As I get to know more and more about blogging, I have come to realize how important Holiday Decor is to everyone who celebrates. I have seen so many beautiful photos of tables set to perfection; themes, colors schemes and lovingly created centerpieces. The wreaths that adorn front doors are more proof of the careful planning that is done. The mantle is a great focal point, again with a theme, select items grouped together and lots of candles for added sparkle. But the real masterpiece is THE TREE!!! Sometimes several placed in different rooms. Don’t get me wrong…I, myself have done the same thing. Every year we would host a big party and pull out all the stops. My front railing alone was a full day’s project! But this year was very different. Because we are building a new home, my current house probably could be filmed for an episode of “Hoarders”. Being a designer, I start my planning process very early in the building stage and that means buying everything I know I want to include because I never want to hear that something is discontinued. So, thus the dilemma……Where do we put the tree????
HOW ABOUT HERE?
NO, NOT HERE…
WHAT TO DO???
The front hall!….The only other room downstairs that to date has nothing stored in it. (yet!). My husband picked it up Christmas Eve, we put some plastic balls on it and we opened our gifts the next morning sitting on the stairs. It was very bittersweet and humble, but next year I hope to have two things…More decorations and a better camera!!!