Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Decorating the outside…

Over the weekend, I decorated the inside of the house (more of that to come) as it seems to evolve by the day.  I just can’t sit still, I keep rearranging! Today, I picked up some wreaths' and garland for the outside from Costco ~ every year I get a little more festive with the outside of my home! 



While snapping some photo’s I found some flowers still blooming ~ had to share!


Wishing you a festive upcoming week! xoox, tracie


To see where else I am linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label…xoxo, tracie

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Christine Vandormolen said...

soooo pretty......had to pin!!! Merry Christmas neighbor

Heather - New House New Home said...

Very festive, Tracie. And I love the sled! Been looking for a similar one for my rear entrance.

And I know it's not Christmas - but your front door is gorgeous!

Sylvia said...

It is so pretty and inspiring!

Okio B Designs said...

Stunning! Me thinks I have to get my butt over to Costco!


Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Very pretty using natural elements. Having a real sled is nice, I only have a small crafted version at our front door but they add an old-fashioned look.

Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} said...

I would kill for that archway to decorate! I've always loved garlands, we have some outside every year. Yours looks great!

Cynthia said...

Love what you have done outside. I have my sled from when I was a child. I use it every year. Can't wait to be in the new house to come up with new ideas!!


September Violets said...

Love the fresh greenery everywhere! And the way your gateway frames your front door is just perfect :) Wendy x

Mary Hill said...

Hi, you inspired me to start a new board on Pinterest of bloggers' Christmas decorations. Here is the pin:

My first pin on the new board is yours.:)

Really pretty decorations.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

lovely. All it needs is a little snow

Wendy AppleApricot said...

So beautiful... both the Christmas decor and the house!

Custom Comforts said...

So very pretty. Your home looks lovely all draped in greenery, so very inviting.

Burlap Luxe said...

Lové your cottage Christmas Tracie,
I so can hear the Carolers at your door.

Joyeux Noël


Lin said...

Lovely! I especially love your front gate! Visiting you from Michelle's party...
~ Lin

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

It looks beautiful Tracie!
I'm way behind but I'll get started this weekend - you've inspired me.
I'm running late visiting from Michelle's Grey Dey Thursdey!

suziqu's thread works said...

Hello Tracie
I'm here from "Grey Dey" where I have posted too!
Your house and entrance is incredibly welcoming and pretty for Christmas with that beautifully decorated gate!
Enjoy your Christmas preparations inside too!

Jann Olson said...

Hi Tracie, Your home looks so welcoming and festive. Flowers blooming? Oh my, no sign of life here. Buried under 6" of snow. I love the branches on the gate! Excited for your cottage party tomorrow. I may have to do my post in two. Wanted to share my redwork in the bedroom, but I am still not quite through painting my bed. Should finish it this weekend. I'll at least share my red transferware on the shelf with Christmas touches.

Art and Sand said...

The exterior of your house is so lovely, it doesn't even need the special Christmas decor. But, it is absolutely beautiful all dressed for Christmas.

bj said...

What a beautiful Fishtail Cottage...it looks wonderful all decked out for Christmas. :)

must love junk said...

I love your touches of holiday decor outside...so pretty! Thanks for linking up :)

Junkchiccottage said...

The outside looks like right out of a magazine. So beautiful.

Lady of the Manor said...

I love the way you used the greenery everywhere and your sled at the front door is darling! You look ready for Christmas!

Clotee S said...

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
By the way, I'm clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.