Thursday, December 17, 2009

Chandelier Transformation & Silver in the Dining Room

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L
ike last year, I jazzed up the chandelier with some bayleaf swags from PB. Unlike last year's chandelier transformation, I left off the angel ornaments and instead added a bayleaf kissing ball in the center. I realize this will require leaning over the table to be underneath it, but what the heck...kiss away!! I won't peek!!





Did you notice this one Christmas tree is elevated on a vintage Christmas tree stand? This is same stand that I used as a champagne server in my Elegant Junky Holiday post last December. {Related post: 5 Ways to Repurpose a Christmas Tree Stand over at Junkologie!}



This pair of solid silver candlesticks and the five-piece solid silver coffee & tea set are gracing the tea cart in the corner. Yes, I know, I know...not a coffee drinker, not a tea drinker...why have a tea cart or a coffee/tea set? Heck, I don't really know what to say to that. I guess it's just that the patina is fabulous!! I'm very relaxed in a lot of my decor, but I love some formal details mixed in. Aren't the lines on those candlesticks divine?





One lump or two? Sugar cubes...not coal in your stocking!! Well, I guess that depends if you've been as good as you say you've been this year. I'll call Santa to check the list!!


8 comments:

  1. Beautiful holiday chandelier! Thanks for sharing!
    Merry Christmas.
    Lisa

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  2. I swear, when I started readng this, and you started with "Like", I thought you were talking like a valley girl. Like, really! haha I lov the kissing ball. ~Mindy

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  3. I love the Bay Leaf ball. What a wonderful and fragrant idea.

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  4. Such sweet decor makes me WANT to be good!!!

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  5. Amy, this is beautiful!
    But where oh where did you find that
    greyhound in the background on the wall?!?
    I just love it :+D
    xoxoxo
    Franny

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  6. I don't see a problem with the placement of the kissing ball...I'll be the one dancing on the table...no problem!
    Debbie

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  7. absolutely, patina makes everything worth it! Kelly

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  8. Beautiful decorations! I have to ask, where did you find the peacock feather tree!? I love it!

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