- Number of cities travelled for leisure: 8 (Barcelona, Napoli, Pisa, Firenze, Rome, Marseille, Palma Majorca, and New York).
- Number of countries visited for leisure: 4 (Spain, Italy, France and US).
- Number of new TV series watched: 4 (Breaking Bad, Weeds, Suits, and the Blacklist).
- Number of new movies watched: at least 30.
- Number of major house reno projects: 0.
- Number of major decorating project: 2 (dining room and foyer painted staircase).
- Number of reno projects planned but yet to be carried out: 2 (basement office game room, 2nd floor guest bedroom).
- Number of pieces of custom furniture ordered: 2 (dining room hutch buffet, French Louis Pillippe gilt mirror).
- Number of upcycle projects: 3 (kitchen dining room shield-back chairs, rocker, and pair of Bergère chairs).
- Number of DIY project: 1 (abstract bw art in the foyer)
- Number of vintage artworks collected: 3 (Sydney Berne, William Carson and Wilh Neumayer).
- Number of antique bone chair teacup sets collected: 8.
- Cost of bone china dinnerware displayed in the dining room hutch >= Cost of the custom dining room hutch buffet.
- Number of new glass ornaments purchased for 2013 Christmas tree: 45.
- Number of courses for our Christmas eve dinner: 9.
- Number of sugar cookies baked and decorated: 0 - and I'd better get started on this right now.
More picture recaps will come in the next week or two. My best wishes to you and your family for a very happy holiday, and a happy new year filled with peace, joy and success!
I will leave you with a few cute ornament additions this year.
Looks like someone is having a bad hair day? :)
Glitter feather ornament from Indigo.
Sparrow glass bird ornament from Gluckstein Home via Hudson's Bay.