Thursday, December 10, 2015

Turquoise and Red

Posting before I head out to help my daughter with the baby. 

Baby Harper had a bad night. 
Since they can't officially diagnose asthma 
at this age they are calling it bronchiolitis
but treating as asthma.

Since her hospitalization for pneumonia in October, 
she has continued to struggle.
She has a breathing treatment twice a day
for preventive measures and albuteral treatments
three times a day as needed.

We have asthma on all sides of the family
and with her being a preemie, 
the chances of her having the condition are greater.

Just wanted to share what I did yesterday. 
Less three trees, I have an abundance of ornaments.
I think this is a bit too much, but here goes. 

I even bought more balls after Christmas last year. 

So, enough already?

(I love the reflection from the other side of the room in the mirror.
If you tiptoe, you can see it.)

Couldn't let the season go by without using my milkglass.

Mama's ceramic tree still works. 

The plastic balls are cheap and beautiful. 
They will withstand the bouncing of the children.
Remember when everything round was a "ball."
Same here now!

Oh yeah, another change-up.
I added the mirror.
I took down the shutter.

Which do you like better?
No right or wrong answer. 

Have a great day!
I'm going to love on my baby and help mommy.


  1. Bonnie, I used to have that same white ceramic Christmas tree with the red lights, and gave it away through the years, and now I wish I had kept it. Your turquoise and red décor is so festive and pretty. I love turquoise; one of my favorite colors to decorate. Your trees lined up in a row look charming. I'm so sorry to hear this about Baby Harper. I do hope she gets well soon.

    love, ~Sheri

  2. I have always wanted a ceramic tree...I feel so bad for little Harper. AND I loveeeeeeeeee all the decorations, you're coming here, right???????? {grinning}--- Keeping your family in prayer sweet friend. Blessings

  3. Never had a ceramic tree but I'd love a white one like that. Really love all your decorations. I like the mirror....but never would have thought of it being better because the shutter is just fine too :)
    Bless baby Harper. Grandson Aidan sruggles with asthma. Thankfully it's under control much better now than when he was younger.
    Blessings to you, my friend!

  4. My heart goes out to Harper. She always has a smile on her face though. She is a strong little girl. Every thing looks very festive for Christmas love the colors. Hugs, LJ

  5. Praying that Harper feels better soon. I do love the Christmas reflections in your mirrors. Love the milkglass with your color choices. The ceramic tree is a real treasure! xoxo

  6. I'm so sorry that Harper has this condition. It's so difficult to see little ones sick! Hoping she's much better soon. Your decor looks beautiful! I love turquoise and red ~ wear the two as part of my wardrobe also. :) I love the mirror ~ always love mirrors! You've done a beautiful job my friend.


  7. I do hope that Harper is soon better again. I love the blue and red colour scheme with the white, very pretty! xx

  8. I love the reflection of having the mirror instead of the shutter! It makes everything sparkle and sparkle at Christmas is Magical!! Praying for your little grand!! Cindy xoxo

  9. I love the red & turquoise color scheme! So pretty!

    Hoping Harper feels better soon!

  10. Awww - I'm sorry about poor Harper. 2 of my kids, and I have asthma. The kids grew out of it. I hope Harper does too!
    I love your decorations!

  11. I like the mirror! So pretty. I haven't done much decorating....kind of here and there. The tree isn't even up!

  12. Go love on that sweet baby:) I know that you are a blessing to ALL of them! Love your decorations and the colors! I can't choose a favorite because I love them both:) Have a blessed day dear friend! HUGS!

  13. I had no idea red with turquoise could look so festive. I LOVE IT!!!!
    If you twisted my arm for an answer, I'd pick the mirror backdrop, but both are lovely.
    Prayers for little Harper. XOXO

  14. Beautiful, my friend! I love how festive the turquoise looks with the red.

    Poor little Harper :( Please know she will be in my prayers! Hugs to you!

    P.S. -Thanks for the delightful Christmas card {{smiles}}

  15. The red and turquoise is such a pretty combination. I have a very old ceramic tree like that but it's green with colored lights. I haven't gotten it out for a few years...I put it away somewhere and not sure what box it's in...I need to check that out!

  16. I forgot to say I will keep little Harper in my prayers...we had that issue with Dylan, Aaron's youngest. He is pretty much out grown his asthma, thank goodness.


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