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Thursday, December 17, 2009

An Understated Christmas....

Now the house is may not shout Christmas to most but it all feels right to me,just the tree to get on the weekend....hope you are ready to enjoy Christmas with those you love.....~Chrissy~


Chari said...

Hi Chrissy...

Just read your sweet note, Darlin'! I was so happy to hear from you...have you been as busy as I have been? It's a busy season, that's for sure! I do hope that my little note finds you well!

Girl, hat is off to you! What a fabulous Christmas vignette! I just love the look of old silver and creamy white ironstone together! To me...the look and feel just takes me back in time! I absolutely adore all that pretty ironstone you have out but I must tell you that my favorite piece is that little narrow tray shaped's soooo pretty and I love the look of the two beautiful glass candleholders sitting on it!

Well, I just spent the last few minutes going through some of your last few posts...I'm so sorry that I missed them! Love, love, LOVE your pretty vignette with those sweet little birds under glass! It's all so very beautiful, Darlin'! Ohhh...and love what you did to that old black hat rack!!! That's just a great way to display some of your beautiful old pitchers...and pictures! Hehe! That's a great idea!!! Ohhh yes...and one last, love, LOVE that old metal grate that your honey brought to makes a fabulous tray to display your pretties on!!! Girl, your home is warm and serene!!! And...Darlin', you have a definite talent for putting together the most beautiful vignettes!!! Thank you for sharing them with us!

Sending you my very best wishes for a Merry Christmas and happy holiday season!!!

Love ya,
Chari @Happy To Design

Chari said...

Ooops....just lil' ol' me again. Just wanted to tell you that I love your blog changes!


Blondie's Journal said...


Your decorations are simply beautiful!! I love all the silver and that crown is fabulous. As long as you feel everything is complete, that is all that matters!

I am still decorating and baking and wrapping. But I am trying to enjoy the moment. Good enough, right??

Happy holidays, Chrissy!!


Anne Marie said...

I sure am thinking your home looks like a perfect Christmas Chrissy........and I'm sure, that a cup of warm tea in your kitchen, and sitting amongst all your loveliness, it does feel just right....and btw; I really like what you have done with your blog - your pictures are very clear, and all of the place, and I love it!

My Grama's Soul said...

Chrissy, you home is truly beautiful. Vintage Christmas with white's and old silver are so very calming. Just lovely!

Happy holidays to you,


Laura said...

Merry Christmas Chrissy! Your home looks beautiful!!
Take care, Laura

Denise said...

From someone who is abouy as understated as lightning, everything looks beautiful! I love the new look of your blog!

Bonjour Madame said...

It's perfect just like it is. I love the understated elegance that I always find on your blog!

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

Amazing photos! your house must look like a magazine!

sissie said...

Every precious thing in your home is highlighted and so beautifully displayed. The holiday decor added to all the silver and cremes is so romantic and soft.
I love it all.

The Kramer Angle said...

Hi Chrissy,

I've been a fan of your decorating style ever since I found your blog last Christmas and I'm not disappointed this year! I love what you do! We have such similar tastes! I was especially drawn to the platter with the cross - very simple, but very powerful!

Merry Christmas!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I think it is beautiful. My decorations would probably drive you crazy...a bit too much "bling" I'm sure.

I hope you have a wonderful Christmas. I really enjoy seeing what you will show me next and always your kind words. We are down south with my daughter and my parents...very non-traditional, but fun!



Wow Chrissy
You have beautiful taste so french may i say
Cannot wait to see your tree

Berlin Deluxxe said...

I can not wait to see how you will so artistically decorate your tree! I planted some more rosemary in my garden today and could not help think of your lovely vignettes!

Janean said...


chandelier magic - beach house said...

This year - the simple decorations, and the over the top decorations are getting my attention -

Your home looks comforting, inviting, and meaningful - I really like it that way.

Happy Holidays


Rue said...

What a simple, elegant home you have! I love the vignettes and displays you have done - lovely!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Chrissy I love that your vignettes speak softly of Christmas- it is so soothing and calming to the franticness of this season-

I love your little birds under the cloche and the candles with the lovely pictures of the season wrapped around them. You have such a way with your decorating that I love!

I am in the midst of baking 60 + breads for ministry and friends....28 done - how many to go???


cargol said...

Merry Christmas Chrissy! May your hoildays be filled with love and laughter!!

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Everything looks so beautiful, as usual! And I love your new "look". Have a wonderful Christmas, Chrissy.
Christmas blessings,

Six divided by two..... said...

Your decor is beautiful!! Merry Christmas.

fairmaiden said...

Just the way I like it too. Feels like Christmas to me.

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