We moved the family room tree to this spot
so that we would be close to it.
All the better to see it.
On the coffee table, my antique wooden bowl
is filled with pinecones and a glass
hurricane. It sits inside a large wreath.
Red and gold ornaments sit on top.
The Spode Christmas Tree tea set.
It gets used almost every day.
A Christmas quilt hangs on the side of
the antique armoire. This tree holds all
The memento Christmas ornaments.
Hand painted of Barrington IL.
We lived there for 15 years.
Craft fair snowman.
Gift shop finds while traveling.
Passed on from family members.
The Mouse in the House from
Normandy United Methodist Church Women's
Club 1975 Annual Christmas Luncheon.
It was a must holiday event for everyone
in Dayton, Ohio
These colorful family ornaments I've collected
over 36 years. It's fun to remember where
most of them came from.
A large basket of pinecones behind the back sofa.
Cloches on the sofa table.
I found this birdcage for $1 last week
at a drive-by garage sale.
My Lenox santa
The two cute snowmen are wine totes.
They were gifts brought to my annual
Tennis Girlfriends Christmas Party.
My friends jokingly said that they knew
I was short on Christmas decor!
The top of the Henredon wall units have lighted garland
and a garland of wooden hearts and stars on
a twine rope. The small stockings are made
from antique quilt pieces.
Ivory Nativity figurines were thrift store finds.
Another thrift store creche.
Extra Christmas cards are stored in a
Longaberger card basket.
A display of Santas at the back of the room
A wire basket holds the Christmas Edition
Southern Living books. Good for browsing.
Christmas colored throws
Santa's laundry on a clothes line