Every room in the entire first floor of the mansion is decorated with contest entries. It's opulent. If you don't walk out of there in the mood for Christmas, you may be suffering from grinchitis.
Granger Homestead - Canandaigua, NY
decorated with handknit elf clothing
tree of books - tabletop tree 3rd place prizewinner
created by Ontario County Literacy Volunteers
mantelpiece décor - 2nd prize winner for mantelpiece dec
you know who from Whoville
Impressive snowman wreath - DIY-ers take note
He won 3rd prize - created by Girl Scout Troop
And finally, on my way home, I had to get out of the car on one of the blocked off streets near the Granger Homestead, to take a picture of this house. I was so impressed with it's symmetry, it's color combination, it's age, it's charm. I would move right in. All in all, a totally lovely Fall outing.