Wednesday, December 12, 2012

My little Christmas workshop ~

I thought I'd give you one more little peek at our tree this year ~
I place a 5' tree on top of a skirted table in our living room....and with the high ceilings
it works out so wonderfully! All I move is ONE lamp!

I have this beautiful Nativity statuary that I love and placed underneath this year...
Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus.
Perfect for the gifts, don't you think?

My sweet sister-in-law has ordered SEVERAL gifts from me so my little workshop
has KICKED it up a notch!!!

Here's a glimpse at what's going on around here....some are extras
because that's just how I roll :) (if I have to make one, why not make five?)
they will very soon end up in my Etsy shop too!
Stay tuned because time is running out!!!

I found the most beautiful craft paint to use on the bleached bottle brush trees!
Folk Art makes several different shades of metallics and this is Pearl White....

Yes, I know my sweet snowboy is looking kinda pearly and shiny but
you just wait, after a little glitter and the proper hat and scarf,
he will be ready to charm you!!!

Today...I am so very thankful for you!!!
Just for you simply taking the time to stop by here ~
to see what I'm up to.

Wishing you love,
wishing you health,
wishing you blessings....

Happy Wednesday precious friends,
hugs and love,


marie said...

Your tree is so pretty Dawn...and only having to move one lamp! Wel, that's great!
You have been busy...I love your little snow guy and thanks for the paint color tip.

morkaren said...

Hvor er dit hjemme pyntet juletræ flot, men jeg er mest vild med alle pakkerne i ens papir, og den smukke "julekrybbe" det er så skønne billeder du viser os i dag. knus morkaren.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love the tree, Dawn! Loving the snowmen and your trees! I'll be watching your Etsy, for sure. : )

BLiSsAngELs said...

I knew you'd work your magic on that tree it looks beautiful now , this is the same one you painting right! and I'm looking forwards to see the snow boy finished .... he has such a cute face.... hugs wendy

and merry christmas to you and your family

Sue @ Miss Phoebes Perch said...

Lovely, lovely, lovely....of course! And I love that you have time for step ahead of me for sure!! Enjoy your day Dawn.

Vee said...

Exquisite tree! Perfection all around. I like your pearly snowman. He is simply darling.

Theresa said...

Love your tree and the Nativity! SO pretty! Have a blessed day dear Dawn, HUGS!

Charlene said...

How sweet it all is. I love your tree on the table! And the thought of moving one lamp... HEAVEN! Our tree is 9 foot tall & takes up half the room in circumference. I told hubby it's out of here after this year. It's 15 years old & the lights are all going & it's huge... I want beautiful & simple just like you have. I'm going to steal a page out of your book girl! LOVE the snowman. HUGS!


It's beautiful and pretty! I keep thinking a small tree on a table would be perfect for my home. Maybe next year!

Sandy said...

I love the pearly paint on the snowman, it makes him look like glass! Wishing you a super happy holiday season!

Dorthe said...

Sweetest friend,-
I alwayes love to stop here, reading your words, and seing your photoes, and the visit alwayes makes me happy. As today, where your beautiful tree greats me, telling a story about your love for creating wonderful ornaments, and your beautiful style of decorating.The nativity scene is so lovely, and all your gorgeous snowmen -heads and your one sweet man, waiting to be finished, makes me smile .
Just to tell you, that I`m thankful for being able to visit your little own Paradise on earth, dearest Dawn.
Higs and love, Dorthe

Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

Your house should be in a magazine.. YOU are a ball of talent my friend. I LOVE the trees and snowmen too.. I just love it here... YOU always inspire me and then I sit and re- read some of the post that I have seen. JUST love it all.. YOUR fast becoming a sweet friend to me. Thanks for sharing these things.. I love it all and going to try and make some of those cute ornaments on your tree.. I was like OHHHHHHHHHHHHHH i love those and this and that ... HUGS

Createology said...

I am dreaming of a White Christmas and yours is beautiful. Little snowman is uber jolly cute. Holiday Bliss...

Dawn said...

You are the sweetest. Bless your heart!

At Home in English Valley said...

Dear Dawn, As our family grows larger with each new addition, be it baby, girlfriends...our Christmas tree is getting smaller. Maybe a tabletop tree is the answer. Of course mine wouldn't have the Dawn touch, and girl you have it. Your little sculptures are adorable, I'd love to see you work with the paperclay. I hope you're feeling better and are able to enjoy this beautiful holiday Season. Take care. Love, Penny

Pendra said...

I moved one lamp this year too, only it was a floor lamp and I put 3 small trees (different heights) into a large basket...looks great and only had to move one lamp!!! Your bottle brush tree is beautiful, thanks for the tip on the paint. And your little snowman is just ADORABLE...can't wait to see him finished!
Holiday Hugs,

Little Birdie Blessings said...

Your tree is simply lovely Dawn, thanks for sharing pictures. Also, am excited about the tip on the pearly paint, will have to look for that. ~ Abby

Karen B. said...

Sweet Dawn,

your tree looks stunning!! So beautiful!!

hugs and much love
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

lifespassion said...

I want some of your little snowmen sooo bad! You will have to make lots one year and put in your etsy shop!!

Joanna Wiśniewska said...

Best Regards,


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