Thursday, December 15, 2011

a little bit of Christmas....

So I finally got around to doing a little bit of decorating. I had been debating getting out our tree and ornaments and all. Andy doesn't really care about Christmas decorations and well...it's just seemed like a lot of work. But I didn't do any at all last year and really felt like a Scrooge, so this year I decided to do at least a little. And even though I only did a little tiny bit of decorating, I am going to go ahead and link up with the nester's tour of Christmas homes - so that you can check out some amazing creative and beautiful decorations from other bloggers out there.
So I got a little tree from Target.
And turned it into our Christmas card tree.
{card tree idea from Kelly's blog}
Right now the cards are just kind of sitting in there,
but might have to hole punch/ribbon them on when we get more.
Works for me - a little bit of Christmas 
with very little work to drag out the big tree and ornaments.
And I figure it will still be a fun little tree to have along with a big tree in other years when I am feeling lots more ambitious. 

And I just put up a few little things on the TV stand.
I love that little Christmas tree candle holder. 
(I still need to get/find tea lights for it)
I got it a few years ago for $1 at Goodwill.

Oh and I hung up our stockings.

But this was probably the real reason I wanted to put up a Christmas tree.
Christmas light bokeh!
And since there are no cute kids to pose in front of the lights, 
I had to bribe reward my dog for sitting still with treats.

Merry Christmas and Happy decorating!
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{and the last one is my pick for show off your shot}


and then, she {snapped}

12 comments:

  1. Nice decor, and love the doggie!

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  2. nice decoration!!! love last photo of your dog! so cute!

    Light Trigger: OUR ENTRY

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  3. I love all your photos but that last one is priceless!

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  4. Very cute and I love your doggy! Returning the blog love from Spruce Your Nest :-)

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  5. What a sweet pup! Love her bright, brown eyes. =>

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  6. I love that idea of a card tree. I might have to put that into play here next year with the overflow of cards.

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  7. Very cute decor, and super cute pup!!

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  8. Love your card tree! I've got to figure out how to do that! I also had to bribe our pup with a treat to get a good picture of him in front of the tree! :)

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  9. aww... gorgeous pic of doggie! I also love the Santa hat on the tv. Might have to steal that idea!!!

    S

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  10. Lovely decor! Love that photo of your precious pup. =) Snuggly.

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  11. Love your decorations and that puppie is so cute!

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  12. Certainly doesn't look like Scrooge. Very festive, and I love that last shot! You've almost got me wanting to decorate.

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