Thursday, December 10, 2009

It's Beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

I've been so excited to show my Christmas decorations! I've had them up since right after Thanksgiving but I haven't had a chance to get pictures on the blog until now.

I guess that's what happens when you're planning your daughter's first birthday in the midst of Christmas season craziness. ;)

I love how my house looks at Christmas, it seriously makes me want to cozy up next to the fire, drink some eggnog and listen to Christmas music with my family.

Here is the wreath that hangs on our front door.



Here is our Christmas Tree, it's in the corner of our living room. Can you believe that this will be our 5th Christmas as a married couple and we still don't have a star or an angel for the top of our tree?! I seriously just need to go out and buy one on sale after Christmas this year. Right now we're just using a cross ornament for the top. =)


Here is our mantle with lights and stockings and all.


In the center of our mantle, we have a small manger scene. I like this one because it's so unique.


Here is one of our Christmas stocking hangers.


Here is Elliana's stocking. My sister Courtney made it for her. Didn't she do a great job?! I just love it.


Here is our other manger scene, the reason for the season. I love this one because it's almost identical to the one we had when I was growing up.


Here is our beautiful Christmas table cloth.


...and our centerpiece at our dinner table.




I think I got everything.

Can you believe Christmas is almost here?!

8 comments:

Courtney said...

Great job Chris!!!
Where did you get the wreath for the front door?

Jenn @ Munchkin Land said...

Ok, that is freakin' hysterical. No wonder our babies are just 2 weeks apart. =) They learned it from us.

Gorgeous home, Christine. Beautiful and cozy.

The Real Me! said...

Everything is beautiful. I liked the wood carved nativity. Very unique.
Blessings,
Kim

Brittany said...

everyones nativity scenes are so pretty i've decided i need one. maybe ill find one on sale after the holidays!

jodi @ Pleasant Home said...

No I can't believe it's almost here! This year has flown by. Love your blog. The Christmas tour, and the blog background! Merry Christmas!

Heather said...

Gorgeous wreath! And I love your blog background! Merry Christmas!

Laryssa Herbert said...

Your manger scene is beautiful!

Thanks for showing us around. Come by and visit me anytime. Merry Christmas!

beautyinallthings said...

It all looks so festive! Thanks for showing us around! I am stopping in from Nester's place. To see my tour click on the 'Christmas 2009' tag on the left sidebar of my blog.

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