Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Janet’s house

Well, after a bit of a rough start, I finally made it to California last Friday.   We woke up to icy streets and didn’t want to replay our Thanksgiving “mishap”, so I changed my flight to early afternoon when it would be warmer and the streets clear.   Got to the airport and guess what?  That flight had been cancelled.   Oh well, I finally made it albeit a bit later than planned.  It was all made better by being on this plane.  Go Ducks!



I’ll share pictures of Janet’s decorating and then in a couple of days, I’ll show you what we gave each other.  

Here’s Janet, aka Myrt, aka Lucy, aka Lucylieb!


She has a wonderful knack for putting things together, so I’ll just let you all enjoy the eye candy.

















This picture makes me want to get a piano.  So much fun to decorate.



Wow, I didn’t realize I’d taken so many pictures.   I’ll finish the home tour tomorrow.   

On another note….permits were finally issued and we broke ground today.  Yippee!


Hugs, Anne


Hogan's Adventure said...

YIPEE!!! The ground has been broken, so happy for you and Dave. Lucy's has looks great, of course we were there in person to feel the cute!!!!! Thank you Mr.CW for my wonderful caddy which will be full in no time and I will think of youu both whenever I look at it. Thank you for not including the "red snowflake bottom" in your pictures!!! Love you>>xoxo

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

Very nice Christmas displays! Congrats on the ground breaking.

Sandy F said...

I don't think I could get on a Duck
plane. LOL Gotta love those Beavers! Her decorations are so cute! Love them all. Hopefully the weather holds out so they can keep going!


Linda said...

Love the home tour. All her decorations are beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing!

Darlene said...

Ground has been broken!?!?!?!?!?! Yahoo!!!

Thank you for sharing the home tour - delightful decorations.

Kathie said...

I am so happy for you that your new home is starting to be built! HOw exciting.
ok, LOVE her home and decorating and all those cute snowmen!!!! Love the santas too and all those wonderful plates/trays, very nice. thanks for sharing always fun to see how others decorate

Carol said...

YIPPEE!!!!!!!!! The fun has begun! This is so very exciting! What wonderful Christmas decorations! Love her snowmen!

Stephanie said...

You got to fly on the DUCK plane? How fun. Was the mascot on board? Now that's the most festive home I've seen. Although I love gingerbread folks I absolutely LOVE snowfolks the most. That basket of snowfolks is so darn cute.

Crispy said...

How fun to be on the Ducks plane. Were the guys well behaved? LOL Goodness, it must take her a month to get all those decorations out. I think she wins the decorating contest :0)

Have a lovely visit :0)


Lori said...

How exciting to be breaking ground!! Yippee!!!
I'm glad you made it to CA. How could you not have a good time with a house decorated like that??!!

Linda said...

Thanks for sharing those lovely pictures of your friends home. Very talented lady. Whohooo its great to see that your home is started. It will all come together quickly,you'll see.

Candace said...

Wow - Janet's house was worth the hassle getting there! I hope you were nice to any Beavers that were on the plane! Did you and Dave break a bottle of champagne over that bulldozer first?

Loris said...

You are right. Lucy (aka etc. :-) does know how to display! Thanks for sharing all those pictures of pure fun and inspiration. Glad your flight finally got you there to enjoy it.

Anna said...

I wannnnaaa be your best friend!!! lol Unlike Sandy...I would have climbed on the duck plane with a duck outfit!

I uploaded the new blog is you could be so kind as to add it to your list and join.

see ya at woolies!

Cindy said...

What a warm, welcoming, comforting home. Appears like you're already welcome right from the front door.

Carrie P. said...

I did enjoy the "decoration" show. thanks and congrats on ground breaking.

Anonymous said... your friends home but as I recall you decorate absolutely wonderfully yourself! Happy Holidays to you and your family....this time next year in the new place right?

Wendy said...

Oh my what a wonderful home tour, love all the snowmen nestled around. Congrats on the ground breaking.

Cristina said...

Tanti auguri di Buon Natale....
un abbraccio

Linda said...

Happy New Year, Anne!

Kathie said...

happy happy happy new year!!!!
so are there walls up yet in your new home????
can't wait to see the gifts from your Christmas party with your friends, you all are so creative, hope all is well