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Monday, December 19, 2011

~Christmas Glow~

Happy last Monday before Christmas!
I am enjoying the glow of the lights, knowing that they won't be up much longer.


I painted the little J O Y plates this weekend, I may leave them up after Christmas.  
I need J O Y all year long, how about you?
I went thrifting this weekend and I found this musical Santa, he fit my color scheme and he is so lovely that I just had to have him.  I paid $1.00 for him.


I also found this little vintage boys choir, aren't they sweet?  I only payed about $1.15 for all three.

  
My cloche is all ready.  There was no room for them in the Christmas village, so they all got together, formed a company and went under-cloche!


My little Snow Lady insisted on snow, so here she is!

  The weather has been very strange this year.  It was barely freezing yesterday, but big fat snow flakes were falling, so I went for a walk.  I LOVE walking in the snow, do you?
 Does you have snow yet?  Be sure to tell me if you do, I love to hear what's happening in your part of the world.
Enjoy your day, my friends!

Big warm hugs,
Cindy


The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nick soon would be there!

27 comments:

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

We have a tiny bit of snow here in Edmonton...enough to cover the ground but not enough to go sledding. I love your new treasures...the choir boys are so sweet and the love the cloche! I bought the book Romantic Prairie Style after I read your review...I had no idea that Fifi lived in Canada and their was a Canadian connection! Have a wonderful day Cindy! Angie xo

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

ooops! sorry for the typos! I mean 'there' was a Canadian connection.

Rosetta said...

Tutto molto bello e pieno di atmosfere!Baci,Rosetta

Sue said...

Your vintage boys choir is sweet and what a great price! Here I am planning on going north for Christmas this year and their snow is melting............. What is with that!? Lovely day here on the south coast - going for a walk in my tennis shoes. :)
xoxo Sue

Julie Harward said...

You sure found some nice things! We don't have snow right now..hoping we will get some for Christmas. Have a wonderful, Merry Christmas! :D

Shelia said...

Everything is so pretty, Cindy! You got some great deals of that Santie and the little angels. Love your cloche display too.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Pamela Gordon said...

I like your JOY plates Cindy! You sure got a good deal on the sweet Santa and choirboys. It's been very cold here since Saturday but sunny. It's snowing right now but we're only getting a few cm. tonight. Warmer weather for Thursday. A green Christmas here? I don't really care cause it'll be a white one in Northern Alberta where we'll be! Have a lovely week and I think I'll wish you a very happy and blessed Christmas just incase I get too busy and forget. Happy Christmas my friend! May you be blessed. Love and hugs, Pamela

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

You've done a nice job decorating, Cindy. The scene under the cloche is very pretty and I like all your great weekend finds. I love Christmas and don't want it to get over. I will probably do like you and leave things out to enjoy as long as possible. It has been such a pleasure meeting you in blogland and hope to continue our friendship for a long time. Merry Christmas!!---------Shannon

camp and cottage living said...

Cindy
You really look ready for Christmas. We've got the tree up, but not decorated yet.
I love the cloches-so sweet. And those choir boys are so adorable too.
J O Y to you!!

thistlewoodfarm said...

Looks like everything is ready for Christmas! I can't believe it is just 6 days away! Yikes!
Have a wonderful day enjoying your lights!

rosarod said...

Hi Cindy, That beautiful effect of light on the fireplace, not to mention the beautiful treasures that you bought for as little $! I really liked the holy fusha is beautiful! this part of the world throughout the year is summer! We see a lot of seasons, but still welcome. I have felt colder than 70 degrees is more or less. In mountainous areas. I live near the beach, coastal zone and ther and we solve it with a coat or scarf of lightweight fabric, well, I hope God will grant the desires of your heart, and keep all your Fam Greetings, Rose M

Faye Henry said...

You found some lovely treasures, Cindy.. And such grat bargains..We still do not have any snow but I am sure it will come along soon..
Blessings..

Gail said...

Your JOY plates looks beautiful Cindy and I can't blame you for wanting to keep them displayed. You sure did score at thrifting this weekend! Love the vintage choirboys. Our weather here in Maryland has been a little crazy...warmer than normal. Hopefully by the end of the week, it will feel more like Christmas...at least that's what they are saying.

Wishing you and your family Cindy a very Blessed Christmas. Hugs my friend, Gail

Betty said...

What a warm and welcoming sight your home is! Your arrangements are beautiful. I love the little musical Santa and I'm sure your grandchildren will too:)
JOY to you Cindy and to your family!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

No snow here in NYC as yet, Cindy, but we were in Colorado last week visiitng our children and grandchildren and there was snow on the ground. The air wasn't too cold, however.I was happy we flew out yesterday as they are having more snow today and we might have been delayed.

Your cloche Chrstmas scene is so beautiful! I also like your painted "joy" plates and thrift Santa.

Have a very Merry and Blessed Christmas!

Pondside said...

It all looks so beautiful, basking in the glow from the lights. We'll leave everything lit until the 6th of January, so there's still some 'glow' time left!

Linda said...

I love the glow in your home, Cindy! The cloche looks so charming with the little village...what a great idea! We have no snow in Minnesota...its going to be a brown Christmas here!

Amanda said...

Mom, your mantel looks so beautiful! And I love the choir boys.

Deb said...

Beautiful Christmas decorating Cindy...it's hard to believe it will all be over soon. We have a fair amount of snow in BC but at least it hasn't been too cold yet.

I purchased my large lantern at a newly opened home decor shop in our little town...a little pricey but I loved it!

Hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday season with your family! ~Deb~

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

It was in the 60s and raining here, Cindy. And, I have to admit, I love that. ;) The rain smelled so good... the leaves are still so beautiful... almost Christmas lights themselves. Ahhh... snow or rain, the important part is that we are enjoying the gifts of our seasons of life. blessings ~ tanna

Ana said...

Time is flying by way too fast. I wish Christmas lasted a bit longer, don't you? Your Christmas decorations are very sweet and loved your thrift store finds. Sending you a great big hug my sweet friend.

Much love,
♥Ana

Sheila said...

I like those vintage finds and the way you've gathered the carollers under your cloche. That's a great idea. Enjoy the Christmas season Season - your house is all ready - so nicely decorated! Merry Christmas!

cuori e perline said...

Oh, your J O Y plates are beautiful!
Annamaria

podso said...

Your JOY plates are lovely. I feel like I've just had a visit in your warm and lovely home! And your thrift finds are amazing! Love what's under your cloche! It's all so pretty Cindy!

Wishing you a blessed Christmas!

Dotsie

Marie said...

Hi Cindy - I really like you pretty display items for Christmas, especially the plates.


Well, cheers my dear and Joyeux Noel!
-Marie

❁Velma ~Down Our Country Road❁ said...

Hi Cindy,
I love your cloche vignette. What a great idea for using extra village elements. I may just buy some for the very reason of creating a cloche!

nannykim said...

Cute joy plates~