A Haven for Vee

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Need Decorating Inspiration?

Need Christmas decorating inspiration? Fast? Take a few hours, more if you can spare it, and go blog hopping. Leap right off from here as I have some of the finest blogs listed ever!


I'm going to show you what a morning of copying did for me. If you click on the photos, you'll see just whom I am copying, but I'll also link to each of my inspirations at the bottom of this post. Perhaps this could be a little quiz. I LOVE quizzes. See if you can figure out where I found each idea. Okay, I digress.











This is one I copied from a Christmas Home Tour I took a few years ago. Finally remembered it! I love the aroma of the evergreen as the tree is a big old fake. These are on each window throughout the house.



I'm off on Nonni duty today. This time I have the little one and he's coming here to play with me and keep me company while I bake cookies.

Hope you have a fun day, too!

**Thanks to the following bloggers: Melissa, Suzanne, Mary, and Catherine!

24 comments:

  1. You've done a great job dressing up that chandelier. In fact, you've actually used Macy's idea of using bunches of poinsettias. I've got a pic of Macy's chandelier on my blog today. Everything looks really great. Now I've got to get busy decorating.

    - Suzanne, the Farmer's Wife

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  2. Hi Vee,

    I wanted to invite you to Hospitality Lane for a quick contest/giveaway...

    Becky

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  3. I'm with you Vee, I love to see what others are doing and get inspiration from them...I love the "Believe" signs, too!
    hugs
    Sandi

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  4. Vee, I love the tea cups hanging from your light, it is so cute.
    Do enjoy your nonni day. . .and good luck with those cookies.

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  5. It all looks so nice especially the snow out your window. Have a great day baking cookies and being Nonni.

    ~Kim

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  6. I think I might try using poinsettias on my light too. Actually, I'll have to ask my husband to do it as the table will need to be moved and a stepladder employed. The look is so pretty that the effort will be worth it.

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  7. That pretty snow makes it look even more like Christmas. I love the way you even incorporated the decorations into your lighting. Gorgeous!

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  8. Everything is beautiful...can I jump through my computer and come there to be with you and Noni for the day? Have a wonderful day Vee!

    Christmas Hugs,
    Kathi :)

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  9. You have a gorgeous blog. I love those teacups used in the Christmas decor. xoxo

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  10. Ooooo thank you so much! I love the idea of bringing a little fresh pine into the house. The little gingham ribbon is perfect.

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  11. Vee, Thanks for the link again! I love the teacups and all the other Christmas ideas!
    Cathie

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  12. All looks wonderful - I've no idea where you poached your ideas, but I might poach a few from you...
    ; )

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  13. On second thought (and look), that is Melissa's idea for decorating with cookie cutters. Isn't she clever?!

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  14. Hi Vee!
    Oh, I just love your trimmings! :) they are so much fun this time of year. Bloglandia is amazing it? Where else could women from around the globe come and share on a daily basis? ARe you floating away today? We are getting rain, rain, rain. School was even delayed this morning from ice. Yuck!
    xoxo~
    Abbie

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  15. There's a lot of inspiration out there. Love the chandelier!

    Manuela

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  16. Decorations all look so nice.
    Have fun baking. I baked today too.

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  17. Everything looks so pretty! I especially like the idea of putting the evergreen in the windows. I hope you have a wonderful day.

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  18. I love the little greenery in the windows, what a great idea!

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  19. Everything looks so pretty, and cozy too! Bloggers have the best ideas.

    You have lots of snow already -- none here as yet.

    Enjoy cookie making Nonni! :-)

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  20. I'm a copy cat too...LOL.

    LOVE the greenery on the windows with the red and white ribbon...
    Hugs,
    robin

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  21. Looks wonderful and festive here!

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  22. Posts like these are exactly why I have given you an award...come to my place and pick it up

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  23. How did I miss this post yesterday...I thought you were off sick! But no...you were busy decorating. Copying is good...it is my M.O.

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  24. Surprised there are so few outside lights your way. Masses here and the trend was difinitely copied from the States with Home Alone.

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