Wednesday, 4 December 2013

WOYWW 235 - The Christmas edition with a teeny "desk"

Good morning friends
Welcome to another What's on your Workdesk Wednesday; the brainchild of Julia from Stamping Ground; follow the link HERE to get access to the world of international desks!

Unfortunately, no access to my crafty man cave today as it is full of something I can't share today so I thought I'd share some of my home dressed up for the festive season. (And, there is a teeny tiny desk too!)
Starting in the lounge; this is our tree; stuffed to the gills; but every ornament has a memory.
 Over the fire place is an illuminated garland and the angel.
 At the bottom of the fireplace Santa swings his garland. When we bought him (Years ago, I almost made the mistake of buying one that "sings" as well as moves. Luckily at the last minute I came to my senses and realised the tinny voices would drive me mad!)
 Our Advent calender sits in the corner, each drawer has a decoration that hooks onto the central scene.
 My Victorian dome in the entrance has been changed to Christmas too, the tree is made from Snowflake rosettes.
 Dining room tree, a black tree with only gold and autumn colours. It looks lovely in the soft light, much better than in the photo!
 And, to keep true to today; my "desk" Impressive isn't it?
 Look, an overview, you can see some paper mache chests I'm working on and an early Christmas present
 The Octopode Nativity images. I love them and at 11 last night I was playing with them already!
 So, there is my festive world today! Hope you all have a great day too.

18 comments:

House of Bears said...

Hello there. Well you've made us feel all cosy and festive with the shots of your decorations. How lovely but thank goodness you didn't buy the singing Santa, we don't think they're good for sanity!

The bears @ 66

ike said...

What beautiful things you have for Christmas decs... I am insanely jealous. Your home looks wonderful. :-) Yes - I think I would have strangled the singing Santa within 5 minutes :-D

Superb Octopode Nativity - I want one :-D
HAPPY WOYWW #235

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peggy apl said...

Wow, your home is all dressed up for Christmas already! And two trees!
I had a laugh about your comment about the singing Santas and what a cute desk you have today!
happy WOYWW!
hugs, peggy aplSEEDS @ 9

jill said...

A lovely christmas post from you today neil. all lots wonderful. Happy woyww Jill #40

Winnie said...

Wow, just beautiful! Such gorgeous trees and decorations! Something off HGTV (Home and Garden TV!). Thanks for sharing it with us, now, I have to get myself in gear! Winnie#70

Francesca said...

Hi Neil, you really go to town with your Christmas decs. My house still bare....Sending you good wishes for christmas. Love Francesca #90

Sandie said...

Loving your desk! I hope to get my decorations up soon too. Yours do look good.

Karen Busby said...

Really enjoyed having a nose around today! Making me want to put my decs up and I love the higgledy piggledy tree with all the sentimental ornaments. Mine is very similar and never looks 'designer' because of the mixture of ornaments. Like you, every one has a memory. Love that advent calendar too. Thanks for sharing - I've waffled on a bit sorry!
Karen no58 x

Helen said...

Oh such festive gorgeousness! As you can imagine, from the photo I shared today, I don't have room for a tree or indeed any decorations.. (sobs!) but yours, full of happy memories are just lovely. Helen 37

Laura said...

Thanks for showing us around your cozy and festive abode today! I've never seen those more modern Nativity images -- you should have a lot of fun with them. Happy WOYWW. ~ Laura #84

sandysewin said...

Thanks for the view of your Christmas decor. The tree under the dome is so pretty.

I think most of us agree going with the NON-singing Santa was a wise choice!

Happy creating and Happy Woyww,

Sandy #3

JoZart said...

Super festive post Neil. I haven't even thought of decs yet and they'll have to wait until we return from the Lake District next week.
Must admit that I'm well impressed by your mini makeshift desk this week and I bet you've made some wonders on it.
Jo

Kyla said...

Wow, that's a LOTS of decorations! I must admit, mine don't go up until nearly Christmas. I love your victorian glass dome though-very cute.

kyla #65

Nan G said...

A cosy home full of Christmas cheer! Thanks for sharing. WOYWW hugs! Nan G #13

Karin said...

Hi Neil, It's looking beautifully festive at your house, I've not started here yet.
Happy Wednesday to you,
Karin #98

Cazzy said...

Hi Neil, I love your Christmas decorations and that you have two trees at least, the dome is adorable!
My DH hates putting up the decorations, and will leave it until Christmas eve if he can, or let my son put them up! We are decorating so that will be the excuse, can't possibly put them up until this room is painted.... and they are down before New Year, he wouldn't let me put a second tree in the dining room, and tries to get rid of some of the decorations every year if he can!
Cazzy x #73

Krisha said...

Hi Neil,
Just had to pop in and see what was up on your desk, okay so what's on your chair....LOL
Lovely home decorations, so festive. Looking forward to the chest reveal.
Krisha #41 late getting around

Julia Dunnit said...

Must take ages to dress your house for Christmas, it looks amazing. I love the chair you're using for a desk..did you make it.