After searching and searching at the last minute for a Barbie House for my girls, we (when I say we I mean my cute hubby) decided to make one. It is HUGE, and my girls absolutely LOVE it!

All my kiddos have been home from school last week and will be home for the next week, and it is so hard to get anything done around here! :) Stay tuned for a tutorial as soon as I don’t have little eyes on me at all times. My seven year old daughter would be devastated if she saw pictures of her Daddy (instead of Santa’s elves) making her Barbie house.

I hope you all had a Merry Christmas!

I was spoiled by my hubby. Don’t you love the “I’m not getting you hardly anything” talk? I honestly got him basically nothing, and he kept pulling gifts from under the tree for me. What a sweetie stinker.

My favorite gift from him? My orange and brown pillow from Target. :) Love it! It matches my style and decor perfectly.

I realized that I never took a picture of my Christmas tree as I was taking these pictures of my pillows! With the baby coming, I have been pretty preoccupied.

Here is my 2010 Christmas Tree! It is hard to tell how spunky it looks with all the sticks coming out the sides.

When do you start taking down Christmas decor at your house? Do you wait until after New Years or do you start the day after Christmas?


  1. says

    Absolutely awesome house! I would have loved that house as a kid.
    My Christmas decorations are mostly still up, but since it's rainy and cold here right now, I think I'll start taking them down today.

  2. says

    That Barbie house is awesome!
    I was planning to keep the Christmas stuff up until New Year's, but I decided to start taking everything down today. I'm excited to move on to new accessories and decor so I'm taking Christmas away today!

  3. says

    Love the tree. Usually we take everything down on New Years. Otherwise it might just stay there until Valentines or something. Love the Barbie house. I'll bet the girls can't get enough of playing with it!!

  4. The Yoder's Four says

    Love the Barbie house! I can't wait to hear how thrifty it was. Love your tree, too. I took my Christmas decor down yesterday. Some years I am just burnt out on the holidays and ready to get back to normal life!

  5. says

    That Barbie house is awesome. Growing up my sister and I had one my grandpa made for us and we got a million hours of play time out of it!!

  6. says

    We actually just took down all of our Christmas decorations today. Everything is put away into the yucky crawl space until next year. I am so glad my son is not afraid of that dark little hole. Blech.

    That Barbie house is amazing! Good job Santa. :)

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