Christmassy corners of our home

With all the snow outside, and 2 little boys who have discovered not only the fun of the snow, but the pain of being out in the cold too long, I've had quite some time in the house the past few days. And if I do say so myself, it is looking particularly lovely. So much so that it seemed rather a shame not to share it with the world. And if you're anything like me, there are few things I enjoy more than a peek inside the homes of the online friends whose blogs I read daily! I believe it's a nosiness gene and that there is nothing I can do about it or need feel guilty about. So come on, have a nosey around.

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I love all the decorations we pull out each year, the thought of where to put each one so that it is shown at its best. The candles and the subdued lights of the tree and the garland. All the little wooden trees we have scattered around. The new little reindeer residing beside the twiggy tree in our hall makes me smile every time I pass it.

And already I'm thinking about how I might try a few different things next Christmas (I know, it's a tad early but I just can't help it!). Perhaps a few more handmade items. I have high hopes for a little wall hanging I'd like to make tomorrow but that will very much depend on how the small people are behaving and whether the noise of a sewing machine can be tolerated above the already crazy noise and excitement! But for now I am very content with home as it is. As Ikea have so rightly proclaimed, it's the most important place in the world.

If you're feeling like you'd like to continue nosying around some other homes online, let me suggest this one and this one, both of which make me feel all tingly and warm when I look at them.