Christmas Decorations 2016

This was our first Christmas at the new house.  I tried to hold off on decorating, but I just couldn’t help it…I was too excited!  I ended up decorating the week before Thanksgiving!  I was definitely “that person.”  😉  I wanted to incorporate red into my Christmas decor this year, and I didn’t want it to feel overwhelming, so I added only little bits of red.  That’s enough red for this girl who loves whites and neutrals!

Here’s some exterior shots…my fingers seriously almost fell off taking these pics 😉

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My husband bought this white tree on clearance at Target two years ago.  It’s a pretty tall tree, so we decided to put it in our bedroom.  For this tree, I went with the red ornaments, and this tree also has all our memorable ornaments on it!


In our living room, we went with a real tree.  It was definitely a struggle trying to find a super tall tree for our living room (separate blog post to come), but we finally found one!  For this tree, I went with neutrals and added red berries as my accent color.


I’ve always wanted cream knitted stockings, and I was so excited that Target had them this year!  I added some greenery to the stockings since it was a little too plain for me.


Can  you believe those small trees were from Wal-mart?!


The wreath was from Hobby Lobby, and I seriously fell in love with it when I saw it!

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Here’s more of the details of our real tree.  I added some lamb’s ear and red berries to our real tree to add more texture and color.


There’s just something so magical with twinkling lights and the fireplace going.

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For our basement, I went with more browns, black, and white tones.


Here’s our calendar area in our mudroom!


I don’t know any calligraphy, so I was pretty impressed with myself!!


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