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Thursday, December 22, 2011

My Parent's House Dressed For Christmas

Welcome to my parent's house! It may be big and open, but it is still a very warm and inviting space.



My mom has a spritual theme throughout the house all year around and at Christmas time it really comes to life. Angels, crosses and even butterflies are all a part of her Christmas decor.



This is the first time we have put this tree in the entryway. It is actually a tree I used to put up in the T.V./computer room at my house. I haven't put it up in a few years since there is a bookcase in it's spot now. It is done in all gold with angels, stars, nativities, crosses, and poinsettas. The dining room is very elegant and beautiful!



Love this chest!

This is the tree in the kitchen area. It is done in fruit, angels, crosses, doves, butterflies...etc. Everything has spiritual meaning. I love the colors in this tree!


Look at the butterflies at the top of the tree...butterflies have a spiritual meaning to my mom and me. They represent transformation and new life when we seek Christ. They are beautiful in so many ways...




This is a beautiful dining area in the kitchen. During the day it has an awesome view!


Love the angel by the sideboard.


Oh look! There's one of my tassels.


And a frame...


Here is a view of the living area...



Hope you enjoyed the tour! I think that's the last of the decorating posts...Whew! It's been a good run!


Only two more days...oh my! I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season!!




14 comments:

NanaDiana said...

Kristen, Your parents' home is just beautiful. You and your Mom both have a good eye for display and the beautiful house just showcases that talent. It looks like Christmas to me! xo Diana

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Kristen! I can see your hand in some of the pieces your Mom has out!

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Kim said...

Omigosh what a gorgeous home Kristen. I see where you get your talent from! Merry Christmas!
xoxo,
Kim

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Kristen, Your parents have a beautiful home and it is decorated so pretty for the holidays.
Merry Christmas,
Sherry

Miss Janice said...

Your parents' home is gorgeous...so elegant! Merry Christmas Kristen!!!

Cathy's world said...

Their house is stunning and you did an awesome job decorating it. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Diane said...

What a beautiful home!

Terri said...

Beautiful, love the spiritual theme, I have a collection of angels, love the meaning of butterflies, thanks for sharing. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

A Hint of Home said...

Your parents have a gorgeous home, Kristen!
I love her window treatments, furniture and decorations!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Designs By Pinky said...

I seriously want to buy this home if they ever sell!!!!!LOL! It is GORGEOUS and a dream!!! Beautifully decorated too. Wishing you ALL a very n=merry and blessed Christmas! XO, pinky

Diane said...

Your parent's home is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing the photos with us.Merry Christmas.

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Your Mom's home is beautiful! And it is very inviting and warm!

Hope you and your family are having a very Merry Christmas! :)

Melissa Miller said...

Oh my gracious Kristen! Your parents home is dreamy and huge. It's gorgeous!

Merry Christmas to you all! :)

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