This one is the early eighties with my little guys and me. Lots of red, green, gold and blue.
Still the eighties. Lots of gold, red and blue.
I just realized I don't have any pictures from the nineties although I looked at them. The trees were much like the pastel tree only with a mixture of white and coloured lights and traditional colours mixed with the pastel ornaments.
Early 2000's we got a new six and a half foot blue spruce tree from my mom.
About 2003. I set the tree in front of the door that year. We never used the door anyway.
Christmas 2010 I started to cascade the ribbon vertically. I decided I liked this way better.
And last year's tree, decorated with sheer white ribbon. This is my favourite. I have to admit I am struck on pastels.
I look at all these trees through the years and I can recall so many wonderful memories of my children growing up. A Christmas tree can be beautiful all on its own but it's the family gathered around it that makes it special.
What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. ~ Ahnes M. Pharo
Did you have a favourite tree or theme? I'd love to see it!
I hope you enjoyed seeing how my trees have evolved over the years. Thank you for your visit and God bless you!
Keeping Christmas in my heart all year round ~ Sandi