in September, honestly! And once I start to dig into my Christmas storage totes....
it's official. Decorating begins.
This year I felt a little nervous. We spent last
New Years repainting our open concept living room, dining room and kitchen.
I had my fingers crossed that it would all look nice together,
I am so very happy with the results. But seriously, who doesn't enjoy pulling out all
their treasures and displaying them around your home?
All those collections,
all those memories!
hide the stand inside the tub.
raffia and sticks (which is a first for my tree)
and lots and lots of ornaments. I am from THE MORE THE MERRIER
But before all of that fun, this tree had to have
a little facelift. Half the
lights didn't work on this pre-lite
tree, so I had to remove all
of the none working twinkle lights.
Make sure your tree is unplugged before you get started.
I ended up removing all
of the lights. Four hours later, I had a pile of clips, wire and lights.
It was a bit messy.
Our Christmas tree is fairly slender, which makes it easy to
squeeze into our cosy living room.
maybe change my Christmas pillows...
With a new chair, it is our
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