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Bah humbug!

Thought I'd show you the extent of my Christmas decorations for this year. Brass candlesticks, white candles, box of matches. Done! I think I'm over the whole Christmas thing already. I will, however, never be over the whole fire thing ;)

Reader Comments (18)


3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKellie

definitely not bah humbug! that's so beautiful.

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered Commenteremily

Perfect! Now if only I could get my husband Griswold to agree.

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCarol

Hmm, maybe I'll do the same with my wood candle stick collection upon my return home (I'm in New Zealand till a week before Christmas). I usually have to ease into the Christmas decorating spirit slowly---the season always sneaks up on me before I feel it! One year, I created a "menorah" arrangement of the candlestick collection on the dining table for my Jewish housemate. She loved it, for it was her first holiday away from home. xox Sparky

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSparky

nice!! such a stunning collection of sticks...

(well, you could throw a green tree garland in there somewhere though, couldn't ya?! ;))

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjane

Love ! going to steal your idea - bah humbug- and keep it simple = elegant.

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa

Those chairs! I need to know more about them please!

3 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTammy

Thanks everyone. I've collected the candle sticks over the years, picking them up in thrift stores for a couple of dollars each. It was only when I realised how many I had that the idea of a massed table centrepiece dawned on me. That and finding a big box of over 100 candles in another thrift store for $10 the other day.

Can't believe you are so close yet so far away Sparky.

I might just add a few fir branches Jane if I can sneak down to my neighbour's house a chop some low hanging branches off late at night ;)

Tammy the chairs are vintage 40s plywood office chairs I bought on eBay in a really bad state and restored. I have four.

4 Dec 2013 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

Pared back to the essentials- love it!

4 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTricia Rose


4 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterVanessa

Thanks Tricia. Thanks Vanessa.

4 Dec 2013 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

Perfection. What more do you need?

4 Dec 2013 | Unregistered Commenterkylie

My wife and I want to know what that beaded piece hanging from the ceiling is please.

4 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDean F

Sometimes simplicity is the best isn't it Kylie?

Dean it's a wooden bead chandelier I bought from Vixen & Velvet. You can see more of it here.

4 Dec 2013 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

Sleep with one eye open. I'm coming for that chandelier.

Also, join me and be Jewish. Any holiday angst would have been wrapped up last night. ;)

Belated Thanksgivukkah greetings Raina darling! If you're coming to steal the chandie watch out for the golem under the table :)

5 Dec 2013 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

beautiful candles! gorgeous!

5 Dec 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAimee Cartier

Thanks Aimee. You know it's grown already. I found another 4 sticks in the thrift store today :)

6 Dec 2013 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

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