imartsy Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 3:45am
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Okay sorry but I couldn't get an attachment option in the "Lounge", so I'm putting this here icon_smile.gif

Okay so my husband and I got our tree last minute - Dec. 15th. But it's awesome icon_smile.gif We just went to Target and got a kit that's a bunch of ornaments and stuff all in a box - so even if you have no decorating talent at all icon_smile.gif - you can have a pretty tree!!!

So what does your tree look like? icon_smile.gif (oh by the way - my family ornaments and fun ones are hidden on the tree too icon_smile.gif )
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lilmisscantbewrg Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 4:08am
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Your tree is beautiful!! Btw, I reeeeally love your wall color icon_smile.gif

mjs4492 Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 4:10am
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Great Tree!!! thumbs_up.gif

My tree is special: my husband is an overseas boat captain and is home this year for Christmas - first time ever since 1979!!!
When I knew he was really coming home (about the first or second week of December), buddy I went and got a tree and all the decorations I wanted icon_lol.gif

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas!! Be thankful of him/her being around all the time!!
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cakegirl0315 Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 4:19am
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I'm a bit odd in that I like to have themes for the tree each year. We have a traditional theme which is a bunch of odds and end ornaments collected over the years with multi color lights and then there is the gold and white tree which started the whole "themed tree obsession". I even made everyone wrap their presents in gold and white paper to match it!

I know I know but it looked gorgeous in the pictures....now the last two years I have done a red and white tree. It has lots of peppermint looking ornaments and snowmen and santas. And yes the wrapping paper has to be red and white!!!

Anyways this is the only pic of the "peppermint tree" I have this year.
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imartsy Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 4:35am
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Yeah fun!!! I hope we get a lot of pictures here - it's great to see everyone's creativity in other areas too icon_smile.gif

Merry Christmas everyone!

And hey - if you got a cool Menorah (sorry if I misspelled) you can post that here too!! icon_smile.gif

imartsy Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 9:33pm
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Hmm anyone else want to add?

justfrosting Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 9:44pm
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What a fun thread! I am going to wait until it is dark, because that is when my tree looks prettiest. icon_biggrin.gif

patticakesnc Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 10:13pm
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Here are a couple quick photos of my tree. It is behind my couch so it was hard to get a good picture. It is actually quite pretty.

You guys trees are so pretty too. I love the little ladder!
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knoxcop1 Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 10:21pm
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Here's our tree. DS's presents are not all there in this picture. He's 13 and decorated the tree all by himself. Not too awful bad!

--Knox--
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sweetamber Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 10:31pm

Great trees everyone! Here's mine- it's stuck around since dec. 2 and I am really going to miss it!
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kelleym Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 10:31pm

I wish I'd thought to take a picture last night with the gifts around it -- we had 29 people here for present-opening!
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Tuggy Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 11:09pm

My son called it the "Barbie-Tree" icon_biggrin.gif , but I had to buy those pink baubles!

Hope you all have a great and wonderfull Christmas!
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patticakesnc Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 11:35pm

Imarsty what color is your walls. I love that too. Mine is similar (showed up lighter in the second pic than it really is) . Mine is winter wheat. I have 3 walls that color and one Moss then accented in cherry and cranberry.

Lejla Posted 25 Dec 2006 , 11:57pm

O wow,I love your trees guys.Thats one of the things I love about this time of the year.Not only the tree in the house,but the smell of the pine needles makes it extra special for me.Here is what I did with mine this year. icon_smile.gificon_smile.gif
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Pearl70 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 12:14am

here is our tree.hope all had a great christmas
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jeking Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 12:18am

We put on many, many less ornaments than usual this year...thanks goodness. I think less is sometimes more...my DH thinks if they are in the box they should all be put on. He acquiesced this year and admitted that it does look better without so many.
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morphis1208 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 12:32am

Sorry it's sideways but I think you get the idea. This is by far the biggest tree we have ever had it's 10 feet tall. So tall that I couldn't get the topper on the top so we had to nestle it as high as we could LOL. I plan to go and raid Cracker Barrell tommorow to get some more ornaments.

Hope everyone had a blessed holiday. Say a prayer for our men and women overseas who could not be here with us today.

Merry Christmas to all.

Taunda

morphis1208 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 12:35am

Sorry for some reason it didn't post. It's in my pics.

cakegirl0315 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 12:55am

Tuggy I love the pink! I have been thinking of doing a pink theme! Not sure the family would go for it though but maybe one year!

TheCakerator Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 1:20am

Here is our Christmas tree. This was actually taken last year. Due to a new kitten in the house, this years tree is pretty bare halfway down to the floor. Happy Holidays Everyone!!!

Momkiksbutt Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 1:26am

This is this years tree. It's a miracle it made it, with our little black terror!! The pictures will explain all!! LOL
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TheCakerator Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 1:27am

guess it was to big!! I'll have hubby size it down when hes off the phone with his parents ...

Schmoop Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 2:03am

The smell of fresh pine at Christmas is a favorite of mine as well...too bad my tree is fake! Gotta be a dark red, white and silver ornament to make it on my tree. The picture made the ornaments look alot brighter than they are.

Hope everyone has a great holiday!!!
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TMM2001 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 2:38am

I love my tree
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lapazlady Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 2:45am

Thank you for the pleasure of enjoying all the beautiful Christmas trees.

FancyLayne23 Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 3:11am

I love all of your trees. I personally love Christmas trees. I have a fake tree. My husband isn't as into Christmas and refuses to help put a real one up so I just use a fake one. The lights are my favorite part. I change my tree colors every year. This years colors are white, silver and purple. I also match my wrapping paper to the tree colors. I am a weird o'. I say every year I am not changing my tree and then I end up changing it-lol. Here it is. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.
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momsandraven Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 3:12am

Everyone's trees are so pretty! Sitting in a dark room just gazing at the Christmas tree w/it's twinkling lights is one of my favorite parts of the season! icon_smile.gif Here is our tree this year. As much as I LOVE theme trees, DH doesn't like them at all, so I've got quite the mish-mash of ornaments. LOL I do think it turned out nice though.

Merry Christmas!
Beth
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imartsy Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 3:19am

very nice trees everyone! Thanks for sharing!!

Oh and for all wondering, my walls are kinda a terracotta color - it was there when we moved in and our funds our limited so it stayed - although I guess a lot of people think it's pretty - so I guess we'll keep it icon_smile.gif

TheCakerator Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 3:22am

Ok Here is our resized Christmas Tree
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fmandds Posted 26 Dec 2006 , 3:30am

Since I know I'm not the only one with a fake tree(I like not having to worry about watering it everyday and I put mine up so early, the weekend of Thanksgiving) I will share my pictures. I've painted all the wood ornaments over the years.
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