At long last! I’m sure I’ll be regretting these words in a couple of months but this is our backyard at 7:45 this morning…
It took until the last day of November to arrive…the snow, i.e. and not Santa…at least not yet! As you can see in the background beyond the fence, the farmer has yet to harvest the corn so I guess the deer will be plentiful this winter enjoying the feast that was left for them.
Yesterday I started to decorate for Christmas. Although I haven’t completely finished, the tree is up, a few of the other decorations are in place and the outside is done except for a string of lights in one of the urns that needs to be replaced because it decided not to light up this year. That will be done later today after my trip to the store to buy a replacement set.
There’s nothing more beautiful than a Christmas tree shining brightly with hand made ornaments displayed for all to see. I can sit and stare at it for hours.
Can you see the reflection of the Christmas lights in the glass panes of the quilt cupboard?
And now the sideboard in our hallway has been changed to display it’s Christmas finery...
as well as the hunt table…
and the island in the kitchen. Did you notice the sheep chocolate mold? That was a recent birthday gift from my friend Lucie. I absolutely love it and it will be a welcome addition to my sheep collection.
The quilt on the bed in the spare bedroom has been changed to the antique red and white one in anticipation of Christmas visitors.
And I couldn’t forget the feather tree on the corner cabinet with it’s pipe cleaner santa ornaments atop the corner cabinet in the kitchen .
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I still have some fresh greenery to add here and there but for the most part, the holiday decorating is done. Soon the baking will begin and the house will be filled with familiar aromas, synonymous only with Christmas.
And if you can believe it, this Friday, the 4th of December, is the First Friday of the month…already! You know what that means! Don’t forget to come back because that’s when the 4th FFF (First Friday Freebie) will be made available for you to download and enjoy. Until then…
Happy stitching…and decorating…and baking…and wrapping gifts!