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Christmas 2018

Sitting and gazing at the beautiful tree taking in all the smells, sights, sounds, beauty and emotion of the Christmas Season. Purposely praticing being still, talking with the Lord and taking His peace that passes all understanding, into my heart. I hope in the coming year, the Lord blesses you with peace, hope, love, faith, health, comfort and restoration, especially for those in a season of loss or pain. I am so grateful for the virgin birth of Jesus Christ our Lord, His atoning sacfrice and His eternal love. Jesus is the true reason for Christmas. It is easy to lose site of that, but pausing to be still reminds me of that.

This year we continued the Winter Wonderland theme in our Christmas decor. Here are a few shots of our Christmas home. Welcome in my friends.

New elegant grey diamond pattern quilted velvet sofas for Christmas. Pillows from Ross!

I painted my part of Mother's town white and flocked with snow. Dubbed Snowflake Township.



The Star of Bethlehem. Wise men still seek Him.



This gorgeous Nativity statuary was purchased from Ross this year.



I refinished this lovely Nutcracker I purchased from Marshall's with pewter Rub-N-Buff paint.

My favorite 1920's Buffet. Can you spy Riley's Doggie Door?


My Mother's Father Christmas redone in my colors with darling RAZ elves in toe.
Added our monogrammed to the empty nesting themed Christmas this year.
Refinished my Grandmother's reindeer with pewter Rub-N-Buff Paint & touches of white.

Our combined monograms in silver thread on French linen white napkins from White Tulip Embroidery.
Antique french refinished candelabra on my antique refinished washstand.
Our winter wonderland styled sitting room with new quilted diamond pattern grey velvet sofas.
Our $20.00 yard sale electric fireplace refinished with aged grey paint and appliques added.
Touches of white feathers added whimsy and glamour to our decor this year.

Refinished this white vintage ceiling tin mirror in distressed white. Hung a kissing ball.
Our refinish vintage tea cart with refinished Celtic Cross.
I added touches of whimsy under the tree with Demelza the unicorn & a masquerade mask.
Under the tree decor grows throughout the month. I have so much fun styling under the tree.
The lights in the evening...oh the lights. Tree watching is my fav!
Refinished these vintage mirror in distressed white & added some of my favorite bible verses with white vinyl.
The baker Nutracker is so darling and befitting our kitchen.


Stan the Williams-Sonoma thriftstore refinished turkey is stilling hanging around!
And the stockings were hung on the pantry with care...
Our custom built pantry shelf  houses our vintage mason jar collection w/nickel lids.
Just added this beautiful silver deer from Homegoods. I named him Mr. Darcy.
He makes me incandescently happy!




Merry Christmas and a peace filled New Year my friends!
Love & Hugs
~Larisa



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May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13