Hope everyone had a great and blessed Thanksgiving!
I suppose most of us are now in full swing Christmas-mode.
Sure wish the season lasted a little longer... love Christmas!
Have ya'll ever been to Ollie's?
My daughter introduced me to it back in the fall...
as if I needed another place to bargain shop! :)
Pretty cool place, and the prices really were cheaper for the items I priced,
I've been in search for a lantern for awhile, and couldn't turn this one down.
Can't recall the price, but it was relatively inexpensive.
Thought it would be a perfect piece to change according to the seasons,
starting with Fall.
I had all the embellishments on hand...
The lantern rested on a bench on the front porch,
shedding just a wee bit of light.
When the fall decorations came down,
the lantern received a new look... one to welcome Jolly Ole Saint Nick!
Everything to decorate it, came from my stash, except the ribbon.
The lantern found a new temporary home atop the TV Armoire.
The framed flag was from my late father-in-law's funeral.
It doesn't get moved, no matter the season or decor.
We consider it a great honor to have, and display it proudly!
How is your Christmas decorating coming along?
The inside of my home has been finished for about a week.
Saturday, I got out in the almost 80 degree weather... can you believe that,
...and did a little on the outside.
But it's not even December 1st yet,
so I'm sure they'll be lots of tweaking between now and the 25th! :)
Wednesday, I'll be back to share the rest of the living room!
Hope you'll pop back in to check it out!
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