Since this is my first year owning a house, being married, not a full-time student, and not living with roommates (Chris and I call each other roomies for life, but that doesn't count) I really wanted to go ALL OUT with the holiday decorations, buttttt then I see the prices of some things and
I have decided this year is going to be the year of buying all my holiday decorations the day after the actual holiday. Yes, I may decorate for each holiday after it has already passed, but hey!, there is no rule saying I can't have pumpkin around my house all year long. Actually I do have this husband who will probably object to that...
Anyways, since I am
The black vases were garage sale finds for $.50 a pop and the black flowers, cat, and skull were Michaels finds. These little arrangements may be decorations in preparation for a little get together this weekend, but then again, maybe they're not. Ok, they are, but I can't show you anymore than that!
Moving on now to my
Now for Christmas decorations...no I have not whipped out the Christmas tree yet, but I am really tempted to...has anyone seen the to die for rooms in the Ballard Designs magazine? Oh. My. Gosh. I just want e v e r y t h i n g. I mean look at these rooms. They have Christmas AND leopard print all in ONE ROOM. Yes people, the best print in the world and the best holiday joined forces and graced these glossy pages to create a design masterpiece.
Is this room not perfect?!
As for this year's Christmas decorations, I did buy all of our ornaments last year on sale the day after Christmas. Chris proposed on December 17th, so I knew we would be needing our own decorations! Does that mean I won't but more ornaments this year after Christmas? No, but at least for this Christmas we are covered. I want to have options when it comes to Christmas decorations, so more than one set of ornaments is
I can't wait for the after holiday sales this year. I am kind of sad we are not rollin' in the pumpkins and spiders for this fall/Halloween, but I know next year we are going all. out. Yes, the Tucker's will be that house on the block; decked out. I can hardly wait!