All posts tagged: christmas

Downtown Victoria

As I was taking these shots Wednesday evening, I could feel the Christmas spirit all around me.Three dragon boats sliced through the water as one of the boat’s crew was singing the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.  To my right, the Delta hotel was […]

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Do It Yourself Christmas Ornament

This is a simple project that allows you to go outside and enjoy nature. Collect clean pine cones that have fallen from a tree. I prefer to pick cones who’s scales are tightly packed as they last for many years (I think I made these […]

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Christmas Lights 2

Christmas Lights 2

I wanted to try something a little different using a string of Christmas lights and different objects from around the house.  Reflective surfaces + varying exposures + Photoshop = the following images.

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Poinsettia

Poinsettia

I received this lovely poinsettia from wonderful friends who came for dinner Saturday night.  We have an excellent evening of good food, drink and merriment.  Sunday morning I was inspired to photograph my Christmas plant in order to capture the details of its colorful red foliage.

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Elf

Elf

This little elf dressed in tattered green felt, sporting a bedraggled beard and a stained face used to hang on my grandma’s tree as I was growing up.  I completely forgot I still had him; he was tucked away in the bottom of one of […]

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Christmas Stocking

Christmas Stocking

I am one lucky lady because the beautiful stockings in these images were lovingly cross-stitched by my sister ten years ago, ready for us to fill for our son’s first Christmas. Words can’t express how excited I was to hang our stockings from the fireplace this year (for the first time), like […]

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Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Deck the halls with boughs of holly.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  ‘Tis the season to be jolly.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  Don we now our gay apparel.  Fa-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la. Troll the ancient Yule-tide carol.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. See the blazing Yule before us.  Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  Strike the harp and […]

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