Rejoicing in the holidays...

Happy December, everyone. I hope all of you enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving. After a wonderful day with loved ones, I spent most of the rest of the long weekend decorating for Christmas. Since Thanksgiving was so late this year, I wanted to get it done right after so we would have time to enjoy the house all aglow. There are only three weekends until Christmas and I’ll be busy shopping and baking and generally rejoicing in the magic of the holidays, all of which is much easier to do surrounded by holiday beauty.
I took these photographs of the living room all decorated for Christmas yesterday at twilight. While I enjoy a lot of red and green in my other holiday decorations, I stick with the pink/metallic theme in my holiday decorating in this room. There are two trees in the living room ~ a slim, 4-foot champagne-colored tree by the fireplace and a small, tabletop pink tree on the great Pink Flamingo wall. They are both very feminine, much like the rest of the room. I love how it all looks.
I’ll have more holiday decorating over the next several days. Wishing all of you a beautiful week...

I am linking to:
A Return to Loveliness at A Delightsome Life
Make it Pretty Monday at The Dedicated House
Home at Rose Chintz Cottage
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound

Photos by The Art of Living Beautifully


  1. Your home looks beautiful. A few year's ago, my DIL and I were walking around Lafayette and she spied a pink tree in the window of an antiquish store. It was a 7 footer and fully decorated. She purchased it on the spot!!


  2. Your home is so lovely and feminine. I will be back to see more. Thanks Carol

  3. What a pretty glow in your living room, Eileen! Love the little tree by the fireplace and the rosy one against your pink wall. I do love Christmas! Thanks for sharing at my HOME and enjoy your week.


  4. Gorgeous, just gorgeous. Love your tree and did a great job!

  5. It all looks so inviting and serene which is wonderful state of being for the hectic holiday season.
    Pink dreams!

  6. What a beautiful post and blog! thank you for sharing!

  7. Eileen, it's stunning. Thank you for sharing. You are one of the fan favorites today at the Sunday Showcase at The Dedicated House. Here is the link so you can check out your feature. Hope to see your prettiness again tomorrow at Make it Pretty Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  8. What a perfectly elegant and yet warm room. I love the pinks so much!

  9. This is such a beautiful room. So soft and pretty.

  10. Eileen, your home is just beautiful. The decorated room is so warm and romantic. Love the pink wall..Happy Thursday..Judy


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