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Old 09-26-2012, 11:57 AM
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Christmas Blossoms - 2012

Hey!
By popular demand!
We're back again, Folks!

Oh yes, indeed.
It's time to launch our annual and highly anticipated Christmas Photo thread.
Time once again to search for Christmas Blossoms - visual signs that Christmas is coming and that we are entering and moving through Christmas Season 2012!

The purpose of this thread is to provide a place to post any Christmas Season-related photos you, your family, or friends have taken this year.
(Please, no Google Image copy/paste!)

As per tradition, I launch with photos of "A Christmas To Remember", our recurring annual Christmas store at Crabtree Valley Mall.
While not yet opened, the photos below provide a tantalizing hint at what is to come!

Enjoy (and please contribute to) the photo collection, so that we can really start getting into Christmas Season 2012!



1) The "A Christmas To Remember" shop (nestled in between Apple and Brookstone this year) at our Crabtree Valley Mall.
Notice the merchandise just visible over the barrier in the upper right corner!




2) A close-up of the sign.
(And closer yet to that gap in the barrier!)




3) Hey! With a little camera elevation, perhaps we can see what's going on behind the scenes through that gap.
Oh, look!

(I suspect that employee -- er -- associate had a bit of a surprise with the flash!)


EDIT: 10-2-12.
Now open for business!!
(See my post below at 10-2 for photos. This post won't let me add here since I have 3 images up.)
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The behind-the-scenes sneak preview is exciting ... oh, the anticipation!
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Hooray!! Thank you, Crown!! The most magical and wonderful thread of the year has been launched! The Christmas Season is truly on its way!
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Thanks, Guys!

Well!
Would you look at what Belks has up.
In fact, has HAD up for some time now!


1) Beautiful display as you approach.



2) Another view.



3) Georgeous table settings.
(Makes you want to have some milk and Christmas cookies, doesn't it?)
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Continuing at Belks.


4) Nice poinsettia display.
(Love the classic looking vases.)



5) Hey! Don't even think of re-starting the "war on Christmas".
These soldiers are on the ready for the defense!



6) Santa doesn't seem to be worried, as he graces this cushion design.
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Now, how's that for a start?

Get those cameras snappin', Folks!
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Thanks, Guys!

Well!
Would you look at what Belks has up.
In fact, has HAD up for some time now!





3) Georgeous table settings.
(Makes you want to have some milk and Christmas cookies, doesn't it?)
I love these dishes!

Originally Posted by Crown 84 View Post
Now, how's that for a start?

Get those cameras snappin', Folks!
this is a great start, thanks Crown for getting it started for 2012!!!!!
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I will add this picture I took at Walmart the other day...
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Now, how's that for a start?

Get those cameras snappin', Folks!
That is a fantastic start, Crown!

I'm surprised to see that Belks has quite the elaborate display already in the front of their store! There isn't anything quite like the feeling of experience Christmas decorations in familiar stores for the first time of the year. I can't wait!
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Well to be honest Brent, it was on the top floor in the far back!
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