It's a little bittersweet knowing it's our last Christmas in our condo so I really wanted to make the place look nice.
Here's the centerpiece I put together for our dining room table. All courtesy of the Dollar Store.
Our mantle decorations. This time of year I absolutely LOVE having a fireplace. It really adds to the Christmasy vibe.
The two stockings in the middle are Kristian and mine. My aunt crocheted my Mary Jane stocking when I was a little girl and last year she made one for Kristian using the hunting/fishing theme. Our fur children also each have a stocking.
This picture is a bit dark but to the right of the fireplace we have our mini "cat" tree with our "#1 cat" pillows next to it.
We received this vase and these candlesticks for the wedding. I put some faux flowers in to spruce things up.
My other aunt made this wreath for me a few years back.
Here are some more decorations on our end table.
And of course the TREE!!
Most of our ornaments were passed down to me from my mother so they are the ones I grew up with. I prefer using ornaments with some kind of history or meaning rather than just plain, generic ones. Below are two ornaments my mom gave us last year with our names on it above the 2007 White House Christmas ornament which I love because it's a wedding scene. I actually received this as a wedding favor at a December wedding in '07.
This is probably my new favorite ornament. I ordered it from Personalization Mall. It's a picture from the wedding with our last name and Est. 5/22/10.
And you can't have Christmas without a mistletoe...over the bedroom doorway. Natch.
Have you all decorated yet? What's your favorite Christmas decoration?