Saturday, December 22, 2012

A Bit of Tartan

I hope y'all are ready for Christmas. This year, as far as decorating goes, I seem to be a little disorganized...Ha Ha...nothing new there. I like to change things around a little each year, but one thing I always include is a bit of tartan.
Here are a few things around the house...

A tartan clad nutcracker...

...or two...and a red and black tartan throw to ward off the chill...   

..a pair of nutcracker candle holders from Bombay Company...many years ago...

... a big nutcracker holds a tartan covered book... 

...and a little musical pillow in Hubby's music room.

On top of the fridge, there's a little tree in a pot which has a tartan bow...

...and beside it, a tartan plate. I know y'all have seen these before...

...cocoa in a tartan mug, tartan napkin, and a square glass candle holder that I wrapped with a wide tartan ribbon...

...and of course, a tartan photo frame with this year's exciting visit with Santa.

It's really cold here in Georgia, and starting to feel like Christmas.
You'd better watch out. It won't be long now...Santa's on his way.
Hugs, and stay warm,
Babs


17 comments:

Salmagundi said...

Love the picture with Santa -- haven't we all been there at one time??? I bet to a tiny one, Santa does look scary! Thanks for sharing your tartan Christmas. Sally

Richard Cottrell said...

I just love your tartan Christmas. Merry, Merry and Happy. Happy!!! Richard from My old historic House.

Sarah said...

Tartan treats! I love it, Babs. All ready here and baking this weekend. There is a chill in the air, but not too cold. Enjoy the time with your family and stay warm and cozy...........Hugs ~ Sarah

Ellie VanCaster said...

I love all the tartan plaids-they seem to be Christmas for me.
Merry Christmas to you and
your loved ones.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I so love your tartan, just gorgeous. I hope you and all your family have a very Blessed and Merry Christmas. Hugs, Marty

Blondie's Journal said...

You have such a sweet collection of Nutcrackers! When my daughter was young, they scared her, so I never had any...still don't! lol! Tartan and Christmas just go together!

Merry Christmas, Babs!

XO,
Jane

Kathysue said...

Merry Merry Christmas Babs, love your touches of tartan!
xo Kathysue

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty Babs, I love your new nutcracker! Merry Christmas-enjoy:@)

Infuse With Liz said...

Hello Babs!
Love your tartan and nutcrackers! Just stopped in to wish you a very Merry Chtlristmas!

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Love the tartan themed decor. The nutcrackers in kilts especially. We already celebrated Christmas when my kids were here a week ago. Have a very Merry Christmas, Babs!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Your home looks cozy warm and all decked out for the day. The picture is pricless!
Merry Christmas!!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

It all looks so pretty Babs! I saw those dishes in HomeGoods this year and I'm sorry they didn't come home with me!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

vignette design said...

Thanks for the tartan treat Babs! Merry Christmas to you and yours! ~Delores

Alycia Nichols said...

Oh, how I love that big ol' nutcracker! You know I love BIG!!! He's cool! He and my "Geoffrey" should meet! :-) Love that pillow with the jingle bells, too. That's really cute! Sometimes the visit with Santa doesn't go as planned. The results are always EXCELLENT blackmail material for later in the child's life...especially the boys! :-) Great tartan display, Babs! Have a super Merry Christmas!!!

Daphne Bryson said...

Good Evening Babs, What a wonderful collection of Nutcrackers, they are fabulous. I also like your husband's cushion which he has in his music room. Have a wonderful Christmas Babs, Best Wishes Daphne

Marigene said...

Tartans, tartans, tartans...love, love, love your tartan Christmas!
Merry Christmas, Babs.

On Crooked Creek said...

Babs,
As I scrolled thru your photos, I could hear the Nutcracker Theme playing in my head!!! Love the tartan plaid!!! Seems I've seen quite a bit in the Land of Blog this year!
Have a Merry, Merry Christmas, dear friend!!!
Fondly,
Pat