Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Simon Pearce Evergreen Trees and 3 Fine Grains Giveaway Winner!

Several Christmases ago Dave presented me a beautiful box tied with a purple ribbon. I unwrapped the most gorgeous crystal evergreen tree. I had never seen one before, but Dave spied it in the city and knew I would love it. It remains one of my most cherished gifts. Each year he adds to my collection. My Simon Pearce Crystal Evergreen Trees remain my favorite collection.

I keep them out all year, but during the holidays I add my collection of antique mirror and mercury glass trees. All together they make a spectacular display in the Conservatory on our piano. They reflect the snow and sunlight during the day and Christmas tree lights in the evening.

They are really stunning and a true work of art as each one is hand blown by master artisans in Vermont.

This year Simon Pearce added the bubble trees. These have tiny air bubbles in them to imitate snow. They are very pretty too, and prefer them mixed in with the clear ones.

Simon Pearce has a wonderful video showing the intense process and mastery needed to create one of these beautiful trees. You can view it HERE.

The Boston store has this wonderful table display using the trees as an interesting centerpiece. I just may want to create a similar display on Christmas Day on my own holiday table. The way they sparkle and catch the light is just magical.
Finally congratulations to Morning T for winning our Grain Sack Christmas Tree. Enjoy, Enjoy!!
And another big thank you to Kymberley Fraser of 3 Fine Grains for such a generous giveaway!
May you all enjoy this wonderful week!


  1. Wow those trees look amazing...Wish you a lovely MOnday and congrats to the lucky winner

  2. They remind me of lovely icicles.

    Be merry and bright!

  3. YAY Gina- I'm SSSOOOO excited!!! Like I said in my comment I've been coveting 3 Fine Grains for so long I finally decided to make my own linen and burlap ornaments this year, similar to their ornaments from the past few years. I can't wait to finally have the real deal.
    Thank you and happy holidays.

  4. I also love these glass evergreens. I was at a holiday party at my local garden store where Simon Pearce brought these - they are just lovely and I loved the video as well!

  5. They look so gorgeous...nice collection:)

  6. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    Winter greetings to send a permanent guest of the Polish;)

  7. What a wonderful Christmas table. I love the sparkle of the Simon Pearce trees! Where did you find the mercury glass trees? Have you collected them from antique stores?

  8. Love your trees and those mirror and mercury glass trees are over the top! Congratulations to the lucky grain tree winner too!

  9. The trees are beautiful, I can see why you leave them out. The mercury ones are right up my alley as well. Congrat's to Morning T ,can't say I'm not a little jealous!

  10. These are so pretty! We go every year not far from their headquarters skiing! Woodstock, VT! I have seen many of their beautiful works!

    Happy holidays!


  11. Hi Gina~

    Congrats to Morning T!!

    Love those trees which do indeed look like enchanting icicles. Just lovely.


  12. These are gorgeous! Loving the sparkle! Enjoy the holidays, Kellie xx

  13. I love the crystal Christmas trees. Such a nice collection.


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