Merry Christmas from our home to yours!


Our Christmas tree theme this year? If you’re going to go fake go really fake.

Sylvester silver christmas tree

Meet Sylvester, our silver tinsel tree. We love him!

But our less tacky decorations didn’t get along with him, so we hung those on a bough cut from the bottom of Mr V’s parents’ tree, which we helped them put up a few weekends ago. (You can see this on the left in the picture below, with the Christmas cards hanging above it.) We hung our stockings from the lower shutters and stacked all our presents underneath them.


And then Doris wanted in on the action.


Happy, happy scene.


Ahh. tis the season.

I hope your Christmas is filled with love, just a teensy bit to0 much food and a lot of laughter.



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  • December 26, 2012 - 10:14 pm | Permalink

    Just gorgeous!

  • December 27, 2012 - 4:48 pm | Permalink

    I love it all – especially that Doris got in on it, too :)

  • January 5, 2013 - 4:04 am | Permalink

    I adore the lights draped over Doris…it looks amazing!

    • Annabel Vita
      January 5, 2013 - 7:54 pm | Permalink

      We just took down all the rest of the lights (twelfth night!) but those ones stay because I love them!

  • January 6, 2013 - 2:46 pm | Permalink

    Your place was adorably festive! Makes me sad Christmas is over.

    • Annabel Vita
      January 7, 2013 - 3:44 pm | Permalink

      Thanks Michelle! I’m sad about it too but we left the lights up on Doris to keep things nice and sparkly while the nights are still dark…

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