Hello my friends!
This year I am
celebrating the magnificent birth of Jesus
After lots of coffee, sewing,
and hot glue gunnin’,
I finally got my
HANDMADE, COZY CABIN Christmas up!
So let’s take a home tour… shall we?
We will start with a short stroll through
This is an old farm table I made into a bench.
An antique bell hangs from
the colorful swag.
Rusty sleigh bells anchor
the big, colorful round ornaments
on the tree.
onto the dining room.
Next… the kitchen
and all it’s décor.
This is where the
COZY CABIN theme
really starts to kick in.
So… I have to STOP here and say that
all the plaid
you see in the photos are from ONE
cut up boys shirt I bought at Target
on Clearance for $3.50.
It went a long ways!
An old baker’s rack was used behind my
lighted barn star.
Again… another old baker’s rack.
An antique oil can and bucket
are used to create a cozy cabin display
over the cabinets.
I used some tree cuttings and ornaments
tied with rafia and stapled them
to painted placemats on my
faux stone wall.
I moved my Lantern Stand
into the kitchen
and added a bow and a few bells at the top.
And finally… onto the living room…
let’s start with the
mantel and fireplace.
For the wreath… I used an old hymn
printed on brown wrapping paper
along with pieces of fabric,
sticks and pine cones to adorn my wreath.
Then I added a barn star for a little “punch”.
I used some rusty metal ornaments
to adorn the edge of the mantel.
The mittens were cut from the
plaid shirt and hot glue gunned to felt
in order to make a cute cover
for my stocking holders.
An old ammunition crate
is used as a prop for
holding firewood and kindling…
even though I have a gas fireplace.
Next to the fireplace,
I draped a Christmas quilt
over a bunk ladder I found at Goodwill
is used to display a
small Christmas vignette.
A nesting goose/duck on the armoire.
the Christmas Tree.
I made most of the ornaments this year.
A Christmas ornament made from a sock.
There’s that plaid shirt again!
And hand sewn mittens…
big and small cover the tree.
Vintage icicle strands fill
the tree for a bit of old fashion goodness!
Well… that’s Christmas 2010.
Thank you for visiting my
Tender Tennessee Christmas
May your Christmas season be
Merry and Bright!