Sunday, November 28, 2010

Christmas Time is Here . . .

I enjoy the simple things most of all . . .


  1. pretty...the green against the white. The window in the first picture is my favorite. The silver urns with the greenery - wow!

  2. I love these ideas! especially the pinecones I'm using that one...Thank You!

  3. Your decorations are all beautiful, but the wreath on the cute horses door it just to wonderful. It the horse nibbling on the wreath?
    Have a blessed Sunday. sandi

  4. oh we are of the same kin!

    the beautiful farm life ...
    bless you each one

  5. I don't want anyone to think I am passing these photos as my own! I found these here and there and thought everyone would enjoy them as much as I did... I love things that we can all do with little $$$$ I think being creative is the fun of decorating. Happy Holiday!

  6. Oh the elegance ... simplicity in its essence!

  7. So simply elegant and fresh. It's nice to see the simplicity in these and the beauty. Thanks

  8. May you have a sweet day!

    Love the pine cones hanging from ribbon!
    Neat idea that's do~able.

    God bless,

  9. Vicki the first pict is in my all time favs!! I am with you!! Simple always feels so comforting. I will have to admit with all the decorations I have collected simple is almost impossible. I have some Simple and Quick post coming up. I am sure you will like some of the ideas!! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend,Kathysue

  10. Ohhhh love those silver buckets. And I love the pinecones hanging on a simple satin ribbon. Thanks for sharing these pics. Barb

  11. Beautiful! I am going the simpler, more natural route myself this year. I used those large pinecones on our stairway, and I am loving the look. I posted some pictures yesterday.

  12. I am trying to simplify all of my Christmas decor this year. I am using white , red and a touch of gold. I am looking for some free greenery to put in amongst decorations, but that's about it.
    I love the inpirational images, simple can be so very beautiful, done well.
    Thanks for your lovely comments on my granddaughters room, I really appreciate your opinion, my friend.
    Hugs, cindy

  13. I just read your last comment on my blog, and I wish you were my neighbor. I would trade fresh homemade bread for a little bit of decorating advise! Good trade, I think!
    xo Cindy

  14. Oh a few of my favorite images!
    Just lovely!

  15. Simplicity at its finest! Thanks for the inspiration Ms. Vicky. -Brenda-

  16. These are great images. I especially love the pinecones...I wouldn't know how to do Christmas without them!

  17. I love all of them Vicky! You know those 2 little trees at the sink could be rosemary trees. I saw them at Home Depot $14.99! I'm waiting for a sale. They smell so good!
    Beautiful inspiration... Thanks!

  18. I love everything! I started following you because I too love the simple things and decorating! Thanks for the inspiration!

  19. Hi Vicky,
    Your simple and natural decorations are just beautiful! Your photos have given me a bit of Christmas spirit! Have a great week.
    Take care, Laura

  20. * Dearest Vicky~

    The natural, simple approach is, IMHO, the ultimate in elegance...

    ... and I noted too, with interest, how Christmas was so beautifiully represented SANS any RED! Wow!

    This was a truly heartwarming set of pics to share with us...

    Thanks, girlfriend! SOOO LOVELY!!!

    Linda *

  21. Wonderful inspiration pics!!! Love the pinccones with ribbon....beautiful :o)

  22. me too! so sweet and inspired, all! And to think I was under the impression my holiday decorating was nearly complete. Of course not! Thanks for the dose of inspiration :)

  23. Truly beautiful images, I especially love the horse!!! xoxo

  24. Loving the simple, beautiful look...

  25. I love the little stockings!
    thanks for the Holiday inspiration...kelley

  26. Love the greens. Hope your hollidays are great. Kathy

  27. Can't tell you how much I enjoyed these pictures. Beautiful selection for sure.

  28. I wanted to do something simple this year, too. I started collecting the pincones. Thanks for the decorating inspiration. I am going to borrow your ideas and hopefully can post some pictures up onto my blog later. Happy Holiday!

  29. Beautiful, wonderful pictures. I'm inspired to get off my lazy butt today and decorate.

  30. good morning and so nice to meet you and your your holiday follower...come on over for a visit...Happy decorating!!..xo, Mariaelena

  31. If the pine cone does not have a stem, how would I tie the ribbon to it?

  32. Hi there,
    We’re doing a piece here at The Daily Meal on decorating with herbs. The pinecones would be a great addition to our slideshow! Please let me know if we can use this photo. We’ll of course give you full credit, and link back to your site if you’d like. You can email me at Thanks so much!

    Jane Bruce
    Photo Editor
    The Daily Meal

  33. Hello. I just found you through Pinterest. Such beautiful, natural images! I love the pinecones with ribbon and so do many others as I can tell by all of the pinning! Thanks and I will be back.. Check out my Pinterest page if you fancy.

  34. I love all of your holiday decorations.. this is very inspiring :) I've actually just finished a pine cone crafts and decorations round-up and hope that its okay that I've featured your pretty hanging pine cones. You can see it here:

    Thank you so very much for these holiday decorating ideas :)

  35. Hi. I totally love your pinecones hanging in the window. I went out this morning and bought some ribbon and made one of my own. Thanks for the inspiration!!!! Jane

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