Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Stockings, Gillyflowers, and Glitter

"Christmas is a season for
kindling the fire for hospitality
in the hall, the genial flame of
charity in the heart."
                  ~Washington Irving

   The past week has been so hectic! Apart from Christmas chaos my little sister is having her first baby - she is due January 5th but we are all very aware that she could be early! So much preparation taking place right now. Christmas is about family though and I am enjoying all of the hubbub. 
I have had these pictures ready for a little while and just haven't found the time to edit and post them but at last here they are! I seem to be amassing a little collection of Christmas stockings. I have the two that I have photographed the last few years - the Victorian pink and the beaded ivory one - but this year I came across a little stocking at Free People that I loved. I bought it, unstitched a few little bits, and then added a little shimmery Gillyflower. I love it! I think it is so sweet. I also bought a burlap and lace stocking to actually use for Christmas and attached a velvet rose that I purchased from one of my favourite shops here in town. Incidentally this shop purchased a large order of Gillyflowers from me and they now sit throughout their beautiful Christmas displays! I also made some flowers for my Mum which I have photographed for you to see along with some of my favourite Christmas treasures. I hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas! Only a few more days to go! 

I have also added a few items to the Etsy Shop! Pop over and have a look!


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16 comments:

  1. Lovely photos, Jennelise! I love your beautiful ornaments and vintage treasures! Your photos looks like a christmas fairytale. Enjoy this time! xoxo Michaella

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    1. Thankyou Michaela! Merry Christmas to you as well!
      Jennelise xo

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  2. Jennelise I am remiss as posting on blogs like I should, but every time I see your blog it is always a feast for the eyes. Your attention to detail, such beautiful photos, and all the exquisite pieces you find, are all amazing. I will share this in my Christmas group of about 1500 women, Christmas at Home and Other Holidays. They will love this as much as I do.
    Merry Christmas.

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    1. Thankyou Rena! I'm flattered! That is very kind! I hope you are having a lovely Christmas season!
      Best,
      Jennelise

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  3. These are the sweetest images. I do love a pink Christmas.
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

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  4. Everything is so very lovely and so feminine. Your flowers are so beautiful and I bet the shop looks fabulous with them everywhere. Your stockings are so lovely. I know you must be very excited about your sister's soon to be arrival. She is getting very close, so much excitement. It will be fabulous. Hugs, Beverly

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  5. So much loveliness!!! It's an exciting time to wait the arrival of a new baby this time of year!
    Wishing you a very blessed Christmas season.
    Mary Alice

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  6. As a pink girl it is always such a pleasure when you post something new ! I find everything delightful, and you are so so creative !!

    Merry christmas to your and your family (including the little baby...)

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  7. Hi Jennelise, it's always such a pleasure to visit you blog. These images are lovely, I love the stocking. Congratulations to you and your family. What a blessing to have a new baby in the family. Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a new year full of blessing.
    xxx
    Marlene

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  8. such beauty , jennelise! merry christmas to you --what better way to spend the holidays--with a new baby!

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  9. Exquisite beauty Jennelise. I'm awe struck.

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  10. So pretty! Love all of your beautiful touches.

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  11. Congratulations! All your decorations are so peaceful and sweet, as I wish your Christmas days well be.
    Silvia

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  12. Soooooo pretty! Lovely photos.
    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas.
    Elizabeth

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  13. THANK YOU for gifting us with the beauty of your heart, talents, and goodies!! :)))
    How exciting for your sister and the whole family!!
    Blessings!
    xoxoxo,
    - Irina

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