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Sunday, 14 December 2008

Christmas Tree Festival

Yesterday DH and i met with Clare to see the 60 Christmas trees that have been decorated by her community in their local church. It tells you here all about the festival at St Laurences.
Clare had been asked to decorate a tree herself and she chose to use handstitched ornaments from her friends. It was lovely to see my ornie and the work of some of the ladies i know through MB's and blogs. There are lots more close up pics on Clare's blog of the ornaments that are on the tree and some of the other craft decorated trees.
A few pics taken ....

Standing at the altar and looking down the aisle

Along the back wall

This one was called 'The Remembrance Tree'

19th December is the anniversary of my dads passing, so i made a donation and added my gold star (the tiny one middle right) and a message for dad

Clare and me standing next to her 'A Fine Needle' tree

*fuzzy pic, me and cameras are not compatible LOL

Thank you Clare for a lovely time, DH and i really enjoyed ourselves

Love and {hugs}

Julie x


Clare - Aimetu said...

It was lovely to see you again and meet DH, glad you both enjoyed the trees - thinking caps on for next year ;)

Anonymous said...

what lovely trees.
Thanks for sharing.
You will have to give your DH lessons on how to use the camera!!
cheers Fi

Marian said...

What a great idea! Think I might mention it around Parkview.

I love English churches. The times I've been over there I spent a lot of time in churches. They are SO lovely.

Oh--which one in picture is you???

Christine said...

The trees look beautiful, and I'm sure they are even better in person

brokenfairy said...

How wonderful to get to see all those trees,especially Clares tree. It is lovely to see you ;0)

Marian said...

Since Clare is the blonde, I'm guessing you're the dark-haired one. Cool.

Oh, love the Santa hat on Midge.

Mylene said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful time and that's a beautiful tree full of handmade ornaments.

Always smiling said...

Lovely to see amd Clare and all the photos...thank you


Christina said...

Great pics Julie. I love the pic of Midge with the Santa hat. Too cute.

Karen said...

great trees glad you had a nice time

fireflydreams said...

The trees all look amazing.