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Monday, January 2, 2017

Christmas 2016




I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are having a great start to the new year! I'm late sharing my Christmas decor but better late than never! I also added several  pictures of items I made and sold throughout the Christmas season. Thank you all for your business! 

I have always wanted to do a Nutcracker themed mantel so I ordered these in Dallas and love them! They are metal and very unique. I used the Christmas tree picture five years ago and thought it looked great with the Nutcrackers so I used it again. The garland is last years, but I changed the ribbon and added the Nutcrackers. It turned out very festive! 

There are more pictures below of my living room where you can see my newly recovered sofas. I loved the red for years but it was time for a change. There are also pictures of my dining room and gingerbread themed kitchen below. Enjoy! 










I eventually had more than one present under the tree! 

















 I will be reordering several of these trains for next year! 






3 comments:

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

Beautiful as always! You are so talented!!!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

WOW! You are amazing! Everything looks fabulous!!! You have the cutest things! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New year!!!! XO

Melanie Boyer said...

Oh, WOW!!! I LOVE nutcrackers!!! Your mantle is GORGEOUS (not that I'm surprised)! I do hope if they have metal nutcrackers at market again this year that you order more!!!

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