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Friday, December 24, 2010

~~Christmas Day Tablescapes~~

Merry Christmas everyone!! I hope you are all having a wonderful Christmas eve! You are probably busy getting ready for the big day tomorrow. Can you believe it's already here?? I sure can't... I was hoping to join Between Naps on The Porch for Tablescape Thursday, but could not get everything ready in time. (Edited to add...I decided to join Tablescape Thursday this week Dec. 29. Please visit Between Naps on the Porch for more) Better late than never I guess! lol...We will be having a late Christmas lunch at our house tomorrow. My mom is doing most of the cooking and my only dish is a fruit salad! I usually get off easy around the holidays. Everyone knows I am not much of a cook...lol

My tablescape last year was similar to this, however, I redid the centerpiece with new garland, glittered berries, ribbon and gold balls. I also added new gold napkins and napkin rings along with the beaded napkin rings I used last year. I bought the napkin rings at Dillard's last night. I literally stood there for 15 minutes trying to talk myself out of them...lol. But they were just soooo pretty!!

I went in my ribbon stash and found some beautiful ribbons that complimented the napkins and place mats.
A view looking into the living room...everything looks so warm at night!



Here is a closeup of those pretty napkin rings...they are mirrored. I mentioned last year that I bought the holly dishes at the Dollar Store! They look pretty when they're all dressed up.

I took a few pics this morning. I wrapped all of the presents and did the tablescape last night or should I say this morning...lol. I was up until 3:00! I was determined to get everything done so I can rest tonight after the Christmas Eve service.

Lots of presents! Chase thinks he knows what most of them are...hmmm...
I posted this tablescape a few weeks ago...it is ready for Christmas morning breakfast! We will be having monkey bread, fruit, and my Mam maw's sausage balls. Yum!



Sassy wishes you a Merry Christmas too!!

I know we all get caught up in decorating and shopping, at least I do...but now I am reflecting on the real meaning of Christmas... JESUS.
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas filled with joy and peace!!!


27 comments:

Zondra Art said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Kisses,Zondra Art

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Beautiful just like you....Have a wonderful Christmas....

Teresa

Tara@JustDevineStyle said...

Merry Christmas Kristen! The tables look beautiful like all the other decorating you do!

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Very pretty. Your home and decor is always beautiful. I have followed for some time now. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

DittoDecorating said...

Your home looks beautiful!

Liz said...

Beautiful Kristen, you really made your home look so festive and inviting, just lovely!

Wishing your and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

XOXO ~Liz =)

Sherry said...

Merry Christmas! Your table looks beautiful! Sassy looks so sweet sitting there like a little princess!
Sherry V

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your table looks beautiful, Kristen! I love those napkins and the napkin rings! Your centerpiece looks great; I almost hate to remove mine to bring the food in. I could not find my Christmas tablecloths or napkins this year and was freaking out a little bit. First thing on my after Christmas sale list is a new tablecloth {maybe 2} and napkins!

EliFla said...

A very merry Christmas to you and your family...hugs, Flavia

Love Where You LIve said...

Very Pretty! Merry Christmas, -s

Jen S. said...

I just stumbled upon your blog, and I LOVE it :) Your decorating style is so awesome and inspiring!
I had fun seeing all the pictures of how you decorated for Christmas...it's so beautiful!
I'll definitely be back to visit again ;)
Have a great day!

LC said...

Beautiful, Kristen. Did you use regular garland to make the runner with the hurricanes on your dining table? I love that!
I also sent you an email about a tassel. I'm not sure if you received it though.
Happy Holidays~

Denise said...

Hi Kristen, hope you had a wonderful Christmas Day, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, it's always good to hear from you. :)
xxx

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What a exquisitly decorated home! You did an amazing job!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Oops! At an e to exquisitely. :)

mississippi artist said...

Everthing looks so beautiful. Sassy is looking very pretty too. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

~CC Catherine said...

Hi Kristen! Merry CHRISTmas friend! What a beautifully decorated home! You did fabulous and your focus is RIGHT ON for the season, and it's so refreshing to see so many in blogland celebrating HIS birth! :) Have a blessed New Year! ~CC

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Kristen! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Your home is gorgeous as usual! I always say that yours is one of my favorites each year! And your tablescapes are perfection! I know your family must enjoy being together and enjoying all of your hard work on Christmas day. Here, we got our first white Christmas! Woo hoo! Have a great week!...hugs...Debbie

All The Pretty Dishes said...

A beautiful holiday tablescape and I do love the napkin rings.

Kathleen said...

It looks gorgeous, and the room is so pretty too!
Happy 2011, Kristen!

Donnie said...

What a pretty tables. Your photos are lovely. Happy New Year.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Love both your Christmas tables! They look festive and wonderful in your pretty home. Happy New Year.

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Kristen, Everything looks gorgeous!! But I would expect nothing less from you. I hope you had a wonderful holiday. I decided to finally start a blog come check it out! Have a wonderful day!

Kathleen Ellis said...

Hi Kristen~
I just found you via Melissa...when I saw those beautiful frames she got from you I had to come see what else you make beautiful!
Your home looks so beautiful all decked out for Christmas! You truly have a gift for creating beauty!
Have a most beautiful day~
Kathleen

Billie Ross said...

Kristen, I love your blog and your products. Your work is amazing!

I posted your link and your button on my blog.

Thanks for the inspiration,

Billie
www.designedforlife.blogspot.com

Nicolenseu said...

Kristen, I love your blog and your products. Your work is amazing! I posted your link and your button on my blog. Thanks for the inspiration, Billie www.designedforlife.blogspot.com

Mamidi said...

What a exquisitly decorated home! You did an amazing job!

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