O Holy Night ~ A Remarkable Nativity

I have two Nativity sets.

It seems like I always display this particular one

as it is my favorite.

It is not the one that is a bit more elegant,

but the one that is very special, as it is handmade with a history.

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The Sunroom Upside Down Christmas Tree and the Five Favorites and Winner of the “Better Late Thank Never” Linky Party

Before I tell you who the “faves” and winner of the “Better Late Than Never” Linky Party…

…..I thought I would keep you in suspense and present my large Upside Down Tree.

It stands in the corner of the sunroom…

…..It is put together like a regular tree..

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I have red accents in the sunroom, so I use red ornaments and glass “icicles” in the tree…

…..along with these cute little owls and birds..

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I used the same holly berry garland at the top of the tree that is also on my mantel…

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I have been fortunate to find these pretty red glass ornaments on sale after Christmas…

…..and the owls too!

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I use quilt batting..berry sprays and evergreens to decorate the base of the tree…

…..and a few crystal snowflakes

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A view of the sunroom…..

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As with most rooms…furniture has to be moved about to accommodate the trees…

…..I am certain you all can relate!!

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I just love Cyclamen this time of year!!…

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A few “tidbits” around the room….

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Another Nativity that I have…It is “faux marble”…

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And this cutie..flew from the tree and landed here…

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Thank you for your patience in another picture filled post…and now to the announcement…

…..Do you remember our Linky Party..”Better Late Than Never Christmas Inspirations”??

……….that I participated in with these beautiful fellow bloggers?

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At this time…we would like to present our five faves from the party:

Many of you know this very beautiful blogger…Becca of Adventures in Decorating

She presented this gorgeous room that was inspired by a beautiful plate…

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And Mary from Home Is Where The Boat Is presented her most creative “Oh Fishing Tree”…

…..a fishing theme….Her tablescapes are also so magnificent…

……….and her garden cottage is out of the world!

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Oh My..this chalkboard art from Kelly of The Lily Pad Cottage is magnificent!!…

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This wonderful festive appetizer was presented by Jocelyn of Caramel Potatoes

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Pat from Back Porch Musings shared her gorgeous mantel…Her home is beautiful..

…..and her photography is perfection.

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So many wonderful links to the party…I so enjoyed them all…so many great inspirations!

We thank you all for joining the party!!!

And now..to the winner…Congratulations to KELLY of THE LILY PAD COTTAGE

…..For her magnificent Chalkboard Art!!!

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