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Thursday, November 20, 2008

See..... I told you I've been busy!

Thank you all for your sweet comments on my christmas decorating. I really appreciate you taking time to leave your thoughts. I hope you are enjoying my pictures and not sick of christmas yet! He He. Sherry and I decorated my friend's house today. I'm going to show you some of it, but I will show you the rest in a later post. We also decorated my friend's parent's house yesterday, I have some pics of their home too. I know these homes are big, but you can incorporate these ideas on a smaller scale, that's what I do in my own home. Here I am decorating one of her trees......






This is her parent's house.

I had to run to Hobby Lobby and get candles and candle holders for the mantles.






These are some trees I decorated for another dear lady, she puts the ornaments on and I just add the ribbon, flowers and lots of ting ting, she loves ting ting!



I hope you all enjoyed the pictures. Now, time for some rest!



37 comments:

profenretraite said...

Kristen...It's gorgeous! I am speechless! You are so talented. I loved the mantles. I never can quite figure out what to do there. I have also been eyeing the way you decorate chandeliers. I have a new one that I want to make the focal point of my dining room. Thanks for the inspiration!...Debbie

profenretraite said...

oops...mantels

Diane said...

Kristen,
You never cease to amaze me! I'm exhausted decorating 1 big tree & you're decorating kazillions of them! Every picture is just beautiful. (The pictures don't open up when I click on them though.) I especially loved the dining table arrangement.

Ok, as usual, I'm waiting with bated breath for your next post!

♥ Diane ♥

Diane said...

Hi Kristen, I was just trying to fix one of my pictures & couldn't. I had cropped it, so don't know if that made it not open up. If I figure it out, I'll share it! ☺ Diane

tam said...

You are such a talented girl Kristen! What a beautilful job you did-how lucky are these people to have you to decorate for them!
~Tam

Sherry said...

Hi Kristen, The pictures look great but the actual homes even look better. Soooo glad we are almost finished. I think you need to put the homeowners dog "Bo's" picture on your site for all the animal lovers, it's adorable!!!! Sherry

Melissa Miller said...

It's all so pretty. I really love the ting too. I'm going to try adding that to mine.
Thanks for the amazing inspiration.~Melissa

Kristen said...

You sure have been busy. What wonderful work you do.

laurie said...

Kristen, when I saw on my blog updates that you had posted more Christmas, I couldn't get over here fast enough. I can't get enough of your beautiful Christmas decorating, and as usual, I was not dissapointed when I got here. So much inspiration. Thank you. laurie

"Blossom" said...

Kristen, another great style of decorating. These trees are decked to the max and lovely.
I bet by the time you get to yours you are just barely going! LOL
Keep the photos comming I love your work and enjoy the different twist that you give to the chirstmas decorating style. I convinced my hubby that I needed the day off today to get some decorating done. So we see how much I get done today. He has the business phone transfered to my phone. LOL now how much do you think I'll get done?
Happy Holidays
Blossom

Shelia said...

I'm speechless! It's all so beautiful!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Buffie said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! You know what's great about you showing us all these beautifully decorated houses? We get to take some of your ideas and use them ourselves, thanks!

Buffie :)

Lynette said...

OK - I love that first house!! It is beautiful - I am so ready to get my stuff down. I love the mantels. I wish I could do something like that with ours, but we have a projector TV and the screen comes out of the ceiling and "rests" on the mantel - its a "man thing"!! Oh well!
Everything looks great!! Can't wait to see more.
Lynette

Bo said...

Oh Kristen, if only I had the money
I'd hire you you to come decorate for me...love your style! ;-) Bo

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Kristen now you got me feeling all sad that I do not have a mantle! (no need for a fireplace!lol!!)

But I just want to go crazy this year with the decor, because those houses you show us look out of this world!

Even though I have fincancial challenges this year, you are encouraging me to be creative! I love seeing the homes you do!

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Kristen, that all looks so so stunning, you did a BEAU-TI-FUL job! that entrance hall on the first one is just gorgeous!! what an amazing foyer and the steps look incredible too!

Come do mine :)!!

~ hugs ~ Cynthia

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Absolutly Beautiful and oh my what a gorgeous home!!! I see that you mentioned that you are unemployed...I sure hope you are getting paid for all this decorating you are doing!!

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

Kristen, I do love your work. The homes you have are fantastic. I wish I had the money to buy new decorations. I'll just be content to enjoy what we have. Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent!!
Hugs, Terrie

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

How many different ways are there to say "WOW"?? I know how much work that is. You are extremely talented. Love it all. What fun to work in that gorgeous home, I'm quite sure!
Question, did you purchase those little white stockings? Would love to know the source if you would share that. I feel like I'm ready to update ours. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

The Cozy Parsonage said...

ALL I can say is WOW! You are awesome and these homes are lovely-especially with your added touch!

Angie said...

All I can say is WOW!!!

Angie said...

I swear I didn't copy the person before me! I posted my comment and then saw hers. We must think alike!

Laurie - Decorating Fanatic said...

Hi Kristen, No! Don't you dare stop posting those gorgeous pictures. They are so inspiring and really getting me excited for the holidays. You do a FANTASTIC job! I feel like I am looking at the pages of the best magazines. So keep on doing what you are doing and be sure to post pictures! But I will let you take a little break over the weekend to keep your strength up.;) Be back soon! ~ Laurie

Laurie - Decorating Fanatic said...

Hi Kristen, It's me again, I came back to take another look (had to rush out for the kiddo's earlier) and I started browsing through your blog. Yours is new to me but I have to ask..were you on RMS? I was noticing your curtains in your living room area, and it dawned on me that I think I had seen them before....and if you were on RMS then I think your rooms were one of my FAVORITES! so please tell me - if I am losing my mind or not! Anyway, love your style and am so enjoying your blog. Have a good weekend! ~ Laurie

Lynne said...

These are gorgeous girl..can't wait to get started around here.
hugs ~lynne~

Happy To Be said...

Kristen...just one word WOW!! and double WOW!! how beautiful all of this is girl...now that Chandy is to die for and the house I would love to do a tour of that...and Yes you have been busy..Oh I so want to put up our tree..Len and me will start this Sunday.. Thank you so much for sharing all your hard work it shows...hugs and smiles Gloria

Happy To Be said...

GM Kristen...thanks for cominy by my PINK Saturday...and girl I just laughed about your hubby getting lost in your friend house..from the looks of it I would of too...hugs and smiles Gloria

squawmama said...

Kristen... I can't even begin to tell you how talented I think you are... It is amazing what wonderful jobs you do in these lovely homes... I am impressed... and YES those are some BIG homes...Have a wonderful day and give that sweet Chase a hug from me...

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Lynne said...

Good afternoon Kristen, hope you can get a bit of rest this w/k. Thanks for coming by to see the tea cups..I have to confess, I'm actually more fond of red than pink..but it's amazing how much pink a person can find around there house whent they look..lol Have a super w/k.. hugs ~lynne~

Dawnie said...

just so beautiful is all i can say. I think you have motivated me into changing my fireplace mantel and I do have an idea. I will check out the hobby lobby stores next week.

A La Mode Designs said...

Christmas is such a fun time to help others decorate! You have done a fabulous job!! I am new to blogging and just stumbled upon your blog as I cruise around.... look forward to more reads!

amelia bedelia said...

my lord! that is gor.ge.ous!!

Melissa Miller said...

Hello Kristen, I just bought the newest swag you posted. I love it! The plaid and gold together is stunning and goes with both of our trees. I'm going to keep this one inside. I'll hang it on my pantry door from a gold wreath hanger. You gave me the idea asking me about decorating my kitchen which I've never done before. This will be a great way to start. Awesome! Thanks for letting me know. Don't worry about rushing it. I know how busy you've been. ~Melissa :)

Susie Harris said...

B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L!!!!!

tardevil said...

Totally agree! It's all BEAUTIFUL! I like the ho-ho-holiday background too!

Barb said...

WOW! Your decorating is incredible!
Can't wait for the frame give away.
Barbara Jean

Alice said...

Just beautiful, I love your trees..

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