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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Copper and Gold




I havn't even gotten all the boxes down from the attic yet, so not much going on here in the way of Christmas decor.  Today I found some goodies at GW so that got me started with a couple of displays.



First up is the DR table.  Just a small vignette, one that I can add on to when all the boxes come down.  See that wonderful gold and copper tensil tree, that fabulous gem came from GW for $3.99 and 25% off for Senior Day.  I was definitely doing a happy dance. Such a fun piece and just the right size to use in a lot of different places.


 After GW, I stopped in Michaels to get some ribbon and they had these adorable reindeer on sale for 1/2 off, so for $5 he just jumped in my basket.


 I went through my floral and fruit bins and found a couple of things that would work for my vignette.


 Some fruit, pinecones and more glitz.


 Yea, at least I am started.





OK, the boxes came down and I tweaked a little bit more.  I changed out the candlesticks for the hurricanes and added a great little santa.  Much better.




I found a great wreath for the door also.  GW wreath was $3.99 and a sack of 3 Cranberry balls for $2.99. I hooked two of them together to hang on the wreath.  Perfect for the door.


Now to get all those boxes and bins down and really get started.


I am joining the following parties:
Kim @ Savvy Southern Style for WOW Wednesday
Ivy @ Ivy and Elephants for What's It Wednesday
Kristen @ We Are That Family for Works For Me Wednesday
Lindsay @ Southern Lovely for Show and Share
Roeschel @ DIY Showoff for DIY Fall Festival
Judy @ DIY by Design for Fall Into Fall
Yvonne @ Stonegable  for Tutorials - Tips and Tidbits Thursday
Gina @ The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursday
Lindsay @ Southern Lovely for Show and Share Thursday
Sherry @ No Minimalist Here for Open House Party on Thursdays
Katherine @ Katherines Corner for Favorite Things Thursday Hop
Niki @ The Vintage Farmhouse for Creative Things Thursday
Kathy @ A Delightsome Life for Home and Garden Thursday
Richella @ Imparting Grace for Grace at Home
Susan @ Between Naps On The Porch for Tablescape Thursday
Jennifer Rizzo  for Fabulously Creative Friday

36 comments:

  1. I believe I have your reindeers sibling lol! Terrific finds Marty! Your wreath and vignette are lovely.

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  2. Marty looks like great GW finds again! Love your table vignette! Pretty door decor too!
    xx
    Anne

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  3. Love the colors, Marty! Another beautiful vignette!!! You got some great deals!

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  4. Very pretty, Marty! I'm calling my decorating done for this year. I love the vignette on your dining table. I need to add something to our table, but I hate having to move things off it when we are eating there. I'll have to think of something simple and quick to move.

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  5. Marty I would be doing the happy dance too!!
    Cute tree and reindeer....
    Love you cute Holiday tag.

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  6. Wow! Very Pretty! You have done much more than I have. I stared at my big tree and decided I will go the small tree route again this year.

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  7. That is such a pretty centerpiece on your table! I really love that tree. You find the best things at your GW.

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  8. that looks terrific Marty and wow what great bargains you got. that tinsel tree is fabulous.
    you always find the best stuff. I havent even started on my table or the living room mantle.
    things just dont get done like I think they will lol

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  9. What an inspired idea to have tassels on your door wreath. I am going to poach your idea, if that is okay. Can't wait to see all of your lovely decorations.

    Nancy B

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  10. Oh Marty! Those tinsil tree is to DIE FOR awesome, I looooove it, you will be able to do so much with that awesome piece and for a song, too, whooo hoooo!

    Hugs.

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  11. Fun new finds, Marty. I had a pair of those deer years ago, but they didn't make it to this house when we moved. Have no idea what happened to them. ;-)

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  12. Hi Marty, great finds. I love the wreath. I found some goodies at the Salvation Army today. xo, Olive

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  13. so it's true, reindeer really can jump! :) Pretty holiday inspiration.

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  14. Marty, you're the best example of using of what you have and then adding a few inexpensive things to come up with beautiful arrangements! It's so much fun to see what you create--your house always looks lovely and welcoming. :)

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  15. You found some great things. It is amazing all the Christmas stuff at Goodwill, isn't it? Love your cranberry balls added to the wreath. It looks so pretty. I dragged the last bin full of stuff up and we are decorated - except for a couple of strings of ligths I need to pick up- xo Diana

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  16. Oh how pretty ! I have been searching in the woods here for pine cones and woodsy things to bring in but the drought we had this summer has seemed to of affected everything . I will keep searching as I love walking the woods . Have a lovely evening !

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  17. Marty, Just berautiful. I love the little tree.

    Cynthia

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  18. Beautiful! I love decorating with golds for Christmas!


    =)


    Brooke

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  19. Marty, beautiful vignette! Love the reindeer and the small tree is so pretty! Can NOT wait to see all your Holiday decor!

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  20. I haven't even taken my Christmas decorations out of the boxes. I think I am going with live greens and very minimal decor this year! Your golds and coppers have to be my favorite colors for Christmas. I do love the traditional green and red, but those metalic colors are so so rich!!!!
    Just beautiful... as usual!!!!

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  21. You hit the jackpot at GW...again! I have the same reindeer also from Michaels. Your vignette and wreath are both fantastic!

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  22. Treasures from GW....I love the Tinsel tree...how pretty! Your decorations are beautiful! I'm always amazed about the good deals you find at GW.
    Have a nice week,
    moni

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  23. Marty, I love GW treasures, look's like you found some great ones. It's looking fabulous. Have a great day.

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  24. Great finds, Marty! I did well at the garage sales this Saturday too. I get so pleased with myself when I find something for next to nothing! :)
    I love your display! So pretty!
    Hugs,
    Mona

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  25. Marty,
    WoW!!! What a great beginning, dear friend!!!
    Love your golden deer and the tree is adorable!!!
    A festive front door all ready to greet your guest! Just stunning!
    I'll be back to see what you bring down from the attic!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  26. Those colors are lovely together. So rich! I am slow getting going, however I have tackled two trees and the mantel.

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  27. Looks so pretty! I love gold, and I love reindeer (I used both in my mantel!) :)
    Susan

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  28. Gorgeous, Marty! That reindeer is adorable -- and so perfect for "your" colors! You'll have fun with him!

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  29. Your vignette is so lovely! I just love seeing GW finds put to good use!

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  30. love the warm colors in your setting, and i love mixing metals, too.

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  31. I do love this holiday centerpiece.. it's so elegant. and your wreath is wonderful on the front door.. xo marlis

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  32. Great start, Marty! Your vignette is very lovely, and I really like what you did with your door swag!

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  33. Marty love the centerpiece and really love the bow on the door. I am sharing some of my Christmas decorating in tomorrows post Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Hop. xo

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  34. Seeing your deer reminds me that I have a couple of those if I could just remember where. In the last couple of years I have kept decorating pretty much to a minimum and can't always remember where I stash things.

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