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Friday, December 19, 2008

Mom and Dad's house at Christmas

I just did some decorating at my parent's house today. My mom had already set some Christmas things around. I just decorated the tree and put up some garlands. They have lived in this house for about 8 yrs. It is really pretty and has a great view.
In case you are wondering, those are horns in the arrangement.
The tree has a spirtual theme with angels, nativities, fruit, butterflies etc. No Santas or snowmen like in my house. LOL! I think she would rather me have this theme. Remember my gold tree mom?

Mom, hurry and wrap all of my presents!! he he he! The tree is bare!



Only 5 more days! Merry Christmas!


26 comments:

tardevil said...

REALLY pretty! Merry Christmas!

Gollum said...

Yep. If I lived near you, I'd be calling! Everything is so elegant and festive. Your mom's home is beautiful--I love that green chest in the dining room. And that screen is gorgeous.

Diane said...

You're so cute, wrap all your presents... heeheehee! Your parent's home is beautiful. I love the green chest in the dining room too. Great job! ♥ Diane

Happy To Be said...

Just Beautiful Kristen...your Mama must be proud of you girl..I loved that green chest..please tell my mamaher home is beautiful girl..hope you have a great day dear friend...hugs and smiles Gloria

mishebe said...

pretty . Nice home.

Chris said...

As always, another stunning job. Your Mamma is so lucky to have you. I would love to have you. :)

Love Ya,
Chris

Bo said...

Hi Kristen...wow, another beautiful decorating job on a stunning home... I hope your mom has lots & lots of presents for you! ;-) Bo

The Graves' House said...

what a lovely home. you guys did a wonderful job decorating! i love the tree.

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen,

WOW! It's all so beautiful!

My favorite style of home decor' for sure.
Kudos to you and your Mom.

Have a wonderful weekend. ~Melissa :)

Dawnie said...

your parents have a very nice home. I wish one of my daughters was good at this I would have them do mine to! I do have a daughter in law that is pretty good..I should ask her next year.

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

Another beautiful job, Kristen. I have a gut feeling the apple didn't fall far from the tree. Your moms house is very pretty.
Have a "Merry Christmas".
Hugs, Terrie

"Blossom" said...

The tree is wonderful and I love the color scheme.
Happy Holidays,
blossom

Royaltouch said...

Gorgeous Kristen, Merry Christmas to you and your folks and all the family!

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

She has great taste like you! Does she live in Arkansas too?

sweetmemorymakingmom said...

Kristen, Your parents house is so pertty. It looks so warm and inviting. hugs, Ellen

laurie said...

You obviously come by your decorating talents naturally. Everything looks beautiful! I want that screen that is in her dining room. laurie

squawmama said...

Wow Kristen... Your mom's house is beautiful... The decorations are lovely and everything looks so elegant... Give her a hug for me...Love ya

(((HUGS)))
Donna

tam said...

Very beautiful! And sooo homey-what a nice home to celebrate in!
~Smiles~Tam!

profenretraite said...

Oh Kristen...It's beautiful! You are a sweet duaghter!I know your mom must appreciate your coming over to do that for her. I know I would...Debbie

lvroftiques said...

Awww it looks beautiful Kristen!! Your parents house looks beautiful! And your mom is sooo lucky to have such a talented helper!! Vanna

Beadale Photography said...

Hi Kristen,

I just stumbled onto your pretty blog and I wanted to say hi and tell you I love it! Your talent for floral design is amazing!!!

Buffie said...

You're like the Christmas fairy...flitting to everyone's homes making them beautiful! :)

Buffie

texasdaisey said...

Your parents have a gorgeous home. I just found you & wow, your blog is beautiful. Enjoyed the visit here.
Debbie

Kristen said...

You did a great job on your parents house. Hope you get what you want under the tree!!!

My mom saw my DR and just loved it. I told her and showed her your stuff (she doesn't blog...yet) and she thinks you are soooo talented and she is glad you inspired me.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

I'm not sure how I missed this one. Your mother is very fortunate to have your help. It's just beautiful..
Happy Holidays!!
hugs ~lynne~

tam said...

Hello Kristen! Just stopping by to Wish You and Your Family a Very Merry Christmas! ~Smiles~Tam!

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