Photobucket     Photobucket        

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

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My photo
I'm a 42yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 21years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • [image: vintage-red-truck-with-wreath-and-lit-tree]Red Christmas Truck & Wagon with Tree & Wreath
    41 minutes ago
  • Mark your calendars and save the date - December 5th thru 9th for the 2016 Christmas Home Tours. 30 of your favorite bloggers will be opening their doors ...
    5 hours ago
  • Howdy howdy, and welcome to Home Style Saturdays. I hope y'all are in full on Christmas mode Well, actually most of y'all are probably through decorating a...
    6 hours ago
  • Who loves Cuties®?? WE do. Seriously Cuties are one of our favorite things. We always have a supply on hand for lunches and after-school-snacks. They taste...
    7 hours ago
  • [image: tony-lama-boots004] Today I have a special fashion post for you, since I had to get this one out there as soon as possible. I love the smell of lea...
    7 hours ago
  • Is it getting colder where you live? Welcome to December! I love the winter holidays and I am so happy to be here and share with you one of my favorite w...
    16 hours ago
  • [image: best-of-the-weekend-feature2] Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party. We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Can you be...
    16 hours ago
  • Cornbread is something I thought I hated as a child. I don't remember ever trying it, but for some reason I convinced myself well into adulthood that I wa...
    18 hours ago
  • [image: mms-4234] My regular readers have come to know and love Sebastian, the Border Collie-Australian Shepherd mix dog who became the newest member of t...
    18 hours ago
  • Happy December, friends!! I hope you all had wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with your family and friends and are now knee deep into your Christmas decor! ...
    1 day ago
  • Decorating for the holidays is in full swing for many us. I finally started pulling mine out after Thanksgiving. My plan was to start a new tradition and b...
    1 day ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones. Well, I am so enjoying seeing your pretty Christmasing in your lovely homes. Well, guess what? I'm lagging behind so I thought I'd just p...
    1 day ago
  • Good morning! I have such a treat for you with this month's First Friday Home Tour. Today I'm welcoming Sonja whose home I spotted on Instagram. Sonja's...
    1 day ago
  • I'm SO excited about today's Friday Fellowship guest! Her name is Renee Crosse! Back in the mid 90's one of my VERY favorite Christian artists was Cla...
    1 day ago
  • Good morning! It has been raining for 2 days so it has been hard to get pictures, so I thought I would share the bathrooms, decorated for the holidays! I a...
    1 day ago
  • *This post sponsored by Wayfair.* *It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas...* Hello Lovelies! Welcome to the Shabby Nest! I'm glad you're here. A...
    1 day ago
  • It’s time to give the guys some attention! I rounded up twelve great gifts to give this holiday season for the special men in your life, all under $50! H...
    1 day ago
  • Happy December 1st. I hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. My mother has made great strides since her illness last summer, and she set out vintage San...
    1 day ago
  • It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas around my house and I am loving it!!! We have been falalaing around the house and adding our Christmas touch...
    1 day ago
  • All Butter Pie Crust - ButterYumI know a lot of people buy prepackaged pie crusts for "convenience" sake, but I'm here to show you how easy it is to make ...
    2 days ago
  • [image: Christmas Tablescapes-Bargain Decorating with Laurie] On Christmas Eve, we serve dinner to the same family members who were here for Thanksgiving, ...
    2 days ago
  • *It is time for a Christmas Tea Party * *at * *Grandma's house. * *Everything is decorated and magical* *and the little ones really notice and * *apprecia...
    2 days ago
  • Hello there! Thanks so much for the suggestions to get rid of this cold faster! I've been downing Vitamin C and trying the Zicam stuff. It's not completely...
    3 days ago
  • 3 days ago
  • Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! It's full-blown Christmas decorating at my house and the little grands are beside themselves with excitement! T...
    4 days ago
  • Happy “it’s almost Christmas” Monday! That may sound dramatic, but it’s true. The season is upon us, and I’m scrambling to decorate as usual. My first proj...
    5 days ago
  • [image: Silver & Gold Printable] What is your favorite Christmas movie? Do you, like me, watch one or several every year simply out of tradition? My kid...
    6 days ago
  • Hi everyone. Steve and I just got back from a five day cruise to the Bahamas. Living in Florida it is easy to take advantage of these last minute cruises ...
    2 weeks ago
  • [image: 563691_402436273192160_294892307_n]
    3 weeks ago
  • Welcome to the Life in Season Study Series Week One Discussion Questions 1. Do you find it hard to extend the same grace to yourself that God extends...
    1 month ago
  • Today. This is our life for now. And boy am I blessed! For those of you new to what's been going on, I will start from the top. It rained... etc... Fo...
    3 months ago
  • Hey y'all! I haven't blogged for awhile, buy y'all know I have to stop in to give my pageant picks! Miss USA 2016 will be crowned this Sunday evening an...
    6 months ago
  • We bought our home in the summer of 1992 and our upstairs bathroom was just never designed correctly. We decorated it the best we could, but the space pla...
    9 months ago
  • Hello, and Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought I’d share a couple of the Valentine’s I’ve made for my oldest granddaughter (the 5 year old). I used a couple...
    9 months ago
  • 10 months ago
  • Hi there friends... Welcome back to this weeks Share Your Style Party!! ~~~~~ Our host this week is Kelly from The Essence of Home! Take it away Kelly! ...
    10 months ago
  • These closet doors are dreamy!!! *Dream Book Design *turned an unattractive closet door into something I want!!! Learn *how to build a barn door for a...
    1 year ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    1 year ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    1 year ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    2 years ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    2 years ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    3 years ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    4 years ago

Designed By: