Photobucket     Photobucket        

Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas Tour

Only 5 more days until Christmas!! Can you believe it? I sure can't...



I didn't mean to take so long to post...Goodness! Time is getting away from me lately and now I have to play catch up. I have also been working on getting out all of my custom orders. I have showed you alot of my Christmas decor, but now I thought I would show you everything put together. Trust me, I don't think I need to buy anymore Christmas stuff! (except for those Christopher Radko dishes)



You definitely know it's Christmas time when you step inside the front door!




Someone asked if I just put up the curtains for Christmas...I agree they do blend well with the Christmas decor! lol...




I was overwhelmed with the nice compliments on my mantle! Thanks again!!! It is definitely the focal point in the room...you can't miss it! =0



This pic is for L...I didn't realize you couldn't see the light up presents by the mantle.





These lanterns got alot of attention on Pintrest. Love that site! There are so many great ideas and way too many wonderful recipes.




I just bought the deer by the chair on sale for $12 the other day...couldn't pass that price up!



More deer in the niche...



Below are some of my favorite Christmas decorations....



I used the Christmas present piece on the mantle last year and decided to use it above the T.V. this year.




This Santa in the hot air balloon is so much fun!


Ha! This piece is so whimsical!



I know I just showed you the dining room last week, but thought I would take more pics for the tour.



I don't see one present under that tree! I better get busy!!









I was literally pressed against the dining room window to take this shot! lol...





On to the gingerbread and peppermint kitchen...
As you can see I decorated the tops of the lights. There is a closeup pic at the bottom of this post.



You probably remember the peppermint candle holders, gingerbread tablescape and tree from a few weeks ago.










At the last minute I decided to add a little Christmas on top of my cabinets.




I even decorated the rooster! lol



Gingerbread terrarium and trees...



My gingerbread man tassel...



I sold all of my Christmas tassels this year.



Here is a better pic of the bow and curly glitter sticks I added to the lights.


Well, I think I've shown you everything in my house! I still have my front door to show you soon.



I will show you my mom's house for my"Share Your Creations" party on Wednesday night. Great party last week! Don't forget to link up...


I have had alot of people tell me how much they enjoy looking at all of the wonderful creations!! It's a great way to find new blogs...



Have a wonderful Tuesday!
Joining Kim for Wow Us Wednesdy at Savvy Southern Style and Sherry at No Minimalist Here.




29 comments:

L said...

Kristen, I adore all of your beautiful decorations. I love your mantel this year.
I don't see your pretty light up packages this year! =) You are the reason I bought mine! ha-ha

Merry Chrsitmas to you and your family.

Gloria Westerman said...

Your home is so pretty.!!!! I love your kitchen decoration....truly magical....love it....come and decorate my house please.....

L said...

Oh, I see them now! lol
I've always liked them so I was looking for them! ;)

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, your home looks absolutely gorgeous! Everything looks so warm and inviting! Your colors are perfect for decorating, during the holidays. Everything has come together beautifully! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Teri said...

Your home is so magical and full of whimsy! I have always loved your special flair!
Merry Christmas!
Teri

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Your home looks stunning Kristen and so festive, I love it all! Merry Christmas to you and your family! Martina

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your house is just stunning, Kristen! Right from the front door through to the kitchen! Those lanterns are great ~ they fit right in with their shade of red. Your mantle looks amazing, and that's all I'm going to be specific about, othewise this comment will be way too long! : )

Celia said...

These are all so pretty but you know I secretly don't like you right?? not so secret anymore...
I could never have the patience to do all of this but cheers to you! very nice

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Everything is gorgeous...I love those presents by the tv...you really have some different things.

Mrs C with Style said...

Your house is beautiful! I bet your family just loves having Christmas at your house!! How long did it take you to accumulate all of your holiday goodies?

I just love it all :) Merry Christmas!

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
Your home is A M A Z I N G!! It is *seriously* one of my favorites in blogland. You are so talented. Everything you create has a beautiful Kristen spin on it. You add balance, warmth, elegance, whimsy, and fun to everything you do, simply AMAZING!! Your photos are *so* magazine worthy. I've really enjoyed seeing all the fun things you create, in addition to your gardening, and home decorating. I look forward to next year, as you always bring something unique to the table.

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
xo ~Liz

Gayle said...

Your home and decorations are beautiful! You inspire me! Thank you for sharing.

A Hint of Home said...

Hi Kristen,
Thanks for the sweet comments you left on my blog.
Your home is a gorgeous showplace!! I love all the bright "Christmas" colors you use.
Your tree, tables, & mantle are beautiful. I love the way you did the tops of your lights. Very unique and pretty.
People ask me about my furniture and if I bought it for Christmas. lol It just workded out that way and it is so nice to decorate my house for the season because of all the reds and greens.
Your curtains do blend well but I love them year round. They're so pretty!
Merry Christmas!

mishebe said...

Simply Beautiful!

Designs By Pinky said...

Kristen, your home is so beautiful and ALL of your decorations are just gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for the tour. XO, Pinky

Lori said...

Gorgeous Kristen! As always! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

NanaDiana said...

Kristen- What a beautiful, beautiful job you have done on decorating your home for Christmas. I lvoe all the color and that mantle is spectacular. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas- xo Diana

Raven/Missy said...

WOW your house and decorations are positively gorgeous! I'm not good at decorating, just don't have the gene I guess, so I live vicariously through pictures that others post of their homes and decorations. Just beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

debbie refresh restyle said...

Kristen, your home is holiday ready. I love every inch of it! I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
Debbie

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

I am so far behind too Kristen. Your home looks absolutely beautiful. I just LOVE your color scheme. The extra holiday decor just added more beauty to it all. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Loved the tour, Kristen! Your home is so gorgeous!! I love it!!

Jeanette said...

Oh my God Kristen!!! You have really out done your self! The house looks absolutely amazing. Everything looks so perfect. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas xoxo Jeanette

Becca said...

I loved touring your incredible Christmas home ... wow! You truly didn't leave one detail untouched (bows on your roosters is proof of that)! Your mantel is fabulous ... love your ornaments ... your dining area is beautiful, and I love the whimsy you added in your kitchen! I'm off to tour it again! Merry Christmas. xoxo

Linda said...

Merry Greetings, Kristen!

I so enjoyed your generous tour of your home. BEAUTIFUL.

Wishing you and yours a Happy Christmas,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Carol said...

Everything is breathtaking! I love your decorating style!

Smiles,
Carol

Diane said...

Everyone else has pretty much used up all the good words for describing how beautifully-magical-whimsical-gorgeous-warm-inviting...etc. your home is. Love it!!!

Marianne said...

One of my favorite Christmas homes. Just beautiful Kristen. Your home is just so pretty with all of the reds and yellows. And that mantel of yours is just gorgeous. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas.
Marianne :)

rashid omer said...

In Internet system we have now best earning system without any work, Just Invest some Money into your Business and Make Perfect Life time Earnings with this Business.
Join Now for Make Perfect Business and Earn Money online from home.
HotFxEarnings.Com

rashid omer said...

Lols Gag is the the Best Lol Network Ever, where you can every thing is lol and Funny, Troll Images, Prank Peoples, Funny Peoples, funny planet, funny facts, funny cartoons, funny movies pics, iphone funny, funny jokes, Prank Images, Fail Pictures, Epic Pictures, Lols and Gags, Lol Pictures.
lolsgag.blogspot.com

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years 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

  • Hi everyone! Thanks for joining us at The Scoop! I hope you had a great 4th of July! We've had a rainy week...not always good for fireworks, but certainly...
    2 hours ago
  • *This post in partnership with Floor & Decor. I’ve always turned to paint and fabric as tools for dramatic transformations but let’s go ahead and add til...
    6 hours ago
  • I am so thrilled that the 1905 Cottage is almost done!! We were able to move our things into the addition a couple of weeks ago. And I have been having a g...
    6 hours ago
  • Good Morning! Hope you all had a great weekend. We did. Family, food, and fireworks. That's what it's all about for us on Independence Day. I stepped out...
    8 hours ago
  • We had a great Fourth of July! It's always one of my favorite holidays. Scott's parents came up and brought the girls home on Friday. We were sooooo gla...
    8 hours ago
  • First of all, I hope you all had a wonderful Fourth of July weekend! It is one of my favorite holidays -- we had so much fun with friends and many times ov...
    9 hours ago
  • [image: Before Home, Fixer Upper TV Show With Chip and Joanna Gaines]Fixer Upper: A Frog Becomes a Handsome Prince Read the full article
    10 hours ago
  • As you all know, I have been repainting every room in my house (I know, really slowly), and I love most of it. HOWEVER my living room sofa is an off-white...
    12 hours ago
  • Hey campers! I am Melissa from My Mommy Style and I’m here to share one of our favorite rainy day activities. Play dough! Have you ever noticed how muc...
    12 hours ago
  • We had some friends over on Fri. night for an impromptu dinner of Band, bang shrimp, broccoli sald and bread. I decided to put together a 4th of July table...
    12 hours ago
  • Music can be found within the cuisine of the American South. I grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, a place of fog and fiddle music. It'...
    16 hours 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...
    16 hours ago
  • [image: image_thumb77] [image: image_thumb76] Back in 2007, two décor magazines featured the homes of a Houston real estate agent. On...
    21 hours ago
  • [image: mbr -3] …and now we’re at the master bedroom in this “evolution series” and, oh my, it’s a doozie. This room made me want to hit my head against ...
    23 hours ago
  • [image: gibbs gardens043_20150625] A few weeks ago, I took another trip back to Gibbs Gardens (north Georgia) about an hour north of Atlanta for another st...
    1 day ago
  • *Your entry is the porthole to what is about to come!* Chances are you want it to be a welcoming sight as soon as your guest enter. It is important to ...
    1 day ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! I just wanted to tell you, if you haven't heard from me it's because we've been traveling and I'll do my best to get back to you soon. I ...
    1 day ago
  • Happy Independence Day to you and yours. Anyone that knows Continue reading... This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other conten...
    2 days ago
  • This week, I'm only sharing one favorite. Since there will not be food on the table in our study, I'm displaying a very special quilt on this table for ...
    3 days ago
  • [image: La Z Boy Nolita Giveaway] This past week I went into the new La-Z-Boy store here in Columbus, Ohio. I must say, every time I am in there I am rem...
    3 days ago
  • Since tomorrow is July 4th I thought I would share how I have decorated with red, white and blue around my home in the past since I can't share my summer s...
    3 days ago
  • [image: Installing new carpet on our porch was a DIY that I did all by myself. The color chosen will camouflage muddy paw prints.] Do you have projects tha...
    3 days ago
  • My friend Julie and I take bargains very seriously. Frankly, it’s one of the things that first bonded us to each other. When she uttered these words, “Some...
    3 days ago
  • Welcome to this week's edition of Frugal Friday! So glad you're here! Read more after the break... Read more »
    3 days ago
  • *Hi there friends...* *I can't believe this is already week 20 of Share Your Style!! * *Feels like we just started this party yesterday!* *This weeks host is...
    4 days ago
  • Hi everyone and welcome to Share Your Style #20. This week I posted Beautiful Linens Make Me Happy. Check out this post for a $50 discount toward any shee...
    5 days ago
  • In addition to following all the latest news regarding the Miss USA pageant, this week I'm also watching the Miss United States and the Ms United States pr...
    5 days ago
  • Yesterday my husband's grandfather passed away. There wasn't a single moment from the first time I met him that I didn't feel like he was my grandpa too. ...
    6 days ago
  • *LET'S CELEBRATE* *the* *4TH OF JULY!* *Today's tablescape celebrates the birth of the * *United States of America with its Stars and Stripes,* *and its r...
    1 week ago
  • Taking a short blog break for about a week as I hit the road and head back to New York for a visit with my family. I’ve hitched a ride with my daughter,...
    2 weeks ago
  • Dear Dad, It wasn’t until recently that I realized just how rare you are and how lucky I am to have had you all my life. Many kids don’t have a Dad who...
    2 weeks ago
  • Greetings! Isn't it funny how our tastes change? Admittedly, I feel as though mine changes more than the average gal. One minute, I love red, the next .....
    2 weeks ago
  • Marinated Skirt Steak - ButterYum
    3 weeks ago
  • This is a post to brag a bit on my talented husband. However before I get to that...let me tell you the story. Back in the early 90's we made a move from S...
    3 weeks ago
  • I was asked to create a prayer board for a friends office. It had me thinking. How often have I forgotten a prayer request? I try hard to remember each ...
    5 weeks ago
  • This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. The day is coming! THEE day. The one day where I can–and do–say no...
    1 month 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...
    6 months 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...
    7 months 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...
    11 months 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...
    1 year 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. ...
    1 year 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 ...
    2 years ago

Designed By: