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so we have a real xmas tree this year! 
14th-Dec-2009 03:12 pm


I like it! And then we finally got a purpose for all those Swarovski crystals lying around. They look really nice in between the lights, especially when they move.

Yesterday I went with Lolo, Miki and her husband to see Madame Oshima in the Marais. She had invited us for tea at her workshop there. I had seen photos of her dolls online before, but wow they are amazing. Especially the portraits of her daughter (who was there as well). She makes these incredibly detailed puppets from fabric. Last time we saw her she said the larger ones take 6 months to complete! And she is so sweet as well. There's an article about her here if you want to know more: Kayuzo Oshima

&& here are a few more snaps of our wonderful tree :)








Comments 
16th-Dec-2009 08:19 pm (UTC)
Joyeux Noel!
16th-Dec-2009 08:20 pm (UTC)
Oh, and the bokeh comes more from what lens you have really...
14th-Dec-2009 04:05 pm (UTC)
Nice ! I like the classy look of that Christmas tree, mine doesn't look that good :)
16th-Dec-2009 08:20 pm (UTC)
I like it too!
14th-Dec-2009 04:05 pm (UTC) - would you like some tree with those lights?
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feliz navidad
16th-Dec-2009 08:21 pm (UTC) - Re: would you like some tree with those lights?
haha apparantly it was the last tree left, so not much to choose from.
14th-Dec-2009 05:04 pm (UTC)
So jealous of your swarovski crystals. I have lame plastic looking crystally things that we put on ours. I love anything that sparkles/resembles gems.
16th-Dec-2009 08:21 pm (UTC)
I'm sure they are nice too ^^
14th-Dec-2009 05:12 pm (UTC)
The lighting makes it look so festive!

I haven't felt all that Christmassy so far this year but I'm really starting to now ...
16th-Dec-2009 08:21 pm (UTC)
Jolly jolly!
16th-Dec-2009 08:22 pm (UTC)
Yes you should see it moving. You too, happy holiday!
15th-Dec-2009 03:10 am (UTC)
Beautiful tree. I love the smell of a fresh pine tree for Christmas.
16th-Dec-2009 08:22 pm (UTC)
I love that smell too ^^
15th-Dec-2009 06:15 am (UTC)
Beautiful!
16th-Dec-2009 08:22 pm (UTC)
Yay!
15th-Dec-2009 01:01 pm (UTC)
Now you're making me second guess my decision not to put a tree up this year. Normally I host our Christmas Eve gathering so I decorate but my sister wanted to do it this year so I decided not to do anything since I'm the only one who would see it.
16th-Dec-2009 08:23 pm (UTC)
I don't feel like I need one, but I can appreciate when we have :)
15th-Dec-2009 02:05 pm (UTC)
Wow great tree, looks like a magical place, and your friend dolls look awesome, so much talent...
16th-Dec-2009 08:23 pm (UTC)
Thanks :D
15th-Dec-2009 04:02 pm (UTC)
Aw, you gave me a bit of a Christmas feeling there. :)

I usually don't get into any kind of Christmas mood, so that was a nice change. Thanks for lovely photos :D
16th-Dec-2009 08:23 pm (UTC)
Jinglebells, jinglebells...
15th-Dec-2009 05:28 pm (UTC)
ooooo
sooooo beautiful :)
16th-Dec-2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
like that boy in your icon! :p
16th-Dec-2009 09:06 pm (UTC)
haha, but it's not a boy!
it's actually a girl, model Tao Okamoto.
15th-Dec-2009 07:47 pm (UTC)
And then we finally got a purpose for all those Swarovski crystals lying around.
What on earth were you doing with dozens of Swarovski crystals just lying around your apartment? Aren't those expensive??
16th-Dec-2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
that's how we roll
16th-Dec-2009 02:34 am (UTC)
You were just too cute to ignore in the prior Christmas tree photo from your childhood. Christmas card is on its way! I hope you like it but will warn you in advance it is a bit strange.
16th-Dec-2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
Oooh great! Thanks!