Happy Holidays!

Welcome to the 361st Metamorphosis Monday!

How were your holidays? Did you have a great Christmas?  I hope it was wonderful!

I’m taking off  a few days here at the end of the year to spend with family, so posting may be a bit lighter this week than normal.

I don’t have a Met Monday post today since I’ve been celebrating the holidays with family, but I’m still posting the party link-up this week in case some folks do have a “Before and After” they would like to share.

In the meantime, here are a few pictures of holiday decorations spotted on a recent walk. Loved the way this cute yellow Tudor cottage was decorated for the Christmas holidays.

Christmas Decorations on Yellow Tudor Style Home


Beautiful gate and arbor!

Arbor and Gate Decorated for Christmas


Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Wreaths on Exterior Windows for Christmas


Looking forward to all the wonderful Before and Afters for this Metamorphosis Monday!

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  1. I would love to see how your transform your tables from Christmas to just winter.. I am having a winter gathering in mid January and need some ideas!!

  2. I DO SO LOVE seeing the world through your eyes/camera lens!! CHEERS!! franki

  3. Susan, wishing you the best for the new year coming. Our holiday was celebrated in a big way with our big family, and now I’m looking forward to the quiet of ushering in the new year. Thanks for the walk through your neighborhood – you live in a great area.
    All the best,

  4. So much pretty in your neighborhood! I wish you a wonderful New Year’s celebration, Susan and thank you for your pretty party each and every week. I have enjoyed participating and emailing with you about your trips! Interaction is the best part of blogging! 🙂 All the best in 2016!

  5. Take off ALL the days this week–really, why not? 🙂

  6. So glad you’re having a wonderful holiday Susan! Thanks for the party and enjoy!

  7. Susan, I hope you are having a wonderful time with your son, DIL and grandson. We are drowning in rain here in East Texas. Lots of bad weather. But it is finally feeling like winter. It was 78 degrees yesterday and 43 degrees today. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  8. Susan Jones says

    Happy New Year! Would love to see some recent pics of your grandson!

  9. So happy you can find time to celebrate with family. We had two celebrations with our children and got to spend time with our great grandson. It was wonderful and I am going to enjoy my decorations for awhile more because I used a lot of white and silver and we love it.

  10. Thanks so much for hosting!! Happy New Year!!


  11. Marlene Stephenson says

    Have a great time with your family,i have plenty to do. It’s been a great year looking forward to 2016,Happy New Year,Susan!

  12. Cyndi Raines says

    Glad you are having this time your with your family, so enjoy every minute as it always goes way too fast! We’ve had a very nice Christmas and looking forward to a nice New Year’s Eve with Chinese food and friends. Thanks for a great year Susan and so looking forward to more fun in 2016! Happy New Year!

  13. Such pretty holiday decorations in your neighborhood. Thanks so much for hosting such a great party every week Susan. Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!

  14. bobbi duncan says

    Susan, thanks for the lovely tour of homes. It’s always the best of times when we can get together with our loved ones. My oldest son and DIL went to Europe for three weeks and my other son and DIL spent this Xmas with DIL’s family, so it wasn’t our greatest holiday, but being with other family members and friends helped to keep spirits up. Oldest son is sending lots of e-mail photos every day, so I’m traveling with them vicariously lol! Thank you for another fun year of beautiful tablescapes, tours, and so many great ideas…have enjoyed them immensely! May you have much joy and good health in 2016. Hugs!

  15. Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Hope everyone has had a nice time with family and friends. I love all the links everyone posts. Always get great ideas.

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