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Christmas Decorations

This year, not much changed with the red and silver areas of the house. I decorated less upstairs in the den but added some color to the garland on the banisters. I used some of the bells I purchased from Etsy upstairs and moved a few things around. CHRISTMAS 2019 Last year I used silver candlesticks, votives, a red and cream striped table runner, pinecones, and white poinsettia arrangement on the coffee table. I’d been collecting silver Christmas decor for years. After Christmas 2018, my mom and I found a lot of red and silver ornaments at TJMaxx so in 2019 I added red to my silver tree. I bought tons of green stems and picks, red berries, red ribbon, and a silver star topper. I wrapped all of Matt’s birthday presents in red and white paper so it matched but it wasn’t technically, “Christmas wrapping paper.” I was pretty happy with this area of the house last year. CHRISTMAS 2020 Along with some pinecones, I added some of my shiny silver and mercury glass …

Front Door Christmas Decor

Last year I purchased this flocked garland from Pier 1 and I added some flocked picks and pine picks to a wreath I had made a couple of years ago. I did not add any color, keeping it neutral. It was boring, so as my mother suggested, this year I added color. I found some red berry picks and red velvet ribbon. I had planned to drape two strands of the red ribbon on the garland but it was too wide, so I just tied a strand on each side. I also had two little black planters with mini Christmas trees beside the door last year but I decided the planters were too small. I thought about bringing out my blue and white fish bowl planters and putting mini Christmas trees in them with red bows but since I have the little juniper trees right by the door, I think the garland and wreath will do. Mailbox Christmas Decor Inspiration Last year I wanted to decorate the mailbox but I did not do it. This …

Christmas Patio

During past holiday seasons, I purchased burlap and rustic Christmas decor to use along with my collections of pinecones, acorns, cotton stems, galvanized buckets, and magnolia stems. Last year I used my rustic Christmas decor on the back patio. But this year, with all my black and cream decor, I just added a few touches of Christmas. I found a cute doormat to layer over the tan woven rug at Pier 1 last year. I found this cute sign at Kirklands this year. It matches the pillow cover I used in the rocking chair. I hung the magnolia wreath on the garage door. I also found a cute Christmas garden flag last year on Amazon. I will be decorating the front of the house next. I am adding red ribbon and red berry picks to everything since last year the front looked a little plain. SHOP THIS POST