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Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 08:44 PM

some of my christmas decorating...
 
Just a few of the new tree decorations this year...
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/Picsandpics106.jpg[/IMG]

The tree mostly finished, still got some bows to tie on..
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/dogsandtree128.jpg[/IMG]
Garland on the bannister..
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/dogsandtree130.jpg[/IMG]

more to come but gotta go eat first....

Frenchy December 14th, 2009 09:51 PM

[QUOTE=Luvmypitgirls;861137]

The tree mostly finished, still got some bows to tie on..
[/QUOTE]

Really ? :laughing: it's lovely :cloud9:

that's the part I love the most about christmas , the decorations :cloud9:

Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 11:40 PM

Dressing up the buffet..it's hard to see but I have two bowls of gold and bronze christmas balls, and my tealight snowmen.
The two trees flanking the buffet still have to be decorated, and the tables they are standing on are actually two of those plastic drawer storage cabinets that I dressed up with two cut up tablecloths.
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating022.jpg[/IMG]

My funky Santa and my mini tree.
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating001.jpg[/IMG]

My Merry Christmas sign flanked by my funky ice skating polar bear and snowmen
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating012.jpg[/IMG]

Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 11:44 PM

another angle
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating013.jpg[/IMG]

My silver trees with santa
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating019.jpg[/IMG]

Part of my display ledge...couldn't find my step ladder to get up and get better shots, hopefully you can make part of it out...
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating024.jpg[/IMG]

Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 11:49 PM

Maybe this shot is a bit better..
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating002.jpg[/IMG]

My snowman family...to fill space I wrapped my decoration boxes as presents and put them up there too...
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating009.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating007.jpg[/IMG]

Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 11:53 PM

better shot of my garland
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating014.jpg[/IMG]

the wreath in the livingroom
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating017.jpg[/IMG]

coffee table..(grr someone put clutter on the shelf) ohhh and lookie there...dogs on the furniture...again:rolleyes:
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating021.jpg[/IMG]

Luvmypitgirls December 14th, 2009 11:57 PM

[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating026.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/christmasdecorating029.jpg[/IMG]

Ohhhh and this...this is the 8ft+ snowdrift in our backyard. The back fence is 8ft...the drift actually goes higher than that just behind the tree. Good thing we don't need anything out of the shed too!
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/dogsandtree142.jpg[/IMG]

Luvmypitgirls December 15th, 2009 12:06 AM

OK so it took minus 30 something with windchill and a helluva lot of snow, to motivate my son ( who sleeps till noon usually), to get up and go outside!
Who knew that at 21 playing in the snow could be so enticing :laughing:
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/dogsandtree139.jpg[/IMG]

So cold he can barely move...
[IMG]http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u109/Rotti35/dogsandtree148.jpg[/IMG]

Melei'sMom December 16th, 2009 01:13 AM

Wow :thankyou: for sharing those pics
really, all I can say is WOW:eek: you really put some effort into Christmas and that is just...WOW

rainbow December 16th, 2009 01:28 AM

Absolutely beautiful. :cloud9:

It must take you forever though ....how many bows are on your tree? :lovestruck:

Good to see your son enjoying the snow .....did he make the little cave in the snow drift? :thumbs up

ancientgirl December 16th, 2009 08:43 AM

Oh wow! I love how everything looks. I really miss decorating for Christmas:sad:

luckypenny December 16th, 2009 09:19 AM

Absolutely beautiful!! I'm not sure about the time you have available to you but, have you ever thought about window decorating for stores? What talent...and patience you have!

I neither have the imagination nor the energy to decorate like that :o.

hazelrunpack December 16th, 2009 01:29 PM

I can only get a couple of the pictures, but your tree is beautiful and I love your funky Santa and polar bear! :lovestruck:

Luvmypitgirls December 16th, 2009 01:31 PM

[QUOTE=Melei'sMom;861817]Wow :thankyou: for sharing those pics
really, all I can say is WOW:eek: you really put some effort into Christmas and that is just...WOW[/QUOTE]
Thank you, the hardest part was going up and down a rickety old 6' ladder, which didn't quite get me high enough, so my son held on while I stood on the very top on my tip toes, it was rather nerve wracking to be honest :laughing:

[QUOTE=rainbow;861821]Absolutely beautiful. :cloud9:

It must take you forever though ....how many bows are on your tree? :lovestruck:

Good to see your son enjoying the snow .....did he make the little cave in the snow drift? :thumbs up[/QUOTE]
Thank you! How many bows are on the tree? Well I haven't really counted, but I can tell you it's over 1000. Maybe 1200 ish, I had to buy a lot more bows this year because I did the entire tree this year. Previous years I only had to do the front and sides because the tree was always in a corner, being it's in a bay window this year I had no choice but to decorate the entire thing.
Yes that's my son, the one that hasn't been well lately, I was very happy to see him out there enjoying the snow like he did when he was a little kid, it seemed to perk him up, he truly enjoyed himself and man it was cold that day too -30 something! He dug the cave, where the back is there is another tunnel off to the right, but I wasn't gonna go out there and crawl thru it, even tho he begged and pleaded, I'm just not that brave!

[QUOTE=ancientgirl;861853]Oh wow! I love how everything looks. I really miss decorating for Christmas:sad:[/QUOTE]
Thank you Ancientgirl, I'm glad you like it. :D

[QUOTE=luckypenny;861867]Absolutely beautiful!! I'm not sure about the time you have available to you but, have you ever thought about window decorating for stores? What talent...and patience you have!

I neither have the imagination nor the energy to decorate like that :o.[/QUOTE]

Thank you! Ya know LP, I have always wanted to start up a tree decorating business, that would include interior decorating for the holidays as well. I have boxes upon boxes of ornaments for different tree looks (that I have never used!). I would love to decorate store windows too! But to be honest, I just don't know how to go about starting such a business.
I have offered to do the dealerships trees (with the owner of my husbands dealership), but he didn't show much interest, so I didn't take it any further.

rainbow December 17th, 2009 01:31 PM

[QUOTE=Luvmypitgirls;861948]
Thank you! How many bows are on the tree? Well I haven't really counted, but I can tell you it's over 1000. Maybe 1200 ish, I had to buy a lot more bows this year because I did the entire tree this year. Previous years I only had to do the front and sides because the tree was always in a corner, being it's in a bay window this year I had no choice but to decorate the entire thing.

[COLOR="DarkOrchid"][B]1200 :eek: ....I don't know where you get the patience from. :grouphug:[/B][/COLOR]


Thank you! Ya know LP, I have always wanted to start up a tree decorating business, that would include interior decorating for the holidays as well. I have boxes upon boxes of ornaments for different tree looks (that I have never used!). I would love to decorate store windows too! But to be honest, I just don't know how to go about starting such a business.
I have offered to do the dealerships trees (with the owner of my husbands dealership), but he didn't show much interest, so I didn't take it any further.[/QUOTE]

You could put all the photos in an album and take them around to different stores. All it takes is one store to start with until "word of mouth" gets around. :thumbs up

Luvmypitgirls December 17th, 2009 02:00 PM

[QUOTE=rainbow;862297]You could put all the photos in an album and take them around to different stores. All it takes is one store to start with until "word of mouth" gets around. :thumbs up[/QUOTE]

That's a good idea!:D
I also want to get into making lawn ornaments for Christmas, like the old fashioned ones...ya know before those inflatables arrived on scene:laughing:

rainbow December 17th, 2009 02:06 PM

[QUOTE=Luvmypitgirls;862311]That's a good idea!:D
I also want to get into making lawn ornaments for Christmas, like the old fashioned ones...ya know before those inflatables arrived on scene:laughing:[/QUOTE]

Do you mean the wooden ones? :cloud9:

I hate those inflatables .....so tacky. :rolleyes:

BenMax December 17th, 2009 03:38 PM

Wow - you go all out. Very pretty.

I don't have anything up and because my daughter is with her dad this year....nothing sparkly in my home.:sad:. If she is not there, I don't bother.

But hey - I like what you did.

Luvmypitgirls December 18th, 2009 01:06 PM

[QUOTE=rainbow;862313]Do you mean the wooden ones? :cloud9:

I hate those inflatables .....so tacky. :rolleyes:[/QUOTE]

Yes the old fashioned wooden ones :cloud9:


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