Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Christmas Decorating As It Is

 Antique paper mache' Santa's and Tree

Santa's and Snowman by Connie Krizner

The Santa's in the screen cabinet and on the table are by Connie Krizner.

My little gourd tree. This afternoon has been kinda dreary and icy outside. I gathered some of my little gourds, cleaned them up, drilled holes and strung them up for ornaments on my tree. Was fun watching it take on a personality of its own as each gourd got cleaned and looked a little different than the last one.


  1. Evening, ohhh, everything looks so great, prim perfect. Love the kitchen nook with the crocks, Francine.

  2. Love those awsome Santas!!!
    You group together perfectly!!!
    Merry Christmas

  3. I do love your mache' Santas!!! Sweet little gourd tree.
    Hugs :)

  4. Love those little gourds and so cute on the tree. I have seen these gourds on other blogs to. Would love to know where to get them or seeds to plant.

  5. Very cozy! I've always wanted some little gourds for my tree. Just never have found any anywhere.

  6. Thank you ladies for your nice comments. The gourds were given to me last year from my neighbor. Had I not seen this idea on the internet, I would have not thought of it.My old Santas are my favorites too. Jan

  7. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.


  8. Hi Jan...I have long admired that cupboard in your fourth photo. It looks good year round but it really looks pretty for Christmas. You must enjoy displaying different things in it. Donna (thetinrabbit)

    1. Thank you Donna. I love that cabinet too. It is homemade by a friend, with reclaimed wood from a barn. You have wonderful pieces too. Thank you for visiting. Jan