DECK THE HALLS...
Not with boughs of holly...
I used the faux pine wire ones...;)
Well I'm finally getting around [business is slowing down AGAIN] to posting my pictures of all of my outside Xmas decor...taken in the daylight. You already got to see the blurry night ones...;}
I love the sparkle of the Xmas lights at night but like to see a display in the day light.
Most who have the inflatable displays don't run them during the day...who can blame them! I saw dollar signs coming off of my Halloween one and decided then, not to donate more money to the power company and buy any more! Bad enough I need their power to run my lights now...candle power is just not the same...;} The wire animal/tree ones are okay but if you have a lot of snow like we normally get, they kind of blend in during the day time...;(
I'm not one for over-doing the lights either...don't care much for the blinding mini light displays!
So I opted for more of a visual day time one with a night enhancement of a combination of the soft glow of a yellowish white mini lights for the snowy FX of winter and the blue-white of the bigger LED bulbs intertwined with smaller LED red ones.
My dream when moving into this place was to do the "Gingerbread House" for Halloween...I think I mentioned this once or twice [three] before. So when I decorate for Halloween I can put up the candy canes without the pine boughs. I will be making big candies during the summer months...see planning already :)
Anyways....here's this year's Winter Workshop somewhere near the north pole...
Still not quite finished yet...undecided whether I want penguins or gingerbread men or just leave it alone? There is 14 days left til Xmas....
I don't like the space between the door and garage door...needs something inspirational?
Notice the front slope...
I cured my problem of the slippery hill! The steps [on the left] I put in this summer, helps when I have to unload my groceries. I still have to shovel the hill for any wheelchair access...:}?
The mound of snow in the middle is to cover the hidden danger of how the two meet...it would be dangerous otherwise...too uneven...okay in the summer
Plus I have to give the dog next door somewhere to mark his territory so he won't be doing it on my decorations...Grrr
Here's another great blurry close-up...
[you know... I NEVER have to worry about anyone stealing my pics...they're to blurry...;) ]
Clear as mud right...looks pretty busy inside to me and yes, it is!
Painting the door red was a good move for this setting...:)
So, are you ready to see the rest of this busy nightmare....
Due to more interuptions by the stupid