As did youngest daughter Danielle, home from college for a few days:
Oldest daughter Stephanie:
All finished and lit up:
When the kids were younger I had them paint ceramic ornaments for the tree, and a few years ago we did it again as a fun project when they were young adults. Some of the ornaments had little banners so you could add a holiday message. Steph painted this one to commemorate her relationship with her then-boyfriend (now-husband) Simon:
Simon painted this one, which still makes us laugh each year when we get it out to put it on the tree:
In the kitchen I have a little corner tree. I just bought this little tree last month and I love that it's all twiggy and scraggly looking like a Charlie Brown tree.
I added some Dollar Tree snowflakes, my vintage-style kitchen implement ornaments, and some cinnamon cut-outs that my mom made. I think they suit my little kitchen tree perfectly.
Charlie Brown would approve, I think.
And lastly, my little dining room tree in silver pinecones and snowflakes.