Saturday, December 6, 2008
Christmas sitting room decorations...come sit with me, will you?
In an old house this room would actually be the dining room but we use it as the computer room, sitting room, right now. It has built-in china cabinets that are original to the house. This large coca-cola santa my husband found as a display in our local drug store and got the manager to give it to him for me. I really love him. He is about life size. I have him nailed to the wall because he is cardboard and he kept falling over. LOL He is newly displayed this year.
Most of these santas were painted by my mother or myself. We used to paint all kinds of things but most of all holiday items. I have a santa collection as you can see.
This is the rest of the Santas that I put out this year. Honestly, many of our decorations are not out this year I guess I was going for a new look this year. These are sitting on the built-in china cabinet. Maybe I should share a picture of the entire thing so you could see how big it is.
I know that it is impossible to tell that all these plates are avon Christmas plates. My mother stared buying these in 1987 and so far we have them all the way till 2008. I leave these plates out all year. What better place to have them than in the dining room. I adore them and look forward to them each year. Thanks Mother.
This is a wreath made out of my daughters little hand prints. She made this in preschool and I took it and had it framed. She is now 20 and I so adore this little memory. Thank the Lord for wonderful preschool teachers.
I also have three pencil trees and wreaths on the windows but I just could not get a good picture of them....maybe I will try when it is light outside.
Later I will post a full picture of the chine cabinet so you can see how huge it is....it is really beautiful and full of old fashioned dishes.
Well, this ends the tour of my sitting room...but we are getting snow so maybe I can share a few snow pictures with you later. Until next time, be blessed.