Monday, December 17, 2007

2007 Holiday Home Tour & My 3rd Giveaway

Follow your guide, BooMama, for the 2007 Holiday Home Tour.

Welcome to my home.

Snowman Welcome

Snowman w sled

Gingerbread 85 ManGingerbread 85 girl

I collect Snowman.
Occasionally a non Snowman will find it's way into my Christmas Decor.

Gingerbread 85

I made this pair of Gingerbread Peeps in 1985.

Snowman teapot



Angels for all seasons. The Christmas Angel is on the lower right.

Snowman Mantle left

Snowman Mantle Middle

Snowman Mantle right

Snowman pillow

Tree close up



christmas past

This photo and the one below are from Christmas two years ago

christmas past tree



hot cocoa or tea

Tea or Hot Cocoa?

kitchen snowman

If you would like to enter My 3rd Giveaway please leave a comment. This giveaway will end Wednesday, December 19, at 10pm CST

This Giveaway includes:

One Reindeer Gift Bag, featured in the "How To Make" this bag post

Reindeer Gift Bag 7

Three original ACEO/ATCs created by me.

Christmas Pointsettia

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Gift

And Chocolate! As featured in the Quick & Easy Gift post.

Teacher Gift 14

Thank you so much for stopping by my Holiday Home.

Enjoy your visits to the other homes on the tour. Please follow your guide, BooMama, to the next home.


Hootin' Anni said...

YES!!! Someone after my heart! Well, kinda sorta. I have the same idea going like your Snowmen [even the tree topper] but mine's all Santas.

Wonderful winter wonderland you've created.

Mine's posted. I have two versions.

A thumbnail short version
slide show long version.

ellen b. said...

I love your snowmen! Thanks so much for the lovely tour...

KC said...

I love your snowmen.. Your house is very festive.. very welcoming.. Thank you for sharing with us.

Southern Heart said...

Your tree is stunning...I love the blue! And your snowmen collection is wonderful! They are so festive. You have a lovely home, and are a talented artist, too!

Merry Christmas,


Jenni said...

Gorgeous collections, and a lovely tree! TFS!

PEA said...

Thank you so much for opening your home to us and letting us have a glimpse of all your beautiful decorations! Your tree is also gorgeous!! I'm quite partial to snowmen as well:-) Merry Christmas to you and yours. How wonderful to also have a, fun fun!! xo

windycorner said...

The skiing snowman is so cute. Love your collection.
Merry Christmas,

mammacheryl said...

I love your blue swirly ribbon tree. The snowmen, though, are my absolute favorite. Borderline obsessive, and I like it that way. :) Thanks for inviting me over.

It's a Mom Thing said...

What a fun snowman collection. And get a load of that is stunning!

Susanne said...

Your snowmen are so cute! I'll have to show my daughter your lovely tree. She loves blue and white trees.

Stef said...

i love all your snowmen. so cute! thanks for the tour--i will be taking of of those cookies with me, thanks!

JanMary said...

Thanks for having me to visit.

Merry Christmas to you and yours from Northern Ireland.

Kathy b said...

You have a wonderful collection of snowmen and your tree is absolutely beautifu.

PowersTwinB said...

Oh I love you photos! Your silver and blue tree is gorgeous!

ELLIE said...

WOW - another GREAT give exciting....count me in!!!!

Thanks so very very much for stopping by my journal and your kind note...I so appreciate it...and yes I am is the only way to especially in LOVE LOVE LOVE your decorations...especially the teapots...I collect yours just jumped out at - love your daughter just bought me a handful a couple of weeks ago for decoration..they are just too cute!!!
Thanks for sharing it all and have a BEAUTIFUL week!!!

Big Mama said...

I love your tree! It's so pretty with all the blue decorations!

Jenn said...

the snowmen are fabulous!!! and i love your tree! its beautiful!

Dianne said...

Merry Christmas! I love your snowmen and blue and white tree! I did that last year. Thanks for sharing your home with us.

Senkyoshi said...

I love all your snowmen, expecially the teapot! Thanks for the tour!

A Woman Who is: said...

Love the santa's especially the teapot!

Jen said...

Your tree is gorgeous. I love blue's. Thanks for having us over....Merry Christmas!

Antique Mommy said...

All so very merry and cheerful in every corner. Love your use of blue!

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

windycorner said...

Hi-thanks for visiting windycorner.About the beeswax ornaments: Yes,I made them and I think I'm going to do a tutorial because I've had so many questions about them. Hope you have a very merry Christmas!

Kari & Kijsa said...

Your tree is wonderful...everything looks beautiful!

Merry Christmas blessings,

kari and kijsa

Just a Walk in the Park said...

I love the snowmen! and the blue too. I expected no less my artsy friend.

BJ @ said...

My kids would love to make that reindeer bag! Merry Christmas.

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous decorations! I love all the snowmen & the blue is beautiful! Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas to you & yours!

Jennifer :-)

Mommy Cracked said...

Oh wow! Everything is so beautiful! I may have to steal that idea for pinecones...I have just the thing to put them in! Merry Christas!

Christy said...

Totally awesome tour. I love your tree! I love all the snowmen too. Thanks for sharing.

Mercy's Maid said...

I really liked the teapots.

Merry Christmas!

Katie said...

Love your tree!

KellyJean said...

How Beautiful!!! I love your tree and the seasonal angels!

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and taking the time to comment! I really appreciate it!

My Semblance of Sanity said...

Loved the tour!
Thanks so much for the warm welcome!

Sileena said...

Your tree is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas!

MOMMY said...

I have never before seen a snowman topping a Christmas tree- how cute! I love the blue & silver themed tree too. I prefer tea to hot cocoa and I love Chocolate! That bag is adorable, it makes me feel like I cheated buying mine, next year...(unless of course I win yours!)

Kelly M. Parkison said...

Thanks for sharing!

Nise' said...

What a wonderful snowman collection. I love your tree. Thank you for the yummy treats and cocoa.

the160acrewoods said...

i love the reindeer bag! we may have to try that soon!

Dawn-Enigma Artist said...

The Giveaway is now closed...

Holiday Home tour continues, fresh cookies from the oven. Tea and Cocoa, too!

Thank you all for visiting!

Cherdecor said...

Thank you for inviting us in to see your lovely home. What beautiful decorations! I love, love, love the blue tree!

Totallyscrappy said...

Your tree is gorgeous!

mwmuse said...

Thank you for sharing. I don't think I've seen a Christmas tree with a blue theme before. Very pretty!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Gee, thesee ALL so very wonderful! Everything is displayed so Artfully, and iy must take you forever to take it all out and place it....And then, later, put it away again!

I know your Holiday will be glorious, because it already is!
MERRY CHRISTMAS, my dear....I wish you ALL The Joys Of The Season, Plus!