Tuesday, December 11, 2012

~~~O Tannenbaum!!!~~~

 Hello everyone and merry Christmas season!!!! It is so hard to believe it is coming so fast! I spent Sunday and today Christmas shopping and got some great deals and had ALOT of fun! I love finding what I feel is the perfect gift. I wanted to share our Christmas tree!!! We have it in the morning room, that is the only spot it would fit:):) The ceiling in here is peaked so it fits well here and I love that I can see it from the hall, the living room and the kitchen.  The skirt is a velvet center with an embroidered edge. I have done this red and gold theme for several years. I have too much invested to change it!

 The poinsettia ornaments were found at LOWES!!!
 I LOVE bling and these ornaments are full of bling!
 Here are some tips for decorating your tree. I use long sparkly branches resting on the tree branches. You just kind of push them in and they fill in the spaces wonderfully. I have a combination of red and gold branches on the tree.
 Here is one type of the gold branches.
 I also have several styles of crystal (faux) hanging pieces.

 I love these stars.
 The "crystals" just sparkle in the sunlight. We haven't had any sun in days so these are not the best pictures and I apologize.
 These are cut out.
 This is my favorite ornament, I think.

 My topper is 2 large bows attached at the front and the back. Then a variety of sticks are inserted into the top of the tree. I actually keep the topper decorated when I take the tree down. I put tissue paper into the loops of the bows to keep them nice.
 My view from the kitchen. We put the table on an angle to accomodate the tree and I like it!

 The green ornament is one of 3 that I have that my Mom made MANY years ago.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing my tree. I appreciate every visit and read every comment and try to respond. XO, Pinky
I will be linking to these parties:
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Meet Me Monday at You Are Talking Too Much
Motivated Monday at Be Colorful
Tuesday's Treasures at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Tabletop Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Tutorials and Tips Tuesday at Home Stories A to Z
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
DIY by Design on Wednesday
Uncommonly Yours on Wednesday at Uncommon Designs
Show and Share on Wednesday at Southern Lovely
Tutorials Tips and Tidbits on Thursday at Stone Gable
Show Me Extroidinary on Thursday at The 36th Avenue
Grace at Home on Thursday at Imparting Grace
Open House Party Thursday at No Minimalist Here
Share Your Creations on Thursday at Kristen's Creations
Potpourri Friday at 2805
Tickled Pink Fridays at 504 Main
Flaunt it Friday at Chic on a Shoestring Decorating
Feature Friday at Blissful and Domestic
Inspiration Friday at At the Picket Fence
Overflowing with Creativity on Sunday at It's Overflowing


  1. Pinky,
    What a grand statement in the morning room!!! Your tree is magnificient!!! I adore the red and gold theme...and those glitter ornaments are gorgeous!!! Elegant crystals! I, too, put inserts into my tree...faux fruit with bows!!!
    I have one more shopping day ahead (I hope!), then it will be kick back and Savor the Season!!! Thanks for sharing your Christmas tree in all its grandeur!!!

  2. Beautiful, beautiful tree Pinky...so many gorgeous ornaments...looks great in your Morning room...Just love the color scheme!!...

  3. Pinky, good grief, it's fabulous!!! I love everything on your tree. Definitely makes me think of you...sparkly:-) Love all the beautiful ornaments. So beautiful!!

  4. I have always loved your Christmas trees and this one is just beautiful in your morning room! I really like those cut-out ornaments and it's so special to have ornaments that your mom made.

  5. Pinky!! Your tree is absolutely gorgeous! Look at all of your pretty ornaments! This must have taken a long time to do but so worth it.
    Thank you for popping in to see me.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  6. Pinky, that is such a wonderful looking tree. So large and sparkly! Love the red and gold. Your topper really takes the cake, and makes my star on top a big small and uninspired. Love it that your tree is so close to your table. Joni

  7. That is GLORIOUS!!!! My tree is red and gold too, but not nearly so sparkly and gorgeous! Must. Go. Tweak!!! :-)

  8. I love your tree, so tall and so elegant with all of your wonderful sparkly ornaments. Love the idea of the blingy branches. Gorgeous. Hugs, marty

  9. Oh, Pinky! So,so,gorgeous! I love the red and gold. One look at this tree and I'm in the Christmas spirit. Don't you love how God has gifted each one of us in some unique way? Thanks for sharing your talents with us.

  10. Oh it's beautiful and I love where you located it! I love your new look on the blog- it looks awesome!

  11. Pinky, such a beautiful tree. It's so stately and it looks gorgeous in your home. Love the ornaments! I love the bling.....XO Linda

  12. Your tree is beautiful Pinky~ there's nothing prettier than red & gold! How wonderful that you're enjoying seeing it from several rooms and I love your table at an angle :)

  13. What a gorgeous tree! Beautiful ornaments!

  14. Your tree looks so happy in it's new home!!! Just gorgeous! I love all the pretty red and bling in your tree! I bet you are loving all the new places you can decorate!!!

  15. Your tree is gorgeous, Pinky. I love the colors and where you placed it. Perfection!

    My camera is a Canon Rebel T2i. I used a 50mm lens for the pictures on the blog today. I didn't take any lessons. I did research and I continue to practice whenever possible. Today, the light was perfect in the kitchen and I decided to practice. Had no idea what kind of pics I would get. I used Photoscape to edit them a tad. I never hesitate to edit.:-)

  16. Oh Pinky, your home, tree and decorations are gorgeous!!
    What a job it must have been to set up the tree and get it decorated.
    I love your morning room.... a happy room!

  17. Oh my goodness, what a big beautiful tree! I really love it. I love the ginormous size and all your gorgeous decorations too. Love every detail, it's so very pretty!!!!

  18. Oh my goodness, your tree is just incredibly gorgeous, Pinky! You did a beautiful job, and it is so full of ornies. Loved seeing it!

  19. What a beautiful, tall sparkly tree! Love it.

    I'm stopping by from Katherine's Corner blog hop.

    Happy Favorite Things Thursday!


  20. your tree is gorgeous and I love that it is in the dining room in front of those big beautiful windows too. .thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Hop xo

  21. I love your tree! It's gorgeous! My color scheme is burgundy & gold. Definitely too much invested when you have huge trees to change! I love how your topper looks. I always have trouble with my topper.


Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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