Saturday, November 20, 2010

Christmas Window Vignette (Message On a Window)


Okay, I have decided that instead of “message in a bottle”, I have a “message on a window”. (nuff said on that)
My Christmas window needed a little tweaking so you could read the message a little easier. I added a piece of burlap to the back because we all know that burlap is like Duct tape and will fix anything, right?  (you know most of you agree with that statement)
With a few extra additions, this is how my window vignette turned out.
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We had a good ole fashioned popcorn stringing last night and made garland to hang on the top of the window.
About every other piece of popcorn Faith ate off of her garland, so it took her a little longer, but it was so much fun to watch her.
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I have been adding Christmas touches to our home all week in between the rest of life, which is always so busy.
Let me make sure to say that I am not forgetting Thanksgiving. 
  I have so much to be thankful to the Lord for and I pray that I express that thankfulness to Him everyday. 
I don’t want to be like the nine lepers who didn’t go back and say thank you after they were healed.  I want to make sure to be like the one who did tell Jesus…Thank You!!  (Luke 17:11-19)
Heading over to Donna’s at Funky Junk Interiors for her “White” party and Perfectly Imperfect for her party.

Check out Cindy's party tonight at Cottage Instincts and Amy's at Whisperwood Cottage and My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia.
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21 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

Amy this a beautiful idea. Gorgeous!

Happy weekend to you.
~Melissa :)

cityfarmer said...

Just the name of Jesus soothes, doesn't it?

p.s. how did you add the print friendly tab/button?

cindy @ cottage instincts said...

Oh my! Too funny...I JUST did this to my old chippy windows yesterday! Doesn't it look cool? I love me some burlap. I need to take a pic of mine and get them hung....love the popcorn garland too. Great idea :)

Becky C said...

Amy,
What a great idea! You really dressed up that window. This vignette is gorgeous! You are so ahead with the decorating, you've got me in the mood. Been out of town, trying to catch up :)
Blessings,
Becky C

Ginger said...

Gorgeous and destined to be copied all over blogland. Thanks for your sweet words over at my place! Happy Thanksgiving!

michelle said...

I like the burlap behind the window and the vignette looks so pretty! Have a great weekend girl!!

sissie said...

Hi Amy,
I just love your post. The burlap window treatment is so sweet and the vingette you created is so lovely.

Happy Thanksgiving and big hugs

Sissie

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

What a beautiful vignette!! Love your message window!!

NanaDiana said...

Amy- Wow! You pulled together a wonderful vingnette! Love the burlap backing on the window...it really PoPS now! Hugs- Diana

Lindy said...

What a wonderful and meaningful touch. So pretty!

Marilyn Holeman said...

I read this and thought, "Oh, I'd like to hit the like button!" (Too much Facebook for me.) I so enjoy your blog. Have a blessed Thanksgiving. LOVE your window!

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

This is gorgeous Amy! I'm enjoying seeing little touches of Christmas up :)
You should add it to my link party on Tuesday :)
XO
Kristin

Lissa said...

your christmas window is lovely! Love the popcorn!

Katie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creek said...

Beautiful!

We have a "Thanksmas" on Thursday...Thanksgiving and Christmas with hubby's family. We have a big thanksgiving dinner at noon, hang out all afternoon and have Christmas dinner in the evening. It is a great day, and really helps me to kick off the Christmas season early!

Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

I really like how you added the burlap! Very good idea!

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

The perfect touch, Amy!!! What would we do without burlap???? LOL!

the cinnamon post said...

very pretty!

Tiffini said...

So true: I love your music too....I appreciate you in that you always draw us to Him...

Sixty-Fifth Avenue said...

Love the window, such a great idea to write a special message. I have an old window on our hallway dresser but it's been painted on already.
All your decorations look beautiful, you have the look you were going for.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

Creative Ambitions said...

Great idea Amy!! And the burlap definitely makes the message stand out... Love it! Love your Christmas decor, too!

raggygirlvintage said...

I love your window Amy, shout it out!!
Tracey