Thursday, December 12, 2013

My Home During the Holidays - A Purple Christmas









A Purple Christmas you say?  Yes, I finally finished decorating for the holidays and thought you might want to see how a purple lover puts her home together.  Hope you don't get overwhelmed by my décor.  I had the same traditional décor while my son was growing up.  I wanted to get out of that holiday rut of reds and greens and do things for me, a lover of purple hues.  You'll see some craft items that I've posted and items I've had for a number of years.  I won't be saying much, just a whole lot of pictures.  But I think you might be surprise at the end when I show you how the outside of my house looks.




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
       
                  



                                    
 
 
 
 




 
                                                         I love making all sorts of angels. . . .
                                                                          ribbon angels . . .
                                                                         beaded angels . . .






                                                     Purple, purple, purple . . .
 
                                                                         More angels . . .
                                                       And of course, a purple angel too!




                     Don't you just love all the white trees . . . and the purple ornaments. . .



 
 
 
 
Looking from the outside, you'd never know a lover of purple lives here . . . But I don't want to scare the neighbors!

 
 
Hope you enjoyed my festive features . . . 

 
Happy Holidays



 


 
























 




12 comments:

  1. Your Christmas decor is beautiful Gail! I love all the angels, and the purple ornaments on that white skinny tree are just the perfect touch.I would love to spray paint one of my green trees white because I think a white tree is such a fabulous base for showing off the beauty or ornaments. Maybe next year. Your home is so festively welcoming Gail. Just gorgeous!

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  2. Ok, Gail I am moving in! It's gorgeous! and I say go ahead and scare the neighbors....paint your front door purple...LOL

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  3. I love all of your Christmas decorations. I adore decorating in white for the holidays and I love your ornament tree on the wall - very original. The outside looks gorgeous with the white wreaths and swags. I am your newest follower on GFC. Would love for you to stop by my place sometime.
    Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

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  4. Your Christmas decoration is so beautiful! I love it! :) And I definitely like purple, too :)

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  5. Love your ornament tree on the wall, that is FABULOUS! Good for you to decorate for yourself and be true to your style! Don't fret about the neighbors, I scare mine all the time!
    Jenna

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  6. It's so beautiful Gail, just gorgeous. Mine looks like a christmas bomb exploded because the kids decorate but Im okay with that it wont last for ever and they love it. Just quietly I can't wait until I have a beautiful tree though :)

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  7. Thank you for taking on a tour of your lovely home. The white trees and garlands are my favorites. Love the angel collection. I think next year the purple should be outside too!

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  8. Hi Gail- well I'm not surprised at your color choices but I am impressed! Your trees look marvelous. I'm all about traditional colors but I enjoy all the different choices out there. As long as someone makes it festive looking any color will do! You did a beautiful job on both trees. Love the white one. This year for some reason I was drawn to the white trees but I didn't get one (yet)! Your bannister looks great- it's always nice to see the stairways dressed up too. Merry Christmas!

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  9. Oh I love how you stay true to yourself, Everything is absolutely stunning. Love it all. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  10. High impact decorating at its best! Beautiful!

    Val @ artsybuildinglady.blogspot.ca

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  11. You have a designer's looking home!! Love the white tree

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  12. Well, since I haven't done hardly any decorating this year, I sure enjoyed seeing yours! That purple and white is just stunning girl!

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