I finally finished decorating the tree and mantel in my greatroom. They are very similar to what I did last year (maybe that's why I really wasn't into it this year) The only problem I had was this year the garland on the mantel just wouldn't stay in place. It kept coming down, breaking a lot of my treasured ornaments. You would have thought I knew better, and just removed the ornaments, but nooooooo. I was determined to get that garland to stay, ornaments (what's left) and all. I finally use duck tape to keep it in place.
I've had this white tree for a number of years. Actually, it's a half tree. One that you put against a wall because you don't have space for a "full" tree. I loved this tree in my old home because it took up less space. I had lots of
I believe these stockings are as old as my son who is thirty-two.
I said I would decorate them when I bought them, but I never did.
I placed ornaments on top of mercury candlesticks ( I did break a few of these too, trying to get them to stay in place) to add a bit of height to the arrangement.
And at night . . .
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