Friday, November 24, 2006

My Christmas Tree Is Up!











I finally managed to take some photos of my new PINK Christmas tree! The hubby was most annoyed when he saw it. I think he went silent for at least half an hour (bliss!)
The decorations are a bit all over the place as the kids helped but keeping to a limited colour scheme makes it not too disastrous!
I have also added more baubles to the chandeliers and changed my center piece a little.
I am attracted to these little Christmas house candle holders. I really want a Villeroy & Boch Gingerbread house but I will have to wait until the sales for one of those!
The flamingos in the photo with the houses were bought last week from a second hand furniture store - $5 for the pair! I also got the Royal Doulton "Baby Roses" trio from the same store, also for $5!

10 comments:

  1. I just have to get back to the thrift store and find some more of anything with roses.
    Put up the outside lites yesterday, and had a big Thanksgiving dinner here with the family.
    Brought down some more things this morning to putter around with.
    Hoping I get a bunch of stuff in the mail today that I won on Ebay. You know how much fun mail is?
    My Birthday is tomorrow and my kids are having a surprise party for me, I won't tell them I know.
    Stay in the pink, your site is cute.
    NANCY JO

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  2. Love the pink tree! my oldest daughter will have 2 small pink trees in her room (you would love her room we call it the pink palace).

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  4. Did you buy the tree pink or make it pink yourself? I have this idea for a pink tree, but I haven't gotten to it yet.

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  5. I bought this already pink from Kmart here in Perth. I know someone who spray painted a white tree pink with a special flocking spray.

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  6. Don't you love it when your husband is preturbed and silenced by your decorating powers! Love your pink take on Christmas.

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  7. Umm, this happens quite often with my husband, there is a lot of pink, girly things around here lol!

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  8. Hi Peta,
    I just wanted to stop by and introduce myself. I am your vintage swap partner. Looks like I have a challenge on my hands. You already have just gorgeous vintage treasures.

    I just love your tree.
    Take care,
    Connie

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  9. The tree is beautiful and all the color in your photos are wonderful!! Very fun to look at!
    Flora

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  10. That pink tree is lovely, um was your husband really surprised it was pink? LOL I saw those trees at Kmart and hoped I would see one in someones house.

    The rest of your blog is fabulous as well, love the decorated chandeliers and the pink handbag collection is making me drool.

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