Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree.



That song always reminds me of Charlie Browns Christmas.

I was going to post this on my other blog, the one with all the general photos, but I need to do a bit of a catch up on there with autumn pics and the time spent away photos....so I've uploaded the tree on here.

Have you got your tree all decorated yet? Thats if you have a tree of course. This year the tree ended up being clear, pale green and irridescent glass baubles with mirror garlands.

Please excuse the fact that my old boots are in the photo- I didnt think that the images would be good enough to use and typical, they are just about passable, (apart from the boots that I kicked off and the coats on the bannister).

Below are a few close ups ...

Here is my latest purchase- its a painted robin in what looks like a flat glass bottle.



.......clear glass baubles.



......the ragdoll fairy :0)



And last but by no means least, the star attractions of the tree situated around the edges. Kane, our youngest, made a snowman, a tree, a star and (in a window nearby) an angel. Better than any bought decorations, ay.



Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and a happy Holiday season.

24 comments:

Basteltante Ursula said...

das ist ja ein wunderschöner Weihnachtsbaum ganz toll!

Gruß
Ursula

Willy said...

This is real Christmas, Jo. Best wishes to you and your family! Hope to see you in 2010.

crafty creations said...

beautiful tree Jo and Kane's pieces are brilliant

joanne wardle said...

gorgeous tree, mine is covered in lots of decoration we have collected for the kids each year. I love it. very "eclectic"

Helen said...

it looks fab!

Carol Ann said...

An absolutely gorgeous tree and no my tree is not up yet it is still in the loft!

Carol Ann xx

Paula said...

ooo totally gorgeous!

Sid said...

What a fab tree Jo, looks lovely in front of the mirror !!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my Jo this is so utterly stunning!
What a wonderful welcome when you go into your house!
I love it so much!
Your son's creative makes are fantastic too!
hugs
kim x

Lottie said...

What a beautiful tree in such a fantastic setting - and you are right - you just can't beat the home or school made treasures that the little ones make.

We always have a real tree - love the smell, and the same decorations year in year out - some of which have lasted since my boys were small. Others have not stood the test of time and house moves.

lisa said...

Your tree looks stunning Jo and what a beautiful home you have. Your decorations are gorgeous and of course the homemade ones are always the best.
I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a healthy, peaceful 2010.

Lisax

craftimamma said...

Your tree and 'special' decorations are gorgeous. Don't worry about the coats and boots as they are what make it look like home.

I finished decorating our tree this afternoon but sadly my children's makes (one's 31 and the other 29) have finally disintegrated with age. I'm waiting for my two little granddaughters to make me some more in a year or two's time.

Lesley Xx

Sandy Poppins said...

Hi Jo, I love your tree! Mine is up but I haven't photographed it yet. Have to confess I still add our 3 (grown up) children's decorations... even though they don't go with my red and gold theme! Such treasures!

Chris Arlington said...

Beautiful tree. NO need to apologise for boots etc, you are just like most of us. Your ornament is beautiful, you don't have cats or wee children do you? lol. All the best in 2010

Sue Abbott said...

The tree looks fantastic, a real feature! x

flutterbycrafter said...

Your tree looks amazing, I still decorate mine with the same ornaments from when we first got married over 42 years ago, along with the ornaments made by my children over the last 40 years. It doesn't match, but it brings back such wonderful memories. Wouldn't change it for anything.

Hels said...

Gorgeous tree..now, you have yours up and ready...mine is still in the loft...so...if you have a spare five mins you could do mine for me ROFL x

penibear said...

Looks beautiful, Jo, and I love Kanes snowman.

Joanne said...

That tree is a 'whopper'. Beautiful, romantic ornaments and a fantastic hallway to set it off. Mine isn't up yet and due to the awful weather my bay window is now leaking like sieve so doubt it will go up. It usually hangs upside down right by the leak!!

Marilyn Rock said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful tree with us. Love the ornament with the robin on it! Healthy and Happy Holidays to you and yours Jo! xxoo

Lynn Stevens said...

What a gorgeous tree in all its glimmer! Happy Holidays Jo!

craftytrog said...

It looks totally magical Jo! Great decs by Kane! xx

Chriss Rollins said...

this is the first time it feels chrismassy seeing your tree the glass baubles are gorgeous and the card in the post below is co peaceful

chriss x

Vixykins said...

One day I'll have glass baubles again lol! Not a good idea at present but you cant beat them! Looks stunning Jo x

Mine this year is my plug n play white fibre optic done in red, green and gold. Took 2 hours between the kids then they stripped it so everytime anyone passes they just throw the baubles back on anywhere and the tinsel so looks like the kids decorated it afterall!

They made pine cones dipped in pva then rolled in glitter and paper stockings with cotton ball embellishments lol! Very proudly displayed coz as you say nothing better than what the kids make :D