Thursday, December 22, 2011

Happy Christmas

As I have said before we have a very small unit and garden, so storing things like Christmas trees for 11 months of the year has never really come into the equation.  We picked up a Christmas tree outlined with lights and suspended it on our reading lamp stand.  The family have looked at it with derision.... until now!  A package arrived in the mail from my dear mom and she sent all these lovely little wire and bead ornaments and it has taken my Christmas tree to a whole new level.  thank you Mom!
 Look at the detail on this little star!
 and this one  - I love how they have the circle bits in the middle
 and I have an angel - I love angels - how beautifully she reflects the lights.  My mom is an angel - always visiting others and taking care of the "oldies (she is 87!)
 Look at this tree with a star on the top :)
 I put the other colorful angel right on the top!
 Here is my nativity scene on the coffee table - I love their cute faces and we can move them around to tell the Christmas story.


After having Christmas here in Australia, I will be off on a wild adventure with my two daughters.  We will be in Malaysia for three weeks!
On my return I will post some photos on my travel blog - starting the first week of February.  I will post a link from here.
Thank you to my wonderful readers - I know I have not always been very regular, and I thank you for hanging in there when I have not been able to think of anything marvelous to say, or too lazy to get out the camera. .

Happy Christmas everyone -
I hope your day is spent with friends and family,
and I hope your New Year is filled with many blessings.

10 comments:

  1. Bardzo ładne ozdoby świąteczne :-). Życzę wspaniałego wypoczynku w Malezji oraz Wesołych Świąt. Pozdrawiam
    Very nice :-) Christmas decorations. Have a wonderful holiday in Malaysia and Merry Christmas. Yours

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  2. What a thoughtful and generous Mom you have. Love your ornaments especially the angels.
    Happy holidays.

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  3. Merry Christmas,
    I have enjoyed reading your blog so much this year. Your Christmas tree looks beautiful
    kimx

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  4. Well your Mum's choice of decorations are just perfect. They are all fantastic and they look absolutely lovely on your Christmas tree.

    Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas. Enjoy the trip with your daughters. I'll be looking out for the updates.

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  5. Those ornaments are perfect for your tree.
    Hope you have a very happy Chistmas and enjoy your holiday with your daughters.

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  6. Merry Christmas to you too, and many blessings in the New Year as well! The decorations are beautiful. So sweet of your mom to send them to you.

    Have a great time in Malaysia, what an adventure! Looking forward to seeing photos.

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  7. I have enjoyed reading your blog this year and look forward to more in the future.

    The decorations are beautiful and how very special of your mom to send them Have a wonderful Christmas celebration and a great trip with your daughters.

    Merry Christmas xx

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  8. I love that tree and that manger scene. We do the same here and tell the Christmas story with it.
    Have fun in Malaysia...and have a tropical garden adventure.
    yes, post pictures...perhaps of some beautiful leaves.
    David/ :-)
    Merry Christmas

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  9. Merry Christmas to you, too! I love your ornaments and the little Nativity scene. Simple is so much better! I hope you have a wonderful trip.

    Happy New Year, too!

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  10. Wow! That's a fantastic innovational Christmas tree. I love it, such a unique creation with lovely trinkets, Gillian!
    Just dropped by to wish you and family all the best for the rest of the festive Season, happy and enjoyable holiday, and a very blessed and healthy New Year ahead. God bless.

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