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Thursday, December 4, 2008

The real meaning of Christmas


Hi Guys! I just wanted you to know how much I appreciate each of you and your sweet comments. I've been really busy lately making things for a christmas show I'm doing Friday and Saturday with a group of ladies. I have over 60 items! Next week I can get my house cleaned and back to some serious blogging. LOL! I just wanted to show you my gold tree in the computer/t.v. room where I'm at most of the time. It is done in angels, crosses, stars and nativity scenes. The rest of my house is fun, but this tree represents the real meaning of Christmas.


It's kind of in a tight corner and I'm not sure the elephant fits in.LOL!



Also, I'll be taking my Etsy store down for a few days. I'm taking all of my inventory to the show. I should have it back up soon. I'll be talking to you guys later!

20 comments:

Happy To Be said...

Kristen its just beautiful girl as everything you do..love all the Gold and you know I was at a blog today where she placed a nail on her tree each year in rememberance of Jesus and I thought that was wonderful idea...I got my nail and placed it on my tree after that..hugs and smiles Gloria

Lynne said...

Kristen this is just beautiful. I believe you have the midas touch. Good luck at your show. I remember all too well trying to get ready for them. hugs ~lynne~

Melissa Miller said...

Ahhh! It's so elegant. I think it's my favorite of all your trees. I say this because it's hard to pick a favorite anything in your home. Good luck with the show and don't work too hard. I'm lovin' my swag so much! By any chance do you have any more of the red scroll ball ornaments that were on it? If I could buy a few extra for my tree that would be awesome. They are so unique. I know you are super busy right now so even if it's after Christmas no hurry. If you don't have any left or sell them like that I understand. Let me know whenever you get time. ~Melissa :)

squawmama said...

Wow Kristen that tree is so elegant and I really love it... Like Lynn said everything you touch turns to gold.... You are so talented... Love YA

(((HUGS)))
Donna

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

Kristen, Another beautiful example of your work. I hope you have a great show. Good luck!! Terrie

Chari said...

Hi Kristen...

Ohhh myyyy goodness...I love your golden "The Reason for the Season" tree...it's absolutely gorgeous!!! Just wanted to tell you that I have sooooo enjoyed seeing all of your Christmas decorations...your home looks absolutely magnificent all dressed in it's Christmas Finery!!! Thank you so much for sharing it with us!!!

I wish you the best at the show...

Warmest wishes...Chari

Tootsie said...

good luck at the show...and wow...what a beautiful tree!

laurie said...

What a beuatiful tree Kristen! Love that spray coming out of the top of the tree. laurie

Bo said...

As others have said you do have the midas touch...I put some of those spray thingys on the top of one of my trees & it looks like a firecracker exploded in it..Ha...
not at all pretty like yours!
;-) Bo

Kristen said...

Another beautiful tree in your home. Hope all goes well at the show.

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

Love that gold tree! Very pretty. I would love looking at it in person at night.
Good luck with your show. Oh boy, do I know the pressure you are under!

marty39 said...

Absolutely gorgeous and the most meaningful sentiment.

Buffie said...

Oh it's just gorgeous!!! Where did you find a tall slender tree? I need one badly!!

Buffie :)

profenretraite said...

Kristen...What a beautiful tree! I love all the gold and the ornaments are reminders of what this season is all about...Debbie

Diane said...

Hi Kristen, I have an award for you. ☺ Diane

Melissa Miller said...

Yes I will take all 5!
Sounds good. You can email me all the details when it's convenient for you.

Hope the show went well! :)

niartist said...

ABSOLUTELY LOVE LOVE LOVE that tree! Fantastic job!

Becky said...

Hi Kristen;

I just came across your blog and noticed your were a fellow Arkansan! Looks like we have a lot of the same taste, starting with our blog design. LOL! Also, I noticed your RED sofas. I have two as well. I LOVE RED! Must have something to do with the Razorbacks. HA!!! Have a WONDERFUL week!

tam said...

Good luck with the show!

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

I'm still recuperating from my craft show. I'm not sure I'll ever catch up. Your Christmas pictures are sure to be a hit! I'm feeling inspired by your beautiful gold Tree.

Sweet Wishes,
Sara

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