Welcome to part one of my Christmas tour.
Kevin, the kids & I have been busy since Thanksgiving getting the house ready for a feature in the Dallas Morning News.
Thanks for the advice & encouragement you've given, we're really excited!
Since we worked so hard I'm going to
bore show you every single detail.
The amazing pointy little shoes
(someone called them Wizard of Oz boots)
are from Golightly's in North Richland Hills.
Today's tour is our library/sitting/ play room.
It was also my studio at one time.
I love playing musical rooms, don't you?
This dresser is what you see when you walk in my front door.
I love decorating it for each season.
Cindy came over one day & helped me decorate, this little vignette was her idea.
The old hanging sign was in my stash for ages, I just hot glued letters from old license plates on it.
These precious felt slippers are one of my favorite things.
Aren't they sweet?
My awesome friend Kristi found this mirror while we were out shopping together & she loaned it to me for the shoot. It looked so perfect over my door that she let me buy it from her.
Now that's a good friend!
I used lots of horns in this room, this white pair came from Kohl's after Christmas sale last year.
I actually tried to sell this white cabinet at a sale one year.
I had it priced $300, I'm so glad it didn't sell!
A glimpse inside.
A little assemblage I put together.
Another treasured item are these ivory wings.
I considered painting it at one time but I couldn't cover the beautiful tole painting on the doors.
I should have turned this light off for the picture.
My running buddy Cami gave me this great cotton. I've wanted some for ages but it's very expensive in shops. Her husband picked it for her one year.
It's really nice having talented & generous friends!
Can you see the dog on the sleigh in the picture?
He was my great Grandfathers dog, cool huh?!
Some of my creations in a frame.
My altered slippers & one of the fabric cones I made this year.
(I channeled my inner Tin Rabbit for this display)
Speaking of the Tin Rabbit, look at this wonderful cone from Ann!
I am so inspired by her.
The guitars are not props, my boys play them.
I wanted a round table in here so Kevin built one from scrap lumber & I made the skirt from a drop cloth.
The glass was in the attic.
The kids were very excited about being in the paper.
They were all cute in their winter white, but Owen wasn't feeling it. The 'scratchy' sweater came off immediately.
Stay tuned for part 2 of my Christmas home tour.
I'm linking up today with Debra's Vintage Inspiration Friday!
I hope your enjoying this holiday season, I'm off to get more inspiration from your blogs & Pinterest!