Nov 27, 2012

Unboxing the Tree...

I unboxed my new Christmas tree today,
that is as far as I have gotten...
 
 
the holidays go by so fast,
sometimes it's nice to linger...

 
I am smitten with my new tree,
and could almost just enjoy it plain,
unadorned...
 
 
fresh and pristine as the first snow...
 
I have learned many of you are looking for a flocked tree!
I bought mine at McLendons Hardware
a small Northwest Washington hardware store chain.


but those pink balls,
are calling...
 



as if,
this wasn't all enough goodness
for one day...
 
the mailman delivered
the new David Austin catalog today....
(don't forget to order your free catalog)
 
what to do?
 

 
am I going to TRY
to take it slow...
 
today I am joining...
Home
and
 
 
Thanks for stopping by...

49 comments:

Anne said...

Your tree is beautiful Bella! All alone or adorned with those beautiful pink ornaments!
xx
Anne

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Oh Bella, you take such gorgeous pictures!

I just squealed looking at your pretty post today!

Savor every single moment surrounding yourself with that beauty!!

Teresa @Magazine Your Home said...

What a beautiful tree, it will be even more gorgeous (if that's possible) after you adorn it. May I ask where you got it, I've been looking and looking for a beautiful flocked tree.

Leann said...

love the flocking! It will be unbelievable with the pink balls!

Enjoy the blessings of the season!
Leann

Bernideen said...

Looks beautiful!!!

Denise @English Purple Ribbon said...

Hi Bella! You take such beautiful pictures! How soft & lovely your white tree will look with the pink decorations! Thank-you for sharing. Denise

Sarah said...

Bella, your tree looks so lovely in its snowy splendor. Can't wait to see it all decorated........Sarah

Judi said...

I was wondering where you ordered it from too.
Beautiful!!!!

jeanetteann said...

Can't wait to see it all,it looks so pretty. xx

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

I was wondering about your flocked tree! I have never seen one up close and personal. So pretty! You can't go wrong taking your time. I agree-- it's gorgeous as is! xx

sweetinspirationsbyjpdesigns said...

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! What a tree!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

This is going to look absolutely georgous! I am doing a white-tipped tree this year too, but mine won't have all of that wonderful flocking.

NanaDiana said...

I can't wait to see your tree all decorated, Bella. I ordered the David Austin catalog. I realized I have not received one since we moved here-xo Diana

Cindy said...

Oh! It's a flocked tree, my very favorite! It's beautiful just as it is! I have a small flocked tree too, and i love it. It will be wonderful with the pink ornaments!

Cindy

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

Pretty tree! When I was a kid we had a huge tree (our living room had a vaulted ceiling). It was a live tree and we always flocked it white. Then my parents hung pink and turquoise ornaments. Your tree reminds me of it. Can't wait to see it when you're finished.

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

What a beautiful new tree Bella! And it will be even more so with your lovely vintage pink ornaments adorned upon it. I may have to get me a smaller version of this tree for next year :) I really love it!

~Brenda~

chateau chic said...

Such a pretty tree as is. On the other hand, the pink ornaments are like jewelry on the tree.
Mary Alice

Karen said...

Your tree is beautiful, those pink ornaments will look gorgeous!

Danelle Harvey said...

I LOVE your tree. I have a few white trees myself and LOVE them. I love pink but am a little afraid of it. LOL It looks beautiful!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love your tree--I have never seen one so well flocked! I am not going to flock my tree this year--but your tree makes me want to :) I ordered the David Austin catalog--I haven't got one yet--I did order from them last year not sure if that makes them send you a catalog or not. Thanks for the link!

sandy said...

Your tree is beautiful! It IS nice to linger and not be rushed in the holiday season. Love your pink balls too. It reminds me of my Grandmother's tree. She had the same thing...white flocked tree with pink balls and even a pink dressed Santa.
Have a wonderful week!
sandy :)

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hi Bella: Your tree is absolutely beautiful and the pink ornaments will only make it more beautiful. This lovely season goes by so fast, we all need to slow down and savor it..Happy Wednesday..Judy

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

A beautiful tree indeed!! Looking forward to seeing it all finished!!

Hugs,
Deb

Monica said...

SPLENDID.

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

What a great tree! Where did you order it from?

sissie said...

Love your beautiful tree and those pink ornaments are going to be perfect.

hugs
Sissie

Lavender Cottage said...

Hello Bella
I was looking at flocked trees in one of the stores and they are pretty. Yours will be gorgeous all dressed in pinks.
Have fun with your decorating.
Hugs,
Judith

Lavender Cottage said...

I forgot to say, I knew you'd have the new DA catalogue. Have you got your favourites picked out?
Judit

stefanie said...

simply gorgeous!!!!

Melissa from the Blue House said...

LOVE your white decor! Beautiful!

Mrs.Rabe said...

Delightful! Such a pretty tree!

Thanks, too, for the reminder about the David Austin Roses catalog! I've been so busy lately I'd forgotten to order it!

Deanna

Blondie's Journal said...

I love your tree, Bella! it's absolutely beautiful, with or without the sweet ornaments! Enjoy it and your catalog, too!

XO,
Jane

Janneke said...

Lovely white Christmas tree with or without pink balls but than WOW I saw the new David Austin catalogue. I'm going to order this right now!

Karen said...

So Pretty, Bella, especially peeking through your pretty glass, like a little story book picture. I can't wait to see it all decorated. Thank you for the David Austin link, too. xx

Madelief said...

What a lovely tree it is Bella, even without the decorations!

Looking forward to see how it will look once finished.

Madelief x

mariondee-designs said...

I wish i could find a tree like that here in Australia! It's just gorgeous! I tried flocking my tree last year with fake snow but it kept falling off and making one big mess! Even though it's summer here at Christmas I would love to have a tree like that.. love the pink ornaments too. take care, Maryann

Beth said...

Your tree is very pretty, Bella. I think it will look fantastic decked out in pink!

Heaven's Walk said...

Oh Bella! I LOVE your tree! Where did you buy it??? The shape of it and the flocking is just sheer perfection! :)

xoxo laurie

GinaBVictorian said...

Hi Bella! I am your newest follower. Your tree is gorgeous, can't wait to see it finished. I will also be going back and looking at your older posts. I hope you will come visit me on my blog as well. Have a great rest of your week! Gina

Haworth said...

What a beautiful tree! I'm sure it will be even lovelier once you've decorated it, but I agree it looks so pretty just the way it is. And oh! the arrival of the David Austin catalogue is always such a wonderful surprise, isn't it? Time for a playdate with yourself and a cup of tea. (Are we dreaming of Spring already....?)

Ivy and Elephants said...

Love, love, love a flocked tree!
Can't wait to see it all decked out with the pink balls.
Patti

Sheila said...

What a gorgeous tree! I'm curious to know where you found it. thanks!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Bella,
Your tree is just gorgeous! It looks lovely reflected in your pretty mirror. I love a flocked tree and yours will be breath-taking adorned with those pink balls. Thank you for sharing with my HOME and enjoy your weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Ruthie Miller said...

What a gorgeous tree! It does look so pretty with nothing on it but then again, i am sure you will make it look even more so. I adore the pink glass ornaments.
Ah, David Austin roses. I could pour over that catalog over and over again. If only the deer didn't think my roses were there dinner.
I would love to know where you got that tree from too.
Ruthie from : http://www.ladybstimefortea.blogspot.com

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

How lovely...I would love a small one just like it!

pink*cherub*moon said...

Gorgeous tree! I love the snow on it and your pink shiney brights will look awesome! Trying to take it a little slower too, altho' I'm freaked that it's already December 1st! Maybe I'd better speed up my slow just a bit! Hugs, Leena

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Beautiful! We bought a flocked tree last year and I love it.
Thanks for linking to the Open House party.

Janis@All Things Beautiful said...

I think I am in love with the flocking! I just might have to try it next year...it's so elegant and beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

this is certainly lovely just as it is, but I am sure it will be even prettier decked in pinks! Happy Holidays!