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Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820820] Mon, 13 November 2017 13:59 Go to next message
Jamie
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Are we ready for Christmas posts for 2017?

Where do you put your Christmas Tree? Do you have more than one? Ever since moving into our home, I've had difficulty finding a place I like for our Christmas tree. We have a living room space both upstairs and downstairs. I've always felt that we needed to have the tree downstairs so "if company" came we'd have something Christmas-y in our home (we don't have much else). Too, on years that our daughter and her family come over, I don't have to haul them to the upstairs one. (The upstairs is a duo living room plus our master bedroom in one.)

This year is one of our off years (the year my daughter is hosting in her home). I'm trying to decide if I want to just have a skinny tree in our kitchen (our home's entrance opens right into our kitchen). I've never placed it there before, but have loved the magazine pictures of trees placed there. It was just impractical, though, and we were never rich enough to do multi-trees. (My husband thinks it's ridiculous even if we could afford it, but I still wish we could.)

I'm trying to decide if I'll do that this year.


Peace
Re: Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820821 is a reply to message #820820 ] Mon, 13 November 2017 14:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
PamE
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We have an out of the way space in the corner by our front door here and I love that it doesn't take over our entire living room like it seemed to do in the house before this one. It's actually the only place we could comfortably have a tree, come to think about it!

I agree, the pictures of Christmas trees in kitchens make it look so homey and cozy. You'll have to post a pic of your tree when you decide where to put it, Jamie. Smile


I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. ~Phil 3:13-14~
Re: Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820822 is a reply to message #820820 ] Mon, 13 November 2017 15:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Diana P.  is currently offline Diana P.
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Ours goes in our den in the corner, not far from the fireplace (don't worry; it's far enough away!! Laughing Laughing ).

There's also a bay window in that room, so it looks pretty from outside.


Grace & Peace,
Diana

"Do your best, then rest"

Re: Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820823 is a reply to message #820820 ] Mon, 13 November 2017 16:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Lisa T.  is currently offline Lisa T.
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We have to rearrange our living room a bit, but put it in a corner there. We just get a 5 ft tree these days, and it goes nicely on our big coffee table. No room in our kitchen.

If we had a smaller dining room table, it could go in our dining room...but we really use our big table, especially at the holidays, so no go there. And even with our big country kitchen, I don’t think I have a space for a tree in there.


Lisa T.
Re: Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820824 is a reply to message #820820 ] Mon, 13 November 2017 16:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Tracy in Peru  is currently offline Tracy in Peru
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Ours goes in the living room by the fake fireplace. Christmas Eve, we move out the large furniture so we can easily all gather together.

I have a bunch of teenagers, so putting up and taking down a tree is pretty easy with everyone helping. But, I am not organized enough to manage more than one. If I were the only one decorating and doing set up and tear down, I would never even consider more than one.

But, if magic fairies wanted to come do all the work, I would not be opposed to more than one tree.


In Him--Tracy
Re: Where do you put your Christmas Tree? [message #820830 is a reply to message #820820 ] Tue, 14 November 2017 12:33 Go to previous message
Leigh  is currently offline Leigh
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Pencil tree in front of the living room window facing the street.


Leigh
Tennessee

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~~Benjamin Franklin

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