November 26, 2011

sneak peak Christmas mantel

I couldn't resist showing you what I've been working on today.  I'd forgotten how much fun it is to decorate with a little one in the house. 



My three year old grandson has just oohed and aahed over every sparkly thing that comes out of a tote.



He was so reluctant for me to put away the pumpkins but not anymore...




Now he's convinced it's Christmas at our house!



There is so much more to do but I am having so much fun, it is most certainly worth the effort.  Be back soon to share the whole mantel and more.

21 comments:

  1. Loving the yellow that is incorporated:)
    Can't wait to see the rest!!

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  2. glad you have a little grandson to enjoy the season with!

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  3. You are certainly off to a lovely start! Merry Christmas :-)

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  4. How sweet. I haven't even started yet. I love the yellow bee pitcher. I have seen that somewhere else before. Love it.

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  5. Your mantle is looking merry and bright so far! Can't wait to start my up. Got side tracked today...Hopefully tomorrow will get it done!

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  6. I adore that gold pitcher! It's breath taking!
    Brenda

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  7. Your mantle is so festive. Looking forward to seeing the rest of your decorations.

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  8. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at your house!!

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  9. Love the yellow and red together, what a beautiful combo! Laura

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  10. Guess what my eyes were drawn to? Love that bee pitcher!

    So glad to see you are getting started on the festivities.

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  11. Well, I'm oohing and aahing, too! What fun!
    CAS

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  12. Patty, I love that yellow pitcher!! You've got a good start on it all, that's for sure. I wish I had cleaned a little before starting- instead, there are 40+ bins and boxes of "Stuff" piled everywhere and the house is a wreck! LOL I am making a little headway, though- 2 trees up and a few boxes in the garage. Oh- and I vacuumed! Hopefully by the end of the week, I will be DONE!!! :-) Sue

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  13. Love that yellow pitcher with red flowers!! I love that color combo!!!! Have fun!

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  14. So precious, Patty, can't wait to see more!

    The yellow pitcher is just yummy.

    Barb ♥

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  15. Your mantel is looking beautiful! I love it all! Have a wonderful week ahead.
    Helen x

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  16. Glad you're having fun! I love decorating the house and revisiting all those fun, sparkly items!

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  17. How colorful and so beautiful...and there is nothing like decorating with a little one...mine is 5 and I so enjoy decorating with him and watching his eyes...so I know your grandson's eyes were wide open and sparkling

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  18. Looks like you are off to a great start! So nice to have a little helper! ;)

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  19. Awww ... kids make everything so special. I love their enthusiasm. I can tell it's going to be gorgeous around your place.

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  20. Very pretty. I love these colors!

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  21. It is looking very Christmas at your house :) I'm with your little guy with the excitement of your decorating!

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