Christmas/Winter Decor, Inspired by life

The Night Before Christmas at My Home On Elderwood

It's finally here, the night before Christmas. The garland is lit and the tree is decked out. Only a few tasks to complete before we will call it a night. The presents are wrapped and under the tree... Cookies are ready for a midnight snack... And we are in our Christmas jammies ready for bed!… Continue reading The Night Before Christmas at My Home On Elderwood

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Christmas/Winter Decor, Inspired by life

A Cat Christmas – Naughty or Nice?

Just two day until Christmas, and I'm trying to work out if my fur baby, Adam, is naughty or nice. He poses so sweetly for a picture in his Christmas house... ...he snoozes and looks so cuddly in his Christmas sweater... ...But then in the dining room, I find evidence of some naughty activity. I'm… Continue reading A Cat Christmas – Naughty or Nice?

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Three Days Until Christmas

Just three days until Christmas, and my home is in full festive mode. I have my fireplace decorated, the tree is up, and gingerbread will be baking tonight! All for the holiday party we will be hosting this year! Thanks for visiting my Home on Elderwood and have a happy holiday!

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🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶

My husband took these Christmas tree photos and did such an amazing job that I wanted to share them with you. I have taken dozens of pictures of the tree, but none of them shows how truly wonderful it really is. My husband has such an eye for photography. I wish he had the time… Continue reading 🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶

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My Living Room – 5 Days ’til Christmas

We finally had time to put the tree up this past week. I added an all white glittery pom-pom garland and a ton of ball ornaments in a multitude of colors along with my families favorites. I just wanted it to be a fun and happy tree this year. I love penguins and have many… Continue reading My Living Room – 5 Days ’til Christmas

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Spreading Christmas Cheer in the Dining Room

I am continuing to deck the halls in my dining room, and I just finished the built in buffet. I wanted to have the feeling of being ready to entertain at a moments notice, so I could easily swap out the ornaments for cookies and other assorted sweets and warm up a pot of cinnamon… Continue reading Spreading Christmas Cheer in the Dining Room

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My Bright and Cheery Fireplace and Mantel

I gathered all the inspiration I could from my previous post on Christmas's of 1958, which is the year my Home On Elderwood was built. Now, I have taken that theme and made it work for my family's Christmas of 2020. The main inspiration I took away from 1958 is the colors. They are brighter… Continue reading My Bright and Cheery Fireplace and Mantel

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My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958

This year for the holidays I decided to do a little research into Christmas's of 1958, the year my Home On Elderwood was built. I am really ready for all things bright and cheery and the 1950's seems to monopolize on this very concept. One of the best ways for someone from this era to… Continue reading My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958