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Let Heaven & Nature Sing

Hope you guys had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday! Chris and I were truly blessed and thankful for all the quality time spent with friends, family, and each other. Our friend from India, Sanjiv, joined us for the weekend, and we had such a blast setting up our Christmas tree together! We did not expect this tree to look so humongous in our apartment. I got chills when the lights came on :)

I mentioned a while back that I wanted to create a themed tree. Well, we finally decided on a "Nature" theme! We've split the tree into three tiers - Air, Land, and Sea - and are slowly collecting ornaments that represent various habitats. Here's a peek of what we have so far~


Land: This section has been the easiest to put together. Not sure which biome to classify the Sock Monkey under...

Sea: All we have right now is a lonely walrus. I picked up some dried starfish from Evolution to nestle in the branches and keep him company in the meantime. This section has been a bit harder to collect for, but that's part of the fun!

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Reader Comments (13)

i wanna steal your bird nest idea! looks very, very beautiful.

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDD

wonka is probably the best ornament on the tree. i'm excited for the holidays :)

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhusband

My first comment is... Wonka!!!!!! My second comment is... I am so happy to see your vision come to life - the tree looks gorgeous! Your theme is awesome and your ornaments are perfect. Love Love Love!

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJess

i wanan ripp out the the walrus!!!

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commentershampoo47

I can't wait to see the real tree!
What a good idea to have three tiers!
Oh they are all so neatly arranged!
The first qiestion I asked when I saw the "earth" tier was "Where's Diudiu?" :)

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMama

Nice theme! I want to see a picture with the dog on the tree :P

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertalida

yay!! you used my felt bird! I love the theme!

I just set up my tree last night, i'm hoping to post pics soon too =)

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercheryl

This was first time ever for me to be a part of setting up a Christmas tree.. Wonka is the best ornament around the tree. Really enjoyed the weekend with you guys.. Thank you for having me over :)

November 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSanjiv

Saw this and thought of your tree! http://www.designsponge.com/2011/11/2011-gift-guides-ornaments-trimming.html

November 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertalida

Great idea. Very original. Executed brilliantly. Snaps.

November 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhipsterspecs

@DD - Thanks babe! Can't wait to see what you do with your tree!
@husband - It's going to be beautiful <3
@Jess - You're so sweet. We need to have you over to meet Wonka soon!
@Shampoo - *ripping scallops*
@Mama - We are really looking forward to seeing you and Baba soon :) Doodoo is excited too!
@Talida - That's such a cute post! I've been eyeing that crocheted octopus for a while :P
@Cheryl - Your bird fits in perfectly with our tree!
@Sanjiv - We had such a wonderful time with you! Thank you for sharing the holiday with us and making our tree that much more meaningful and special. Looking forward to our next hangout :)
@hipsterspecs - Thank you! Smooches!

November 30, 2011 | Registered CommenterJennifer

This is the cutest tree I've ever seen! I never heard of themed trees, and yours is really magical =)

November 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

its not a real tree is it? did u DIY any ornament?
it's a beautiful tree jenn!

January 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

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