Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The 2012 Collection of Holiday Crafts and Decor

I love to welcome people to my home with a happy wreath. The Sparkle and Shine design for this year does just that.

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Right as you walk in the front entry there is a plate of sweets to greet guests.

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From there you can see the tree with a vintage inspired tree topper.

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On a table nearby sits holiday treasure boxes filled with candy.

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I’ve already changed up the Christmas “fantle” and have added our stockings.

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Yesterday I shared a very special tutorial ~ Cloches for Kids.

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Today I am finishing up my baking and will share what goodies our family created and how they will be delivered later this week. I am also changing the Visions of Sugarplums table décor for a grand college graduation feast to be held tomorrow evening. Luckily my daughter’s soon to be alma mater, ASU, has colors of red and gold.

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Mr. Decor and I are still enjoying the vintage inspired Advent Calendar for Sweethearts.

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Tomorrow’s post will bring this past weeks recap of adventures the elves had in spreading joy, love, peace and laughter throughout our household.

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May the peace and love of the season be yours,

Laura

Linking to:

Nesting Place 2012 Holiday Tour of Homes

11 comments:

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

Laura, you just have the greatest decorations. I don't know if it is because they are vintage or what but they are so unique.

Love everything you have done.

God Bless this Christmas season!

Denise said...

Well it truly is Decor to adore ;)

Karen Albert said...

Laura I love your light bright wreath for Arizona! Everything is so beautifully done!

You are indeed an Advent Angel. Thank you with all of my heart.

Love and Hugs
Karena
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French Basketeer.com said...

LOVE it all!! So pretty and perfect! This puts me in the spirit!

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

What beautiful Christmas touches. My favorite is the cloche with the little reindeer. Charming!

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Bonnie said...

Everything is beautiful! Love your sparkle and shine.

Have a Merry Christmas!

Hi, I'm MarySue said...

Such fun to see all your pretties. What is now vintage is just my childhood :) Loved seeing that ribbon candy-just like my dear mom put in her milk-glass sleigh dish each Christmas. Wishing you a blessed Christmas. MarySue

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Looks just beautiful Laura! You are AMAZING!!!

Terri said...

Hello Laura,
Your wreath is gorgeous! And yes, it is full of sparkle to greet your visitors with. I was hoping to get a wreath made this year, buy maybe next : )
Every thing at your home looks so festive and cheery.
Happy holidays to you and yours!
Hugs,
Terri

Myna Kay said...

Your wreath is beautiful, but my favorite are those glittery gift boxes! Love them!

Carrie said...

Love the idea of the ribbon candy as a place card holder - I pinned that for later! :) Just popping by from the Nester's party (so many links!) - Merry Christmas!