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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Lewis Ginter Christmas decor

Champagne and shopping tonight at Lewis Ginter.   The gift shop had several trees decorated so pretty.     I picked up several gifts for myself.  



Natural grapevine , pine cones,  Spanish moss and pretty red ribbon adorned the columns at entrance


garland draped with woodland creatures

owl made from natural materials

very pretty

I like the texture and roses on this one
 
 
Not much different than last year.
 

Monday, November 4, 2013

vintage shop - Christmas sale

Saturday we went to the open house at "Through the Garden Gate".    Always festive and good cheese , grapes and yummy cookies and brownies to snack on while shopping.
We always buy a snow man and I bought other things I didn't need,  thats the fun of shopping.
greeted by a gate with rudolph at the bottom
snowflakes seen from outside
fun wooden santa with old luggage behind him

blurry but still pretty
santa faces on metal
 
 
 
 
pretty dressed round boxes

I am gonna try a few of these myself









pretty setting on dresser-notice the salt and pepper shakers as angels


Very pretty gift bag someone made and for sale



pretty garlands


Old fashioned Santa


I liked this wreath right away.


 
Little touches like this brighten an area and add interest I think, now if I can remember to do little things like this
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
these are popular now it seems
 
 
Sharing with Make it pretty Monday
 
 
 
 
 
til next time - betsy