Texas longhorn decked out in holiday greens.
O Christmas Trees ~ is an abundance of decorated trees ~ large and small ~ floor to ceiling ~ tabletop ~ traditional ~ themed ~ swags of popcorn ~ swags of silk ~ beautiful one and all.
Set with seasonal details.
Tabletop Trees ~ features those special little mini trees that can easily accent various rooms around the house. Many are theme trees ~ spaceships and robots, tiny chairs, things for the garden. The tabletop tree at HFTS happens to feature folk art ornaments and an abundance of roosters. Imagine that!
One of my friends has a small tree just for the silver ornaments she has collected through the years.
While this friend groups a collection of mini glass ornaments on a small tree that she places among a group of special Limoges Christmas boxes.
All Through the House ~ is full of photos of various vignettes of collections and holiday decor.
Vanity vignettes with lighted accents . . .
There are snowmen . . .
Traditions ~ offers a variety of traditions that the author, Mary, and others have shared with family through the years. One of my childhood Christmas traditions was making cutout cookies for the holidays.
My siblings and I would spend hours sitting around the kitchen table decorating each cookie with bright icings, silver balls, and sprinkles.
Some were so detailed
they were almost too pretty to eat!
In the Wink of an Eye ~ the final chapter is about making what I call "heart and hand" gifts ~ those gifts that
I created a box covered with fabric of cherries and checks and filled it with cherry themed gifts specifically for Vicki.
If you like to see how others create holiday magic in their homes you'll want a copy of this delightful treasury of ideas and inspiration. Put it on your list. Santa just might leave you a copy under the tree next Christmas!