I put all our Christmas decor out except the silver tinsel tree which has had a few repairs and lights replaced over the years.
This year it needed lights again so hubby suggested we look for a new faux table top tree.
We found a fir/pine mix of needles we liked with pine cones throughout and sitting in a ceramic wooden looking bucket. Perfect for the two of us and my victorian tree skirt fits even better around the base of this one. A shimmering peacock is perched at the top.
A conservative amount of lights came on the tree yet it looks pretty lit up at night.
On December 1 I opened the 24 days of tea advent calendar from David's Tea I was gifted and have had some delicious pots brewed so far for afternoon tea.
Our Still Life Sunday prompt for this week was 'white on white' and although I looked for something delicate to photograph, this reading fairy is a favourite and kept catching my eye. On the left is SOC and the fairy looks quite silvery so I lightened the photo considerably in my Mac photos editing software to achieve my vision of the prompt.
I'll leave you with a small clump of birch at the park, many of these trees are so old they're toppling over or needing to be cut down by the town staff. I still find them intriguing and full of character.
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