Friday, December 11, 2015

Five on Friday

I'm joining in with Amy at Love Made My Home as always.  It's been a busy week decorating so of course that's what my five will be.

First is my tree, it pretty much looks the same every year, the only thing new I add is a new string of lights.  My color theme is red and gold.

This is a close-up of the cardinals made of resin and the gold icicles instead of the shimmery icicles
that your pet, or at least one of ours, might eat.

Second is my kitchen table.  I'm amazed how Miss Kitty walks around it without knocking anything over.  

Third is the table behind the couch.  Note the bag of coal, it could be yours if you've been naughty.

Fourth is my dining room table where no meal has ever been eaten and the wine table.  We don't drink wine, but I do cook with it.

Fifth is the table in the entry way.  I always put a watercolor painting that I did of Santa Claus.

That's my five, it's time to make cookies now.  Have a great weekend.


  1. It all looks amazing, I was so impressed with the painting of the big man himself. You have a rare talent!

  2. Very Christmas Beautiful.
    How do you have a tree and a cat ?

    cheers, parsnip

  3. I love your painting, and what I assume is Mac's painting in your new header picture, you are both so very talented!!! Your tables both look beautiful all set for Christmas, perhaps as your daughter is coming home you will have a grand meal at your never yet - yet! - used dining table and christen it with a meal! Thank you for joining Five On Friday. I hope that you have a great weekend - and next week too! xx

  4. Your home is so beautifully decorated for the holidays. Lilly my cat loves to play with the tree ornaments. Luckily none have broken this year. Your painting of Santa Claus is so lovely; you're a very talented artist. I hope you have a wonderful festive weekend, Pat

  5. Very festive. I think we need a new set of lights too because, as always one or more sets always fail each Christmas.

  6. Lovely to find your blog through Amy's link up! You are well ahead of the game & all your decorating looks lovely, even the tables set in readiness!
    Your painting of Santa is really wonderful! Great talent!
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  7. I enjoyed seeing your decorations. It looks very festive! And I like the painting in your new header for Christmas with the cute puppy in the stocking. Looks like Mac's been busy. :-)

  8. Oh how lovely and festive. I love your decorations, and especially your kitchen table as I love linens and lace. Your header and the Santa painting are beautiful. That pup looks a lot like our Molly.

  9. All so pretty decorated, that's Christmas mood!
    I use wine to cook too, make Chili con carne with red wine (and other meals)...
    Have a nice weekend

  10. Love he red & gold decorations for the tree! Your home is wonderfully decorated. Love those Santas!

  11. Looking good at your [place, you are way ahead of me:)

  12. Your home looks very beautiful and Christmassy. I too like your watercolour painting very much.
    Have a lovely new week!

  13. Wow it looks so christmassy and love the idea of a cardinal on a tree :)


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