Ever since the lights went up on Thanksgiving day, we've been decorating, shopping, enjoying Christmas preparations, gift wrapping and of course watching lots of Christmas specials and videos.
|Me putting up garland on front door|
|Garland and lights over garage|
|Hannah and Lauren enjoying the advent calendar Baba and Grandpa sent online|
|Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar to be opened daily until Christmas|
|House with lights on|
As much as I plan and prepare, it always seems to come down to last minute card writing, gift buying or food shopping that I managed to forget. So as Christmas quickly approaches, I'll show some of this years Christmas decorating.
|Cloisonne Pear Ornament|
|More "mantel" decor. We have stone shelves right now, not a true mantel|
|Drama mask ornament|
|Father Christmas ornament|
|One of my lace and jewel ornaments I made|
|More decorations by the fireplace|
|Main tree and decor|
|Angel ornament my parents bought in Germany before I was born|
|Candle lights, more of my home made ornaments and a Santa Head Ornament|
|From my favorite Dickens story, my Ebenezer Scrooge Ornament|
|Wax head angel that my parents got in Germany and for years was our tree topper as I grew up|
|Decorations on top of my craft cabinet. The doll house was made for me by my grandfather.|
|The tomato cage tree I made for the back sun room decorations.|
So the countdown continues, and the girls are so excited for Santa's visit. I think I'm almost ready, just checking my lists again for any last minute items that might need to be taken care of.
Hope your holiday preps are going well, and you have a safe and Merry Christmas.