Years ago, a friend of mine said upon visiting my home during this time of year that it looked like “Christmas threw up in here.” Well, of course I took this as a compliment! I decorate like a crazy person at Christmas and I pay no attention to tasteful, matching décor that looks like Martha Stewart has been all up in herr. I like color, shiny things and TOYS, TOYS, TOYS! This year I employed my army of Christmas beanies to give the joint a decidedly goofy charm and I wanted to share this Beanie splendor with you all.
Some of my decorations are actually reverent.
When my kid was little, she called this the “Activity Scene”.
I have kitties, bunnies and chickens in my Nativity. Don’t you?
I do have a few traditional tableaux evident in my house.
The decorated hearth
Decorated chandeliers and shiny, glowing things on the table.
Tiny snow globes with Holiday scenes.
Santa holding a kitten.
The mysterious Christmas penguin who magically appears on the stairs the day after Thanksgiving.
Mr. Nutcracker stands guard over the nesting Santas.
And of course everyone has a Ren & Stimpy for Christmas, right?
Don’t forget Hanukkah Bear!
And the traditional glowing chicken wearing a Santa hat.
What? You don’t put a costume on your bar sink faucet?
A Christmas tree made of Beanies.
Lurking in every corner, waiting to give Christmas cheer.
Beanie Santa and his helpful “elves”
I hope you enjoyed my crazy decorations. I wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas with your families.