Tuesday, December 8, 2015

How Lovely Are Your Branches?

O Christmas Tree,
O Christmas Tree,
how lovely are your branches?

Christmas is my f a v o r i t e holiday!
One of my most enjoyable parts of Christmas is decorating the Christmas Tree!

Since "Mr. Ed" and I aren't hosting Christmas On Crooked Creektt,
I decided to use our Lodge Tree in the upper level Living Room this year.
Usually, this Christmas Tree is decorated in keeping with our Family Room theme. 

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I debated over whether to keep or remove 
the natural elements of this tree before decorating.
It came with natural twigs, pine cones and twig orbs already attached.

Once I began adding the silver leaf garlands,
it was evident the natural elements would be slightly visible, so on they stayed.

After the two silver leaf garlands were draped around the perimeter 
of our Christmas Tree, I randomly placed sprigs of silver holly into the branches.

came six newly purchased golden evergreen springs.

I absolutely l o v e the silver and gold effect 
that is dominating the evergreen appearance of our Christmas Tree!

Using two styles of eighteen champagne ornaments,
randomly placed throughout the Lodge Christmas Tree,
gives a visually appealing cohesiveness.

I placed a variety of six over sized convex glass evergreen 
Christmas Tree and Wreath ornaments within the voided spaces 
of the champagne ornaments.

With just a sprinkling of four bronze and gold crystal teardrop ornaments, 
our 2015  Christmas Tree On Crooked Creektt is nearing completion.

Atop our Christmas Tree 
rest a porcelain champagne Angel.

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I, truly, am amazed at how lovely are the branches 
of On Crooked Creektt's  2015 Christmas Tree!

Just as lovely in the daylight as at night. . .

O Christmas Tree,
O Christmas Tree,
how lovely are your branches?

Until next time. . .

On Crooked Creektt will be joining

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Richella @ Imparting Grace for Grace At Home!

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Debra @ Common Ground for Come As You Are
Christmas Open House!

Each and every week,
seeds of inspiration bloom from these host and hostesses linky parties.
Be sure to visit and delight your family dwelling with brilliant interior design.


Rita C. said...

Oh Pat, this is STUNNING to me! I absolutely love the green with silver, gold bronze and champagne. If ever I abandon all my sweet little memory ornaments for a different look on my tree, yours would be the direction I would go. It's just gorgeous. If this is anywhere near your foyer, I bet you just love walking by each of them daily and smile. Merry, merry!

Shelia said...

HI Pat! What a beautiful tree. I don't know if I've ever seen any of the silver leafed garlands you've used. That is so pretty. It's so lovely at your house.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Kathy Moreland said...

Wow, Pat! What a gorgeous tree! So elegant and classy! Just WOW!!! Wow!!!

Gina said...

Your tree is absolutely beautiful, Pat! I love it!

Janet Garon said...

Pat, I LOVE your tree! It's such a soothing beauty. Wonderfully done! I need to copy and past this because all Christmas color can get to be too much to live with.

Barb @ Bella Vista said...

Hi dear Pat,

How ELEGANT are your branches?!

This is so lovely with such a touch of elegance. You know that speaks to my heart.

Hope you are enjoying your Christmas days.

Many blessings!


Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Pat your tree is gorgeous. I love how those silvery leaves look and the golden ornaments. My mother did silver and gold on a white tree for a long time and it was always so pretty. Love the wreaths and ornament hanging in the windows and the Angel treetopper!

Christine Graves said...

Wow, I am loving your tree!! It is so elegant and stunning. You did a wonderful job my friend!

Jann Olson said...

It's beautiful! I wrap our family room tree in a similar garland and love it as well. Merry Christmas! Thanks for sharing with SYC.