its beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here

Did you see my sneak peek on instagram??
I know the black & white doesn’t do it justice here it is in living color (lol I just gave away my age)
I found a use for my awesome vintage luggage(that I had rescued from the curb)…isnt this a great use for them I’m totally loving it

and here is the mess that will lead to beauty….
 2012 christmas deco
 Shaking my head, where did all this stuff come from??

I started with my (fake+mantle=) fantel …
Do you remember that GW awesome black & white snowman (posted Aug7th) I picked up this summer?? oh it pays to think ahead, it started out above & after a few tweeks and changes this is how the mantel is looking now…
I’m really really liking it but all decor is not up yet so this is subject to change…


“For unto us a child is born and he shall be called 
The Prince of Peace”

see the silver party light stand from Monday thrift report.  It’s already found a place…

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5 Responses

  1. suzyq says:

    It looks gorgeous – and LOVE the wallpaper behind it all!
    Feeling extremely inadequate – this is the latest I’ve ever been with decorating – not even a snowflake up in my place yet lol

  2. Haha! That is what my living room looks like right now! Thanks for stopping by! Luisa

  3. allisamazing says:

    Just got my totes put away this morning! Love your fantel 🙂

  4. Judy K says:

    Looking good so far. Can’t wait to see the full reveal. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign.

  5. Diann says:

    Well, everything is looking wonderful! thank you for sharing at TTF last week. Have a great day!