Thursday, 9 January 2014

Christmas past


I've been reluctant to take the last of the Christmas decorations down.  Although no tinsel or tree, I felt like I wanted to keep the stars and metal ring on display.  The candles on the ring have worn down well and all that's left are 12 candle stumps.  Just like I planned, my Christmas table was pared down, a little bit of sparkle, but keeping it natural.  I had to resist the urge to bling it up....but as a compromise I added a few silver pine cones.   The blue crackers seemed to echo the slightly blue/grey tinge on the foliage as well as gave the table a bit of colour.  I took a few pears, added little pieces of edible gold leaf to a few of them and made some homemade tags with the bird stamp kit I have to finish off the design. 









Thank you for your lovely comments on my last post and welcome to my new follower Svetlana Dolgova.  

Have a great week!
Sharon
xxx



6 comments:

  1. Your table looked so pretty and I love the colour of those crackers.
    Sarah x

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    1. Thanks Sarah, seems like ages ago now....xx

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  2. Yeah...we must wait a year again till it is Christmas......lovely weekend darling.......love Ria...x !

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  3. Happy New Year Sharon and I love your Christmas table setting .. so beautiful! I know it is so hard to start taking down the decorations and I find I procrastinate every day ….. where did you get your Christmas crackers as they are just beautiful! Let us cheers to 2014!
    best wishes
    Frances xx

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  4. Hello Sharon, love your tablesetting...especially, like the other ladies, your crackers..
    Have a wonderful week.
    Hugs
    Erna x

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