Dec 15, 2011

A very Allsorts Christmas

Christmas is a little allsorts here in more mays than one...

We have broken tradition this year and gone with a candy coloured setup and I'm loving it. We've spent so long waiting for SUMMER down in this part of the world that decorating in dark green and dark red just doesn't seem right. Anyone else know what I mean????

Also with all the wedding planning going on, I'm not really feeling the Christmas spirit yet, even though I'm usually a Christmas nut! It'll hit me soon... right?







P.S I was going to use this line to make excuses for the scrappy looking gift-wrap... but come on, it's all going to be torn off by a 5 year old kid in a matter or seconds!

P.P.S -----ED NOTE---- "Allsorts" (i.e. Liquorice Allsorts) are a candy here in New Zealand... maybe they aren't such an American thing, I'm not sure. :)

Shared at Michaela Noelle Designs

17 comments:

  1. so fun! i'm so with you on that...i've been distracted with wedding planning too! but hoping i'll get more into the spirit next week!

    thanks for stopping by my blog! love yours and now following :)

    xo

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  2. Those candies look great!! We're just starting to get cold weather here (in the US South), so I am ready to bundle up and get in the Christmas spirit. :)

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  3. Hi Amy, welcome to the wonderful world of blogging, I love what you're doing, and look forward to seeing lots more. Thanks for stopping by my blog, it's always great to 'meet' a fellow Kiwi blogger. xxx

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  4. PS: love your engagement ring. xxx

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  5. Allsorts are a favourite of mine! Great post and thanks so much for stopping by my blog :)

    Abbey x

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  6. Love the colour of your post and yummy. So happy to meet you I have enjoyed looking around. I have just found your lovely blog through the blog on Christmas cheer link wonderful to join in. I'm now following you hope you visit me sometime, follow back if you like so nice to find new friends to catch up with. Have a great day.
    Always Wendy

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  7. Absolutely beautiful!
    Happy Holidays!

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  8. Hi Amy, thanks so much for visiting my blog and for your sweet comment. I love your blog and I'm following ya! Congrats on your engagement, exciting times, enjoy every second of it! :) xo Kirsty

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  9. I love the candy colored theme! So cheery (: Thanks for linking up with me for our Christmas Cheer party!

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  10. Candy colors! What a clever idea :)

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  11. I love the color scheme! So pretty and cheerful. Question: what is an "allsorts"? I have to google it :)

    I'm having a CC Skye necklace giveaway, check it out if you're interested!
    http://york-avenue.blogspot.com/2011/12/gorgeous-giveaway.html

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  12. Love all the bright festive colours ...just signed up as your latest follower!
    x
    Melissah

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  13. Love the candy colors, and yes, the spirit will hit soon.

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  14. Oh those vibrant candy colors and candies look delish! Wishing you well in your wedding plans and everything else in between! :)

    Hugs,
    Jessie

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  15. I hadn't heard of the candy before but love this pictures!!

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