Saturday, November 25, 2006

the end result

The wreaths are up, and this morning Ken is cleaning out the gutters while he prepares to hang icicle lights at the front of the house. Here’s a picture of the wreaths, and a solicitation of opinions!

The kitchen window is a half window, with a wooden façade below it. It’s the only window that we really spend any time looking out of that faces the front of the house, so I didn’t want to obscure that small space by hanging the wreath there while there was an adequate space to attach it below. But I’m wondering if it looks funny hanging lower than the rest of the wreaths, which are suspended in the upper half of the windows. Any thoughts out there on the subject? I could really go either way.

We’re grateful for a nice day with moderate temperatures to get some of this outdoor work done, and this afternoon will go to Cheekwood (our botanical garden) to see their holiday display and get some pictures for use on my cards (I hope). I am loving this long weekend, and it’s nice to have a leisurely pace after the fullness of the previous months. That will end soon enough as Christmas preparations swing into full gear! Today, I’m enjoying a gentler pace.

2 comments:

samtzmom said...

I think it looks just perfect. Since that is a single window, it makes sense to me to put the wreath on the larger space beneath it. :c) Hope the visit to Cheekwood provided you lots of beautiful shots. I'd dearly love to see it at Christmas!

Pam in Moncton said...

I think it is fine in the space below. Looks nice and doesn't obscure your view. The house looks lovely.
Pam

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