Monday, December 5, 2011

Making Christmas

On December 1, Spousal Unit and I put up our tiny little Christmas tree.

The tree topper (at least for this year) is composed of our wedding cake toppers, which I purchased on Etsy. They are Ashitaka and San, from Princess Mononoke. Most adorable cake toppers/ornaments ever.

This is a German decoration, called a Sternelicht, or "star light." It's all paper, with decorative holes cut out and lined with red tissue paper. You put lights inside it, and it glows beautifully.

I have to pull out my German dictionary and make sure I read the directions correctly, or else I may burn down the apartment. And I think that would be frowned upon.

Not all of the decorations are up yet, but home feels a little more Christmasy every day.

1 comment:

  1. I especially like that all you girls got a star so you will think of each other when you see it. Also, I noticed the pic behind the penguin and bear. Love!!


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