A wee Christmas tour

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How about a little holiday tour to get your bells a jinglin'? 
Here's our festive front door. Burlap wreaths are like the zits of Christmas. Everyone has one, and they're incredibly easy to make. Thankfully, they're much prettier than what my faced looked like prom 2007.
I'm a bit of a sucker for ornaments in bowls and buckets. It's so cheap, and I love the way it looks.
Choosing a phrase for my chalkboard sign was like asking me which flavor of ice cream would I take if I was stranded on a desert island. (Don't think about the logistics of that.) There are just so many wonderful Christmas jingles! I went with this one because it's the song that's been stuck in my head the most this season. I could seriously listen to it all day.
A little festive banner I made.
Who doesn't love some tinsel on the stair rail? 
Snowman wreath. You can make one, too!
I love that we have three stockings. She is going to be here so soon, y'all!
Any guesses on where I got our stockings? I'll give you a million bucks if you're right; that's how confident I am that you won't know. I'm a little obsessed with them. (Hint: I didn't make them and they aren't from Etsy.)
Snowmen and glitter candles make everything better.
The fluffer of our first tree. 
Here's where our Christmas NOOB/BOOB status comes into play. Grahm convinced me to get an unlit tree because he wanted to string the lights on himself. (Mistake.) However, we forgot about the dumb lights and put on all our ornaments first... We were both a little Scrooge-tastic at that point.
I could take more pictures, but I'm lazy and you're probably bored of looking at my house.
After everything was said and done, Grahm made us hot chocolate. (Note the mason jars instead of mugs.) He then started singing, "I live for the applause, applause, applause." 

I love that guy. And Christmas. And Christmas in our house.

21 comments:

Victoria Clemons said...

Your place looks amazing!!!

Mason's Mama said...

Love it! That chalkboard is awesome!!

Erin said...

YAY for three stockings! And I love the two wreathes on those double doors. Of course the one thing you don't show us.

Sarah said...

I vote that someone made them for you--maybe from your shower? #randomguess

Also, hello, adorable tree! We got a prelit tree this year but Mark's dog ate the cord on Day 2. Kid you not.

Katie said...

I'm going to be risky and guess that you got your stocking at the dollar store because that is something no one would expect. I'm not saying they look tacky, though! They are extremely cute, so if I'm wrong (and I probably am), please tell me where they really came from!

Pamela said...

Aww precious!! Love it all :) Love that he started singing Lady Gaga, ha!

A Thousand Words said...

Your house looks adorable!! I guessed correctly on IG about the stockings, should I email you my address for my check? ;)

A Thousand Words said...

Your house looks adorable!! I guessed correctly on IG about the stockings, should I email you my address for my check? ;)

Kaysie said...

Your home is beautiful and all, but I'm not interested in how you get this man to smile and be a good sport about taking pictures. People are going to think my mister is made up because he hides from the camera

Kristen Danielle said...

Beautiful house, beautiful decorations, beautiful people. Did I mention beautiful??? Can't wait for your sweet baby to enter this world! :)

Whitney Alison said...

Your decorated home is beautiful! I, alas, still have not put my tree up.

Laura @ Liverunsparkle.com said...

Omg, your tree and my tree are like twins! We did the red and gold alternating ribbon too, I love that look. Gorgeous Christmas decor girl!

Amy said...

love, love, LOVE all of the crafts you took on this season!
your home looks so cozy and inviting! :)
and yummm hot chocolate!

Julie Joy said...

Your house and decorations look amazing! I couldn't help but laugh at the ornaments on before the lights! Haha! Applause, applause, applause ;)

I am going to share some decorations from our house too, but they most definitely don't compare to your cute crafty stuff! :)

Vicki Angel said...

Your house looks so festive and cosy! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas & New Year! :)

Also, just a quick question - how did you get cute buttons for the Social Media Follow buttons instead of the ugly usual ones? Would love to know!

Love & (Mistletoe) Kisses xoxo

missvickiangel.blogspot.co.uk

Brittany Fry said...

The Roach's do it again!! It all looks amazing girl!!!(and Grahm) I love the wreaths hanging in your kitchen on the doors! and I am still trying to figure out what to put on our chalkboard lol

shaeken said...

I totally copied your snowman wreath and I LOVE it!!! Your house is too cute!

Kim Matheson said...

I have never been able to pull of that ribbon-as-garland on a tree thing! Your tree is amazing. Your house is amazing. :) Well done, folks! Merry Christmas! :)

Samantha Horseman said...

Beautiful! Love it all: the wreath, the tree, the stockings and the hot cocoa in a mason jar :) Would love for you to join my holiday link-up! http://designerinteal.blogspot.com/2013/12/design-in-your-home-holiday-edition.html

XO Samantha

Emilie Bordeleau-Laroche said...

It's all so Christmas-y and amazing! I love it all! Especially the mason jar hot chocolates :)

Brianna said...

These are all such cute ideas! I'm a new follower, I can't wait to read more!