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Friday, December 7, 2012

Christmas is for Kids....Big and Small

I decorated the formal dining room with the theme  "Christmas is for the Kids...big and small"  

I  hung lots of Christmas balls on the chandy

All the chairs have their Christmas sweater on....This is our daughters chair...

I have found that this is a good way to enjoy my mothers Christmas sweater collection....This is my chair....Austin usually sets next to me.

I hung a Santa head on this chair...Aaron usually sits here.

The Christmas centerpiece is a vintage wood bread bowl...I have filled it with all kinds of vintage goodies

This little Santa is battery operated and does a little dance..

I added a few honeycomb decorations... 

All the place settings are white ironstone...but have different place mats...

Some are old poster board...

some are vintage Christmas books...This is where Kyleigh sits...

I used milk glass tea cups and water glasses ....

Some guests will get ribbon candy and some will get Christmas cookies on their plate...

Vintage honeycomb tree with miniature ornaments and a cute little Santa..

Vintage cloth napkins and ornament place card holders...I don't really need place cared holders...everyone has "their" own place!

The little snowman cookie jar is surrounded by snow balls    This is where H sits....

I hope you enjoyed our Christmas tablescape......I will do a separate post on the "Memory" Christmas tree, the buffet., and the Santa head tree that you can see at the end of the table.

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  1. That's right sweet Penny...Christmas is for big kids and small ones too! Your dining room and table looks gorgeous..very rich with the C'mas feel and season. Thank you for dropping by and for the sweet and kind comments you left me. Happy Holidays.

  2. I would love to be a kid or big kid at that table, how cheerful!

  3. Who wouldn't want to come to dinner with such a beautiful table. Very nice. take care, Darlene

  4. So cheerful and sweet!! Just lovely!!
    Happy December Penny!!

  5. Oh...lovely and gorgeous table. I agree with you about Christmas is for kids but also!!!I ' d like very much to dinner there.The previous posts are wonderful!!!!

  6. PennyPennyPenny! You have outdone yourself! So much fun to see all the Vintage pieces. Your displays are beautiful because they reflect you. Your whole home is above and beyond, and your hard work is to be applauded.

  7. Oh what fun and every kid, big and small, will love what you've done. There's no reason why we big people shouldn't find our kid self during the holidays or any other time for that matter.

  8. Penny!! I am sure our tablescape delights children of all ages!!Who would not love to have a seat at this darling table!!


  9. I especially love your bread bowl full of vintage goodies and the vintage Christmas book as a placemat! I know you will get lots of ohs and ahs!
    Merry Jolly!

  10. Totally entranced with this tablesetting. Love the idea of the sweaters on the chairs. And love love the dishes.. I am sure it will fun for all. xo marlis

  11. Your table is delightful. Love the touch of ribbon candy. It was a favorite when I was a child.
    Merry Christmas...........Sarah


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