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Table, lights and Silent Night

Last weekend before the holiday!  I love holiday lights and we took my parents around to look in the neighborhoods.  We saw an article about a house with a massive display and headed over to see it.  They weren’t kidding!

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 It was interactive with lights set to music and displays that you push buttons on to make things happen.  It went around the side of the house, too. Crazy!

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I couldn’t get my camera to focus on the lights for whatever reason, but it came out kind of cool looking.

My momma at one end of a tunnel:

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John on the other end:

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It was pretty fun. Luckily it wasn’t super cold to be out exploring.

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On other news – we finished the table!  Those of you on Facebook saw this already.  We made it just in time to host Christmas Eve dinner :D 

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It’s definitely not perfect.  The panels are a not flush to the rest of the table in some spots. Not totally sure why that is, but I think some is warpy wood and of course, the skill level of the assemblers.

This was the inspiration table from Restoration Hardware:

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On sale for $1045 – $1185  – with delivery fee of $250.

Cost of our table?  $250 – and that was with buying the Kreg jig, too!  I thought our current chairs were going to look terrible, but they actually don’t look too bad.  We used this plan to build the table.

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We should fit 8 around this pretty easily. Hopefully it won’t fall apart on Christmas Eve :D

Here is a little Christmas festiveness for you.  I wanted to post a guitar video and finally got this one done.  10 takes later :D  This is an arrangement of Silent Night.

Sorry that you can hear the furnace blowing in the background, but it was the best take LOL! Enjoy!

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