Tuesday, December 23, 2008

It's Christmas Eve !!!




































I'm hanging out, not doing much... a bit of shopping just to say I was there in the crazy last days... I got some 'jammies.... and we're enjoying some of the Christmas goodies I baked and some the neighbours brought for us... ...

The tree is lovely ...I don't do much decorating, but do love a beautiful, sparkly tree. We used to have a tiny, barely 5 foot tree ... but two years ago finally got a slightly taller one at nearly 7 feet. This year we had to put it in a different spot because we got a new chair and it usurped the old Christmas tree space... luckily it fits (barely) under the beam....

I've had fun taking pics of several ornaments and pretty lit areas ... ... almost wish I could leave it up all year..... but then I suppose it would get dusty...wouldn't look so sparkly... and, I wouldn't think it so lovely. I'll just have a look back on my blog instead .... at posts from this week.... and especially today.... here are a few for you.....











there are little birdies in my tree...














Santa is there too....














a little toy train....














miniature snowmen on tiny clothes pegs... I thought I might try making some myself.... a bit slow on the uptake....











more birdies....














lovely cards saved over the years...














a woodland sprite with his violin...














a baby hazelnut mouse in a walnut shell... these I do make...they are such fun..













This is a great Santa that I took a pic of at a large nursery that has a great Christmas display each year.... it's almost time..........

23 comments:

Guzzisue said...

beautiful tree, have a good one!

Gina said...

Oh gosh your tree looks so beautiful..love the ornaments and little birds! The girls and I had some fun making the origami boxes with the lovely papers you sent..so thank you!! Have a wonderful Christmas
Gina xox

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

What a beautiful blog! I just love your picture of little Tucker at the top!

Your tree is very elegant indeed. Have a very happy holiday and stay warm!

Terri said...

Your tree is STUNNING. All the ornaments are adorable!

Thanks for the tip on the decorating store - I can't think of what it might be - was it Restoration Hardware?

Love to you and Merry Ho Ho Ho. xo Terri

anya said...

Hi V....your photos are lovely because all your decorations are wonderful. Love the tree!

I wanted to pop in in today and tell you how much I've enjoyed your visits to my blog and your great support and fun comments. It's meant so much to me. I hope you have a lovely, lovely holiday.

TattingChic said...

What lovely ornaments you have! These are beautiful. Thanks for the photos. Merry Christmas to you and your family! :)

Susan said...

Merry, merry Christmas and much love to you & Greg (WMHM) from all of us here at 29 Black Street.
xo Susan, Winnie Dixon, Oliver, Bleet & Gus

ps thank you for the card ... hope you received yours!

...Miss..Maddie's... said...

The reflection from the lights on the tree to the flooring is beautiful.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas V.Do stay cozy and warm I know it is frigid out there right now.
xo Susan

Lynda (Granny K) said...

Merry Christmas Bumblevee! Your tree and decorations are gorgeous!
Hugs, Lynda

Alex said...

Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas, Vee! :)

**Hugs**

Draffin Bears said...

Wishing you a very merry Christmas to you and your family. Hope that the holidays are fun and best wishes for 2009.

I love all your pretty decorations.

Warmest holiday hugs
Carolyn

Linda Fleming said...

Your tree and ornaments are wonderful! We're having a quiet day at home with the dogs. It was hilarious watching them open their presents earlier. This evening we are going to the movies to see Marley and Me- I find it hard to believe that there is a dog naughtier than Emmy-LOL!
Merry Christmas, Vee!

Adriana Whitney said...

I love your tree and ornaments,
I hope you had a great Christmas!
Love
Adri

Anonymous said...

Nice tree and especially cute little ornaments. Hi V...this is your sister and Joyce just checking in to see what you have been up to over the holidays. Glad you had such a nice tree. No cats to pull it down, either.

V & J

Susan said...

hey there Vee, Just wanted you to know we've been thinking about you. Oliver especially wanted to send his especially sweet calico hellos and we're hoping that as the New Year gets closer that things are seeming a little brighter.

Much love from tout la gang here at 29 Black St.

Pherenike said...

Great Tree. Im just popping in to say Happy New Year! 'See' you in 09.

kari and kijsa said...

Here's to a happy New Year!
blessings,
kari and kijsa

Folksie Linda said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Your tree and ornaments are beautiful! Thank you so much for the card! It was so nice to hear from you.. i think of you often. Happy Healthy New Year to you too! Love you Vee! I thought of you too when i take my little polar bear out in his sled..he-he!

Marie Antionette said...

I just droped by to wish you a
Happy New Year!!!!Hugs Marie Antionette

Diana said...

hey, your tree is so festive and the ornaments are so whimsical!! love it!

just wanted to stop by to wish you a happy new year!

:) Diana
The Chic Life

Donna O. said...

May you have a very Happy New Year, Vee!!
D.

Alex said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! :)

Maria said...

Hello Vee,
I hope you had a wonderful festive season. As always, your tree takes 1st prize. I want to wish you and Greg a HAPPY NEW YEAR! All the very best for 2009.
Take care my friend.
Luv Maria & Joe