A CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR WITH DECORATING IDEAS USING THRIFT STORE ITEMS, VINTAGE TRAINS, AND CRAFTY CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS.
Merry Christmas to you and your family! It feels so good to finally say that since our house has been decorated for the holidays since late October. Bloggers have to do things very early to get home ready for you guys.
Even though we moved to this house a little over 4 years ago now, we are still slowly renovating so there isn’t a huge budget to blow on Christmas decorations every year. Our house has come such a long way thanks to a lot of DIY projects, using what we have, and a lot of elbow grease, as I call it. In fact, this year, I borrowed some sentimental finds from my Mother-In-Law to create a magical Christmas atmosphere on a low budget.
So grab some coffee (or tea) and visit with us awhile!
This is one of four trees we have, (yes, really) but two are smaller trees. Our other trees include the red and nostalgic one in the living room and a treat tree upstairs. This one is my Woodland Animals themed tree.
I apparently forgot to turn the lights on when I took this photo, but the lights at night are one of my biggest joys during Christmas!
I didn’t really change any of the decorations this year, except to add the small lanterns I got on sale, but it does seem to look quite a bit different from last year.
Christmas Decoration Sources
Click on the picture to take you to some of the products used in our front room decorations.
And this year’s new addition is a vintage Christmas village set. Especially with the train like this running around it, this set brings the sentimental happy for me. While I didn’t have a train under our tree as a kid, the tiny train chugging along around the cute little village brings out the kid in me.
Every year, we host my husband’s family for Christmas. I can’t wait to see everyone’s face light up when they join us for Christmas this year seeing the train and the animated ornaments. Because, really, it’s about the family who love us and spend time with us. For us, and I hope you as well, that is the joy that this time of year brings!
Thank you so much for stopping by for a visit!
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