Monday, December 8, 2014

Christmas Home Decor

I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start all of my Christmas decorating, but we went away for the holiday and I wanted to come home with it all finished and able to enjoy it. I got most of it done before we left and finished things up last weekend! 

I kept things pretty simple this year and only decorated our living room and kitchen. 

We need a new tree, but I'm waiting until the end of the season when they go on sale. In the meantime, we went with a very unconventional look and I really kind of like it!  

My husband and I put together this little "forest" by using a back piece of a chair as the base and wood trees I found last year at an antique store. 

I just found this well worn deer at a thrift store. It's missing an ear, has some cracks and lots of chipped paint, but I think he's so cute! 

I painted this cupboard white to use on my fake mantle and filled it with all my new Christmas finds! 

Moving onto the kitchen. I simplified my ironstone collection and had to include bottle brush trees. Who doesn't love those?!?

I love vintage ornaments and couldn't resist these bells made in West Germany when I spotted them at a thrift store. 

I'm linking to the parties listed HERE and to:
Persia Lou


  1. Melissa,
    What a cute wooden tree...LOVE IT!! Also love all your vintage Christmas items.


  2. Loving your Christmas decor...all the wonderful vintage goodies mixed in with your rustic creations!
    Mary Alice

  3. Ahhh, you've done a wonderful job. I love the tiny deer, ironstone, and star garland.


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