Our house has been decorated for a while now, and I never tire of the coziness of it all. Something about lights twinkling softly and decorations hearkening back to childhood makes all seem right with the world. I thought I'd show you a few glimpses from here and there...
First up is our Christmas village nestled on the living room windowsill:
My favorite piece (the church) has a busted light--it takes a specialty bulb which we have yet to locate...the dark church didn't photograph well :(
I love the detail of some of the figures and buildings, and how the lights make it look soft and warm...
...from this lady working in the greenhouse of the florist shop...
..to these two at the gates of the church.
On the mantle:
On the dining room windowsill:
I can't even tell you how many snowmen we have...it borders on obscene.
We bought this little guy at Cracker Barrel this year:
I love Christmas fairies. Why should they only be for springtime and flowers in our thoughts?
And here is our tree:
It's a Frasier Fir, and a big one! They're usually a skinnier tree but not this one.
...and a few new ornaments (we have a number of ornaments that didn't fit on the tree...but we felt we needed more anyway :)
Longtime readers of this wee blog might remember my Christmas series from last year. Here are the links if you'd like to see more of how we roll:
Enjoy the final days until the big day! My nephew informed me last night over late-night cereal that Christmas takes forEVer to get here. If he only knew what's going to happen when he's grown up...