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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

It's time for another open house. Please enjoy these images from my home. Let's start with the front door. My sister painted our Grow pumpkin. Once you come inside you are greeted by Paris. I don't think he likes his pumpkin costume.

Let's go in the kitchen. This is the shelf above the sink. The turkey in the middle was created by my niece when she was in kindergarten. It's part of a series.

Then, above the front window hangs the banner I sewed this year along with a welcome sign painted by my sister.

All of the glass cupboards have pumpkin ephemera inside.


Let's go in the dining room. We have china we only use for Thanksgiving. The wheat plates were from my mum's mum. Later, we'll put the Thanksgiving serving pieces out. They are from my Dad's mum.


I am really excited about my new project this year. It's a "stuffed" turkey. I saw it on the V and Co blog and I knew I had to make it.

I made little pumpkin place cards for everyone with a gingerbread cookie mix and melted orange chocolates.


This is a funny pillow that sits on our living room chair.


Here's the top of the piano. My niece worked her magic there.

That concludes our Thanksgiving open house. I hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I'm grateful for you.


shuggy said...

happy thanksgiving!!

Sherri Thacker said...

Everything is so nice Heather! Love that stuffed turkey too. I would've bought it too. Its perfect!!

Sherri Thacker said...

Ooops. I forgot to say Happy Thanksgiving!!

lakeslady said...

Happy Thanksgiving from the UK Heather.
I have just taken a tour of your beautiful home, and so admire all your pretty decorations.
That turkey you made sure made me smile.
Enjoy yor day
Love and hugs JP

Cindi said...

Happy thanksgiving Heather!! I totally enjoyed the open house, thanks for the invite! the stuffed turkey is way cool

Ashley Gilbert said...

Very cute stuff, Heather! I love what you did with the window. :)

Tami B. said...

I love your holiday open houses, Heather. All of the special handmade touches really are wonderful. Happy Holiday Season.

Ree Donnelly said...

OMG, Paris is so cute! And so very tolerant! Precious girl... I have 2 chocolate labs & a yellow. I {heart} Labs!!!


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