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Thursday, December 27, 2012

A New Web Address and the Last Christmas Photos of the Year

Hi, everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your families.  Our Christmas was wonderful, and I have eaten way too much over the past few days!  

I feel like I have been on a whirlwind for the past week.  My relatives from out of town still can't travel home due to the bad weather, so they are having an extended stay.  Since I am having withdrawals from my blog and all of my wonderful blog friends, I am taking a few minutes for me today.  

I changed over to a .com on Christmas Eve.  I decided that would be the best time to make the change.  I purchased the domain over 4 months ago, but just hadn't got around to the making the change.   Actually, I have been afraid to make the big change.  I still have so much to learn about all of the tech details.  I was so tired of typing in the blogspot on everything.  

I plan on taking down all my Christmas decor this afternoon, so I thought I would share a few quick photos. 

alt="Christmas tree with red and gold deco mesh"


alt="Christmas tree with red and gold deco mesh with lights"


alt="DIY red ornaments Christmas wreath"

This is a wreath that I made many years ago! I really intended to add a new bow.  Maybe next year I will get around to that.

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"

I have shared my fireplace with you before and the difficulty of getting decent photos with all the windows around it.  Instead of spending more time trying to edit, I decided to share them anyway.  

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"

I have always used stockings that my mother-in-law made us years ago, but the colors do not go with my gold themed mantel.  I quickly made these burlap stockings, and I plan on adding more embellishments to them next year. 

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"

alt="pine cone trees painted gold"

Two more of my pine cone trees that I have made.  I sprayed these gold and actually put lights on the larger one this year.   You can see the tutorial for making the pine cone trees here.

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"



alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"

alt="Christmas mantel with pine cone trees and burlap stockings"






alt="Red and silver Christmas tablescape, cloches, mini cupcake stands"

 Here is one of my table settings.  I guess I will save the other one for next year.  :)

alt="silver and white ribbon tree"

One of my student's mother made this adorable ribbon tree for me last year.  I love it.  

alt="Cupcake stands, Christmas table setting, cookie cutters, red and silver"

I apologize for being super late on my posting some of my Christmas decor, but I decided it was better late than never.  It seems you just get everything the way you want it, and then it's time to take it all down.  Oh, how I dread that task, but I want that major task completed.  

If you have any tips that I need to do after switching my domain, please share them with me.  I need all the help I can get in that area.  

Wishing you all a very  Blessed and Happy New Year!  


11 comments:

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

All gorgeous Kathy. I especially like the wreath on the toile and red and gold frame. Beautiful. Love the cloche display too!

Sarah Carper said...

I love your decorations! You sure do have an eye for design!!

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Patty Wiles said...

Congratulations on your.com Kathy!

Daniela @Frugal Aint Cheap said...

beautiful!

Pams Party said...

Your decor is gorgeous!

Jeanette said...

Love your Christmas tree with the Deco Mesh! I made wreaths this year and next year I'm going to add it to the tree! Pinned this for next year.

With A Blast said...

Gorgeous Kathy! I have changed your address {congrats!} on your party button which is on my posts :-)

Anne said...

Kathy your home looks so pretty! I am keeping ours up until after my daughter heads back to school.I did a pretty simplistic look this year and I am not tired of it yet!
xx
Anne

Winnie said...

You definitely had a great Christmas Kathy! Everything looks sooooooooo beautiful and festive

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Kathy,
Your home looks absolutely stunning all decked out for Christmas!!

Hugs,
Deb

t clarke said...

Beautiful Christmas Decor!

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