I Have Big-time Holiday Spirit!
I love the holidays. As I’m writing this, I’m preparing for a special trip with girlfriends to a small town for the Candlelight Home Tour. The historic homes are decorated, great meals, lots of laughs.
As we journey to our destination, we stop at a huge flea market. Here is where I truly indulge for you see I l
ove adore ADORE!!
vintage holiday decorations. I especially collect beaded satin ornaments and
sequined felted table runners and tree skirts. Here’s a sample of what I found
I found this recently:
And let’s not forget the Christmas tree. In my house, we have a real Fraser fir. The end is cut for sap, the whole thing is washed for pollen and dust.
Last night during the Grinch, #2 son and I added the new LED lights. I really-really like them. I also mixed things up a bit and put the satin beaded ornaments on the tree. Around the star, I stuck gold twigs. Throughout the branches, I added floral sprays. How did I do?
Note: I don’t pretend to be a professional. LOL
Most importantly, I need to remember the holidays are about family and friends. This year, my family dynamics changed dramatically—my parents, nephew, and my old cat passed. Thanksgiving was weird and I’m sure Christmas will be without them too.
So are you into vintage ornaments, new mod ones, on something your child has made?