Can you believe the first week of December is almost over? I’m happy because I’ve been super productive this week. If you’re new to my site welcome. If you’re a loyal reader thank you for following along. Today is the second part of my home tour. It is the more laid back fun part. If you missed Monday’s post you can check that out here. I decorated some things I’ve never done before and they were so fun. As a blogger you always have to come up with new stuff to show and sometimes that can be challenging. However, this year I already had my ideas together early and I wanted to buy the least amount of new stuff as possible. You wouldn’t believe the amount of Christmas stuff I store in my attic. Let’s get into the tour and see what you think.
My theme for the tree in my kitchen was based around my love of dance and my nieces. I really have never done a tree for kids. We always do our “real” tree and the kids help me with that one of course. That one is always my favorite tree every year. It has the ornaments my kids made in school, our Hallmark ornaments we’ve collected over the years, and my White House series ornaments that my husband gets me every year. But I wouldn’t call it a kid themed tree.
I appropriately named this my sugar plum fairy tree. I did the tree in pastels, but the main color is pink. I just love the Pom Pom garland. It reminds me of a tutu ballerinas would wear. The ribbons are a perfect match. They have pastel candy canes on them. I got it from At Home. Actually all the “fun” pastel ornaments I got from At Home too. The mint and pink ornaments were my own. I already had the majority of the stuff for this tree. I added about 25% of “speciality” ornaments and ribbon to give it some pizazz.
The horse is from The Painted Fox. I bought it about 3 years ago and this is the perfect spot for him. The tree is not flocked, but I added those pieces in as fillers. That is one of the key things I do to make my trees full and fill in the holes.
These pink glasses are from Anthropologie. I love the design on them. They look so darling with this tablescape. The little pink bottle brush trees are from Hobby Lobby and the green ones I picked up from the dollar section at Target.
Don’t you just love the blurry lights in the background? That’s called bokeh!
I love this little dessert vignette. The cannolis are in this cute little serving piece from Z Gallerie. The pink and white cake plate is from the dollar section at Target.
I love displaying soap and lotion in the kitchen. I got this adorable plate on clearance at Target. Can I tell you that I have already burned 3 Fresh Balsam candles from Bath and Body Works and it’s only the beginning of December. They make your whole house smell like a real Christmas tree without being overwhelming.
I love having fresh flowers in the house especially around the holidays. You don’t have to just use red in your decor to get that Christmas feel. Here I mixed white and pink flowers with Christmas greenery. This is the view of our family room from the kitchen.
I haven’t shown our ROG before. We call it our sleep over room. We put these Pottery Barn Hampton Bunk Beds in here about 5 years ago. It came in very handy when my son and daughter had groups of friends spend the night. They are full beds and sleep 8 kids comfortably.
I have never decorated these beds before. I had such fun doing it. These garlands and red velvet bows are from Frontgate. They are the Classic garland collection. I have had these 7 years so they don’t make these anymore. However, they do make the cheer garland that look just like these. I bought 2 of those because I needed a couple more to match and no one can tell the difference.
These beds are at the other end of the house from the bedrooms. Isn’t that a great idea? Then the kids can have fun and be as loud as they want while the adults and other siblings are trying to sleep.
Most of these adorable, decorative boxes are from Sugar Paper LA. Some of their gorgeous boxes can be bought at Target while supplies last.
This is our living room. This is where we hang out as a family. This 9′ Balsam Hill tree is where we put all our homemade and sentimental ornaments. No matter what theme or color scheme I choose to do, this tree always remains the same.
I love my new nativity from Macy’s. It matches my Lenox Eternal China set.
I hope you enjoyed the house tour. If you didn’t get to see the first one go back and check that out. There is plenty of other content to see in December so stick around and come back on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Also check out my Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram. I post on those frequently. Comment below and let me know what colors you’re using this year in your home.