Christmas Entry
Storybook Year 2013

A Folklore Christmas

  Dollschrst

    So taaDahhh our theme this year is Russian/folklore Christmas. Now I am not sure if what we did was what they do in Russia but that was not the point. It was what I think of when I think of my grandparents. I was also inspired by the book Uncle Vova's Tree. We used lots of black, gold and bright colors. As with all my Christmas themes there is so much I could have done but I had to narrow and pick things that worked for our family. 

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    The vintage Santa collection is not Russian at all but we added woodland elements and the black paper to give it more of the feel Eastern European feel.

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    We always make crafts to go with our theme. This years was little clay domed buildings and bright paper stars.

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Children of Eve

One word...L O V E is all I have for this post!

melanie

such a gorgeous post! all the best for 2014 :) x

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Beautiful Christmas in your storybook home...blessings in the new year.

Brenda Nuland

So beautiful! I love all the color.

I've packed up Christmas already, Victoria is enjoying all the Rubbermaid boxes stacked in the family room ready for the garage shelves.

I think she sees them all a mountain just for kitties.

Louise

Oh so charming, Clarice! Thank you so much for sharing...

Tracy A.

What a lovely theme! I'm sure your grandparents would have loved it!

Jody

Pretty, pretty. How long do you like to keep your Christmas pretties up? You do such a beautiful job of decorating.

Tessa

Lovely... Lovely... Lovely... Oh so pretty. What a precious idea, to have a different theme, each year.
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And I especially love the little lady, on the right, of the last photo. :-)
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Happy in-between-time,
Tessa~
'Here there be musing' blog

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