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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

I Decorated my Blog and another House!

Merry Christmas! I know it's a little early , but we all know how fast it creeps upon us. Hope you like my blog's new festive look! Sherry and I decorated another house today so I have several pictures to show you. This house is decorated a little more woodsy. They live out of town a little bit, so the theme fits their home. We have done this house for several years now, and everything is still holding up well. Hope you get some ideas!
I love using christmas accessories in my arrangements, I think it adds a unique feel. This one sits on the kitchen island and can be seen all the way around.

This light hangs over the kitchen table. I used part of a garland and added some berries and gold twigs throughout, then I hung the rasberry grapevine balls on the garland.

This is not the best shot of the mantle, but the other pictures were really blurry. It has holly, ribbon and berries throughout.

I'm sorry this is blurry. This is the entry table with an arrangement I made. I love amarylis!

Guest Bathroom with a little christmas.

They just redid alot of ther home and this front door is gorgeous! Ok, I'm going to be critical of myself, look at the right side of the garland, the ribbon must be tucked back behind, DARN! I think that was Sherry's side to fluff out! He He. Maybe they won't notice.

I have much more to show you in the upcoming weeks so stay tuned.........


42 comments:

Dawnie said...

I LOVE the door...I would love to have that around my front door.

You do great work, I would never have noticed the ribbon that needed to be tucked if you hadnt said it!

I like the simple idea of just something simple and pretty in the bathrooms. I change my shower curtains, rugs, towels to all match. I prefer the easier way.

Nancy said...

Oh, I can not wait to see more! I would love to do what you do, what a joy it must be. I love their door, just gorgeous! Nancy

Melissa Miller said...

I love every bit of it but I must tell you that front door is SPECTACULAR!
Kudos to you for making such a grand entrance even grander!

Melissa Miller said...

Love your new blog look too! Very pretty!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Lookin' great!! I'd love to come play decorating with you!! I sure hope I am up to putting up my decor in a couple weeks. You do excellent work!!!
Hugs, Terrie

tardevil said...

I love your new background. I've just been thinking about changing mine over, but was afraid people might think it was too early. Love the photos. What a beautiful house, huh? And I love how everyone likes different things.

Diane said...

This is so beautiful, but they all are! I'm going to borrow your chandelier idea this year! I can hardly wait for your next post!!! :0} Diane

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Beautiful! Can't wait to see the leopard arrangements you mentioned!

squawmama said...

Oh little girl I am loving this house's decorations... and you blog is simply elegant just like you... You do really wonderful work on these homes and I can't wait til I see the others... Love Ya... Have a great day...

(((HUGS)))
Donna

laurie said...

Beautiful! Oh how I wish I could afford to have you come "do" my house. laurie

Chari said...

Hi Kristen...

Ohhh my goodness!!! What gorgeous Christmas decor...you sure are one talented gal!!! Looking at all of your beautiful decor sure is getting me in the mood to start mine! That house is absolutely fabulous...and all of your "pretties" was icing on the cake! Fabulous job!!!

Girlfriend, just wanted to thank you for the "Autumn Friend's Award"...you're just the sweetest to think of me!!!

Warmest wishes...Chari (Happytodesign)

Chari said...

Well shoot...it's just lil ol' me again...hehe! I meant to say something about the new Christmas look on your blog...it's just darling!!! I love it!!!

Chari

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Oh you are getting me in the mood to start decorating! I usually wait till after Thanksgiving but....

The front door is so very pretty- our house is neat but has many oddities (sp) as it is old- I am still trying to figure out what to do with it and my mantle which is super long!

blessings
mary

Chris said...

I love love love your new blog. Anything with Christmas is my favorite. LOL And you are a master at decorating, I love looking at your work.

Hugs,
Chris

Kristen said...

Everything is gorgeous. You guys do very nice work. Can't wait to see more.

Lynette said...

How pretty - I can't wait to see more of your posts!! It is really getting me in the Christmas mood. You do great work Kristen and your new blog look is so very pretty and festive!!

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Gorgeous Kristen!! you do beautiful work! and I love those candles on the island too, they are so fabulous !! everything looks stunning!

I used to do xmas decor for clients too, but then it became a bit too much, id leave my house last and miss the fun :) so I stopped, but it is so much fun to do when you get to do it early in the season!

and your blog looks fabulous too, love the colors and so so festive! great job girly!

~ Hugs~ Cynthia

ps: now im going to peek at those gorgeous frames you did!!

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

So much inspiration here at your blog! LOVE everything I am seeing! Thanks for all the great ideas and come see me!

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Love your music first of all! You do great work Kristen! and a bit of a perfectionist too......

Oh that door! I'll be saving the pic for sure!

more! more! more!

Miss Janice said...

Everything looks lovely. I'm sure the homeowners were very please with the outcome. It's gorgeous. Keep those photos coming, I really enjoy looking.
Miss Janice

ThriftyDecorChick said...

Just stunning. Where do you get your garland? I want to use fluffier garland this year but don't want to pay a ton. I usually get the cheap stuff and wrap two or three together so it's thicker.

southerninspiration said...

Oh beautiful. I am a friend of Donna's (47th st. designs) and your work is very lovely!
Suzanne

"Blossom" said...

Ho Ho Ho. Love the christmas
change over blog. The front
door is awesome and I love how
you did the entire entry.
Can't wait for more.
blossom

Reynie said...

I love it! The garland and ribbon around the front door is amazing! I can't wait to see more! Oh, and I love the new Christmas blog theme.

kaper54 said...

Hello,

This is my first visit...what a nice blog you have. I came over via Donna.

You did such a nice job on that home. I'm sure they were pleased.

Nice to meet you,
Kathy :)

profenretraite said...

Hi Kristen..I found your blog! I love your decorations, especially what you have done with the chandeliers! Seeing all of the decorations and hearing the music is giving me the Christmas spirit! Thanks for the peek at your beautiful house....Debbie

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Oh, this is so beautiful. You are really good. Maybe you could come to my house next!! lol
Thanks for coming by for a visit.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Angie said...

Love your blog's Christmas look and love what you did in these homes! Beautiful! Those doors and the outside decorations are just gorgeous!

Lynne said...

Kristen, this is just beautiful, but that front door is out of this world gorgeous. What an opening statement it makes..I know you had a ball working on this. I have one next week and will try to take the camera..blog rules you know..lol
hugs ~lynne~

squawmama said...

Hi my sweet liitl friend... I have an award for you... come to my post and pick it up... Hugs, Donna

tam said...

Your blog looks so Christmas cute!
And what a beautiful job you girls did decorating that home-oh how I love the front door!
Makes me want to put some holiday music on and get busy decorating my home.
~Tam

Pam said...

Wow, you've done a beautiful job on that front door! Seeing this post is getting me in the spirit! :) Thanks so much for sharing. Pam (pc25)

tam said...

Hello again Kristen! I just wanted to invite you to my blog I have something fun for you there!
~Tam

Teresa Jane said...

OMG...I want that guest bathroom. Gorgeous! First time I've been here. I'm Miss Janice's friend and she's forcing me to go to blogs. :) I am enjoying it.
Teresa Jane

Tootsie said...

how pretty....that is just great....great! Now I have to go out to the garage and bring all my christmas things in.
I am getting a little tired of them tho....so may have to take my time and change them up a little this year...oh how much work it is....but soooooooo worth it.
Your work is beautiful as usual...can't wait to see more

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Wow Beautiful Kristen!!! I would love to be able to decorate peoples homes for the holidays. Oh much fun you must have. I can only imagine their faces after you are all finished. Delighted I am sure!

Great Job!

Kim

Monkeybean said...

I absolutely love your entry way and your front door!

JudyBug said...

Love the arrangement on the island. You've given me a great idea for somethings I already have...and love the door!

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Amanda Tomala said...

Beautiful! Oh how I wish I could afford to have you come "do" my house. laurie

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