Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Our White Tree, and Pink, Blue, Orange, Purple and Green!

Last year we finished our basement to use as a family space.  There are adult areas, kid areas and family areas.  It is a fun space, very colorful.  Last year I did some shopping at the January sales looking for colorful ornaments to use this year.  I found quite a bit, but still hadn’t found the right tree. 
Late into January I went through the catalog entrance of JC Penney and found a white tree with lights on clearance for $40.  I knew it would be perfect!  Plus, it helped me justify putting a crazy white tree in the basement!
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We hung out down here as a family on Friday night.  My husband said to me, “you know, I didn’t get this when you started, but I get it now”.  That’s him, he humors me and comes along for the ride, but in the end, he enjoys it too.
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My ten year old couldn’t be happier that she has pink and orange ornaments on her tree.
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Our white tree is not perfect, there a few holes here and there, a few droopy branches, but I we love it just the same.
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Fa La La La Fun!
By the way, is anyone else disappointed that Lifetime, although they are running Christmas movies, isn’t playing the Fa La La Lifetime song?
The simple things that entertain me!
Have a great day!

I am sharing this post at the Tree Party at Thrifty Decor Chick
I will  also be sharing at some of the parties on my sidebar.
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michelle said...

Very pretty my friend! I think that I need to find a white tree on clearance this year! That would be fa la la la fun to decorate next year! ;)

Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top said...

I love it!!!! I love how whimsical and colorful it is. It's a perfect family tree. :)

V@WhimsyLamb said...

very pretty! love the colors!

rebecca @ older and wisor said...

Yay for color! What a perfect space to put a fun tree....and I'm in love with your sign as well ;)

Skooks said...

I never used to like a white tree, but I'm coming around to it. :) Looks great!

Kristen said...

I think this may be my favorite tree I've seen this year! :) My son, whose 13, just suggested that we get orange ornaments for next year. I love it!!!

Anne said...

I love how colorful it is! said...

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