It was good news to hear that our daughter who lives away from Houston would be coming home to spend a few days with us before Christmas. The last few months have not been easy for her, so my thought was to make her visit as warm and cozy as could be.
With its red walls, her old room is an easy one to make look season friendly. A winter throw is tossed on the bed and Santa will watch over her.
Like so many other things I have, Santa has been around for a long time and has a wonderful memory attached. I had gone to Oklahoma with a friend. On the return to Houston we made a journey of several hours stretch into the night by stopping at any and every place that looked of interest. If you guess that Santa came from one of those stops, you’d be right!
A few more little touches and the room is ready. Greenery and berries add touches of color among the birdhouses.
These two are part of my rather large collection but are too big to be displayed with the rest.
That’s OK because they are right at home sitting on a quilt, one of many made by my grandmother.
Speaking of quilts, so many made by different family members have ended up with me. Like with other textiles, I can’t bear to leave them wrapped in a closet and find ways to have them out. Somehow I feel they are a significant part of my heritage.
Getting back to preparing the room, there is a present or two left on the bed in the hope there is something there that will brighten the daughter’s day.
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