Monday, December 5, 2011

Getting Into The Holiday Spirit - Our First "Real" Tree

And of course by "Real" I totally mean fake!

This is our first year in our new house, our first holiday season as a married couple and our first "real" (as in not a dinky little condo sized tree) 7ft Xmas Tree!

I will admit I pushed hubby to get it because xmas is still kinda new to me (I had never celebrated before meeting him) and wanted our first year in the house to feel festive. We had some gift certificates left over from the wedding so they went to good use :)

We brought it home and the hubs took over..... yup he did everything from fluffing each branch to putting it together to stringing the lights to decorating it! He was very particular about the way he wanted it and I was totally fine with him doing it.

We (he) started off putting each branch in which took a while but wasn't so bad.

Its never been the joy of putting it together for me I just like seeing the end result!

Speaking of end results.... Here is our very first "real but fake" tree decorated in bronze :)
I'm looking forward to placing presents under our very own tree :) Perhaps Scott will read this and get me some of the items on my wish list ;)

Have you put up your tree yet? Do you have a "theme" this year?

Happy Holidays!

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6 comments:

Tammi @ My Organized Chaos on December 5, 2011 at 2:17 PM said...

That is a beautiful tree!!!
Congrats to Christmas in your new home!
:)

Designwali on December 5, 2011 at 3:41 PM said...

looks great!

Galaxia on December 5, 2011 at 9:47 PM said...

we always got fake trees, too! yours looks great

Edd Fear on December 6, 2011 at 12:21 PM said...

Fake tree is the way to go, if you spend the $$ for a good one (yours looks GREAT, BTW),

My wife and I are allergic to real trees in the house, so that went out of our holiday celebration years ago.

Plus the lights are already in it! AND there's no fighting over the "perfect tree" at the tree lot.

Hope your tree gives you warm fuzzies for years to come!

Farah on December 6, 2011 at 6:16 PM said...

@Tammi - Thanks it feels weird having a "grown up" tree lol

@designwali - thank you ;)

@Galaxia - Yeah fake is the way to go lol put it in a box in jan and forget about it till next year!

@Edd - Yeah we got a decent one that should last us a while we hope anyways. Haha is there really a "perfect" tree? Happy holidays :)

Shauna MacKenzie on December 8, 2011 at 4:13 PM said...

Hi Farah,
Love the tree, real or not! Enjoy your first Christmas celebration in your new home :)

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