A apart of the holiday farmhouse series, we are sharing our living rooms and/or trees. I am saving my living room for the Holiday housewalk next week (already!, so I thought I would give you a peek at my winter forest Christmas tree.
It’s the same tree I’ve had for several years now. It’s a Balsam Hill and I love it!
My only complaint is I really would love to have a flocked tree, so I decided to fake my flocking. Instead of voiding my warranty by putting flocking on the branches, I used extra branches from an extra tree and flocked those and tucked them in the branches. re-using an old tree is a great upcycle. In fact, you can see other ways you can re-use an old tree here.
I tucked those branches in among my regular branches, along with some flocked pin cone branches, berries and other sparkly and snowy floral’s. Both big name craft stores have lots of pretty pre-made branches you can use.
I hung my owl ornaments a well as some mercury glass (love!), and glittery snow balls. I reused a lot of the items I used last year with my boho Christmas tree.
It’s nice to be able to use the same decor over and over in a fresh, new way. And, much cheaper! I do try to come up with some kind of theme every year to give myself a direction to change it up. Before blogging I just put everything on the tree as is. This is my decorative tree. Our tree in our family room has the most important decorations of them all. Everything the kids have made!
I love that my tree has two light options. Personally, I am a white lights person.
But my kids love colored lights, so sometimes it’s a lights battle. Many times, I’ll put the white lights on only to come upstairs and see they’ve switched them to the other ones
It’s pretty either way. 🙂 It is nice to have the option.
I am excited to share my entire living room with you next week. I’ve been decking the halls for a while now.I splurged just a wee bit this holiday season and bought a felted chickadee garland from Anthropologie.I saw it on-line and instantly fell in love with it! It was the only thing new I bought this season with the exception of a few small things from Target and some greenery.Though, after I took the picture I decided I liked it better in the dining room, so it’s now on the hutch.
Now that everything in the living room is painted white. I really love how it acts like a canvas for color and pattern. It feels so much more calm and restful in here. I love how my winter forest Christmas tree looks against it!
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