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Monday, January 18, 2016


Christmas Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

In my recent post, I shared my after-Christmas mantel and talked about how dull the house looks without Christmas décor. The proof is in the pictures. Remember all of the Santas I showed in this hutch?

Hutch-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

 The Santas have all gone back into the holiday closet.

Christmas Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

There were even more Santas in these shelves.

Shelf Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

 This is how the shelves look now.
Christmas Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

Remember my stove alcove in the kitchen?

Kitchen Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

Scrooge and all of the rest have gone back into the holiday closet.

Christmas Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

The Christmas Village Train Station is no longer on the piano.

piano-Bargain Decorating with Laurie
It looks this way now.

Christmas Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

The cabinet in our study was filled with Christmas joy.

Shelf Decor-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

Now it's filled with things that need a storage space.

Nativity-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

Our Fontannini Nativity was on the desk in our front entry. 

Desk vignette-Bargain Decorating with Laurie

Now ordinary desk items fill the desk.
I'm glad to have accomplished putting away the Christmas decor, but I'm kind of missing it. I'll be getting Valentine décor out of the holiday closet now, so my after-Christmas dull drums won't last long.
Thanks for stopping by.
 This post is partying with Met Monday at Between Naps on the Porch,  Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life, Tweak it Tuesday at Cozy Little House, Table It at Rustic and Refined, and You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday at Kathe with an E. 


Ginger said...

That sounds like a full time job putting up and taking down decorations. I'm so glad you like to do it though...we get to enjoy it without the work. Lol

Karie said...

Wow! You have been busy. You have a beautiful home, and all your decorations are gorgeous. I am so glad I stopped by. Thanks for sharing. Karie

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laurie, you have been a busy girl but so worth it for the refresh to winter. Love your displays. Your home is beautiful! xo

Sandi Magle said...

LOL, I hardly think your Quimper is dull...nor your lovely boy monk? statue in front of the mirror.

Red is such a cheery color, and behind your collections it adds that.

String some hearts...LOL, Fun post-I feel that way when Fall comes down in my house. Sandi

Christine @ Rustic-Refined said...

Everytime I see all those glorious bookcase shelves I think... holy cow I get all kinds of goodies on those!

What a great play area for all your treasures, good job!