Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Making Merry.

 It's December 20th. I'm running a bit late this year.
My Christmas decoration boxes are finally put away!  Seriously.
Am I the only one?

Well, no matter. The living room is looking quite merry and unique.


I brought an old trunk in from the garage.
I brought in an old bed frame spring.
Oh, and the Mary statue from the garden.

Husband: "Um why are we dragging this stuff in?"
Me: "Because it's cool, you'll see."

I whipped up a banner off the computer.
(paper glued to cardboard, cut and hole punched, strung w/ twine - voila! banner.)


I pulled out the bulb wreath I made last year.
The mantle is brighter this year with the tar paper being gone
&  with the white crown moulding.

I used the Tonka Truck I'd used for Halloween.
I couldn't resist. It looks fun haulin' a tree.
The books to prop it up - are actually antique file/accounting folders.
I bought them at a garage sale last summer for $4.


While I was cleaning and arranging, the kids and I watched
Seven Bride for Seven Brothers.
Adam, Benjamin, Caleb, Daniel, Ephraim, Frank(incense) & Gideon.
We'll be humming it for days.  Those dancin' Ponitpee's.

Happy Tues!
xo Jeanne.

3 comments:

  1. I see influences from the Bachmann house! I especially like your banner....I can't believe that you just whipped that up on the computer!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love the idea of hanging the wreath in front of mirrors. Thanks so much for sharing. I will follow on my way out so as I would love to visit again. I hope you will find the time to come visit my place and do the same. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and I look forward to engaging and supporting your blog in the New Year. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

    ReplyDelete
  3. No...you're not the only one with last-minute decorating (as you saw from my recent post).

    eek! I absolutely love the bed spring! My husband doesn't even ask anymore with funny requests like these.

    Hope you have a Very Merry!

    Michael

    ReplyDelete

I love your comments! You sweet people, I love to hear your ideas.
Thanks for your patience and following the bkb!

(Recently, I had to add word verification to cut down on icky spammers.
It's no fun getting 40 comments on how super handy it is to purchase viagra.)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...