Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Our Peacock Themed Christmas

It's been a lot of work,
but we finally have the house decorated for Christmas.


The Tree: blue, teal, purple and peacocks! 

I decided to up our game this year and go all out.


The Banister 

Being a lover of cooler colors,
I opted for a peacock theme this year.
Such pretty colors they are.
Don't you agree?


Candles

I couldn't help myself,
I set the table already.
I just had to see how it would turn out.


Peacock Plates  

My husband thinks 
I've gone a bit overboard.  
Who? Me?  

The Mantle 

But it has been so much fun.  

Ready for Christmas Dinner 

Don't you just love it?
It is so  festive.
I think I will tweak it to make it work for Easter too.  

Details Over the Table 

Can you believe this? 
Well, if not it is because I am pulling your leg. 
This is not my lovely home - 
but a room in Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

But a girl can dream....

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24 comments:

  1. I believed you all the way through until the last shot of the table and i thought WHAT? that table is way to big for a house... loved all of it though. that banister is stunning and the colors are fantastic. i would like this in my house if someone did it for me

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  2. Beautiful and creative Xmas decor and great photos ~

    Happy Holidays to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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  3. Haha, you fooled me!!! All along, I thought "wow, Rebecca is REALLY into Christmas!" Wouldn't it be fun to work there and help decorate that beautiful place? Merry Christmas Rebecca.

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  4. Yeah but you can take the photos and not have to do all the work. Love the peacock theme and all the beautiful colors.

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  5. Gorgeous!! I love Longwood and would love to see it at this time of year!

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  6. gosh! I nearly exclaimed "you've got a tree over your table"! but you saved me just in time. However, beautiful beautiful....how the other half live!
    Have a lovely lead up to Christmas decorating YOUR house. I am joining you over at Wednesday Around the World.

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  7. Wow...such beautiful images! I have to admit...I could totally see doing that tree decor above the table! What an awesome idea!

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  8. Very cool!! I love the peacock colors! I found your lovely blog on Thursday Favorite Things.
    Thanks
    Angie
    godsgrowinggarden.com

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  9. The colors are scrumptious! And I hadn't planned to put up a tree (it's marooned in the back of the garage with all the excess furniture from my downsizing to a much smaller house six weeks ago), but you're making me reevaluate.

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  10. You had me until the peacock plates. I'm heading there Monday

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  11. You totally had me. I was about to ask how you had time to scissor all those paper feathers, and then...;-D. How beautiful, though! Peacock colors are sensational.

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  12. It's very elegant and it's not commonplace ... Wonderful!
    Cheers, Heidrun

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  13. Love the peacock blue - we decorated the office tree in that color this year - and there is nothing wrong with a girl dreaming.

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  14. Wow, wow, wow! I usually like natural colors but this is fantastic. Well done.

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  15. I do love the peacock colors; definitely loving the greens and blues and purples!

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  16. I was wondering who would be doing the cooking for the crowd around that beautiful dining room table? I like my christmas a bit simpler...but it is nice to look at what the other folk do.

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  17. Such lovely Christmas decoration ... the table setting is just gorgeous !
    Happy Holidays,
    Sylvia

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  18. Longwood Gardens is a most amazing place but I've never been there at Christmas. We're going to Biltmore at Christmas this year but I doubt I'll be allowed to take photos. You did a super job on these. It's not easy to get good photos in a public place. Merry Christmas!

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  19. All I could think of though the series of photos, was holy, moly, she is so talented. How beautiful would that be in a house. When I saw all the chairs at the table I immediately changed my thoughts to "cooking for how many people?". But seriously, you've done the decorating justice with your photos.

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  20. This is so unique and I love it! Very creative take that I would have never dreamed up.

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  21. Wow, THAT is a really great Christmas table! And we can dream, that's true! ;-)

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  22. This is the first time I have visited your blog...I have been totally loving your photography and writings and then I come to this and I am thinking, WOW, I I have never seen anything like this in a home...and I totally believed you were going to tweet it for Easter! Ha!

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