Friday, December 10, 2010

colourful Friday...Christmas!!



...can be blue skies and the beach!
All the while listening to Bing Crosby sing
'I'm dreaming of a white Christmas'.


Christmas trees...in traditional colours!
red, green, gold...


... Santa under the southern cross!!


... Santa wishing merry Christmas!!


stars on the tree...


more stars...



wreath on the door...



reminders of Christmas on the dresser...


baubles and star...in the hallway!!


outdoor tin santa...


stars...


...Christmas cards!!


bon bons with surprises inside...


and packages tied up with string...or bow!!


...the joy of time spent with family!!

 Nativity Backgrounds

... and the true meaning of Christmas!!





17 comments:

Robyn G. said...

Oh Christine! WOW!!
What a beautiful Christmas post :-)

Oh yes the beach and seashells.. they are Christmas to me!
ALL of your decorations are wonderful.. love all your stars and shiny sparkly things!
Santas and wreaths and bon bons and cards and so much more.

Makes me feel very Christmassy.
Thankyou for sharing your Christmas Colours!!
Merry Christmas!!

Robyn xx :-)

Robyn G. said...

Forgot to say, I love Santa under the Southern Cross!! Love him :-)

Karen said...

I like your Santa quilt. I have a Santa pattern I want to make. Not time to get it done this year. I enjoyed seeing all the Christmas decor.

Cheryll said...

Lovely array of decorations.
Happy Colorful Christmas!

Bev C said...

Hello Christine,

I enjoyed looing at this post, lots of things with special meanings. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Happy Colourful Friday.
Bev.xoxo

Karen said...

Great colours for Christmas!
Love the idea of the blue skies and the beach -- just perfect for Christmas.
Gorgeous decorations and memories.
That's a lovely little quilt, too!

RedBoots said...

Hi Karen! the beach photo brought back so many memories of Christmas as a child, every year, at our Grandparent's beach house, oh the bliss of it all *smile*. Lovely, lovely Christmas photos, Merry Christmas to you and your family! toni xxx

Jan Quigley said...

Wow beautiful pics Christine, you have some beautiful Christmas treasures. Have a great Christmas, hugs, Jan

Carol said...

Love your post. The stars and shells are great.

Annette said...

LOVE your Christmassy Post. There is so much to see :-)
Wishing you a very Happy and Merry Christmas.
HO HO HO
Annette

Anita said...

I just love your shell collection, I can tell you love gold too. I hope you have a lovely Christmas. Kind regards, Anita.

le@thirdontheright said...

thanks for dropping by the third Christine - love your tree - very spec - best le

Pam said...

Merry Christmas Christine! Love the beach and seashells...I want your tin Santa...he is so cute!

Lois said...

We are fixing to snow and be at 4 degrees in a couple of days. That beach doesn't seem real to me. LOL
I loved you Santa quilt and your long tall Santa. What lovely Christmas colors. Merry Christmas. Love Lois

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

What a beautiful array of photos!

Carrie P. said...

Beautiful decorations!
Merry Christmas.
I am visiting via IN STITCHES.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Love the beautiful quilt and all the nautical touches in your decor! Very beautiful tree, too! happy holidays! ♥