Monday, December 23, 2013

Blue Monday - Christmas Decor with Music ♬

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We've been decorating for Christmas. Here's a shot of our Family Room media table. To the left of the TV, you'll see three snowmen. This is the only kind of snow I like to see. We have faux poinsettia flowers lined up in front of the TV, which is tuned to an all Christmas music channel, "The Sounds of the Season." A small, wooden tree hangs from the knobs in the center of the media table. The white letters spell "JOY." When I listen to Christmas music, I seem to always smile. Don't you?

Blue is seen in this group of Byers carolers whose heads are thrown back as they sing along. This collection is extra special to me as Jane has given me all of the pieces. The details on each figure are so intricate. (I love the two singing dachshunds!)

Here's a shot of our Living Room coffee table. The nativity scene is one from my collection. Of course, you'll spot the Blue on Mary and Jesus. Another example of Blue decor is the cloche filled with silver painted pine cones and small, Blue Christmas ornaments. I painted the pine cones last year and saved them to repeat this look.

Have a Very Merry Christmas!

Happy Blue Monday!


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Annesphamily said...

Hi Sally! Merry Christmas! You make a pretty blue statement today! Always such a pleasure to join you here and see all of your pretty decorations. I hope you have a beautiful and Merry Christmas with those you love. Hugs, Anne

Jeannie Marie said...

The silvery blue pine cones are so beautiful! I love how simple and elegant they look on your table. Off tomorrow heading north. Hopefully not in snow country!

Jim said...

Good blue Chrissie deco.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

The tree is so pretty, Sally, and I love the snowmen, carolers, and the cloche with pine cones and blue balls. You look like you are all decked out and ready for Christmas! Wish I could say the same. LOL

Hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas!



Lina Gustina said...

You have great collection, Sally. They decorate your home wonderfully.
Happy holidays.

Unknown said...

Beautiful <3

Have a wonderful christmas


Gerald (SK14) said...

I love that cloche

Ileana said...

Greetings from Romania !Your home looks very nice with all your pretty decorations.
Merry Christmas to you and your family ,dear Sally !

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas Sally. I love your seasonal post. Mine will be up later. It's not seasonal, I'm afraid, but it is very blue. Enjoy the holiday!Debbie

Anni said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Blue Monday Sally!
Your pine cones are absolutely stunning!

Melbourne Australia Photos said...

Lovely festive blues today, Sally! Thanks for hosting and may you and yours have a Merry Christmas.


Here to wish you a wonderful and blessed Christmas to you lovely lady, along with your dear family.
Thank you for putting up the party for us. I have a blue nutcracker. Happy to be joining.

Laura said...

Bluetiful Sally! Wishing you joy and peace.

Laura said...

Bluetiful Sally! Wishing you joy and peace.

LV said...

You have a lovely home decorated with personal treasures that have special meaning to you. That is the way it should be. May you continue to be blessed with good health.

My Desktop Daily said...

All the best for the Festive Season!

Anonymous said...

Looks very festive and welcoming in your home for the holidays ~ great shots ~ thanks, carol, xxx

Happy Holidays to all ^_^

Lola said...

So welcoming - wonderful!

Al said...

A very festive blue Monday. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

I've also run into blogs where I can't figure out how to leave comments, usually those that require a Google+ account.

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Merry Christmas Sally. Thank you for hosting Blue Monday this year. Very much appreciated.

joyh82 said...

Love the silver and blue centerpiece on the coffee table, and of course the nativity. Happy Holidays!

Leovi said...

Very nice Christmas ornaments, pure deliciousness!
Thank you very much! I wish you a happy holiday!

Anonymous said...

Love the caroling set:) A merry Christmas to you and your family!

Gillena Cox said...

Dear Sally, thank you for hosting us through out the year here at 'Blue Monday'

Wishes for a Happy Holidays

AND please link in at my blob during The 'Twelve days of Christmas' Dec 25th - Jan 5th

much love...

Alexa T said...

So cozy atmosphere...with all these puppets/ Christmas carolers!! Nice to have them next to tree... thank you for sharing with us and Wish you to have a blessed Christmas Holidays along with family!

Hannah said...

Love your festive decorations, especially the cute caroling set with the singing Dachshunds. The silver and blue are so lovely. I just have random blueness this week.

Rob Hunt said...

Thanks for hosting this year Sally. It has been a pleasure to join in (and finding blue to share made posting more interesting too). Have a Happy Merry Christmas.

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Merry Christmas Sally. Thank you for hosting this year, a pleasure to join in. Nice to see some of your family decorations.

Unknown said...

I like that pine cone!
Merry Christmas Sally :)
Merry Christmas everyone ;)