Posts tagged "Christmas at the Dahls"

Phase 6: the family room,and a grateful farewell...

Pictures from lots of Past Christmases....embedded in greens with lights and silvery trees.  The mirrored back bounces the light around.  Below this is the refrigerator drawer that holds pop and water...this could be a bar if we drank more.  Maybe I'll try...
I am almost agoraphobic diring the holidays- I love to just be at home, distracted by the memories embedded in every piece of Christmas clutter.  There is peace and beauty. History. In the attic, other themes are on hiatus- what I have shared are my favorites.  Next year,with Henry toddling, perhaps the 101 Dalmations tree... Read more »

On we go...

Red and gold beads, glittery stems and ornaments with wire trees, a sugar plum topiary, and a few candles and garland hiding white lights.  This stuff is looking good from far, but far from good close up.  The topiary once had 3 balls.  Patch,  patch patch.
Here we are in the heart of the house.  Turn right in the front hall, and you are in my small but cozy dining room.  Then walk straight ahead to the kitchen….you will be seeing the back yard from the garden window, or seeing the dining room if you are working at the kitchen island.... Read more »