August 19, 2013

Signs of the Season

Hi everyone! Did you have a good weekend? The weather was so wonderful here!

Oh my goodness, it's so hard for me to believe that summer is coming to a close. It feels like it just began, doesn't it? I keep thinking about how in a few short weeks, my kids will head back to school, a sure sign that that fall will soon be upon us and then you know what happens? In the blink of an eye...winter!

You may have seen me mention a time or two that I'm not a big fan of winter. I do LOVE everything about the season leading up to Christmas though! I remember how, as a child, I anticipated getting out all the Christmas decorations and placing them around the was such a simple thing that gave me such joy. It still makes me quite happy now :)

Last week, felt a bit like Christmas when I received a package in the mail from Tara at Between You and Me containing one of her awesome signs! I was so excited!

Tara and her husband, Andy, started making their beautiful signs a few years ago and this year they decided to roll out all their Christmas designs in August for 12 Days of Christmas Signs. Twelve bloggers will showcase the signs in their homes, with a new sign shown each day. I was so happy to be one of the chosen ones :)

Anytime I move things around, the kitties have to come and check it out...they're such nosy little things :)

Anyway, here are all the other lovely ladies that are participating, 
so pop on over and take a look...

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Have a great day!


  1. I'll have to go check out her signs, because that one is pretty awesome. Love the muted gray around the outside. BTW, that dresser is pretty awesome itself. Love the carving on the legs. Hope you're having a wonderful last few days with the kiddos at home. My son starts school tomorrow and it just seems way too early.

  2. I LOVE this one! And you have it displayed so beautifully! Melaine

  3. I like this sign, it looks like it's especially made for your home!

    Hugs, Ingrid

  4. It's gorgeous! A little early for me to start thinking about Christmas though ... :)

  5. What a heart warming sign, so lovely! :)
    I know, how is it that it's nearly the end of August already? Wasn't summer just starting the other day?

  6. oh my goodness! Oh my goodness!
    I LOVE staging EVER.

  7. It's so fun to get to meet fellow blogging friends through this fun 12 days... I'm so glad Tara introduced me to you and I have a confession. I went back and paged through your entire blog just admiring and pinning so many of your beautiful photos! You do amazing work girlfriend! LOVE. :)


  8. perfect setting....right up my hoho alley :)

  9. Tricia
    What a beautiful sign and I can't wait to see the home tour of all of you lovely gals. Have a wonderful week!


  10. Dearest sweet Tricia, this sign is so beautiful! I've been thinking about Christmas lots these days and so happy to see something like this here! Have a beautiful week sweet friend and love to you!

  11. Well...what a relieve ...for a minute there I thought you had started your Christmas décor...lovely sign...I do agree summer has gone far too fast however..I am looking so forward to fall(and winter)..can hardly wait to burn a spicy candle and put a new sweater on!Have an awesome week...x0x0x0

  12. This is wonderful, Tricia!
    Like you, I hate to see winter come, but I do so love the holiday season.
    Have a wonderful week ahead! xo.

  13. Lovely, lovely photos as always my Tricia!!! I too don't like winter but LOVE Christmas...we really do have a lot in common, it's a good thing we're friends!! :))

    Talk soon ~



  14. this is fabulous.....I love this!

  15. such a pretty vignette Tricia! I love their signs. And your cute little wreath.

  16. Beautiful photos of an awesome sign!!! I love how kitty wants to be part of the act too :) This post almost put me right into the Christmas spirit!!!

  17. Lovely photos
    Greetings from, the Netherlands

  18. I agree - summer has gone too quickly! But I LOVE That sign and am getting excited now! We have NO winter here which really bums me out at Christmas.

  19. LOVE your new sign, Tricia...and the photo with your kitty is purrfect...

  20. What a beautiful present Tricia! Lucky you!

    Have weekend and a good start of the new school season.

    Madelief x

  21. I LOVE those wooden signs...

  22. That sign is good for any day/season -- not just Christmas. It's wonderful.

  23. What a wonderful sign. I have to agree with Nancy, I think it's could be used all year long.

    I do hope you had a happy weekend.


  24. Tricia, you always use
    your artistic eye in such
    a special way. Love how
    you've showcased Tara's
    beautiful sign!

    Funny that we are getting
    July weather, NOW! My son
    goes back to school on
    Wednesday (in uniforms, so
    no shorts!) and it just kind
    of makes me sad. Of course,
    the fact that we dropped E
    off in California last week
    doesn't help, either....

    So, yeah, maybe I need a little
    Christmas, right this very minute!

    Stay cool, sweet friend!

    xo Suzanne

  25. Enjoy the end of August, Tricia. :)

  26. I'm so glad for this collaboration of yours and for this previous announcement of the joy of Christmas time ..
    Your blog is always full of beauty and sweetness, thanks ✿

  27. Looking forward to the chill of months to come and the celebration of Christmas.
    I love seeing that you are introducing it early, never to soon to bring in the merry and bright.

    Love your vignette.
    Love the grey kitty too!

    Joyeux Noël


  28. ahh. .such JOY in every season, I must confess tis the time to start preparing for the season! many ways to make it run well!

  29. Oh My! What a lovely sign. I love the way you have displayed it too. It's prefect! Can't wait to check out the other ones.

  30. Such a lovely sign! But I am NOT ready for Christmas. Holy cow...I am not even ready for Halloween! LOL Love the kitty looking up at the sign though! :)

  31. Just popping by to see how are you doing. :)
    Happy day to you.

  32. Your last photo is peaceful and so well balanced (kitty looks perfect too). I love your chest of drawers, the perfect spot to display your new sign and delightful little wreath.


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