So it’s no secret, I like to decorate with Christmas trees. Any size, real or faux, I’m really not that picky, but I think I look at mini christmas trees like some people look at puppies or kittens. You know a dog or a cat may be nice, but when you see a little tiny baby one, you start talking to it all cute-sie, woot-sie, and it makes you smile. Yeah, I kinda fall for little christmas trees that way too! We have a running joke around here about how many trees will it be this year? Which I always reply to – you can never have enough! With that said I think right now our running count is about 67. UMM yes, you are reading that number correctly. My husband jokes, so one night in a bet, he went around and counted all the trees in every room of our house that had been decorated – because I wasn’t done yet, and he landed at 52. I had a little bit left to do and that rounded out our count to about 15 more. Now mind you he counted every tree, from our main tree down to the mini bottle brush trees, and all that fall in between. I’m not ashamed at all by that number though, secretly it gives me a challenge. I can see the post title now “100 Christmas Tress for Christmas”. I’m not that far off from it. So whether it happens at this house or a future one, you can rest assure you will be the first to know! Since you now know how much I love to decorate with Christmas trees, I thought I would show you some of the different ways I decorate with them around the house.
This year, in our built-ins between our living and dining room, I added these fun little wooden trees I actually grabbed from Micheal’s last year (don’t worry they have them this year too), and kept them in their unfinished wood, and used them to create a bit of a winter wonderland feel.
Just off the dining room is a room you don’t usually get to see, because it started as my new office, and turned quickly into a dumping ground.
Well I recently took back the space, and cleared out all the miscellaneous items that had piled up in there. I’ll be sharing more of that space next week, but wanted to show you how I easily added some christmas feel to it with a simple flocked faux tabletop tree from Wayfair.
Decorating for christmas doesn’t have to be over the top everywhere. I just focus on a few simple things and spread them throughout.
Along with adding the tabletop tree, I used a diy boxwood wreath, a glitter reindeer, and a fun bunting from Hobby Lobby for some festive touches.
I loved THESE frosted trees so much, and I knew they were the perfect thing to have on hand, because you can literally use them anywhere, and they add instant holiday cheer, I grabbed a second one too, and placed it on our dressers in our room.
For the one in our room, I placed it in a galvanized metal bucket, to match the milk can on my night stand that I filled with fresh juniper berry clippings.
One tradition that I started with the kids, was that they each get their own mini-tree for their rooms. They can decorate it however they like. We make hot cocoa, I put on christmas carols, and they go to town. It really is super sweet to watch them take pride in how they decorate their own trees. Last year I had picked one up on the fly for my son, but I was really not impressed with the quality at all. So when I came across this 3ft table top tree from Wayfair, I instantly added it to my cart, because I figured anything would be an upgrade for his room.
As you can see he loads his tree with ornaments. I actually took about 12 ornaments off before I took these photos, because you could barely see the tree.
He was so thrilled though because his new tree has nice thick sturdy branches, which came pre-lit, so he can load up his tree to his hearts content.
Don’t worry, I put the ornaments back on his tree after, so he wouldn’t notice, but I was so impressed with the quality of this tabletop tree.
Another area I like to place a tree is on our bench in our kitchen. Since we use our kitchen entrance as our main door, I like making sure it feels nice and festive and greets everyone when they first enter our home.
I used the same exact one on my porch this year, and love how sturdy these are. Their branches are so nice and soft, and very nice quality, and I love how their shape is a little less than perfect, so it resembles more of a natural looking tree. I added THESE ones to our curated collection at Painted Fox for Christmas, and am so glad I did.
Now for some fun, because it is Friday after all!! I joined my lovely friend Jen from Migonis Home for this fun tour, partnered with Wayfair, and below are the links of the rest of the homes you can visit as well!
Others on the Warm & Cozy Christmas Home Tour hosted by Migonis Home blog
This post was sponsored by Wayfair. All options are my own.
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