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This past week my husband and I finally put up Christmas lights in our house!  We lined our front window with bright LED Christmas lights (way to be efficient!) and we turn them on when we get home and turn them off before we sleep!!  We saw this idea a long time ago where a shop hung ornaments in their window and we wanted to mimic the same thing at home!  However, it didn’t really turn out to look as good as we thought so we didn’t end up putting it up.  But I have been getting ornament fever lately since I’ve been seeing soo many cute ones around blogland/etsy~!  Here’s a few that I love!

1 sequins, glitter, googly eyes, oh my!  check out i art u’s ornament pop up shop!
2 adorn your tree with a wooden ornament set by timber green woods
3 michael’s make your own ornament set made by simplyvonne
4 buy your own snow ceramic ornament set by kylie perry on 12 days of cheer on oh, hello friend!
5 personalized star ornaments by just hatched
6 make your own paper ornament crafted by joy ever after!
7 make your own felt polaroid christmas ornaments crafted by katie cupcake
8 brighten up your tree with these lightbulb ornaments from crate and barrel
9 adorable mini cupcake ornament sold by made by lowell

Aren’t they all just soo colorful and fun?  Do you have a tree all set up and decorated?  My husband and I haven’t been in town very much lately so we didn’t have time to put up a tree this year… maybe next year! :)

And oh yes, I also wanted to announce the GIVEAWAY WINNERS of the two giveaways that ended yesterday!

For the Blushing Pearl holiday letterpress cards and tags giveaway, the winner is…

Congrats to Chrissy from Chrissy In America!  You should receive an email from my shortly asking for your mailing address so Marsinah can send you your new pretty paper! :)

And the winner if the Sunshine and Carousels hair clip and earrings giveaway is…

Congrats to Kel from News From Fern Street!  You should receive an email from my shortly asking for your mailing address so Erin can send you your new accessories!

A big huge THANKS to Blushing Pearl and Sunshine and Carousels for offering up some free goodies!! :)

Well friends… can I just say that I am jumping with joy RIGHT NOW!  Tomorrow, my husband and I will be on our way to Puerto Rico for a cruise!!!!! Yes you read that right, we are going on a one week cruise in the Caribbean!!!! :)  I seriously cannot wait!  I am closing up my Etsy shop for about a week (just learned how to use the Vacation feature, pretty neat~!)  But do not fear friends, I will still have regular blog posts, from some wonderful guests!  And there will even be a giveaway next Wednesday too so please still come back and visit daily!  First up in the guest blog series is All Things Ami – so come back tomorrow for a delicious recipe by Allyn!

I’ll see you all again in a week friends (when I’m possibly 10 lbs. heavier)!! ;)

34 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Busy Bee Lauren
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:09 am

    Oh my gosh! The polas on the lights! Beautiful!

  2. Michelle
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:14 am

    Wowowowow! I hope you have fun at your trip! ^_____^

  3. Caroline
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:27 am

    love love love these!! have so much fun on your trip!!!

  4. Elisse
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:46 am

    Have a wonderful trip and we’ll “see” you when you get back :D

  5. Tahnie
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:48 am

    Thanks for these ideas! I’ve been searching high and low for a baby’s 1st Christmas ornament for my miracle baby, but I can’t find any I like. I might have to make one of these choices work.

    Have a blast on your cruise!

  6. Whimsy Being
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 1:45 am

    I love your decoration choices…very festive! Wow, a cruise to the Caribbean? You’re so lucky! Have a great trip! :)

  7. Gracie
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 2:24 am

    I love all these pretty ornaments. They are so unique.

    Have fun on your wonderful cruise!! You will be so relaxed and ready for Christmas. x

  8. Sarah
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 6:32 am

    Beautiful roundup of ornaments! Don’t forget the chocolate ornaments :). And YAY for the cruise!!! Wow…. have so much fun!

  9. Alison
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 7:07 am

    Hope you have a wonderful time on your vacation!!!

  10. Kel
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 7:15 am

    Awesome! I’m super excited!!! :) Thank you!

  11. Ashley Hasty
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 7:43 am

    I ADORE the cupcake ornaments!! Enjoy your break!


  12. ilene
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 8:16 am

    oh my goodness – i LOVE those cupcake ones!!!
    have so much fun, friend. love love love you!!!

  13. and flowers pick themselves
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 8:17 am

    have an amazing, safe time, darling!


    xo Alison

  14. Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia}
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 8:21 am

    Ooh, I looove those little snowflakes! :)

  15. MJ
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 8:22 am

    I love so many of those ornaments. Can we all get an extra couple of days for crafting and decorating!? :)

  16. Jessie
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 8:35 am

    I too love ornaments this year more then others. After looking at everyone’s pics of their trees on the blogs…I’m in envy.

  17. Brandi
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:04 am

    The cupcake ornaments are too cute! Oh, I feel like I’m so behind on Christmas. I need to catch-up fast!

  18. Chrissy
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:06 am

    Wow – can’t believe I won!! Yay! Thank you so much!!!

    Have anawesome trip and a great weekend!

  19. Bethani
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:18 am

    Have fun on your trip! Hope the weather is amazing for you!

    And those cupcake ornaments are to die for – so cute!

  20. Krysten
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:24 am

    Eek such pretty ornaments!

  21. steph anne
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:28 am

    Omg, I love the lightbulb ornaments!!!

  22. postcards and pretties
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:35 am

    ohh i love the paper ornaments!! must try to make them. happy friday sandy!!

  23. Jude
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:45 am

    Oh, every single one of these ornaments are so sweet! I especially love the cupcake ones :) And also loving your LED approach – way to go efficient and *still* enjoy the holidays!

  24. Lillian Chang
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 9:59 am

    Awww, have a wonderful time!! :) Enjoy the warm sun for us!! :) We’ll miss you, but have the best time ever ;)

  25. Ms. Megan
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 10:03 am

    What beautiful ornaments!!!
    Have fun on your cruise darling!!!!!

  26. The Fancy Teacup
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 12:17 pm

    Aww, those ornaments are too cute! My favorites are #3 and #9.
    Thanks for all your lovely comments! And yes, I’m Taiwanese too! :)

    Have fun in Puerto Rico.

    much love.

  27. Anna
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 1:30 pm

    i really love the cupcake ones! eventually i want my tree to be all unique ornaments and no bulbs. but i can only buy so many at a time, you know?

  28. Meagan
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 1:39 pm

    The ornaments are all amazing!

  29. sooki
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 5:47 pm

    those are some gorgeous ornaments! so lucky you are going to be all toasty and warm in paradise! wish we could trade places! enjoy and eat lots!!

  30. jennifer young
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 7:36 pm

    such a lovely collection! you are the sweetest for posting my ornaments! thank you ms. sandy!!!!!!

  31. Whitney
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 7:42 pm

    your blog is so so cute!


  32. alli/hooray
    Dec 13, 2010 @ 9:43 pm

    such a cute post! have an amazing time on your cruise!

  33. yvonne@simplyvonne.com
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:02 am

    aw thanks for adding me! i do love the wood ornaments!!!

  34. Oh, My Darling
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 9:09 pm

    Cupcake ornaments — Love it!!!

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