Saturday, December 18, 2010

Playing In The Dining Room

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend...can you believe it's the last weekend before Christmas day? Where has this month gone? I'm so far behind, but I'm trying really hard to catch up. Today I'm going to be wrapping gifts (just getting started) and cleaning sure needs some TLC! I thought I would share with you today my formal tree in the dining room...I always love doing a little something different to her each year and so take a look at what I did this year. Thanks for taking time out of your busy day to stop by for a visit...I always love hearing from all of y'all.
                                               Hope y'all come back...real soon,
                                   Here she is and boy she sure does look different this year
                                 in her new room! New wall drapes
                                                 and located in a new spot...I hope she
                                                     likes her new home...I sure do!
               Mary Claire wanted to know who that baby was in the frame...can't believe she
                    didn't know who it was...just kidding! This frame was my MIL"s and that
                               pic came with this pretty silver frame back in the 50"s. Looks
                                like I need to get busy and replace it with a FAMILY PIC!
                                     I used some new green this shade!
                   Only used these pretty candle lights on this tree...I think I really like the look!
              Drummer Boy ornament also from my MIL and a MARDI GRAS know
                                                            we love our Mardi Gras!
                                 Looking around the room and playing with my new camera!

                                Looking forward to taking the class on how to use my new REBEL,
                                                       but for now, it's just fun playing!
Come join me for some fun at these parties!
Sundae Scoop
Sunday Showcases
Just Something I Whipped Up
The DIY Showoff Project Parade
I Made The World Cuter Today
Metamorphosis Mondays
Make It For Monday
White Wednesday


Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Beautiful decor! I love it all. We have similar trees. You are doing quite well with your new camera. Great looking photos!

Elle Uy said...

I love that little tablescape with the tiny white tree. Too cute! Thank you for following along.. done the same.

I'm looking forward to join Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays. :)

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Your tree is stunning. Love the green ribbon too and all the ornaments are lovely. The rest of the room is beautiful also. I hope you and all your family have a very Blessed Christmas. Hugs, Marty

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Linda,
Your tree looks very pretty and I love the snowflakes.

Everything is looking very festive.


Lori said...

Wonderful pictures! Have fun in that class.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Wonderful tree, so many pretty ornaments. I love the snowflakes against the mirror! Merry Christmas.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just beautiful Linda...Your tree is awesome girl and the silver bucket is to die 4...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Joanna Jenkins said...

Everything looks so beautiful and festive, especially the little white tree with the silver-- Perfect.
happy wrapping and Merry Christmas, jj

savvycityfarmer said...

big sigh
I should've taken a class!

Merry Christmas dear new friend

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I love your dining room. The snowflake on the mirror are so pretty. I just added some myself to some mirrors today!

Are you taking the class online or in person. Santa may be bringing one here too :)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I'm taking it at the camera store where Mr.CC purchased it...the owner is a friend from high school.


ShabbyESP said...

I like ALL your decorations!!!
I love the silver bucket and your tree!!

Happy Holidays!!


Nickie said...

Thank you for stopping by and following Linda! I love seeing new blogs. I especially love the stars and pearl garland reflecting in the mirror. That is beautiful. Have a Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Looks beautiful, Linda! The beads and snowflakes are a nice touch. Your whites and silver really pop.

Have fun with your new camera!


Marguerite said...

Hi Linda, so nice to meet you! Your blog is fab and your tree and decor are gorgeous! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for following! Happy Holidays!

Just Made That Way said...

Your Christmas tree is beautiful, I love the photo ornament. Thanks for visiting me and becoming a follower.

Merry Christmas

muralimanohar said...

Looks awesome. Love how you kept it traditional, but still with that light, coastal feel. :D

An Oasis in the Desert said...

Your blog is one of my favorites to follow, so I'm so excited that you became a follower of mine. Your home looks so lovely. I love those cute little candle ornaments. I've been making notes like crazy over the last few days of things I might want to try next year. Thanks for all of your contributions on adding charm to our "bloggy" lives. Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...


Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

Hi Linda, love all the decorations. My fav is what you did to the silver ice bucket....I'm going to have to copy that! Love it! Linda

Anonymous said...

It's such a pretty tree! I have all I can do to decorate one, so I always admire those who have more than that! Love that last image too - so pretty...

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Awww! I really like your tree. I really cut back on my decor again this year, but am really liking the change.
Have a great week!

Sjn said...

I love the white ornaments and decorations. Stop by and see my Hydrangea tree!

Low Tide High Style said...

Your pictures look wonderful Linda! And I love your tree and how all of your decorations look in your beautiful new dining room!

Merry Christmas to you and your entire family!

Kat :)

blessings said...

The new camera takes BEAUTIFUL photos! Blessings... Polly

Unknown said...

Congratulations on your new camera! I own a rebel as well and never leave home without it!

Love the decor as always and especially the little white tree in the ice bucket. So cute!

Take care,


Elisabeth said...

Hi Linda- Thanks for your nice comment! I love your tree and the white decor in the room, like the snowflakes and white feather tree. I'm behind too, we ordered almost everything on Amazon prime last Wed, and I'm going this morning to Tarjay for those last minute things!
Have a very Merry Christmas!

KimMalk said...

Hi Linda, the room looks so pretty. I like your snowflakes reflecting in the mirror. Lucky you with a new camera. Merry Christmas to you and your family, Linda!

. said...

YOur tree is GORGEOUS!!! I love all the silver and gold decor! :)

GwendolynKay said...

So festive and pretty. Love all the whites.

Mary said...

Your Christmas tree and decor are just beautiful. Merry Christmas, Mary

Sue@Uniquely Chic said...

I love the snowflakes hanging from the beads, very pretty!

Life In The Thrifty Lane said...

Your decor is so beautiful, love all the snowflakes. Thank you for visiting my blog and for your sweet words. I hope "Santa" will bring me a new camera too :) Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas

Melanie {The Tiny Tudor} said...

I love this tree. The gold and silver is so pretty. I still can't believe Christmas is over already!

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