Oh Christmas Tree–2018 Christmas Home Tour

November 29, 2018

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The stockings are hung and the Christmas tree is fully decorated. Not sure why, but this year I was so ready to decorate our house into all things Christmas right after Halloween. I couldn’t get it all up fast enough. And I am loving that Thanksgiving came early, making the Christmas season that much longer.

Back in October, I started to look for Christmas tree flocking spray (not sure if that’s the technical term for it, but we’ll go with that) and I couldn’t find any that I really liked. Then I saw a fellow blogger post a picture of her tree from last year and I knew that was the one. One day later (yes, it was literally ONE day), my new flocked 9 foot Christmas tree arrived from Wayfair and I love it!!

family room with christmas tree

A few years ago, we got the deal of the century on a Christmas tree and ornaments from Menards. The tree now sits down in our storage room (we’ll do something with it eventually). But the ornaments get used every year. I love that there is such a variety of ornaments. Every year we change it up and use different ones. This year we went with more earth tones…

Christmas tree

While I am loving our new tree, my Charlie Brown Christmas tree will always be my favorite…

charlie brown christmas tree

Such a cute little tree.

The fireplace and mantle is simple and cozy warm…

mantle decorated for christmas

The stockings tie in well with my new pillows from HomeGoods…

stockings and new pillows

Although I love the look of the dining room table, let’s be honest–moving all of those trees to eat dinner each night, can be a real pain in the booty. One of these years I’ll learn to do scale it down a bit….but I do love the look…

dining room table

And the sideboard next to the dining room table…

sideboard with Christmas decor

small christmas tree

Went a little crazy with Christmas trees this year. Love these little guys…

3 small christmas trees

And one more little corner of the dining room…

corner of dining room with chair and christmas decor

I tend to primarily focus on the family room, dining room and foyer for my Christmas decor. But this year I did add a little to my new mudroom. Like I said, I went a little overboard on Christmas trees this year….

mudroom with christmas decor

Of course, there was that year I couldn’t stop at one Christmas tree…(sorry for the picture quality–old picture)

3 Christmas trees in family room

Maybe I just have a thing for Christmas trees. 🙂

Until next time,

Happy Building Friends!!


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