Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A Very Special Christmas Tree!

Each year I set up this tree in honor of my darling Mother Gloria and Mother-in-law LaVerne, who have both passed. We miss them and especially this time of the year. They made Christmas very special.
This is actually a picture of my Grandmother Alberta when she was a model at age 16. Isn't she darling?!
My Grandmother Sadie crocheted the bell.
Hope you enjoyed seeing this special little tree!
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Thanks for visiting and Merry Christmas!


Debby said...

Your special tree is beautiful How nice to honor the mothers. Your pictures are so clear.

Mari said...

What a gorgeous special tree, love the black and white family photos :) Just beautiful!
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas :)

C'est moi Claudette said...

A model at 16 WOW.
Such a pretty tree indeed. I should have some of my mom and dad's pictures made into sweet vintage notes like yours. LOVE that idea.
I also LOVE their sweet names.
Thanks for sharing your special tree Maryjane.
Warm hugs coming your way from Canada.

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

HI Maryjane :) :)

Oh, your Christmas tree is just lovely :) :) The pink accents are beautiful and that snow angel is just so pretty :) :) Have a Happy, Happy Christmas.

Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

ga447 said...

I just love the tree, my Mother made Christmas so so special, she worked so hard professionally and then did a perfect Christmas at home, I miss her so much.

Claudia said...

Hi Maryjane, I remember this tree from last year - I think you wrote about it before? It's such a lovely tribute to your loved ones.


~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Beautiful to honor your Beloved relatives.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

Julie Harward said...

What a beautiful tree..and for such a special reason! Merry Christmas to you. :D

debi huntsman said...

Maryjane, your tree is stunning! What a wonderful tribute to the special women in your life.

Merry Christmas!

kpaints said...

Nobody decorates a tree like you...just totally amazing. Your mothers would be so proud!!!

Love that model at 16 picture..what a treasure.

Cindy said...

What a beautiful tree and great that it has such a special meaning for you. Merry Christmas!

Betsy said...

What a meaningful and beautiful Christmas tree. I love the idea of remembering and honoring your mother and mother-in-law at Christmas.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Cozy Little House said...

Sorry you're having blog problems. Your grandmother was so pretty. The tree is delightfully gorgeous! Such a nice tribute.

Rhondi said...

Hi Maryjane
That is a beautiful tree!


I love your tree. The year after my mom died, I had a special "Hallie tree", with all my favorite pictures of her made into simple ornaments. How we miss our moms at Christmas.


Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Maryjane this is a wonderful tribute to the moms in your life. Have a blessed Christmas with your family and a Happy New Year.

Celestial Charms said...

What a darling tree, made all the more special because of the sentiment behind it. Your grandmother's photograph is absolutely stunning. Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

What a very special tree and a fabulous ideal. Thank You for sharing your special tree......Tallulah

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

That is a special tree, and so full! Makes my tree look naked in comparison.

Love how you added pictures to it too.

Merry Christmas!

Crickit said...

What an absolutely gorgeous Christmas Tree! The old photos are beautiful also. I love that you put it up in memory of your grandmothers, this is so special.

Thanks for sharing this!

Creative Grammie said...

Aloha Maryjane,
What a beautiful special Christmas tree you have created. Enjoyed all your precious photos, thank you for sharing.
Have a very Merry Christmas!

honolulujen said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful tree and traditions with all of us. You are an inspiration to me.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What a gorgeous tree and packed with sentiment. The very best kind of tree!
Merry Christmas..

Monique said...

What a wonderful tree and a great way to remember tow wonderful women by. It is a beautiful tree.
Have a fabulous day.

reginascottage said...

hello maryjane,
your tree is very,very wonderful.
wishing you a merry christmas and a happy new year!
love and hugs regina

Ali said...

What a gorgeous tribute to your late mother. I bet she'd love it.

Merry Christmas to you and your family Maryjane and all the best in 2012!

Ali xx

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Such a beautiful tree for the beautiful women in your life.


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