I bet you were expecting to see a tree decorated with Shiny Brites. All in good time. Should it really take a week to decorate a skinny, 5 foot tree?
But this photo was taken when I was just starting the tree decorating process the other day. I had just unwrapped all my ornaments and tossed them in a Coke crate, so that I could make sure everything had their hangers securely attached before I put them on the tree this time. Lacey's favorite pastime is wagging her tail as she walks past the tree and getting ornament hangers snagged on her butt, so I was trying to avoid any unfortunate accidents this year.
I turned around to grab another ornament and ran to grab my camera instead. Nothing says Christmas more than a jumble of Shiny Brites.
This is where my Mom would say that a nativity scene or a choir or something like that probably says Christmas more. But in a commercial sort of way, Shiny Brites do it for me.
What says Christmas to you?
Fabulous pic. Bring on the Shiny Brites!! Christmas hugs.
Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces
OH Pam...it is pure beauty to me, too...gotta Pin it!
I'm with you- bring on the Shiny Brites. I can't wait to see your skinny lil' 5' tree all decorated. xo Diana
Love, love the Shiney Brites!
very merry vintage style
I agree... I put my ornaments on trays and in baskets before I put them on the tree. They really are so pretty on their own as well! Your garland is fabulous!
I could not agree more! Can't wait to see the tree.
Reminds me of the ornaments we had on the tree when I was kid. Memories.
@ 3Beeze Homestead
It's all about the vintage ornaments for me. The rest of the year I typically avoid shiny objects in my home so I more than make up for it at Christmastime.
Red and white ribbon says christmas to me. Love your collection of Shiny Brites, can't wait to see them on your tree.
What an adorable post, I start decorating my tree tomorrow so I love your attitude! And the Shiny Brites too. I can't wait to see it finished.
Leslie (Gwen Moss)
I haven't seen that garland in years, my grandmother always had that on her tree!! Bet your tree will be shiny and bright!!
vintage shiny brite LOVE!!
Vickie @ Ranger 911
Anything Christmassy and vintage does it for me, but nothing more so than big old-fashioned energy wasting outdoor Christmas lights. Shame on me!
Shiny Brites. I love that they spelled it Brite too. Kind of just to through you off. When I dig in boxes at estate sales and see that classic spelling I swear I become tachycardic.
How about all of the above! I think a little bit of each one is just perfect!
Sweet Posy Dreams
I love vintage ornaments. I have some that my folks bought in the 1960s. They are so special.