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Reindeer decoration

reindeer decorationI used to pull out all the stops for Christmas and decorate the house from top to bottom. I loved doing this but it took weeks to set up and there was always a scramble to get everything down before twelfth night.

Christmas is a now a quieter celebration in every way.

I bought this pretty reindeer decoration at the church f├ęte a couple of years ago. It is the one piece that is not packed away in the attic in January as it sheds its candles to double as a stamp rack for Danny through the rest of the year.

I love the placid reindeer heads and the simplicity of the group. As a stamp rack it reminds me of the best elements of Christmas. At Christmas it is washed, adorned with new candles and gently lights every meal.


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5 Comments

  1. Fiona Nevile

    Hi Katherine and Paul

    We had a lovely Christmas. I hope that your first Christmas as a married couple was all that you dreamt it would be!

    Hi Toffeeapple,

    Although we had to do a bit of work each day, we had a lovely Christmas. I do hope that yours was good too.

    Hi Amanda,

    Danny cooked a wonderful roast goose and I forgot to put the pudding on!

    Hi Sara

    We had a great time and I do hope that you did too. Looking forward to visiting your site in 2008 too. The Interblog Guinea Fowl breeding event was the highlight of my year.

  2. farmingfriends

    What a beautiful decoration. Hope you and Danny had a lovely Christmas and I look forward to visiting your site in 2008. Thanks for your support with my site. Best Wishes Sara from farmingfriends

  3. Hope you all had a wonderful day. Love the reindeer candle holder.

  4. Toffeeapple

    How pretty! I hope your day went well?

  5. Katherine

    Hope you had a lovely Christmas Day!
    With love, Paul and Katherine x

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