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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Holiday dinette

I really kept it simple this year in our dining area.  Last year I was cleaning up snowflake glitter, and scraping hot glue off the windows for months so it seemed. This year, I found a pretty large wreath at Target, added some more embellishments to it. I hung a few holiday plates around, blinged up the chande just a tad, and that be it for the dinette.

This was my most recent score from Garden ridge. This is a major upgrade from my wire rack!







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65 Comments:

Blogger Pam @ diy Design Fanatic said...

The window is the perfect place for your wreath, Debbie! Your dining area looks wonderfully festive!

December 7, 2010 at 8:23 PM  
Blogger Vintage Sassy said...

I know what you mean, Picnik is so much fun, I could play with it for hours!! What am I saying, I do play with it for hours...LOL!

xo
LeAnn

December 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM  
Blogger Becca said...

Hey, HEY, hey (said like Ree Run). Girl, you're rockin' the Christmas kitchen! I love all of your embellishments ... the beautiful wreath on your window ... the reindeer and snowflakes hanging from your chandie, and even your rooster lamp getting dressed for the season! So fun. And, BTW, you are the Picnik *Queen* ... that website is addictive! Happy Holidays, Becca

December 7, 2010 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger Becca said...

And, PS: thanks for stopping by and leaving such a sweet note about my Christmas dining room. Becca xo

December 7, 2010 at 8:37 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

Wonderful, I am trying to scale it down too! Wait we bought two tree last night instead of one. Crap!

December 7, 2010 at 8:38 PM  
Blogger Olive Cooper said...

The wreath and tureen are just fabulous. I know about Picnik Playtime. Joe bought that for me and my domain name for Christmas..wasn't that a sweet gift for a blogger? You can bake just try it! ♥O

December 7, 2010 at 8:40 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Great picture! I have the same Fa La La towel! It always makes me smile when unpacking the Christmas decorations! Your picture are great, especially love the close up of the wreath!
Wendy

December 7, 2010 at 8:45 PM  
Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Debbie, I love that one large wreath on the windows. It really makes a statement. Cute decor all around and I see you are playing with your photos. Thanks so much for joining the party!

December 7, 2010 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger Charm Bracelet Diva said...

Love it all ~ I've been meaning to hang greenery from my two (yes, two) chandeliers over the kitchen table, but I've been a bit intimidated. Yours looks great, how did you do it? Thanks for sharing!

December 7, 2010 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger ~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What gorgeous photos! I love the way the sun is streaming in! Lovely! ♥

December 7, 2010 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

Very Pretty! really like the wreath on the windows.
Enjoy your evening.

December 7, 2010 at 8:55 PM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Hi Deb, Looks like you had a great time decorating and also with your photography. Everything looks so awesome, you really know how to dress up a room! Thanks for always stopping by and leaving me sweet comments, your friendship means alot to me and I'm so happy your blogging a bit too! We're bad, you know we can't totally stay away from blogland, lol!
Hugz,
Kim

December 7, 2010 at 8:57 PM  
Blogger Linda @ A La Carte said...

That big beautiful window looks wonderful with that wreath!!

December 7, 2010 at 9:26 PM  
Blogger Jane said...

Such a gorgeous room. Your Christmas additions are just perfect.
Jane

December 7, 2010 at 9:29 PM  
Blogger Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Oooh Ms Debbiedoo, it is all so pretty. That wreath does look great in the window. You have certainly been busy. Oh, and you know I think your roosters rock!

December 7, 2010 at 9:34 PM  
Blogger Vanessa said...

I love it Debbie! I also went a little bit more simple in my dining space and I love that you added just the right festive touches without overpowering the space. You did awesome girl!
Vanessa

December 7, 2010 at 10:01 PM  
Blogger Kathy@ Gone North said...

Just lovely! & your wreath is stunning in that spot. I love how your new valance just blends, & adds to the Christmas feel.
AND I LOVE seeing the sun coming in.... we won't see the sun here in Michigan again until, maybe April... : )

December 7, 2010 at 10:13 PM  
Blogger Velvet Over Steel said...

I like it all! Very nice, Debbie!!

I bought some things.. 'super cheap' clearance last year.. for my dinning room. Now I have to find them in the basement before the boys get here. 2 weeks from today!! Thanks for the reminding me what I had bought. :-)

December 7, 2010 at 10:25 PM  
Anonymous nannykim/spindlecottage said...

Such a happy room--I could sit there and bath in the light with a cup of java!

December 7, 2010 at 10:26 PM  
Blogger Pamela said...

Love the window wreath Debbie! It all looks fantastic!

December 7, 2010 at 10:44 PM  
Blogger Marla @ Always Nesting said...

Perfect spot for the wreath! Gorgeous.

December 7, 2010 at 10:54 PM  
Blogger Sue said...

I think your dining room is just lovely. I love all of your little touches, and the wreath on the window looks great. Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment.
Merry Christmas

December 7, 2010 at 11:04 PM  
Blogger Karie's Chic Creations said...

Everything looks so pretty. Love the wreath. Thanks for sharing your home.

December 7, 2010 at 11:14 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

You and I are going to be signed up for Picnik Rehab before we have a word edgewise. Isn't it just too much fun. Love your new header with the hats. Crazy lady.
I can't believe you find such goodies at Target. Wow. Need to make a trip... oh, but it's only 7 outside for the high today... maybe tomorrow.

Off to bed we must go,
Kate

December 7, 2010 at 11:34 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Love it all! Love your photo's too, very unique girl, wish I knew how to do that...hey I used your photos on my blog check it out!

December 7, 2010 at 11:57 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

Your dining area is charming, Debbie...I love the candy jar vignette especially!

December 8, 2010 at 1:18 AM  
Blogger Farah Muzaffar said...

Looking very nice Debb, love your wreath, its really beautiful... and you know your dining is on of my favourite place... Beautiful like always ...
I would love if you come and enjoy the fragrance of sweet potpourri heart at
http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
Love
Farah

December 8, 2010 at 2:00 AM  
Blogger Rosadimaggio63 said...

Hi Beddie :9
che casa meravigliosa !!!!
Mi piacerebbe molto poterla visitare :))
Buona giornata.
Myriam

December 8, 2010 at 2:34 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

Beautiful job, Debbie!! I love the wreath on the window, it really frames the space. Great job! XO ~Liz

December 8, 2010 at 6:16 AM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

Debbie- It looks beautiful..the wreath is perfect...and the room is not overdone-perfect for a family! I love the artistic "rendering" you did with the picture. Hugs- Diana

December 8, 2010 at 7:33 AM  
Blogger Sailing Simply said...

Very pretty! I love the holly around the light and it goes so well with the wreath too! I also really like your new cabinet, it goes well with the other one you have in that room. What is Garden Ridge? I have really got to check out this Picnik!

December 8, 2010 at 8:00 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Your dining area looks wonderful! Even though you kept it simple, I can still see all the little touches here & there that make it look festive.

December 8, 2010 at 8:08 AM  
Blogger Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

Debbie,
It's all so beautiful! So festive and bright. I wanna come over!!!

December 8, 2010 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

Great score at Garden Ridge. I was just pouting about not being able to get there YET this season. Your photographs are great! I love how creative you get with them :D

December 8, 2010 at 8:43 AM  
Blogger Brenda Kula said...

What a cozy and pretty room you've created! I'm sure your family loves you for it. I would like to sit down at that table, have a cup of coffee and stare out at the scenery.
Brenda

December 8, 2010 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger ღღღ-Mumsy said...

I have to tell you that I love your header. It's so festive and fantastic.

Your dinning area looks fabulous, and I have cut down on decoration this year too.

December 8, 2010 at 9:03 AM  
Blogger Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

Beautiful!!! Love it! I love that wreath there in the window! Now get those treats made for Bunco!!

December 8, 2010 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Sue said...

Deb- I know what you mean about cleaning up glitter! I am doing it as we speak. Wait, I'm typing and taking a break from all the mess.... LOL Love the big wreath in the window and your new chest in the corner. All is so festively Christmas! I decided to cut back significantly this year after I was making such little headway after almost two weeks. Maybe next year I'll start at the beginning of November. Hee hee...
Fa la la la la........ ♥ Sue

December 8, 2010 at 9:27 AM  
Blogger 1 Funky Woman said...

I love the reindeer hanging from the chandelier! Looks like they are galloping in the air! The pictures are great!

Megan

December 8, 2010 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Good morning my Sweet yound friend...Girl you once again out did yourself...I really liked the way you did the plates with the frame now that one I know I will steal or I mean borrow from you ha ha!!
And girl I had to laugh about the glitter...last year I made a tree topper for my grand daughter Candace and Len asked me if that was ours new floor dust...I kid you not it looked like a Disco from the 70's for about 6 months and I'm still finding glitter ha ha!! Never again...
I hope all is well in your world my Dear friend...Thanks for coming by...I only post once a week now...I think I lost my MoJO girl...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

December 8, 2010 at 9:40 AM  
Blogger Honey at 2805 said...

Such a lovely room, so inviting! You look like a busy lady, but at your convience, please stop by. I am your latest follower.

December 8, 2010 at 11:43 AM  
Blogger Ms. Bake-it said...

Hello Debbie,

I just finished catching up on your most recent posts. Your home looks great all decked out for Christmas! Every time you post a picture of your dining room my heart does a little flip when I see that rooster picture! I know I have told you before, but I will tell you again... I love it! While in Maine I tried to convince my Aunt to let me have her rooster lamp, but she would not part with it darn it! I love the large wreath in your window and how you decorated your chandelier. I had to chuckle at your no bake cookie adventure!

~ Tracy

December 8, 2010 at 11:48 AM  
Blogger Traci said...

Love your dining room for the holidays.....simple and so elegant. Love your lamp and that cabinet from Garden Ridge has found the perfect spot!

December 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM  
Blogger Shelia said...

Gorgeous, Debbie Dear! I love it all. Your windows in here are marvelous and all the light they bring in. You do everything the right way.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

December 8, 2010 at 1:04 PM  
Blogger linda said...

i love the wreath its perfect so simple but oh so chic the gardenridge score is also so lovely evertthing looks great:)

December 8, 2010 at 1:43 PM  
Blogger -Kasey said...

Looks very fun and festive. I love the wreath at the window. :)

December 8, 2010 at 2:13 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

Really pretty Debbie ... you always decorate so beautifully!

December 8, 2010 at 2:21 PM  
Blogger Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

Hi Debbie,
LOVE your header, it's so cute with all the hats.

I just love the look and feel of your house, it absolutely looks festive, I'm so behind on decorating for the Holidays but you sure have inspired me.

December 8, 2010 at 3:15 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

You're correct. I don't have my "home decor" blog anymore. I just had too much on my plate and decided to whittle some things down. So, that blog was one of the things to go. The next time I post anything that has to do with decorating will be when I am working on Little One's room. That will be so much FUN!! I can't wait!
Youe wreath is beautiful! I love your dining area...always have! It's so warm, cozy and inviting. You're a gifted decorated and I love visiting your blog. I'm so glad you didn't stop blogging. That's very selfish of me, I know. But, there are about 5 of you gals that inspire me to do so much more with my home!

December 8, 2010 at 3:29 PM  
Blogger A girl needs 2 Talk said...

Deb! I have been looking at those photographs for 10 minutes now. Your home is like a beautiful resort to me. It looks like the kind of place I'd want to go to when I take a vacation and want to be treated like a princess!

I am actually ETERNALLY jealous of how you make it look so simple to decorate/redesign and still keep things spic and span. I don't understand it at all. If I could, I would throw out all the furniture from my house just to keep it dust-free! :D :D

Today, I'm going to give you a "beautiful home" award with this comment, just like that. You're genuinely AWESOME! BIG FAT HUG. Your blog makes me happppppppppppy. Muah!

December 8, 2010 at 5:45 PM  
Blogger Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

This is my first visit, I saw you on Tablescapes by Diane's blog roll. Your dining room is just lovely, I love the elegance of your tasteful decorations! It looks like a beautiful place to dine! If you'd like to visit me in New England, I love company and new Followers are always welcome.

Mary

December 8, 2010 at 6:01 PM  
Blogger Cricket said...

Thanks for stopping in at Crickets cafe. I love your blog and your home is ADORABLE!!!

December 8, 2010 at 6:33 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Less is more. It looks perfect and elegant. Nice job.

December 8, 2010 at 6:42 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

Nice decorations for the dining room, Debbie. Very festive for the holidays and not overkill. Nice job!

Hey! By the way, thanks for your visit to my blog and your comment. Always happy to see you stopped by. Susan

December 8, 2010 at 7:43 PM  
Blogger ~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady, I love your window for your Wreath, and Debbie your dining area looks lovely.
lol
Diane

December 8, 2010 at 8:23 PM  
Blogger Erin@likegrandmas said...

Woohoo!!! Look at that Shade, ask and ye shall receive!!! Love it Debbie, even though it's simplistic, still really festive!

December 8, 2010 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger Liz@http://infusewithliz.blogspot.com/ said...

Hey Debbie, I love this! Your wreath is in a perfect spot! I see your new gift from your Mom on the table too!
Love your decorating...where's the snow??? I have plenty! Fa la la la la la la la la!!!

December 8, 2010 at 9:23 PM  
Blogger Denise said...

It looks wonderful Debbie:)

December 8, 2010 at 10:35 PM  
Blogger Rene' said...

What a beautiful home!! Love all the windows!! Also, that has to be one of the most creative blog headers I've seen...too cute! Thank you for visting me...I'll follow too!

December 8, 2010 at 11:06 PM  
OpenID Pat said...

So very beautiful Debbie!

December 9, 2010 at 1:02 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

It looks very pretty. I know what you mean about the messy stuff. I was going to buy the spray snow for my windows and then I knew I would regret it in January. I like your Picnik'd photos, although the pencil drawing one is sort of different.

December 9, 2010 at 6:15 PM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Just the right amount of decorations, Debbie! I love all these little touches and your wreath is gorgeous!

December 10, 2010 at 12:45 PM  
Blogger Facing50Blog.com said...

Hi! I'm blog hopping todayvia Java's hop hoping to make new friends. What a FANTASTIC blog and I love your decorations. How talented you are. I have added myself as your newest follower on GFC.I'm off to browse around your blog now. Please drop by and maybe follow me. I'd be delighted to welcome you.
Warmest wishes
Carol from www.facing50withhumour.blogspot.com

December 10, 2010 at 5:14 PM  
OpenID onemixedbag.com said...

How pretty. I want you to come get my house ready for Christmas. Everything is so tastefully done.
I found you via, Java's blog hop.

December 10, 2010 at 8:01 PM  
Blogger Beki Hilton said...

Very pretty! I am your newest follower! You can visit me at mymodernguide.blogspot.com

Beki :)

December 12, 2010 at 1:49 PM  

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