Each year the mantel is decorated with the nutcrackers and bottle brushes. The nutcracker story and ballet and music is another one of our favorite Christmas traditions.
I love Christmas smells! Each year I try to dry fruit and the house smells wonderful. I have had the dried pomegranates for years.
Being a prim lover--the Charlie Brown feather tree is waiting for more baskets. The small baskets are challenging to find and pricey.
A dough bowl of smalls.
Miss Christmas angel keeping watch.
My non-blooming Christmas cactus. Yes, I did all the wrong things which is why it isn't blooming. Grrrr
This idea came from interest--it is candles set in coffee beans, the warmth of the candles heats up the coffee beans and it smells like fresh roasted coffee.
(More photos to come, no need to overdo everyone with one post).