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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Merry Christmas from Our Home!

This week, my friend Daniella from Daniella Hayes has much to celebrate! You see, she is featured in Altered Arts Magazine....


But, little does she know that she has something else to celebrate too--She is the winner of my Novica giveaway--Congratulations, Daniella! (I know you'll probably faint from the news as I almost did too!)

Thank you ALL for playing along and joining in my giveaway from this fabulous company...I think that their online catalogue is totally amazing!!!


I want to wish you all a happy holiday season....


I hope that this will be the best Christmas ever...


And that all of your dreams and wishes come true...


Here are some glimpses around our house....This is one of our fireplaces--It's in our familyroom....


Little packages ready to go....


The fireplace mantel aglow....


Joan of Arc, a family heirloom that sits in our livingroom....


A Christmas caroler....


And part of our livingroom....

Well, that's a little holiday glimpse around here...I hope you're all having a happy season of blessings!!!

A Special Note: Do you have any last-minute Christmas gifts to make, but need ideas? My Ebook, Mixed Media Art: Living Your Passion is filled with awesome craft projects to make! It's just $2.99! It just reached NUMBER ONE in Mixed Media Ebooks on Amazon!!! I am sooo excited!

(If you don't have a Kindle, you can download a free app. to read it right on your computer...the link to the app. is up on a tab at the top of my blog that says "Read Ebooks Right on Your Computer.") Imagine projects made with easy-to-get images, adorable creations made with burlap--and more! The recipients will be excited--and impressed!!

XO
Cindy

Linking this to:
Wow Us Wednesday
Blogging Around the Christmas Tree
Show & Tell Friday
Potpourri Friday


50 comments:

Sonia said...

Beautiful home! Thanks for sharing. :)

Merry Christmas!

God bless and keep you,
Sonia

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

Beautiful CIndy! Congrats to sweet Daniella!

Sue said...

A very festive home Cin I wish you a Happy and Safe Christmas, and I also wish all your dreams come true as well. Thank you for being such a
wonderful Blogger friend Cin, and I shall look forward to your projects in 2012.
Smiles:)

Marydon said...

Oh, cindy, your home is pure elegance & warmth. Congrats to Daniella.

Merry Christmas
TTFN ~
Hugs & love,
Marydon

Irene said...

Beautifully decorated. The front of your home look welcoming.

Sush said...

OH I do love your home! So welcoming and Christmasy! Hugs~

Donna said...

Your home is just beautiful, Cindy! I love, love, love your festive front porch! And congrats to the winner!!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Cindy, Your home is gorgeous and so warm full of the spirit of Christmas. Congrats to Daniella

Have a wonderful evening.
Raining here tonight. It could be snow~~~~
Love, Celestina Marie

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Congrats Daniella!! I loveeeeeeeeee your decor!! GORGEOUS! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Donna said...

Oh Dear Cindy,

Your home is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing a bit of you and Ralph with us! Stunning!

Congratulations to Daniella! Two great things to celebrate!

Blessings,
Donna

Sylvia said...

Beautiful pictures of your Christmas decorations, Cindy! thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving sweet comments. Have a wonderful Christmas.

Michele said...

oh my goodness i want to visit you at Christmas time! (any time really!) your home is just beautiful. thanks for all of your words of encouragement. i am doing fine and trying to get in the spirit of the holidays myself. much love to you and yours! xoxoxoxooox

Sarah said...

Congratulations, Daniella!

Thanks, Cindy, for linking up with my Homemaking party this past weekend...hope to see you again this weekend!

Your home is lovely---I hope you have a blessed Christmas!

Sarah

craftattack said...

Congrats to Daniella. LOVE the pics of your house, it all looks so beautiful! Valerie

Jo said...

Your home looks warm, festive and inviting! have a wonderful Christmas!

New End Studio said...

Double Congrats to Daniella!

A pretty and warm home, Cindy. TFS the Christmas scenes. The piano is gorgeous.

Hope everyone has a bright and blessed Christmas and a wonderful new year!

bichonpawz said...

Cindy! Your home is gorgeous all decked out for Christmas!! It looks wonderful! Have a terrific holiday!!! Congratulations to your winner!!
xo
Jeanne

Creative Grammie said...

Aloha Cindy,
Your house is so fabulously decorated! I love how festive and inviting everything looks.
Congrats to Daniella for winning your novica giveaway and for being featured in Altered Art Magazine.
Hope you're having a wonderful Christmas.
Hugs to you.

Cheryl said...

oh huge congratulations to dear Daniel,bless her could not have happened to a more talented and beautiful lady,your home is gorgeous hun wow hugs cherylxxx

Creative Grammie said...

Hi Cindy,
It's me again. I just finished your latest seminar,"Blogging For Business". Wow, my dear friend, that seminar is packed full of wonderful information! You are such an amazingly talented person,and your heart so full.
Thank you for all the treasures of information that you bestow upon all of us.
Warm hugs going your way...

Zoechaos said...

Many congratulations to Daniella.

Thank you Cindy for sharing these pictures of your beautiful home love that you completely practice what you preach and have such elegant vintage style surroundings. XOXO Zoe

Maria Elena said...

So pretty and elegant!
Happy Holidays!

1CardCreator said...

Your home is beautiful Cindy, love the decorations for the holidays too. Congrats to Daniella, it could not have happened to a nicer person!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Congratulations, Daniella!

I bet she is on cloud nine!!!

Hi Cindy,

Your home is gorgeous inside and out. It's so festive and beautiful.
I love how you incorporated all the poinsettia flowers in all your beautiful displays.

xo,
Dee

Danice said...

Cindy, your home is so lovely and Christmassy! Thank you for sharing this with us. It is always so much fun to read your posts and see your great photos :)

Jill said...

Your home is cozy, warm, inviting and absolutely beautiful! I just adore all of your holiday decor. Thanks for sharing the beauty with me.

Ira said...

Love your home, Cindy, it really is a place you would love to go to. Love how you decorated your house, it looks so warm and cozy. You will certainly be celebrating wonderful holidays here. Blessings and hugs, Ira xox

Ira said...

Here I am again Cindy, forgot to tell you that your house is exactly like you, warm and inviting! Hugs, Ira

Ella said...

Your home looks so cozy n' inviting!
Just beautiful! I loved you sharing with us~ Just wonderful!

Thanks for sharing and all you do! xo

Cindy said...

Congratulations to Daniella! Oh my gosh, Cindy, your home is gorgeous!! Inside and out - it's beautiful!
Hugs,
Cindy

Ros said...

What a fabulous home you have!!! My jaw is on the floor!! have a wonderful Christmas too my friend

Mina said...

Sending a double congratulations to Daniella! Lucky, lucky lady.

Cindy, your home is utterly breathtaking. I hope you have a glorious holiday.

Blessed Serendipity said...

Cindy your home is so beautiful! I love all the special decorations and touches you have put into your decorating.

xo,
Danielle

Dezinaworld said...

Well done to the lovely and talented Daniella !! Congrats for the give away too.
wow your house is beautiful and it must be large too Cindy, i live in a very small apartment so your home looks like a palace to me.
happy happy christmas to you too my friend
hugs June xxxxx

Dorthe said...

Dear Cindy, your home looks so fabolous, so christmasy-and elegant cosy.You will have a so beautiful christmas here.
Thankyou for the look :)
Hugs,Dorthe

Queenie Believe said...

Your home is beautiful! What a wonderful place to be and create.
Happy holidays to your and your family.
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

The French Hutch said...

Hi Cindy, Your home looks amazing all decked out for Christmas. I love your home, the wonderful porch. Your decorations and the lights on the topiaries just gorgeous. Congratulations to Daniella. I'll bet she is so excited!
Love the Merry Christmas Header!

~Emily
The French Hutch

Jensters said...

What a lovely home you have Cindy and decorated very traditional just what i like...thanks for the lovely comment about my tiny stocking x

Linda M. said...

Congratulations Daniella! Cindy your home looks wonderful, cozy, warm, just gorgeous. Hugs, Linda

Darcie (My Modern Country) said...

Wow! Your home and Christmas decor is beautiful-thanks for sharing!

Dani Cristin said...

Que lindíssimo está a decoração de Natal da sua casa!
Esse clima de Natal é muito especial, quando as pessoas saúdam umas as outras com desejos de felicidade e esperança.
É neste clima que quero lhe desejar um Feliz Natal e que os desejos que almejas se realizem.

Bijos,
Dani Cristin

Marcia said...

Your home is as beautiful as ever, Cindy. I love every detail but my favorite is the front porch.
Congrats to Daniella.

Heaven's Walk said...

YOUR home needs to be in a mag, Cindy! It's sooo beautiful! :)

xoxo laurie

mrshinesclass said...

I could just sit and stare at the outside of your home all day, but then I would miss out on the beauty that awaits inside. Your home is beautiful..that caroler is to die for.
Please come share your New Orleans stylings and talent at my Show & Tell link party. It kicks off on Wednesdays each week at mrshinesclass.wordpress.com

mississippi artist said...

You have a beautiful home Cindy. And congratulations on your book, I am going to Amazon to look it up.

Daniella said...

OH MY HECK X1TRILLION!!
I am sooooooooooo sorry it's taken me so long to get here! I am finally getting back to my email since the surgery. The super great news is that they got all of the cancer!
BUT! the EXTRA awesome news is that I won your giveaway! I really did almost pass out!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!! And I am sorry I didn't get here sooner.
Your home is so beautiful! You are so awesome!
I am off to buy your book too! I have been DYING to do that for a week!
You are the best Cindy! Thank you for showing me off!!
xxDaniella

SwedishCorner-DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Thanks for sharing beautiful pictures of your lovely home!

Greetings from Australia♥

Abbie said...

Wow! Everything looks so festive and lovely!

Well done!

I'm hosting the Christmas Tree theme of a Blogging Around the Christmas Tree linky party, and would love to have you stop by and share your tree!

Oh, and I'm your newest follower!

Cheers!

~Abbie (www.fivedaysfiveways.com)

Honey at 2805 said...

A beautiful and stunning tour!

Thank you for linking to Potpourri Friday! May you have a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays!

LUISA MAY said...

Your House is So Beautiful, Very french-y and elegant. Thank you for stopping by & for the sweet lil comment you left me. I love that cute lil caroler!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

XOXO,
Luisa