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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Touch Hands . . .





  
 



 

 



 


 


the cards are in the mail ~ wreath and sleds are at the front door ~ the tree is lit near the garden house ~ pinecones and pine boughs can be found from room to room ~ tree is decorated ~ mother's, friends, children's handmade ornaments are on the tree ~ favorite cards collected and placed here and there ~ singing messages for friends and family ~ give peace a chance ~ open your heart ~ open it wide ~ someone is standing outside ~ you'll be with me at Christmas in tender joyous ways ~ treasured pieces like my mother's hand snipped scherenschnitte hang from paned windows ~ grandmother's pearls can be found on ornaments ~ fragrant mulberry candles ~ friends stopping by ~ fondue night on Christmas eve ~ family dinners ~ advent messages ~ children's church program ~ music ~ lights ~ silent night ~ thoughts of those not with us ~ baby great grand ~ peaceful ~ quiet ~ hope ~ flowers ~ white poinsettia ~ painting class ~ baking and decorating ~ good foods ~ wrapping presents ~ enjoy these next weeks ~ keep kindness, loving thoughts, hope in your heart ~
Merry Christmas 2014 everyone ~ I'll see you again before the New Year ~ Love, Lynne



author unknown
(received on a card in 1961, I have used it in my cards, in some way, each year since).
 


27 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Lynne Your place looks so festive. great shots.

Buttons said...

Oh Lynne it looks wonderful. Enjoy every moment with your family and friends.Hugs B

eileeninmd said...

Lynne, your decorations and home looks beautiful and very festive.. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas..

From the Kitchen said...

I had a lovely "visit" with you! Time to sit back and enjoy the season. I'm getting there.

Best,
Bonnie

MarmePurl said...

So warm, so welcoming, so You!
Baby O...so fun to watch you grow.

TexWisGirl said...

blessings to you, dear lynne.

Musings from Kim K. said...

Everything looks so wonderful. Enjoy this special time with family and friends. Have fun spoiling and loving up that sweet great granddaughter!!

My name is Riet said...

It is Christmas in your home. I love it Lynne.
Merry Christmas

Gail said...

Beautiful.

Happy Holidays. Enjoy.

Missy George said...

Lovely post Lynne..Looks like you've got it all done !! Now just sit back and enjoy..Sure :)..Wishing you the merriest of Holidays, my friend..Enjoy

Ela said...

Lynne, your Christmas decorations are so beautiful !
Greetings

barb said...

Lovely Lynne. We got snow here yesterday...I love it all.

Kerin said...

It really is the most wonderful time of the year.
Merry Christmas, my friend.

~K.

Pamela Gordon said...

What a beautiful post. Your decorations, tree etc. so pretty and welcoming for your family and guests. Have a wonderful Christmas Lynne! Blessings and hugs. Pam

Bonnie said...

A beautiful post! Merry Christmas to you! Hugs, bonnie

Tante Mali said...

Lynne, the wreath is fantastic and your home is decorated with love! Have a happy happy holiday season
Elisabeth

Sarah Huizenga said...

Merry Christmas my friend.

Tante Mali said...

Good evening Lynee! Oh what a big surprise!!! Thank you so much for your lovely visit, your charming words and your company! Such an honour to have you around.
A wonderful christmas time to you and yours and all my best
Elisabeth

Terri Buster said...

Lovely Christmas decorations and a cutie patootie right smack dab in the middle- Have a lovely day!

PlantPostings said...

Merry Christmas, Lynne! May your days be merry and bright, and may your Christmas be white (or at least fresh and light). ;-)

Kim said...

So I am scrolling along, admiring your very pretty decor and then I come to that gorgeous baby and just stop. Oh, what a vision. THAT is what Christmas is really all about!! xxoo Merry, merry, Lynne!!

bj said...

Love your decorations....enjoy this wonderful season.

A Joyful Cottage said...

A very loving and lovely Christmas greeting you've created for us, my friend. I think you've illustrated all the meaning and beauty of Christmas. And, oh, that adorable baby -- a precious gift to be sure. Love ~ Nancy

Cranberry Morning said...

That is a lovely sentiment. I also love the Santa card. Your home looks wonderful, all ready for Christmas. Sweet little one will love all the festivities! Have a Merry Christmas, Lynne.

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Everything looks so beautiful at your house, Lynne! Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Willow said...

What a charming post ~ and that little cherub grandchild for yours is sooooo adorable !
Merry Christmas to you and yours Lynne as you "touch hands" and give thanks for the love that surrounds you,
Happy Holidays ,
Willow

My name is Riet said...

Merry Christmas to you too Lynne.