Monday, November 23, 2009

Metamorphosis Monday...... a sneak peak at the Before and After Christmas decorating.

A little mood lighting in the master!
I finally found some better matching and new shades for our lamps also.

Time for our ever popular Metamorphosis Monday posts.
Thank you to Susan at,http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/ , for hosting us.
Check out her great blog and also the others who
are posting this week.

Well I meant to post last night but then am not feeling to great. So went to bed instead.
So here I am finally this morning.
Just working on decorating the house for Christmas slowly.
Ron is right now putting together my prelit big tree for the living room
so I can work on it this week.
But here are some snippets from some of the others rooms that are done or underway.
(Click on any photo to enlarge)
Before......how the kitchen usually looks with chandelier shades and preChristmas

After......we add dipped bulbs to the chandeliers in the kitchen for a more romantic
feel at Christmas time. Also some floral type napkin rings get added to the candles and
gingerbread ornaments dangle from below.

Christmas greenery gets added around the window and this year I did not change out my rooster tapestry valance.

I have used these sugary floral little wreaths, 4 of them, other places before ( they match the napkin rings that I put around the candles on the chandeliers). But this year I got the idea to hang them with my wide wired gingerbread ribbon from the kitchen cabinet doors.

Before........we added the bed drapes and I added the mirror or any Christmas things.

After.....some sparkly white branches and a Merry Christmas banner now hang
with the mirror above the bed for Christmas.
We also like it with the new bed drapes up on either side.

I put my little white feather tree amongst my family photos on my cedar chest.
It is decorated with pearl white shell garlands, little blue glitter birds and glass acorns so far.


Helen said...

Dear Linda,

Everything is beautiful ~ my favorite is your dining room! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving .......

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Everything is just wonderful. I love how creative you have been with all of your decorations. Your cabinet doors are such a surprise to see decorated and so gorgeous. Love the idea. Have a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. Hugs, Marty

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Linda, everything looks so pretty. Your kitchen is so charming, and I lvoe the pretty little wreaths on the cabinet doors. laurie

Myrna said...

OHMYGOSH! I love your master bedroom! Soooo romantic and beautiful! And your kitchen is so lovely..I love seeing it transforming for Christmas!!
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Anonymous said...

Linda what a wonderful transformation!! I love the cabinet doors dressed up as packages and the chandy is so pretty with those dipped bulbs. Did you did these your self and may I ask how you did it?

The bedroom is dreamy too- love all those pillows!

Happy Thanksgiving-

merilyn lee said...

Hi Linda,
I love your kitchen lighting and your cabinets are beautiful. Very clever idea with the gingerbread ribben and cute wreaths! I also love your bedroom, it's so pretty.
I think if I can get one tree up, I will be lucky this year!

mishebe said...

looks so fab. Love the bedroom and the kitchen and everything when is my invite? mishelle