Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas Tour of Homes, 2010


Welcome to everyone stopping by from The Nester or Kelly's Korner! I hope you enjoy my Christmas home tour, as I'm sure I'll enjoy all of yours!

This year we did two trees. One formal, pretty tree in our dining room:
I decorated the whole thing in red and gold, and I love how it turned out!

Our other tree is in our living room. It's our real tree, and our "fun" tree, filled with bright lights and sentimental and funny ornaments.

I made the tree skirt last year.

And here are our stockings, hung on the railing since we don't have a fireplace! They are both the stockings we had when we were growing up.

My favorite Christmas decorations are my nativity sets. I have two. One upstairs:

And one downstairs in the dining room.

And here are some Christmasy details found around my home:
Check out the snowmen in the picture below...this is our Ohio State nook in the living room
OH! - IO!
I'm not a huge "Santa Claus" person, but I love this one.

And this year we are lucky to have the prettiest Christmas decoration outside right now:
SNOW!

It's the perfect evening to curl up under a heavy blanket, watch a Christmas movie, enjoy some hot cocoa:

And maybe a Christmas cookie or two!

I think I'll do just that tonight :-)

Have a Merry, blessed Christmas, and thanks for stopping by!

22 comments:

  1. I love the Peace sign best of all! And...my hubs has the same leg lamp ornament, he would actually like the real thing! Ha!

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  2. I love the Willow Tree Nativity Set! My sisters and I got it for my mom a few years back and I just love how simple and classic it is. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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  3. Just love that PEACE sign, fantastic! And ps, can you ship the kisses cookies?

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  4. LOVE your house...soo pretty! Those cookies are my all time favorite! :)

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  5. This is great! I'm thinking of making those exact same cookies tomorrow! Love your decorations....so festive!

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  6. I love your holiday home! So pretty! You have some great decor!

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  7. WOW, I love both trees! It's all beautiful!!!

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  8. very pretty! omg, I want those cookies right now!

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  9. Love your trees! And the leg lamp ornament... haha! :)

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  10. your home looks so pretty! so special that yall use your childhood stockings!

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  11. Your house looks beautiful. I love your formal tree.

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  12. I loved taking a tour of your home. So cozy!! And seeing the photo of those Hershey Kiss cookies makes me want to make them right now. I actually have the recipe in another browser because I'm just dying to eat them. I just doubt I'm going to brave the snow to get Hershey Kisses. :)

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  13. I love your decor! Especially the snow!!! Haha!

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  14. Hi! I am your newest blog follower! I just love it so far. I love your christmas decor, especially the snowmen (since I am obsessed with them, and even made a post about it!)
    and I got a suprise of a willow tree nativity set that I also blogged about. I cant wait to read more from you! :)

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  15. all of your decorations are super cute and i especially love the first nativity. love willow tree! and your trees look great too.

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  16. go buckeyes!!!!!

    i spotted Script Ohio in sand in the background of one of your pictures and thought 'another Buckeye!!'

    cute decorations. :)

    happy holidays!

    and go buckeyes! beat the razorbacks!

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    Your decorations are BEAUTIFUL!!

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    Have a very blessed Wednesday!! :0)

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  18. Beautiful decorations! The cookies look delicious....I love me some peanut blossoms!!

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  19. i love the christmas skirt! beautiful!

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