Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Creating a Scene of Christmas on the wrap around porch..How fun!!!
This fall peg bought an old wringer washer at an auction so we decided we wanted to make a Laundry area Christmas Display so we started there. We still have some Tins to paint and Label for the shelf but it was raining so we decided to hold off on that other wise the display is done.
The washer & shelf will remain after Christmas and she will decorate according to the seasons.
Our theme is Santa's laundry being washed by the Elves & A Snowman.
The tree being decorated by a Gingerbread Elf.
We hung a Wash Tub on the shelf along with Santa's Red long John's and Mrs Clause's dress.
We stood an Elf on a box next to the washer. Put Santa's Hat in the wringer and hung his socks over the edge of the washer. We filled a bucket of Silver bulbs to make it look like bubbles next to the Elf.
We filled a second bucket with Silver Bulbs and sat it in front of the washer on top of an old Rusty Tin. Then we tied a second Elf to the leg of the washer next to the bucket.
The funny thing was Peg glued all those bulbs on the wreaths and they fell off... She was so upset. She was like great..." What am I gona do with all those silly bulbs?" I seen the old buckets sitting on the porch with hay in them and said we'll put them in those buckets and call them Bubbles.. sorta just to find a place for them but they actually made the Scene..
Next we flipped over an old Trunk and put a Christmas Tree on it with a big red Bow. Then we drug out an old wood Bench and stood A Gingerbread man on making it look like he is decorating the Tree..
The old wood burning stove is in the corner so we stood another big Snowman by the Stove.
She stitched a stick to his hand and added Cotton Balls to the stick to look like Marsh mellows.
We put a red light in the wood burner to make it look like there is a fire in it.
We took an old Red Sheet and covered the Kitty's sleeping box and another old sheet and covered a wire rolling cart they sleep in. We poked holes in the corners of the sheets and tied them on with twine so they can't blow off. Now the Kitty's have gift boxes for beds...As you can see Lisa has already picked out her stop to sit...and one of the kittens is peeking out of his cat tree.. so cute!!
The Kitty in front of the stove is a fake kitty...
Moving on down we sat up a huge Christmas tree Added lots of red bows along with another white Rocker, a Spinning Wheel & an End Table.
We draped a Snowman Quilt over the back of the Rocker
We're going to add a Candle Stick Lamp to the table along with a plate of Cookies.
It was fun creating a Christmas Scene all the way around the porch..Can't wait to finish all the little touches and gift packages....
I hope you all had a Great Weekend and were able to get in a little Christmas decorating too..
Until we meet again may your day be filled with happy moments!!