Hello Everyone! Tip Junkie
is having a Christmas Tree contest on her blog, so I thought it would be fun to participate and share my tree and some of my ornaments. She'll be picking her favorites, and then there will be voting on the 20th. There's also a tree decorating contest going on at An Island Life
. The deadline to enter is up, but they are still voting. You can also share your Christmas tree with everyone at We Are THAT Family
and Thrifty Decor Chick
There are some other carnivals & events this week that I'm thinking of participating in too, which I'll try to tie into the "simple ideas" theme that I had planned for the week.
And by the way, if you're visiting via Tip Junkie, Welcome! Please take a look at all of my other Christmas posts and leave a comment so that I can come visit you too. Enjoy!
My tree has a bunch of ornaments from my mouse collection, as well as some additional misc. ornaments that I've collected over the years. I purchased a lot of them myself, but many of them were gifts. Below are some close up shots of some of my favorite ornaments.
One of my favorites is this little mouse sitting on a cookie jar (shown above).
Here's the same mouse on the cookie jar. And below it, is a Santa-mouse in a gingerbread train, and two mice with a Christmas tree, which says, "Our Christmas Together."
And here is two mice sitting on a xylophone that says "love" on it and a mouse on a box of candies.
Here's a mouse on top of a box of jell-o (left) and mouse sitting at a desk (right).
This overall-wearing mouse is hanging out of a pack of strawberry seeds and holding a shovel and watering can.
And this is a handpainted birdhouse ornament. My best friend's mom painted 2 of these for me and all of our friends when we were in high school. Above it is a mouse wearing a birthday hat. In this picture it kind of looks like they're attached....they're not, but come to think of it, that would be a cute ornament idea.
And here is our Under-The-Tree Cat Ornament.
Labels: Christmas, decorating