I Will Honour Christmas In My Heart

I will honour Christmas in my heart,
and try to keep it all the year.
I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.
The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.
I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!

~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol



Christmas is my favorite Holiday and my favorite time of year!

I go all out decorating our small townhouse for all Holidays but especially Christmas!

Every room in our home has a different Christmas Theme and Color Scheme!!

I prove that you do not have to live in a large home to have several Trees, over 20 in all shapes and sizes!!

The majority of my Christmas decorations are placed in the same spot every year and I know that this is not what most Decorator's care for but it is like seeing old friends again when I decorate each year for Christmas.......

I do try to add a few new things and change up things a bit but for the most part, these decorations are part of my Christmas traditions and I will not change them until I can no longer decorate like I do......

This blog is dedicated to All Things Christmas!!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Christmas at Country Folks, Part 1, 2016

 I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and got to spend it with those you love!!

We enjoyed having the kids over for Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner and then I laid down for about 2 hours and went to work on Christmas Day night!!

Hospitals do not shut down for the Holidays and I have been on a 3 night stretch since Christmas Day night.

I am now off for 4 days and do not go back to work until New Year's Day night......

Hopefully, I only have to work 2 more holiday seasons and then I can retire and finally get to be off for both the eve and the day nights of each holiday!!! I just pray that I live that long!!

Before Christmas, Joe and I made a visit to my favorite place to see at Christmas time......

Country Folks!!

If you missed a post I did back in the Fall when we last visited, please click HERE and HERE

If you have never seen any of my posts on Country Folk, it is a 3 story barn turned into a decor shop!!
 It is nestled in a valley on the family farm, surrounded by mountains in Nescopek, Pa., about a 20 minute drive from our house.
 You can see that wreaths were hung on all the windows and it looks like icicle lights are hanging from the roof.......

 The wrap around porch holds a few treasures of it's own.....
 And this guy greets you as you enter......
I am going to take you around the 1st floor including 2 rooms that I thought were simply stunning!!

Pictures of the first floor.....
Country Folks carries a huge collection of Byer's Choice Carolers which are made in Pennsylvania......
Old World ornaments....
Now we walk through the doorway into one of 2 separate rooms on the first floor......
Giant silver bells hang above a table.....
Greenery and lighting on the rafters......
A gorgeous Nativity.....
An amazing Tree!!
  At the end of this room before you take a left and walk into the other room.....
 Above the doorway that leads to what I call the Fireplace Room.......
 My mouth dropped to the floor when I saw this.......

I was speechless......

The 2nd Floor......

Walking up the steps.....
I am going to let the pictures do the talking.......

I especially love the vingette......

We will end here for today........

If you are interested, please click HERE for Country Folk's web site....

And click HERE for their Facebook page if you would like to see more photos.......

I will be sharing the 3rd floor..........
 And the display House...Yes, they have an entire house that is for nothing but display!!!!!
 Click HERE to read Part 2 of our visit to Country Folk.....

In my next post, I will be sharing how I decorated Nelson Crest for Christmas......
So I hope you will come by and visit  again!!

And thanks to those who took the time out of their busy day to spend a little bit of time with me!!

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  1. Loving all the inspirational pictures! WOW! Makes me wanna decorate again for Christmas! LOL! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  2. What a wonderful store. WOW! I especially love the arrangement on the mantle. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  3. Oh how I could live in that store!!! I will look to see if they have a website...it can't be far from us...smiles

  4. What a fabulous store! Thanks for sharing the tour with SYC.

  5. Wow I could spend all day in there, I do love the country feel to it all, my house is more country/folk art decorated. How wonderful to have it so close to your home to go visit and get inspiration! thanks for taking us along

  6. OMGoodness, how I would LOVE to go here! I am going to have to look it up and get directions! Is it decorated for Christmas all year or just for the season? I would need all day to go through this wonderful place! Thanks for sharing it with us, Debbie. I have no idea how you do all you do! Your energy is amazing! I hope you do get to retire soon!!!!!

  7. Debbie,
    That is an amazing shop. I think it would take me days to see all the rooms. Best wishes on getting to retire soon.

    Happy new year,


  8. This place looks amazing Debbie, I would love to visit :)

    1. Thnaks so much for sharing at Creative Mondays Debbie, you are one of this weeks features :)

  9. Hello Debbie! I really enjoyed scrolling through all of your beautiful pictures. They really do capture that holiday spirit. Happy 2017. Thank you so much for joining the party at Dishing It & Digging It!

  10. Oh I loved this. Now this is my style. Did you see all those horse? And those Santa's I spotted one of my prints! Can I live there? Please. Please. Pretty Please! Thanks for sharing.
    I think I want to borrow a couple of your pic's to add to a 'What I need for next year' post!
    I would have put cut tree chargers under that formal table though. I've seen them everywhere. I need some!
    Thanks for sharing this!

  11. Oh my goodness, I would love to live near this store. I think it is such a unique setting. I am sure I would find all sorts of wonderful treasures. It would be hard to have some kind of restraint. I hope you enjoyed the holidays. Sending you New Year's wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2017.

  12. That tree with the lanterns is gorgeous!!! I also totally want to be greeted by that giant nutcracker at the door. Going to have to figure out how to buy or make one of those next year. Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday this week!

  13. Lots of fun Christmas spirit! Thanks for sharing with us at the Funtastic Friday linky party!

  14. That was SO MUCH FUN!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!


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