As promised, for those that have been following my advent windows post, I’ve finally managed to dodge the rain, and get out to take some photos of this week’s advent windows! It was particularly uplifting to walk around the block with hubby and kids this evening, and admire all the magical displays, particularly in light of today’s difficult news announcement that London has now been put into Tier 4 restrictions until further notice. Any hopes we had to see our wider family members over Christmas have now been well and truly dashed.
But despite Covid, it seems the Christmas spirit cannot be completely quashed, and people seem to be decorating like never before!
These past two weeks, we’ve seen so many amazing ideas: full on snow scenes, flurries of birds, postage stamps, and fire-side silhouettes – to name but a few! It’s truly been a joy to see each window appear with the dawning of each new day. I hope you will enjoy them as much as we have.
I love this window with its festive nutcracker and candy canes. It reminds me of an old-fashioned toy shop window.
The detail in this city scape is really impressive! I spy the London Eye, and the Gherkin building!
This window celebrates all the winter garden birds that bring us so much joy.
No. 14’s display bought a lump to our throats, as it depicts each one of the grandchildren that this couple wont get to see this year…each little stocking has a name on it! So beautifully done and very poignant.
This takes me back to making stained glass windows as a child using colourful tissue paper. So effective!
A snowy scene for window no. 16!
This window is superb – it’s a recreation of a postage stamp from Christmas 1980 and was chosen to celebrate a 40th birthday! What a brilliant idea, and so expertly done.
A very merry and bright display for window no. 19.
It’s lovely to see the energy, creativity and diversity in all of these different designs. Can’t wait to see what next week brings!
Blessings to all reading this. I hope it brings some much-needed cheer.