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Lights of the Season


My favorite part of the holiday season has to be the lights.... They create such a magical feeling.

I'm way behind on my holiday decorating....In fact, this is all I've done so far! The lovely light from this rusty lantern caught my eye as I was zipping by this evening.... 'picture perfect' I thought....


There's nothing like a sparkly holiday tree. Or how 'bout a sparkly puppy dog? Oh my precious.... or...some homespun holiday cheer

Have you captured a little twinkle magic....or maybe some inspired holiday cheer....this year? Share with us today.

Reader Comments (21)

beautiful photo sweet Kim :) I co-host a blog where this week theme is bokeh. we've plenty of lights and wishing to have some more. you're all invited to join our bokeh blog hop. xxo

December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAna Eugenio
I decorated our tree a week ago and took a heap of pictures. The bokeh and out of focus was a lot of fun!
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmma
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December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLeather motorcycle jackets
I LOVE this pic. The light is stunning. I wish our house could be decorated like this all year long. It just feels. . . magical.
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSummer
I used bokeh and cranberries to give my header a seasonal spin and this is a glimpse of our holiday fun.
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVal Curtis

My husband is a University of Tennessee football fan(no..... NUT)!!! Our tree bleeds ORANGE!!!
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterpthurmond1
Gorgeous light. I'm glad you chose this today... so much that is easy to love about the lights of Christmas. And for me, there isn't light without the bokeh.
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkoreen
Km, Love this post and to me it's about lights...they are magic!

Happy Holidays to ALL you Shutter Sisters! xo
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKelly
A blog post about Christmas childhood memories:
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrenda

i so agree kim. we need the warmth and glow of twinkle lights in these shorter darker winter days. the glow is just happiness making. these little snowflake lights were a surprise in the mail for my little ones from my faraway best friend. snail mail love.
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkristin
kim the light from that lanter is so fun, fantastic image. i'm loving all the christmas sparkle
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterchelle
The twinkle of lights from my Christmas tree always brings a smile...your photo is beautiful, as are the words!
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSherri B.
holiday sparkle from Dec. 1st when I was taking pics of my tree :)
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
I made a homemade heart bokeh lens filter last year to capture my "tree love." I'm thinking about doing it again this year:
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie
I love the lights that come out during the holidays. I think I've shot a bokeh tree shot every day this week!

I also love when these banners and lights go up in the grocery store parking lot. it means the trees have arrived!
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdriana
Holiday lights are the best! I went out exploring this week:
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKat
Sparkly lights, twinkling lights, I love holiday lights!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChristian
Some of my favorite Christmas decorations.
December 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJill F
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