Anyway, for now I thought I'd share a few pics of how I've decorated for my first Christmas in the house...
I got my craft on one day and made some mod paper ornaments to hang in the front window. (An idea borrowed from here.)
Inspired by this, here's a wreath I made as a gift for someone. Someone I don't think reads this blog. I guess we'll see! :) I love it, and am tempted to keep it for myself, but I'll just have to make another one when I have a bit more free time!
In lieu of the traditional garland on my very narrow staircase, I opted for a simple ribbon:
And finally, the tree. Due to general busy-ness and the as yet un-organized/un-decorated state of my living room, I contemplated not putting it up this year. But I'm glad I did - nothing beats the light of a Christmas tree! (big thanks to mish (the ribbon guru) for all of her tree-decorating assistance - ribbon-related and otherwise!).
And a special gift from these guys to commemorate this milestone, which I thought was very, very sweet of them :)
(reads: First Christmas in the New Home, 2009)