tree
we were gifted a new tree this year (thank you so much, youknowwho) – and we LOVE it. because it’s new to us, we still have to perfect how to dress it up with garland and such but i’m kind of loving its whimsical imperfectness for its first year. it desperately needs some gifts underneath it, but we’re getting there.

 

although i tend to be a bit more emotional and tender this time of year (who isn’t, right?), it’s still one of my favorite seasons. i love finding just the right gifts, wrapping them, making cards, and sending cheer out into the world. and i like getting out into the thick of the hustle and bustle and witnessing the spirit of kindness. and john, well, he’s all about making christmas cookies, christmas music, and the whole nine yards. it’s so sweet.

 

trees
totally loving our vintage ornaments on candlesticks – an idea i got from my mom. also loving our vintage ornaments mixed in with new birdie clips and new, though vintage inspired, tabletop trees. i just discovered birdie ornament clips this year and let me tell you, this might be the start of an obsession. like, really.

 

bird

 

ornament

 

bird2
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in other news, andrea (+ family) was up for a visit last weekend. here’s a hilarious photo of the two of us all bundled up on a very cold nite. my cheeks are so red because i’m laughing at how HUGE andrea looks in john’s jacket. we were on our way here:

 

green lake, seattle – the nite of luminaria. andrea taught me how to take long exposure shots. and the result was the photo above. pretty cool!

 

here’s another shot taken while experimenting with long exposures – that’s the delightful tara weaver in the middle. i’ve got a great story about tara and how we met, but i’ll save it (total magic, meant to be kind of story) for another post.
it’s full-on winter over here. cold, rainy, dark by 4pm. i’m sinking into all the comforts of cozy days, television, movies, food, and all the indulgences that come with winter. my motivation for work is slipping a bit, but i’m just going with it. it’s such a wild ride…
xoxo, more soon!

Hi, I'm Kelly Rae Roberts!

Before I picked up my first paintbrush at the age of 30, I was a medical social worker. I followed my whispers and started playing with paint and everything changed. Now I’m a full-time artist, author and Possibilitarian, who helps women explore their creativity, nourish their souls and build a thriving creative business.

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