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Sunday, November 23, 2008

I'm decorated!

Thanks again for all of your sweet comments, I really appreciate them!! I just finished my house today. I have collected lots of Christmas things over the years working at the interior shop, and shopping at Hobby Lobby and other places. I love Christmas! I decorate with a little bit of everything. I like santas, presents, snowmen, etc. I have a gold tree with angels and crosses in the computer/ T.V. room. The little tree in the kitchen is done in gingerbread men, my main tree is in the dining room.





I'll post more pics soon, I took these at night and I don't have the best camera. Thanks for coming by!

37 comments:

profenretraite said...

Oh my Kristen...it's gorgeous! You have paid such attention to every little detail! The garland on your mantel is so beautiful! And I love the presents...never seen anything like them. You are very talented. I would sit on your soafa every night and admire your fabulous decorations...Debbie

Melissa Miller said...

Hi, I did a double take... I'm floored you are so good at this. Just so glorious and beautiful!
I really do need to get my garlands lit up ASAP. I like your own home the absoulute best that you have shown us. Enjoy your hard work!
I'm excited about my new swag. Very cool. ~Melissa :)

Chris said...

It's really beautiful what you have done. I love your mantle with all the lighting. You're good, Kristen.

Lo♥e Ya,
Chris

Knittings Nice! said...

Absolutely lovely...have only just found your blog and others where tablescaping is great and decorations. Its really given me inspiration....thank you.

"Blossom" said...

Just lovely, I have a ginger breadman tree also. Love all your decorations. Yes I've spent 3 days now and it's almost done.
Blossom

Kristen said...

I love this style for Christmas. It looks so fun. The lit presents are so cool.
I may get some ideas from these pictures. Thanks for sharing.

Meadowsweet Days said...

Hi Kristen,
I just found your blog, and it is just lovely! I wish you lived closer, I have a floral design shop, and you could come and have fun working there with us! Everything looks lovely! Come visit my blog. I am still relatively new at this! Happy Thanksgiving.

Carol

squawmama said...

This was simply beautiful Kristen... You have such a beautiful home and you did an awesome job on decorating... I can't wait to see the rest...Have a splendid day... luv ya

(((HUGS)))
Donna

coco said...

So pretty...the colors in your house are so perfect for Christmas! Look forward to seeing more pics.

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

Kristen, How picture perfect is that?? I agree the colors of your home really tied in perfectly for the Christmas Holiday!! I see so many ideas that I love. It's really hard to get good pictures of Christmas trees. I'm excited to see more!!! Bring it on!!
Hugs, Terrie

Lynne said...

You sure got me more in the mood to really get started on ours. I'll start Thanksgiving night with the grandson.. I start in the shop the end of August but I just can't seem to bring myself to mix the seasons in our home.. I especially like the presents...I'm going to be on the look out for some of those.. looking forward to some of your great designs..hugs ~lynne~

Raxx - A day in the life said...

OOOhhhh sooo pretty! Your house looks like a Christmas dream! Your son must love it sooo much!

My daughter's birthday is Dec 02,(turning 4) my 8yr old son recommended I decorate in time for her birthday, isnt he the sweetest!?

I cant get enough of your decorating, and seeing your home is extra special

Lorie said...

Your home is gorgeous! And the pictures are beautiful!

Sidney (Sixy Mama) said...

It's absolutely gorgeous!

I'm putting up my tree today...wanna come help? Please??

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Oh Kristen your home looks stunning!! You did an awesome job! Love those Raz Christmas Presents on your mantle!! I couldn't get a shipment from Raz this late so had to go raid Hobby Lobby and actually found some large ornaments at wally world for cheap! I'll be decorating my home this coming sunday after our company leave.

Reynie said...

It's absolutely beautiful! All of it turned out so great! Just makes me want to snuggle up on your couch with some hot cocoa and listen to Christmas music!

Shelia said...

Afternoon, Kristen! Your home is simply devine!! You've certainly got the Christman knack for decorating. Love it all and have a happy Thanksgiving,
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Joy said...

I love how you did your mantel and your sofa table. Those little lighted gifts are so pretty!

Buffie said...

Oh it's gorgeously done Kristen!!! Everything looks spectaular!

Buffie:)

Magnolia Memories08 said...

Kristen this is my first time to visit Kristens your blog is just
very creative, the right touches everywhere, Beautifully done.
I will follow your blog.

Bo said...

Wow..Kristen you have definitely found your calling...How beautiful is your home...and all the others you have decorated!!! I l♥ve it all, ;-) Bo

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

Do you allow your blogging friends to come spend a night or two at your gorgeous, lovely home? My goodness it is pretty. You are so very talented. I love it that you show us your home. Looking forward to more pictures.

Tootsie said...

nothing was forgotten...nothing out of place...this is perfect...you are the mistress of decorating!

Diane said...

Oh Kristen, this is absolutely gorgeous! Wow! Please hurry & take more pictures!!! ☺ Diane

Melissa Miller said...

Too funny! I just left you an email. I got the ornament idea for the chandy from you! :)
You inspire us all. Thanks for coming by and your compliments.

nikkicrumpet said...

Your house is gorgeous anyway..but all dolled up for the holidays...it's SPECTACULAR!!! I love how warm and cozy and fun it feels. And I bet it's even more gorgeous in person....hey maybe you should invite us all over to check out my theory!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Look at how hard you have been working!! I got one little vignette done today is all!!! I can't wait to see more of your Christmas decorating!

blessings
mary

laurie said...

Kristen, you have exceeded my expectations. And believe me, my expectations were high! I couldn't wait to see your beautiful home decorated for Christmas as only you can do it. It is a Christmas wonderland, and I'm going back to look again. laurie

tam said...

WoW Kristen how beautiful! You did an awesome job-what a talented girl you are!You home is gorgeous!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!
~Tam :D

Lori Bee said...

I'm speechless! So festive, Kristen!
PLEASE come decorate my house!! Lori

Marissasmom said...

Hi Kristen.. I jumped over from RMS to check out all your beautiful pictures. They are so inspiring. I'm going to get decorating ASAP!! Sharon

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Hi,
I just found your blog...love your ideas and taste!

Diane

michele said...

It is sooo beautiful!!!

beddow said...

Beautiful! You are so talented.

Risa said...

Such a cute home and cozy holiday decor! Question: How do you hang your mantle garland?

luvnlife said...

I love your drapes! Where did you get them?

~Kelly~ said...

Kristen..Just beautiful!!!You have such a lovely home :)Love it all! ~Kelly

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