
Vanessa

Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...

Everything is just beautiful Becca... I love the word "Believe"... wishing you and your family a blessed Christmas, xoxo Julie Marie

Designs By Pinky said...

Becca, this is beautiful! I love the idea of using the mirror for your base. And that tree is SPECTACULAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!! XO, Pinky

Patricia Krank said...

This is absolutely gorgeous. You are so talented. Thank you for sharing. Patti
OldThingsNew
http://www.patricia-krank.blogspot.com

reFresh reStyle said...

Becca, you are amazing! Please come to my house and have an Adventure in Decorating! Love it all! I hope y'all had a great Christmas!
Debbie