Sunday, December 4, 2011

Christmas Decorating

Good Afternoon my friends!
It is that time of year for my husband and I. We leave next week for Jamaica for a much needed vacation for me. So this will be my last post for a couple of weeks.
I thought today I would share a few of my decorations I have out for Christmas.
Please remember, I am not a photographer and I don't stage for photos. So what you see is real life Susan and her taste in decorating.
I hope everyone has had an awesome weekend! I only have to work two days and then Wednesday we are leaving on a jet plane! Take care everyone!!

I thought I would first the simple decorations in the guest bedroom. I decided to only use angels in this room. The blue angel is a yard sale find. The microfiber lighted angel is a after Christmas find. I don't remember where I found her though.

I placed a little cream colored angel on end table beside the bed.

I moved these two tall candle sticks to the entry hall and placed it under my oval mirror. I just added glittered gold candles with a red berry ring under the candles.

I found this tear drop wreath at a yard sale. It got a make over. I added some cardinals and other Christmas pics to make it prettier.

I temporarily placed this round table in a corner in the entry hall. It came out of the sun room to make room for the Christmas tree. I decided to place the cone Christmas thingie I made from Christmas pics! I put a green lighted garland around the bottom of container in which the cone sits.

I placed a simple poinsettia on the little table in the entry way. ( I plan to put a real poinsettia plant there when it gets closer to Christmas. On the bottom of the little table,I placed a red angel that I bought at JC PENNY after Christmas sale many years ago.

My Red angel sitting in the bottom of the little table in the entry way.

This how I decorated the seating corner in the Master Bedroom.

This is a close up of the Master Bedroom tree. The Master Bedroom is done in burnt oranges and browns, so I kept with that theme with the tree.

I placed two snowmen and a lighted train on the dresser in the Master Bedroom.

This is the little hall that goes to the Master Bedroom. I placed a garland of lights around the basket. I placed Christmas ornaments all around the candle. The Candle is a holiday candle I bought last year at Bed Bath and Beyond when they were having the after Christmas sales.

This an up close shot of the basket in the hallway.

I placed a dancing Santa on the old fashioned radio that is in the sun room. The Santa dances to Jingle Bell Rock. The glittered boot and Ho Ho is a Michael s find last year. I found the little teddy bear for 25 cents at a yard sale. The lighted glass box was a yard sale find for fifty cents. It got a do over on the ribbon.

I covered the chair in the sun room with this red floral quilt. The red blanket I embroidered a head of a snowman in the corner of the blanket. The Santa Hat I embroidered my name and just laid it on the blanket.

This wreath is hanging on a wall in the sun room. I found it at a Yard Sale for a dollar. It was brand new in the box. It may have been two dollars. I can't remember.

In the living room and sun room I chose to use a red and gold and white theme. I bought the garland at Michael s years ago. I also bought the glittered roses there as well. The glittered Merry Christmas is a yard sale find. The cardinal stockings I found at Goodwill.

I made this little guy last year when we were living in the condo.


  1. Pretty Christmas decorations, Susan. I will just enjoy yours cause I can't have my own...Christine

  2. Beautiful. All of your decorations are so pretty. I especially love the angels, they are stunning. You look like you've gone all out, beautifully done. Have a super vacation and enjoy. Hugs, Marty

  3. First of all - have a great trip!
    I love the blue angel. I've never seen one like it. I also love the reindeer. Good job. Peace.

  4. Love how you have every room in the house decorated! Hope you and your husband have a wonderful trip! Merry Christmas!
    Miss Bloomers

  5. Oh...I think your house looks wonderful and festive, I'm envious! Have a fabulous time on your vacation! Thank you for entering my giveaway, good luck!


  6. Have a wonderful trip...take lots of pictures.

    Your house looks so nice, all dressed up for Christmas.
    xo bj

  7. Hi Susan, Your home is decorated so charming and cozy. I love all your special touches and your master room tree in the sitting area is gorgeous. I love the colors you used and then tie backs for the curtains.

    Thank you for stopping by your kind comment and entering my giveaway too.

    I hope you have a wonderful time on your vacation. See you when you return.
    Big hugs, Celestina Marie

  8. Have a super, fun filled trip. And, I love all your holiday decorations.

    Friday Fragments

  9. Greetings From Southern California

    All your decorations look great! :-)

    Have a Merry Christmas & Happy 2012

    ~Ron @ *TOGB