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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Merry Christmas to OZ.

Watching all of your blogs from the land down under has me thinking about Christmas in a different way this year. It is not hard to imagine what Christmas would be like in Australia since I live in Texas and it dose not snow and we rarely use our fireplaces. (Now this year is an exception because it snowed last week, but today it is hot and foggy. ?) I have picked out some fabulous images, all of which come from Country Living's book Merry and Bright. None of the images have snow or fireplaces a blaze. I also thought about the foliage, not so much cedar and pine but note in the beachy pic there is a garland of seeded eucalyptus.
So this one's for you my Aussie Sweethearts.
Merry Christmas to you from Heidi Claire.

Image via Country Living's Merry & Bright.


Millie said...

Dear Honourary Aussie Girl - how thoughtful of you & how gorgeous are these images! Yes, our Christmas is very different to the other side of the world - but we wouldn't have it any other way.
Millie ^_^

Unknown said...

These are all so pretty! I really like the first two photos! Merry Christmas. Daisy~

Viera said...

You are so sweet, Heidi. Very Merry Christmas to you and all your loved ones.
It will be very hot and humid here in Brisbane this holiday and we will spend lots of time on a beach for sure.

The House That A-M Built said...

Oh you sweet thing!... thinking of us. It's a scorcher here today.. 37 degrees celcius. My boys are in their undies in the back yard, squirting each other with water pistols and screaming the neighbourhood down. Best thing about a hot Aussie Christmas?... the cool seafood on Christmas Day.... while sweat is running down one's brow and cleavage! A-M xx

Brown Button Trading said...

Hey Heidi - gorgeous beautiful images. I promise you, you will get your Aussie Christmas some time soon, I just know it. And I also know that you will love it. xxx

Sabina said...

I knew I'd find something beautiful to look at over here on your blog!!

Merry Friday!!

Unknown said...

Thank you for thinking of us Aussies Heidi! As it happens, I've also just done a Aussie Christmas post.
These are such gorgeous pictures, especially the first one.
You know, I've been looking everywhere for a gum leaf wreath this Christmas but can't find one anywhere.
Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.
Catherine xx

Velvet and Linen said...

Love that first image.
Merry Christmas.


Jenny Holiday & Aaron said...

Hello Hello! I just found your blog! Hooray!!

And it is tooo funny..and cool to see that top pic you have here!! It is OUR STORE!! was our store when we had a store!! GB Home in Red Bank NJ!! We had such a GREAT time working with Country Living on that shoot!! Thank you SO SO much for the happy memories!!!!!

I'll be visiting often!!
Happy Holidays!!!
xoxo Jenny

Lisar said...

What wonderful images...and thanks so much for thinking of us down here!!! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and the best New Year! Lisa

Brown Button Trading said...

Hey Heidi - me again... Just wanted to drop by in the middle of my packing (I hate packing) for my holiday to wish you a fabulous christmas and new year. Heidi - you were one of the first people I didn't know to comment on my blog, and it was such a buzz. I'll never forget it. I am so lucky to have met such incredible people through the 'blogging caper', maybe one day we can all get together for a big party, one day!! - love lots and will catch up with you in the new year xx

Ness Lockyer said...

What a great post. I have just finished cutting some Eucalyptus branches for our Christmas funny! Hope you have a great Christmas and look forward to visiting you in the New Year.
Ness xx

Millie said...

Dear Heides - just wanted to stop by & wish you, Jason & your precious boy the warmest of Christmas wishes. I hope your day will be magical & that Santa leaves you something wonderful under the tree.

What a joy you are to know - it's been a truly fabulous experience finding you in Texas. All of us Aussie girls want to get you Down Under for a big weekend of partying & girl stuff soon - what a time that will be my dear friend!
Cheers from Millie ^_^
P.S. Hope you had an awesome birthday earlier in the week & had a champers or 5 for us!

Oliveaux said...

Have a wonderful Christmas Heidi! I know you would just love our Aussie Christmas. It has been fabulous reading your blog this year and getting to know you & the things you love. Take care and see you next year! Amanda x