Wednesday, December 12, 2012

I'm ready to play house!!!

Today I am a happy girl!!!  The new carpet is down and the bathroom is one day away from completion!!!!! 

I'm so happy that I decided to do a little Christmas decorating and show y'all what I've done.

A wooden box full of this and that plus some paperwhite bulbs...



A little white tree in the living room corner and a small twig tree...

My mantel, simply done...

A little kitchen vingette with birds and lights...
With all the work done I can finally "play house!"  I'll be back to show some pictures of all the changes we've made.

                                            ~~hugs~~
                                             Sissie

28 comments:

Cindy said...

YAY!!! Everything is looking so pretty! I love your white tree, and the little cloche with lights is so sweet. FINALLY you can actually get in there and Sissiefy the place, can't wait to see!

Cindy

The Vintage Farmhouse said...

Very pretty.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Oh girl this is all so pretty..Glad you got your carpet in..many Blessings in your new home..Hugs and smiles Gloria

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Everything looks so pretty Sissie! Love the lights under the cloche!

Sharing Shadymont said...

Can't wait! Looking so pretty. Your mantel is gorgeous!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Love your mantel, Sissie! Pretty white trees too. I really like the twig tree!
I'm so happy things are nearing completion and you can start having fun again.
I got me some mercury glass candle sticks for my mantel and you were my inspiration. I just have to get one more. Like you, I will leave them out all year round. Love 'em!


Christmas blessings,
Sandi

Lucille said...

Glad your bathroom is almost finished and that your carpet is in. That vignette with the birds and lights is so pretty.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Sissie! So glad you get to play now! Everything is looking good. Love your living room and that wood tote, too.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Your house looks gorgeous! It looks so light and warm. Your mantle looks really good. So glad you are getting settled. Happy Holidays!

Stacy's Shabby Shoppe said...

What a restful home. Everything is just so incredibly beautiful! xo

Debra @ Common Ground said...

it's so beautiful! I'm so excited to see it all! I know you must be having so much fun!!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Praise the Lord! So glad you are finally getting somewhere you poor thing! From what I can see, your house is gorgeous!! Simple mantle...I don't think so..Stunning! it is always fun to holiday decorate a new house, I get in the rhythm of the same thing every year, tree in the same spot, mantle the same! Can't wait for more!

Carol

afistfullofweeds* said...


Gosh, I know you are happy its finished!! Love your little trees!

Mari said...

Oh Sissie it all looks dreamy and sparkley ;)

Happy Holidays~
Mari

Katherine Wolak said...

Goodness, so many wonderful white decorations! Im in love! :D

Hugs,

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Everything looks great Sissie, your mantle is beautiful-enjoy:@)

trash talk said...

I bet you're real good at "Playing House" 'cause I think you're an expert at creating a "real home"!
XO
Deb

Okio B Designs said...

Everything looks stunning Sissie! Love all of your holiday touches.

Jeanine

Dorthe said...

OH Sissie, I love your ,Paris box, with all it`s sweetness inside,-and your beautiful room in white, with the two trees and the deers are so elegant and wonderful, I`m happy for you, you can start _"play house" and am looking forward seing more beautiful decorated corners, sweetie-
Wish you a happy weekend, dear.
Hugs,Dorthe

NanaDiana said...

Sissie- It is just beautiful-as I knew it would be- I can't wait to see more! Your mantle is lovely, too- xo Diana

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Your home is looking so lovely! I am happy for you as I know it's been a long road to get the home to this point!

hugs, Linda

Shelia said...

Hi Sissieness! I'm so happy for you! I know you are too to have this done before Christmas gets here! Your little Christmasing looks wonderful!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

June said...

I bet it feels good to get everything done in time for Christmas Sissie. I love your beautiful trees and how gorgeous your living room looks. I also adore your box full of goodies!
Wishing you the best Christmas ever!
hugs from me...

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Completely enchanting you darling crafty pixie!

Have a holly jolly kind of day!

Sonia said...

Just gorgeous! I know you must be so excited to have your new home all decorated! Looks wonderful!! Merry Christmas!
Miss Bloomers

Sares said...

It looks so very beautiful! I bet you just can't wait until you get your house completely finished!

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Sweet Posy Dreams said...

So charming! The birds are such a sweet touch with the lights.

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