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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Note Card Party/Christmas Decor 2012


We are celebrating the Light of the world, and keeping Christmas, to remind ourselves of the Reason for the season, and the need we had for His coming.

One way I am doing this is by joining Vee's Note Card Party!




 The centerpiece of all our decor every year is our tree!  I love it!

 My granddaughter Kamryn loves to play in this arrangement.  She takes out the bells, puts them back...today she, Kyle and my Mom were all ringing them and singing Jingle Bells!


This is one of my favorite spaces to decorate every year.  Our new kitty liked it too, until the girls used a bit of citrus on the greens and that keeps him from laying in the middle of it all and knocking everything around!

Thanks Vee, for hosting again.  I am headed now to look at all your photos!

Merry Christmas to you!


22 comments:

Pamela Gordon said...

These are beautiful photos that would make lovely cards. I like the lantern one best. Merry Christmas to you! Blessings, Pamela

Anonymous said...

Lovely. Merry Christmas.

Vee said...

Sweetness all around...
(Citrus? Really? Because my cat is trying to eat a fake tree and that's really not good.) I loved the story of everyone playing with the jingle bells...what a happy scene! We needed Him them and we need Him today. How grateful I am that He was willing to come to this earth to be with us. The story never grows old; the reality never does either.

Merry Christmas, Rabes!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The soft light of each of your note cards makes them appealing and they would be nice to send to friends.
Judith

Cheryl said...

I absolutely love the bowl/lantern/fruit centerpiece...and it makes me smile to picture your dear ones ringing the Jingle Bells!

I also love your nativity...okay, I love ALL your selections for Christmas note cards! :D

Anonymous said...

Beautiful pictures. The lighting sets off the warm, cozy and inviting feel.
Silly kitty. The little lights are a beautiful way to highlight the Nativity scene. The tree is lovely and the arrangements.

Catherine Holman said...

How cozy and inviting!

Susy said...

Festive and cozy ~ perfect! and I love lanterns. I join you in celebrating the Light of the World.

Happy@Home said...

Very pretty set of note cards. Everything looks so festive and cozy at your house.

Becky K. said...

I always love your Christmas Decor. So warm.

Donna Heber said...

Beautiful notecards and with so many lovely lights! Very festive. Wishing you a wonderful and blessed Christmas.

Elizabeth Edwards said...

beautiful glow. great shots for the note card party. i love this time of year. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year in 2013. big hugs. ( :

Karen and Gerard said...

Your tree is gorgeous! That's a great tip for keeping the cat away.

Snap said...

I love your tree, all the lights and the candles. Pretty holiday selections for Vee's party.

Maryann said...

These are wonderful, I love the way the light work in the photos, it gives everything such a soft glow

Theresa said...

Beautiful notecards! Love the lighting! Have a blessed evening, HUGS!

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

Beautiful notecards!

Unknown said...

Your tree and home are very inviting and warm. Merry Christmas!

Debbie said...

Your decorations are beautiful. My favorite spot of all is on the piano.

Shane Pollard said...

These are all such beautiful images for Note Cards Mrs Rabe!
My favourite has to be the first one of your lovely Nativity crib - after all the Nativity is the centre of Christmas.
It's not really about 'the presents' but "His Presence" as you said.
I'm now following your lovely blog!
Do pop over and see me too when you get a minute!
Christmas Blessings to everyone in your house
Shane

Donna said...

Your decorations look positively magical! Merry Christmas to you, sweetie!

Unknown said...

Even thought Christmas is over, I enjoyed looking at your decor tonight. It is so cozy and warm at your cottage!

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