Hello, Fans of Christmas! “Happy 2022 to you!”. It’s been a very long time since I posted anything here, at my It’s Ever Christmas blog. While my Mom is experiencing respite at a Memory Care facility in Marietta, I’m experiencing a respite, as well, from being her 24/7/365 Caregiver (2014 through the end of October 2021). Among other goals to achieve for me and Mom, I’m resuming posting on this blog! I’m looking forward to continuing sharing other designers’ and decorators’ décor images, AND my own as they occur!
Today’s décor post features a Holiday Table Setting image by Linly Designs at Houzz. I think it’s beautiful!
I can see the Creator’s gifts of
Creativity, Artistry, Genius Design, Functional Beauty, Artisanal Craftsmanship
in the inventions humans classify/identify as Christmas Decor (originally created
to celebrate the birth of Christ Jesus into His Earth as a human baby).
Each invention of Christmas Decor is made from, created from, material and skills provided by
the Creator to humans, for our benefit. Therefore, when those inventions are made using Creator’s gifts of Creativity, Artistry, Genius Design, Functional Beauty and Artisanal Craftsmanship for what’s designated as the Christmas Season, those inventions cause me to think fondly of the Creator & His Blessings! The Blessings I think of are Christ Jesus, His prosperity of the body, the soul & household wealth, plus all He created and established for humans to enjoy; His excellence. To me these Blessings are part of the prospering ambiance of Christmas and the inventions classified as Christmas Decor inspire remembrance of those Blessings. From my perspective the excellence of the Christmas Decor is an appreciation of His excellence.
Note: Christmas Decor = Trees, Wreaths, Garlands, & other Evergreens (represent His Eternal Presence) Pine Cones (Beauty in Creation), Lanterns (represent His Light) Ornaments (Beauty), Table Settings & Dinnerware (Beauty), Fabric/Ribbon, Art, Nativity Statues, Animals/Deer (His Creatures), Snowflakes & Snow-People (represent His Snow)
Photo: Industrial Fireplace Collection – Pottery Barn Holiday 2016 Catalog
I thought it would be neat to feature this quietly-gorgeous room with it’s richly-masculine feel and appearance. The fireplace is the focal point of this photograph and everything about it is really nice! My favorites are the combination of the reindeer, candles and simple, yet handsome garland.
Everything in this rooms is staged so beautifully! The tree’s decorations are lovely. The wreath is gorgeously-plump with ornamentation over the fireplace and the stocking and garland at the mantle are cute. Last, yet certainly not least, the chairs, pillows, presents, coffee table and other furnishings complete this rooms styling/staging perfectly!
Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family
and to create memories that will last forever.
Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift.
The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift,
but we are able to share it with others
and every other day of the year.
~ Joel Osteen
I like the whimsical charm of the Christmas decor on this tree. Also, I appreciate the beauty of the ruby_red-kelly_green-taupe-mint-peach-white plaid chairs, taupe tufted ottoman, ruby-red pillow and the ruby-red ‘M’ monogrammed, mint throw blanket! I’d certainly feel welcome amid this inviting, welcoming Christmas decor as I sit fire-side!
I appreciate that the lavender-amethyst-violet-white Christmas tree decor perfectly compliments the abstract art located above the fireplace mantle!