Thursday, December 17, 2009

You capture: Holiday Decorations!

This week's You Capture challenge was to photograph your favorite Holiday decor, try different angles and different editing techniques. Get creative!
So here are my attempts....


My Christmas tree resides in the family room where everything is all red and green and warm, traditional Christmas colors.
The living room has blue furniture, so we went with a snowflake, silver, blue theme.
There was an empty basket on top of my bookshelf that was just begging to hold some Christmas decorations.


This is a new perspective on one of those 3-D snowflakes that everyone is making. 


Even Beethoven gets into the spirit during Christmas!


Often our house becomes an explosion of Christmas crafts and cooking, during the weeks before.   So, you may find bowls full of jingle bells...


Or bowls full of candy...


Or cookies topped with the yummy candy.
Hmmmm... that cookie looks awfully good.


Ooops!  Who did that!  I was taking pictures....


And finally...
Here's one you might not see in the Martha Stewart magazine.

I bet not many of you thought of decorating your teeth for Christmas!


Merry Christmas!!!
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25 comments:

Chocolate Girl said...

I am all about cookies and bowls full of candy!

Stacie's Madness said...

great pictures and I love blue and silver decorations!!!

busygirl said...

i love the blue/silver theme! we do red/gold, but i love to switch it up!

Alysha Gray said...

Great captures... love the teeth decorations... I used to do that with every holiday when I had them :)

Mrs Soup said...

I love your snowflake theme! And totally digging the joy of jingle bells...I may need to decorate with those next year. So many great ideas!

Mrs. Bird said...

Great work! I like the jingle bells the best ;)

Leslie said...

look at that...you have a ton of comments already and i am the first family ....this looks great!! i love grants teeth...and the bowl of jingle bells. man you better hide those before mitch gets there or there will be no peace for anyone!!!

T.J. said...

I love your sense of humor Colleen (and your photos, of course!). Didn't know which was funnier: your second cookie picture or the absolutely true comment you left me- hehehe!

Saj said...

I love the silver and blue! And now I'm really curious about those 3-D snowflakes! BTW-I decorated my braces like that when I had braces about 20 years ago!

Diana...aka...MeMe said...

Love the bowl of jingle bells!! What a festive mouth shot! Oh I remember those days well...the ache and the pain of the tighting of the bans...ouch!! Why not add some color to make it fun!! Merry Christmas!

Jess said...

I absolutely love the jingle bells, what a great shot!

Corinne said...

Mmm... those cookies look so yummy!

Grammie/Mom said...

You have great pictures. The cookies are funny and the teeth...He's right in the spirit of the holiday.

Graceful said...

Love the candy kiss picture (and the cookie one, too!). Thanks for visiting my blog today!

~Rhen @yestheyareallmine said...

Ooooh, chocolate!! Love the pics.

imadramamama.wordpress.com said...

LOL! I love the shot of the braces. Very clever!

WackyMummy said...

The braces--how funny!

Those cookies had me right there. Wow. =)

Great captures. I love the glittery blue balls. There aren't enough blue colors at Christmas, I think. That's why i flung a few (and purple) on my tree too.

WackyMummy said...

The braces--how funny!

Those cookies had me right there. Wow. =)

Great captures. I love the glittery blue balls. There aren't enough blue colors at Christmas, I think. That's why i flung a few (and purple) on my tree too.

FireMom said...

I. Love. Glittery. Ornaments. I do! So I love that shot.

And I always had Christmas braces as well. Awesome!

JadeLD said...

Oh I want to make one of those 3D snowflakes! I love the Beethoven in a santa hat too.
Jade

Baby Mama said...

oh my goodness those cookies look DIVINE!

MaryMary said...

Wow--look at you go with all the photos. I LOVE the silver and blue sparkles!!! Beautiful!!

Colleen said...

Thanks everyone for all of the kind comments! Who knew that so many people used their braces as a source of decoration. May as well make the best of them while you have them!

semicrunchymama said...

My sister used to co-ordinate her braces to various holidays! I'd forgotten all about that until I saw your photo!
Love your pictures -- now I'm craving cookies!

Johnny Nutcase said...

that apple cider shot looks very appealing, yum! you guys got TONS of snow, i'm jealous. nice photos and thanks for checking out my blog !