I’ve been admiring everyone’s elegantly appointed Christmas trees, beautifully decorated mantles, and festive stairway garlands~
Meanwhile, I’m decorating my Potting Shed
and raiding my husband’s tackle box
for our dock Christmas tree :)
It’s a good thing he doesn’t have
a fishing trip planned anytime soon :)
My husband’s grandfather’s tackle box is under the tree~
No fishing is allowed with his vintage reels and lures.
A fishing reel and floats are
angling to be a tree topper~
And I reeled in buoys and a fish planter
that doubles as a wine chiller on occasion~
I landed some burlap and stretchy-wire ribbon from Hobby Lobby, making this tree easy to rig, since the lures already having ready-to-hang hooks.
A vintage minnow bucket is dressed
with a large fishing float and greenery~
Shells from fresh water Asian clams are gifted and left by our resident muskrats~ a tell-tale sign that they’ve been visiting and a reminder to check our boat hydraulics.
My Pottery Barn enamel appetizer
boats that we Set Sail with
are weighing anchor on our tree
for a Merry Christmas~