Saturday, December 19, 2009


Today for my PINK SATURDAY Christmas post, I'm sharing my most precious holiday tradition......the placing of my pink bottle brush tree in our bedroom just as I have done since I was 5 yrs. old.

This is the very first tradition I can really remember and it always signals the start of the Christmas season to me.

This year it will also be joined by a favorite PINK Belsnickle covered in mica flakes, a sugared pink reindeer under a cloche, some newer white bottle brush trees, a favorite ornie from sweet Jen of Jennifer's Petal Palace, and a white sugar glittered reindeer.

I purchased a very similar vintage PINK bottle brush tree several years ago for my granddaughter so that she will be able to continue this tradition herself, and then someday when she has a little one, she can pass hers on to them and I'll let her have mine. Think I'll grow tired of PINK by then?!?!

Sweet Beverly of How Sweet the Sound is our ever-bubbly hostess of all things PINK each Saturday, so take a break from all the baking and wrapping of presents and go visit her here to see all the other wonderfu pinkness out there today!

Big PINK SATURDAY Christmas Hugs,


Susie Jefferson said...

You'll never ever tire of that little tree - how wonderful you have had it so long! And I'm sure you'll never tire of pink either.

Happy Happy Pink Saturday!

sissie said...

Good Morning Stephanie!
I love your bottle brush tree tradition.
How exciting it must be to get it out every year and feel the memories come flooding back.
I like how you have added to it with the other trees, the deer under the cloche and all the other trees. What a wonderful idea to have the tradition carried on.

I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful Pink Saturday!

Its So Very Cheri said...

What a darling little tree. Isn't it funny how little things bring back floods of memories. I love it as we open up all our ornaments and our kids comment on the multitudes of FAVORITES and talk about why they love this one or that one-I love that part of it as much as putting them on the trees.

I have had so many Google problems-and it isn't over-Google has no idea how to solve the problem.
Sorry I haven't been by much-I decided after weeks and weeks of non-stop Google issues, I am throwing my hands up and making much needed visits.
I hope you have a Very Merry Christmas and hope you can come by for a visit.

Jennifer said...

Happy Pink Saturday Steph,Love your pink bottle brush.Thank you for showcasing it.I am happy you were able to find another to give your granddaughter.I am sure she will love it.Hugs and Merry Christmas,Jen

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Stephanie,
I LOVE your pink bottle brush tree! So pretty; and all your sugared ornies like the reindeer are darling! Your pink Christmas decor is stunning and just so pretty to look at. Thank you for sharing and Happy Pink Saturday. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Christmas blessings,

Connie said...

NO one can outdo YOU on Christmas decorating, sugar sistah!! Just magnificent always. Give mum extra smooches today. Love her,
xoxo and Merry Christmas, my sweet chick,

Katie said...

Ever so sweet of a tree! I like the silver tips too! Merry Christmas!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Good Morning Stephanie...
Happy Pink Saturday sweetie.
I love this post. What a wonderful tradition with the pink bottle brush tree, and I love the fact that you bought one for your grand daughter to start the same tradition as you did. It is so wonderful. What a special thing to be able to share together.

You have just the softest pinks always Stephanie, and I would definitely know you favorite color is pink. It is always so gracefully dispersed amongst things in your lovely home.

Thank you for sharing today. I so love it when you do. Please pop over and let me share my pink post with you.

Country hugs sweetie...Sherry

Anonymous said...

Beautiful..HPS Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas

Marydon Ford said...

G'morn, Stephanie ~ I love that pink bottle brush, have not seen pink before ... those little precious things we do to create memories forever.

Merry Christmas,
TTFN~ Marydon
read/follow @ nedw blog

Anonymous said...

I love your vintage bottle brush tree, Stephanie. All the other decorations are so pretty,too. I can't believe you've had that tree since you were 5, wow! Happy Pink Saturday~

vickie said...

Happy Pink Saturday! Oh how pretty is the pink bottle brush tree!
What a nice tradition, the start of Christmas season. I love the reindeer and you will never get tired of pink, I'm sure!
Merry Christmas to you.

Blondie's Journal said...

Oh, what a sweet little tree. I can't believe you have had it so long. You must take great care of it. And pink will never go out of style!

Happy holidays, Stephanie!! :-)


Thru Pink Curtains said...

and you have a pink santa too!!!

g said...

I love those little trees! Happy Pink Saturday!

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday and Merry Christmas to your and your family, Stephanie.

Your Christmas display looks so pretty and sparkly. I love the tradition of the pink tree, and it is wonderful that you did the same for your granddaughter.

Kerrie said...

I just love seeing the bottle brush trees! Great display! Kerrie

Sarah said...

Loved reading about your childhood traditon with the pink bottle brush trees, and what a sweet idea to start your grandchild off with her own. It will make your little group so special to her when the time comes for your trees to join her. Thanks for sharing this little peek into your Christmas traditions. Our stockings are a big part of our Christmas traditions. Hope you have time to stop by for a visit. ~ Happy Pink Holidays! ~ Sarah

Vicki said...

Hello, Stephanie,
No, I think you will always be a pink girl!! I love your tradition and the way you have passed it on to your granddaughter. Your vignette is the sweetest! Blessings to you and much love! Vicki

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

So pretty, and a lovely tradition!

Cottage Rose said...

I am sure you will never tire of that beautiful Pink Tree... what a great tradition to pass on. Happy Pink Saturday..

Merry Christmas.


fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

pink trees always my fave Stephenie.. I have one too with a lil blink2.. thanks for sharing & Merry Merry Christmas


Your pink bottle brush tree is so sweet and what a wonderful tradition to pass on to your grandaugher. Blessings!

Alison Gibbs said...

Your pink bottle brush tree is gorgeous. Bottle brush trees are something that is difficult to find here in Australia - such a shame as they are so pretty.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Stephanie,
Your pink bottle brush tree is lovely and what a wonderful tradition to start for your sweet A. too. I don't think you will ever be tired of pink.
Love your sweet decor and the Santa is precious.

Enjoy and best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and all the best in the New Year.

Love you, Celestina Marie

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Stephanie, so very pretty.

Sending you my best for a wonderful Christmas and all of God's many blessings to you.

Thanks for being such a sweet and thoughtful friend this year.

Hugs, Barb ♥

Miss Rhea said...

Your Sweet pink decor is the best :) Merry Christmas and a Happy Belated Pink Saturday Sweet Girl !!! :) Hugs for Hubby, Mom and the kids :)


I hope God blesses your mother and she is feeling better very soon. Take care of yourself as you take care of you. Hugs & Blessings!


Take care of yourself as you take care of HER I meant. :)

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Hi Steph! I am so sorry your mom and Keaton are sick! I hope they are much better today and all better by Christmas!!! You are so sweet to stay with your mom. I know she is comforted with you there! Your the best! I hope you have a beautiful Christmas!!
Love you!

Anonymous said...

Hi Stephanie,
Just stopped by to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.
Enjoy your holidays & stay well.
Love & pink hugs to you sweet friend!

jeanne said...

Hello Stephanie, this is a belated visit but I love your bottle brush tree tradition. So Sweet.
May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!
Christmas love, Jeanne