Christmas is my favorite holiday. Every one is just cheery and looking forward to spending time with their families and friends. The different colorful traditions and food are just icing on the cake. The other fun part of Christmas is decorating. So, without further ado, welcome to our home...
Berry wreath, nativity scene, and a hurricane vase with different red and gold Christmas balls adorn our foyer...
florals: Hobby Lobby (here)
rug, console table: Pottery Barn (old)
Our formal dining room reflects our casual style. I mixed-matched the dining chairs. The side chairs are leather upholstered but I had my mom sew slip covers to soften up the look.
arm chairs: Pottery Barn (Grayson Chair)
draperies: Pottery Barn (similar Dupioni Drape)
The centerpiece was made up of antique-silver bowl with sugar-like glazed fruits and a pine wreath with berries, pine cones and red and gold balls.
antique-silver serve bowl: Pottery Barn (antique-silver serve bowl)
We turned the landing wall of our stairway into our gallery. I hang our wedding and family pictures printed on canvas along with canvas prints of "Family Rules". The banister is decorated with a wreath with pine cones and hang using plaid ribbons in red/white/green colors.
Our Christmas tree is probably my favorite of all. Our nephews helped hang some of the ornaments when they spent thanksgiving with us.We got a 9.5 ft tree this year. Yes, it is almost touching our ceiling.
cane chairs: Tommy Bahama La Palma Loose Back Chair ( similar Nassau Leather Chair or Rum Beach Chair)
The throw pillow covers coordinated perfectly with the ribbons I used all around the house.
faux fur throw: West Elm (similar faux fur throw)
The hurricane vases are filled with spiced apple-scented potpourri...
mercury glass candle holders: HomeGoods (here)
hurricane glass: Pottery Barn (hurricane glass)
Yes, our home looks like a Pottery Barn show room, it is not the first time I was told. I love the beach casual look and quality of their furniture. Most of our stuff are purchase throughout the years but some are still sold in the store.
To wrap the presents, I chose this gold with red and green Christmas wrapper to coordinate with all the colors in our home.
And remember my post a couple of months ago about our little calendar girl? The Jacksonville Humane Society's calendar is out. Our little Hannah is featured for the month of November. We are proud doggy parents!
Still in need of gift ideas? Please consider donating to your local Humane Society (for Jax Humane click here) and help save a furry friend's life.