Monday, December 1, 2008

Tree time

It's officially the holiday season and here at Claringbold headquarters we're doing it up right. The tree is up! In the photo above you see an ornament that I made a few years ago - it's made from a real eggshell which has been blown and painted in a psychedelic Eye Pop design.

Yesterday we drove out of town to a cool tree farm where we picked a tree. This one didn't make the cut:
This one wasn't quite up to par, either:
Chuck was looking handsome.
...and I am appearing to be quite contemplative.

So here's the tree we settled on - we decided to go with something a bit smaller than usual this year, as we feel like we are running out of space in the house!

Fun times trimmin' the tree:
Here are a few more of my egg ornaments:

And this is just my favorite ornament of all time, a little red bird that clips on to the branch:
Oh, and this is my favorite Christmas tradition of all - the cat sleeping under the tree!

Happy holidays to you and yours from all of us - Christine, Charles, Tangereen, Julius, and of course the cutest cat in the world, Johnny Teacup.

2 comments:

gl. said...

ha! i love those pictures of you & your family.

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