Friday, December 7, 2018

O Christmas Tree

The theme of my tree this year was elusive for weeks.  I just could not get any inspiration.
 then, shiny brites.. yes, the vintage glass ornaments.  But what color?  I always choose a main color.

Here is my inspiration piece..  ALL COLORS  written in the handwriting of a woman years ago and as I picked up this box, a soft whisper..  Yes, do all the colors.  at first I thought, tacky, but..well, you'll see...

I decorated this tree for me.  and to make something happy and pretty so there are no staged photographs, just real life.  Hope you enjoy them. I never expected to have such response form everyone about the few pictures I have put on Instagram and Facebook.  My husband has laughed with joy at seeing it several times.. and I LOVE IT!

All of the ornaments I used are old.  Mostly shiny brites with some from West Germany, Poland, Japan, and Austria.  As I opened bin after bin, I could not believe how many I had collected through the years from thrift stores. Hundreds. Now they are all on this tree and the new ones have gone back to the thrift store for someone else to buy..
Enjoy and may it bring laughter and beauty to your day..

And in the living room where we have the fireplace, a much simpler tree.  But I love it too.
dramatic and moody and cozy

I hope you are all having a peaceful Christmas season.  Remember why we are celebrating.
Jesus really is the reason..

Merry Christmas y'all
Love, Mona