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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Step By Step Decorating Our Christmas Tree

We headed out Saturday morning to get our tree.  Within 2 minutes we chose the one we wanted! It didn't take long to get it cut down and ready to go.

Tim is great at getting the lights on the tree.  I know I've shared the secret to a gorgeous tree before, but I'll say it again.  The secret is LOTS of lights!  This is a 7 foot tree and it has about 900 lights on it!  The first step in putting lights on the tree is to get them into the center of the tree.  This makes the tree glow from the inside out!

After the lights are on, I take over and I start with the ribbon.

Then the ornaments go on.  This is not all of the ornaments I placed on our tree, in fact I added my red wooden garlands that look like cranberries after I took this photo.

Lindsay came by for a while this evening, and we sat enjoying the tree with her.  After she left I turned all the lamps off and took this photo.
I'm really happy with how it looks.

I hope you have a wonderful 2nd week of Advent.


  1. Beautiful tree Deanna...I can smell the fir from here! Hugs!

  2. Love your tree! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

  3. Oh it is a gorgeous tree! Rather Celtic, too! I wish that Kyle would show some enthusiasm from time to time. 😉

  4. It's a beautiful tree! I love real ones!!! Perhaps I will get some tree trimming and put them in large vases. No smell is better than a Christmas tree!!


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