Monday, December 17, 2012

Gettin’ Krafty With It, Giveaway Winner, And My Christmas Tree (Whew!)

I realize you haven’t heard much from me lately.  This time of the year always gets really busy.  The kids had their last week of school and are out for Christmas vacation.  There has been something different going on everyday! I have enjoyed watching them perform, going to Christmas parties, shopping, and just being able to see them more.  Given the tragedy in Newtown, CT, I have no regrets. There is nothing worth more to me than them.

I do need to make an announcement!  Kyra of Racks & Mooby, you are the winner of the Mrs. Smith’s giveaway!  You will receive a coupon for a free Mrs. Smith’s Signature Deep Dish Pie and a $50 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card!  Please email me with your mailing address and I will get this right out to you!  Congratulations!!!!

Finally, I want to show you my Christmas tree!
Red Roses Christmas Tree

Isn’t it pretty? 

 Tree With Lights
I decided to decorate in a red and apple green color scheme. The theme was red roses.  I came up with the idea after scoring these little rose clusters for 25 cents each at Walmart!  I got a ton of them. 

Red Roses Christmas Tree Decor

Then, I just had to dress it up with lots of red and green deco mesh. 
Deco Mesh Christmas Tree

I am in love with that stuff, it is so fluffy!  I used lots of red and green ornaments and a few glittery picks here and there.  I also added a few gold bells, violins, etc.
Christmas Tree  with Roses
       For my doorway, I made a lighted garland. 
Deco Mesh Garland Doorway

Red Deco Mesh on Garland
I used red deco mesh and gold ribbon and placed a glittery ball of mistletoe in the center. 
It is the perfect spot to steal some "sugar"!
Lit Garland

Tree and Garland
I guess you could say my decorations are romantic, but hopefully not too much!  I do have three guys here!  The tree itself is huge, especially for my small living room!  I wouldn’t have it any smaller though!
Deco Mesh Decorated Tree

Christmas Tree

My Christmas Tree
Now, on to the link party!  I am sorry that there are no features this week since we didn’t have a party last week.  Feel free to link up as many things as you like, even older posts!  I can’t wait to be inspired by you! You can add a text link or this button somewhere on your blog if you are really sweet!  
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  1. Your tree is great, the color combinations are fab and I love the green sparkly bulbs mixed in with the darker green of the tree.

  2. I'm glad you're back and that it was just fun family events keeping you away. You've got it going on with that deco mesh! Looks great!

  3. Beautiful tree! And I just love the mistletoe :) Merry Christmas!


  4. Thanks for hosting!!!


  5. Thanks for hosting! Your tree is just beautiful. I love the green and red combination. So festive!!
    Tuula :)

  6. Thank you for hosting! Love your tree! Wishing you a pretty week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  7. Beautiful tree! We missed you last week! I went a little nutty and linked up several!

  8. thank you Krafty Kat! What a lovely party!

    hugs x

  9. Your tree look beautiful! Thank you so much for hosting! Missed you last week. :)