When my beloved and I got married we did not have a single ornament between us. We have now been married 28 years and have enough ornaments for a number of trees. These are among my most prized Christmas decor.
My Gram made this set off of an original set she had gotten years before. I never remember Gram not setting up her dwarfs/gnomes. While the very original set has disappeared those of us that received her reproductions love them. While the painting has nothing to do with Christmas it was a wedding gift from Gram. She had so much talent!
|This little bead tree is one I made in |
1995 while in Springfield MO.
Our main tree is very victorian in decor.
|This was purchased in honor of our girls|
The box was acquired on a trip to VT in 2006.
|The front ornament is an egg. Purchased in Germany|
The ornament behind it was found near a geocache (which
I might add was a DNF~ did not find)
|This is one of about 11 ornaments we purchased that first year.|
|This was hand painted by my step MIL. |
She too has talent.
|A blossom hand painted from Ric's pen pal.|
|A gift from a friend who went to visit England|
|Not sure where I got this little bird|
|Crystal one of my favorite things|
|Another Nativity just in a German form.|
|One of my lanterns just festively decorated.|
|The buffet decorated with yet another Nativity and a few other pieces.|
|Our dining table with the puzzle piece quilt my cousin Nikki came up with, it is |
a snow flake. We do advent this year we did Tabitha one of 3 it is a great series.
|This Nativity is made by Elim Mission in Poland. A different |
person gets a different part of the set. So in the end each one
can support their family with the proceeds of what is purchased.
|Here is my tea cup tree. Tea cups and crystal.|
|Under our world tree is a little village along with our new to|
us train set.
|Here is our world tree. Much of it is military.|
|A little church and house|
|Oh the plans I have for Nikki's little squirrel...---...|
|The tree is all decorated in little bits from S|
Korea. The big balls are from Germany.
|Our little nut cracker collection started in 1981 when Ric's dad brought back|
his first one. We have collected a few over the last number of years.