Saturday, December 18, 2010

Deck The Halls - Fini!

I saved my favorite part - the Christmas tree - for the last stop on the tour of our holiday home. This year, we decided to change things up a bit, and put our tree in the dining room. We're having Christmas dinner here, and I thought it would be fun to be able to see it while we ate. It also happens to be the only room in our house with a street-facing window, so we can now enjoy all that sparkles from both inside and out. 

I thought it would be interesting to show you a before and after, so I took this picture after the Dining Room had been stripped of it's usual accessories and the table was pushed to the side . . .

Candyland colors in red, pink, turquoise and green
The 30' wreath rests on the opposite wall and a bench from the kitchen nook was placed below it
Sequined stockings hung by the window with care
(The initials are for Mommy, Daddy & Baby)
Presents piled up in a borrowed (from Kendra) Radio Flyer
Chandelier adorned with "gum drops" and (you guessed it) more crystals!

Thank you for your visit! It's been fun Decking The Halls with you this year, and I hope that today finds you filled with the warmth and beauty that is the Holiday Season. 

Wishing you much happiness and love, 
Kristin xo


JessiVille said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I wrapped my little gifties in the same colors of pink, red, turquoise and green. Love those colors together. Wish I was having dinner at your house! Ha! So beautiful Kristin. Love the wagon too.

E Makes Art said...

Wowza!!! Soooo pretty! What a gorgeous, festive room! Love all the amazing details! Girl, YOU are amazing!!! I love that you even got the chandelier involved! Just wow.

Thank you and yes, I do want to do the one world, one heart thing. Sounds like fun. Have a wonderful weekend.


sarah said...

just too pretty for words! Kendra must be in heaven.... i think Star may have a heart attack waiting for santa! yay for Christmas time! Lot's of plays and programs and shopping and wrapping and decorating and merry merry merry blessings to you all! so special! thanks for sharing! sarah and star...

Sherry Goodloe said...

Christmas decorating at its BEST! Love it all.
Merry Christmas and the happiest of holidays to you and yours.

Julia Christie said...

Love all the colors and sparkles! just gorgeous!

had fun looking over the previous posts and enjoying this tour of your lovely home! really lovely!

hugs and merry xmas


Mandy Chilvers said...

oh Kristin so stunning. wow!

K J D said...

I've loved sharing all your decorations. Thankyou!

They are all so pretty and magical and I adore the colours.

Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas


JessiVille said...

Kristin, Thank you for your sweet words of comfort! It means a lot to me. The beauty, art and the creative way of life is very healing. I'm so lucky to have this and art bloggers like you to communicate with to help me feel whole again.

Chris said...

Oh WOW WOW WOW what a wonderfully magical transformation. I would love to spend just an hour in there with all that eye candy. Fabulous TFS

Chris xx

Joyce said...

Your home is lovely and as festive as I imagined it would be! I wish for you and your wonderful family a Very Merry Christmas!

scrapwordsmom said...

Simply magical, Kristin!!!

Lorraine said...

what a beautiful home you have kristin with lots of space for that great tree..hope you and your family have a magical christmas

Unknown said...

oh this is true magic Kristin!!!! what a wonderful place to enjoy this Holiday Season!!! you are amazing in every way!!!!

Happy holidays to you and yours!!!!

My Creative House said...

Beautiful christmas tree Kristin, wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Carin said...

So so pretty and sparkly. Love how you added that little bench under the wreath too so you can really sit down and admire all the prettiness. Have a lovely Christmas, hon. xoxo

Linda Bob Grifins Korbetis Hall said...

Hope you well, season's greetings!

Awards 4 U, Merry Christmas, Thanks 4 Being My Friend!


Awards 4 U, Stay Blessed

E Makes Art said...

Just popping by to wish you a wonderful Christmas!!

xoEsther said...

oh sooo festive <3

Anonymous said...

wow.....what a gorgeous job you've done here.
elegant & ethereal!!!
best wishes for the new year, kristin!!!

Amy said...

a most amazingly beautiful home Kristin..wish I could come and sit with you's a magical room!!! YOU rock socks with decor...everyone who visits you ...must be amazed! Happy Holidays my dear friend