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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Sandra Lee's Christmas tree


Human gin bottle Sandra Lee tweeted her Christmas tree and (presumably) slurred holiday wishes last night. It appears to be residing in the living room of the Westchester, NY home Lee shares with boyfriend New York governor Andrew Cuomo.

Eric Piasecki for Elle Decor.

Along with initial ornaments and a miniature sleigh, Lee decorated the tree with a 32-pound $3694 silver-plated tiger figure. Because she's an arbiter of taste.

Ricardo del Rio for D'Argenta Silver Accents.

19 comments:

boops said...

good lord!

Heather Moore Grahling | Vivid Hue Home said...

wow! who am I to judge...I'm all about mixing it up and expressing creativity-especially when there's gin involved. But I just can't help but wonder if that 32 pound silver plated tiger managed to take a little tryst in the tree before the photo was shot.

An Urban Cottage said...

I always say it's not Christmas until it looks like a whorehouse.

I think it's Christmas.

Annie Smith said...

I hope Santa doesn't have a fear of wildcats. That tiger looks fierce!

Linenqueen said...

I am wounded by your unkind comment about Ms. Lee. A gentleman would never utter such a thing let alone put it in print. You are not her judge.

I have admired your blog for a long time. Now I will need to reserve my interest. Ann

Raina Cox said...

Linenqueen - Madam, I am no gentleman.

Matters of Style said...

I expected nothing less. I can imagine enjoying a slice of Kwanzaa cake next to that tree.

Raina Cox said...

Matters of Style - Sarah, if you can keep that cake down, I'll give you a dollar.

Things That Inspire said...

What first came to mind are those huge cocoons that show up in trees, and eventually crack open to expel hundreds of black and orange caterpillars. Have you ever seen these? I remember them from my childhood in Connecticut.

Raina Cox said...

Things That Inspire - Holly, you're right! I knew something was, ahem, bugging me about this. Other than it's overall hideousness.

Margaret said...

YES, a large cocoon of cotton candy!

Raina Cox said...

Margaret - With CATERPILLARS.

5th and State said...

ghastly!

btw, linen queen is a reader?

Raina Cox said...

5th and State - If so, this is her first and presumably last comment.

*shrug*

Acanthus and Acorn said...

The first thing that came to mind when I saw this tree was a 60's up-do that hadn't ben brushed in a week!

TTI's analogy is good too!

Linenqueen is must be confused- this is blogworld, we judge for better or worse! This was worse- quite possibly the worst tree I've seen in a very long time. And as far as the tiger- what a ridiculous waste of money. Guess the mayor forgot to inform Sandy while she was making cupcakes from a box, another Sandy came to town and people lost everything just down the road from them...a long way down the road.

It seems this brought out my Grinch!

David said...

The first sentence of this post may be my favorite thing you've ever written.

Every four or five years I put up a Christmas tree, and I consider myself to be pretty good at it.

I prefer fewer colors and I'm not at all opposed to white. (although I'll never do the "live white lily tree" again as I spent the entire holiday season refilling those little vials.)

All that said, this is shit. Your initials Sandra? Really? And there is nowhere in the world that ridiculous tiger would look good.

As a

Sherri said...

Wow.

mypoliticalexile said...

Thats a Christmas tree? I mistook for it for Miss. Haversham.

A.J.Barnes said...

That's just awful!
And to think she could be First Girlfriend if Cuomo were to be elected President at some point...can you image the State Dinners she'd have!