Christmas this year.

I almost gave up on opening the door on my Christmas home this year. There are two reasons. One: my words are rusty and I feel a little jumbled. Two: I don’t feel the most confident writing about decor choices. But. I’m going to do it anyway.

This is how I decorate for Christmas: I wait until the 6th(ish) day of December and then I start to feel this desperation that I’m eons behind. So, we lug the decor down and I splatter it everywhere and I throw things here and there without the slightest plan. But it works for me. I’m not a planner, I’ve found. I’m more of a discoverer with these types of things and I just have to try a million things until my heart sets on something.

So. I’m posting today for the discoverers out there.

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No garland this year. But I did make this wonky wreath out of trimmings from our tree.

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We watched video tutorials for folding and cutting paper snowflakes and then strung them up in doorways.

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This little nativity is from Mexico. I think my girl has set this vignette as it appears no one is fighting or using weaponry.

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We bought a thirty dollar, crooked tree at the lot down the road and called it good. I felt ambitious and finger knitted a garland that only ended up covering half the tree. We used it anyway. Then my short people threw some ornaments up. We’re shooting for excellence over here, people.

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We have slowly been settling into our new bedroom downstairs. It’s still a very much in progress room. My daddy built that headboard for me and I’ve always wanted to hang a wreath on it but just got lazy, I guess. Until this year.

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I still love our new bathroom where I wrapped some flannel around my husband’s first hunting trophy and strung garland in the window.

Also! Grover wishes you a very, merry Christmas!

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I’m linking up with my friend, Nester.

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23 thoughts on “Christmas this year.

  1. It looks awesome!! I could have never put a wreath together out of trimmings like that! You got skills girl!! BTW I love your new room;) I want to know the paint color on your headboard!

  2. I saw your link on Pinterest and I immediately thought “what a peaceful place”. I love your relaxed decorating style. Oh, and I LOVE your new photo here on your blog. You have a beautiful smile.

  3. Your headboard looks fantastic, and your family room is my happy place all year long, but I should have come by last week just so I could sit next to that tree and that gorgeous boxwood/chalkboard beauty! I love your style, friend!

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