Sunday, November 30, 2014

Christmas hall tree

Today I have been busy getting some of my Christmas decorating done.  I have half of the family room done, most of the front porch and finished the hall tree.  I will be working more tonight trying to get as much done as possible.  I don't even want to think about how many more rooms I need to do.  I decided to do a plaid theme for the hall tree.  I have eveything I will need for a little outing in the snow (minus my coat).  I have my scarf, hat, gloves, boots and of course a thermos of hot cocoa.





Here is a sneak peek at my front porch.  I have a little bit more to do since I could only take so much of the cold air.  I guess I was pretty dedicated to getting most of the outdoor decorating done today in 20 degree weather for two hours.  At least it wasn't windy today.


Linking with

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58 comments :

  1. Really nice, Jody. The hall tree looks beautiful. Deb

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  2. Hi Jody, all look so beautiful I love your porch!!! I finishes my living room and my dinner room today I have many more room to do and my from and back porch to.
    Blessing
    Isora

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    1. Thank you. I have two porches on the back of my house. I will probably decorate the covered deck a little this year. Have a wonderful week!

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  3. I am lovin' your beautiful plaids...now, OF COURSE, I want some, too. :)

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  4. Very much into tartan at the moment so I loved seeing your photos.
    I think the cushion on the porch is particularly beautiful. xx

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    1. Thank you. I love plaids but it seems I love them even more at Christmas time. Have a great day!

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  5. Jody, oh my...love this soooo much! Guests visiting your home are going to be oohing and ahhing...such a welcoming porch and entry!

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    1. Thank you so much. Have a wonderful day!

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  6. Stopping by from Brenda's....soon as I seen plaid I had to stop over. I just love plaid so and it looks and I love your inside and out vignettes!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. I am still decorating so be sure to check back for new posts. Have a great day!

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  7. Gorgeous! I just love the plaid and all the rustic touches!

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  8. I'm visiting from The Scoop. I love plaid blankets and those are lovely little vignettes.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

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  9. Your hall tree is so pretty and welcoming!

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  10. How clever of you to make practical things into decorative elements. It is all so warm and friendly.

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

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  11. looks beautiful as always Jody. Now when your finished if you wouldn't mind coming over and helping me please!

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    1. I would love to but I have a feeling I will get mine done just in time for Christmas. I still have four more areas to go!

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  12. Hi there, I hopped over from Masterpiece Monday! This is so cozy and inviting! Blessings, Cecilia

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

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  13. Hi Jody, I simply adore plaid and collect thermoses and picnic tins. Last year I used them on my porch but this year they ended up in our bedroom. I love both your hall tree and your porch. Nothing says welcome Winter like plaid! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thank you. The picnic basket has been in my family as long as I can remember. I like to say that plaid is my favorite color. Have a great day!

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  14. What warm and welcoming settings you have created!! love all the plaids

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    1. Thank you! Please check back for more plaid decor and have a wonderful day!

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  15. Love, love your tartan themed hall tree and especially the porch. What a great welcome for your guests.

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  16. Beautiful! And your porch is gorgeous too!

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    1. Thank you and have a wonderful weekend!

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  17. This year I'm back to traditional red and green decor, but apart from my handmade wreath I haven't done much in the way of decorating. I wish to be more in the spirit of White Christmas and less busy:) Love you beautiful post here... give me a lot of inspiration! Happy December and Many Best wishes!!!!

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    1. I am doing a lot of red, green and white this year myself. For the past 5 years my tree has been gold and bronze. Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!

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  18. How beautiful! I just love all the tartan! So beautiful for Christmas, it makes everything look so festive!

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  19. G'day Thx for sharing at our @SayGdayParty! Pinned
    Please remember to revisit and thank you hosts, commenting on someone else's submission too if you have not only done!
    Sharing is Caring! Cheers! Joanne @ What's On The List

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  20. Wonderful wonderful. You had be at the red plaid.

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  21. Jody,
    Thank you for sharing these pretty Christmas vignette at my party...it will be featured at my party on Monday (lovin' all the plaid).

    Blessings,
    Linda

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    1. Thank you so much for letting me know about the feature. I love your parties. Have a wonderful day!!

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  22. This is so festive and welcoming. My favorite part is the plaid blanket thrown over the bench. Thanks for sharing at VIParty.

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  23. Beautiful! Love the hall tree, it's fantastic. Thank you for sharing and linking up to Scraptastic Saturdays. This post has been shared via Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Have a wonderful week.

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    1. Thank you for the share and have a wonderful day!

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  24. Beautiful! I love the porch! I would love to sit out there with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate!

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  25. Plaid is my absolute favorite! Definitely pinning to my plaid board and Christmas board! I would love to invite you to share your post at my 2014 Christmas Homemaking Hop. :) http://www.aprilshomemaking.com/2014/12/2014-christmas-homemaking-hop.html

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and for the invitation. I linked this post plus a couple of other to your blog hop. Have a wonderful week!

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  26. This looks so cozy and inviting! Love all of the plaid, especially the thermos! Thanks for linking up!

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  27. I really love the plaid in your decorating! So pretty and vintage and rustic!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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  28. I love your perfect plaids!!! And this is just like the hall tree we had in my house growing up. Beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing at the Found & Foraged party last week! Hope to see you again tonight...starts at 8 central. :) xo, Laura

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  29. Hi Jody! I love your Hall Tree...especially the plaid! Thank you for sharing. You are one of the fan favorites at the Sunday Showcase from the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link so you can check out your feature. http://www.thededicatedhouse.com/2015/01/sunday-showcase-from-make-it-pretty.html I hope to see you tomorrow at Make it Pretty Monday! Happy New Year! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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    1. Thank you so much for the feature and I will at the party on Monday. Have a great day!

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