Deck the Halls!

gardenbug(Canada zone 5)December 23, 2006

Many of us have been busy decorating house and home. We have at last decorated our tree with a few of our favourite things. I'll share a few with you and hope you will share some of your favourites too!

Birds

and butterflies

Bows (yes Chelone, real ribbon is hard to find!)

A dove of peace

A primitive angel

Colourful balls for the 12 days of Christmas...only two here:

Put it all together with gifts and you get this:

But the real feeling of the season will only come when everyone arrives!

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tiffy_z5_6_can(5/6)

Merry Christmas Gardenbug!!

    Bookmark   December 24, 2006 at 11:00AM
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michelle_zone4

Merry Christmas Marie! I enjoyed a closeup of your beautiful ornaments. I got a kick out of the holstein cow. He reminds me of the border that I have in my computer room that is that type of folk artish.

Michelle

    Bookmark   December 24, 2006 at 1:53PM
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gardeningmary

Just beautiful GB! And a Merry Christmas to Tiffy! And Michelle and everyone else!

One of our favorites is a mouse king ornament.

Mary

    Bookmark   December 24, 2006 at 3:02PM
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just_t

What lovely trees! Mine is very plain this year but at least it is up and done. I enjoyed seeing the special ornaments and am thankful Marie began this thread.

Merry Christmas everyone!

T.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2006 at 10:32PM
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dodgerdudette

Love the birds Marie ! Great trees, and King Mouse looks very stately

Great day to everyone !
Kathy in Napa

    Bookmark   December 25, 2006 at 12:15PM
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lmcilhargie

Here's a few of my favorites, some of these aren't the best photos but my battery was running down and I had to snap them quickly, hope you can at least get an idea of what they look like...

From Brad's and my first Christmas together

An OLD bell passed on from my grandma's tree

My mom made me this one

Jen made this one in preschool when she was 3

Brad's favorite, a tiny drum set I got him years ago when he used to drum

Bella favorite this year, Grover

    Bookmark   December 25, 2006 at 12:49PM
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chelone

Some favorites:


From the late '30s:




Another from the '30s and Mum's childhood home:


    Bookmark   December 25, 2006 at 1:02PM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

Delightful seeing the meaningful ornaments!

A few more from our house:
Music stand

A Christmas donkey. (There's a sheep, a polar bear, and more...)

Clay doves all around

This bicycle appeared many times. Several times when a bike was a Christmas gift, later when a boyfriend was dismissed but with mixed feelings: "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle".

    Bookmark   December 26, 2006 at 12:49PM
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