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#1 Bob-the-skull

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:20 PM

As there appears to be many erections happening today i thought it was appropriate to start this annual thread!

So show us your trees! Are you a colour co-ordinator, shop worthy tree decorator, or more like an elf threw up a collection of random decorations on the tree?

here is ours... can you guess what type of household we are?

#2 baddmammajamma

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:28 PM

I can't admire the erection in full because I am too focused on the DARLING boys! Wow, they are super cute!

I can't admire the erection in full because I am too focused on the DARLING boys! Wow, they are super cute!

#3 BadCat

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

QUOTE (baddmammajamma @ 01/12/2012, 02:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can't admire the erection in full because I am too focused on the DARLING boys! Wow, they are super cute!

There's something disturbing about that sentence...  unsure.gif

#4 Marchioness Flea

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:44 PM

So it wasn't just me who thought that sounded creepy then?

#5 Party of 5

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:47 PM

Our is not up yet, slack I know rolleyes.gif I would love a shop worthy tree but ours is more of a elf threw up a on the tree look  laughing2.gif

#6 Marchioness Flea

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

I don;'t do my tree till after dad's birthday on the 15th. Hopefully it'll lessen the chances of the toddler destroying it as well.
I have a small tree I can put up on a table or buffet. Worked last year but this year she knows how to drag a chair around and climb up...

#7 Bob-the-skull

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

QUOTE (baddmammajamma @ 01/12/2012, 01:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can't admire the erection in full because I am too focused on the DARLING boys! Wow, they are super cute!

I can't admire the erection in full because I am too focused on the DARLING boys! Wow, they are super cute!

lol thanks BMJ... i wish they would use their cuteness for good instead of evil!!! DS2 in particular... this is a rare photo of DS1 actually smiling normally... he usually comes off completely evil and wrong... think of sheldon from Big Bang smiling... it just isn't right!

#8 Interrobang

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:01 PM

This is ours, I am slowly getting more decorations and replacing the crap ones, so now it's about half decent Tounge1.gif

#9 Party of 5

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:02 PM

On Facebook the Christmas Warehouse page you can show off your tree xmas_cool.gif


#10 Luxe

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:15 PM

This is from a couple of years ago.. when I had room to put it up.

I hate tinsel.. hence the ribbon

Edited by Luxe, 01 December 2012 - 02:17 PM.

#11 Poss and Soss

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:18 PM

My son is about to have his first erection experience. He is quite excited about it. I will post photos later for anyone who'd like to see!

Now that statement is all sorts of wrong roll2.gif

#12 rainycat

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

We are having our erection later on in the week.

#13 Elizabethandfriend

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

Our erection is delayed due to our builders erecting something else.

#14 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

I'm going to be a PW and post my trees and garland (that I made) and wreath (that I made!)

I almost blew a valve this morning because DF has said that when we moved if (*cough* when *cough*) we have several living areas then I can put a tree in each room, so I have my three trees ALL planned and I can't WAIT!!!!

After Christmas last year we bought a new black tree, and we are going with a cobalt, lime and fuchsia theme for decorations wink.gif Unfortunately none of the photos do the colours justice!

This little hot pink tree normally sits on the dining table, but that also has a bundle of stuff on it atm, so I moved it to take the photo

I made this wreath a few weeks ago original.gif The photos don't do the colours justice, they are same brightness as the rest of the decorations original.gif

Just to make the loungeroom pretty, I've put up garland... Once we move and reorganise our stuff I'll re-jig the decorations original.gif

Edited by PussyDids, 01 December 2012 - 02:40 PM.

#15 BetteBoop

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:48 PM

Pussydids, I love your work.

I now feel like a pathetic Christmas grinch. Our tree is suffering size envy  wink.gif

#16 rainycat

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

Great work pussydids?
You are going to send you cats into a frenzy with all the new playthings you have put out for them. biggrin.gif

#17 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:37 PM

QUOTE (BetteBoop @ 01/12/2012, 03:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pussydids, I love your work.

I now feel like a pathetic Christmas grinch. Our tree is suffering size envy  wink.gif

Thanks original.gif

Our tree isn't that high.. maybe 6'6" including the star? Our ceiling is only 7ft, low ceilings make the tree look huge LOL

QUOTE (rainycat @ 01/12/2012, 03:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Great work pussydids?
You are going to send you cats into a frenzy with all the new playthings you have put out for them. biggrin.gif

Thanks original.gif Some of the cats have already had a spray of water... but that was when they were just sniffing the new tree. Actually they were far more interested in the tree box rather than the tree hehehe So far, no problems! Actually the dog was more of an issue, I turned around and here she was licking all my glitter ornaments that I had lined up on the floor!

I'm more worried about the garland and presents!

#18 Bluestocking

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

ph34r.gif This is our tree. I let the kids decorate it.  ph34r.gif

Really want to go get some new decorations for it. Love the look of ribbon on a tree, might just try that!

#19 sir_mix-a-lot

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:43 PM

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 01/12/2012, 04:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
ph34r.gif This is our tree. I let the kids decorate it.  ph34r.gif


#20 Ireckon

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:09 PM

[quote name='Excentrique' date='01/12/2012, 05:14 PM' post='15122765']
ph34r.gif This is our tree. I let the kids decorate it.  :

Hehehe...I love the dolls in the branches. My kids had their erection day today, with the help of DH. They did pretty well, will get a photo up tomorrow

#21 Marchioness Flea

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:16 PM

The dolls in the tree are HILARIOUS!

#22 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

I love how all the dolls are lying down! hehehe

#23 ~chiquita~

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:29 PM

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 01/12/2012, 05:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
ph34r.gif This is our tree. I let the kids decorate it.  ph34r.gif

Love it! laughing2.gif

#24 Madeline's Mum

Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

We did ours today, complete with Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé carols blaring. We've already had little hands pulling things off :-/

#25 kirstyannb

Posted 01 December 2012 - 07:48 PM

Here is ours. As we are usually away its the first time the boys have decorated our own tree. Was heaps of fun


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