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Christmas Tree Decor Inspiration

Hi Friends! Is anyone else as excited about decorating for Christmas as I am??  I have to admit I actually started going through my Christmas stash the weekend before Thanksgiving and I’ve even shared some new Christmas decor projects already. I may add  a few things here and there but I pretty much use the same decor pieces every year. I try to update the look by how I use things or where I place certain pieces. This year I decided to get a little crazy and put a Christmas tree in our master bedroom so today is all about the tree! I’m so excited to share my tree with you below and so are these other lovely bloggers! Talk about inspiration!

Welcome To Our First Annual Christmas Tree Decor Blog Hop!!

We have 40 talented bloggers joining up to share their decorated Christmas Trees with you! So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, settle in and get comfortable because you are going to love the beautiful Christmas Tree Decor shared today!

Let’s Meet The Hosts!

Michelle | Our Crafty Mom | Allison | Upright and Caffeinated Angela | Simply Beautiful By Angela  

Kim | Day to Day Adventures | Annie | All Things Big and Small 

Brittany | Our Home Made Easy | Chloe | Celebrate and Decorate

Cindy | County Road 407 | Colleen | Life on Kaydeross Creek

Denise | My Thrifty House | Eileen | Sand Dollar Lane  Erlene | My Pinterventures 

Jaclyn | The Dotted Nest | Jeannee | Centsably Creative

Vicki | 2 Bees In A Pod |Jennifer | Oh Fiddle Dee Dee

| Jolene | Create Pray Love Kim | Made In A Day | Kristie | Teadoddles

Leanna | Faeries and Fauna | Maria | Simple Nature Decor

Marie | The Inspiration Vault | Mary | The Boondocks Blog

Meegan | What Meegan Makes | Meg | Green With Decor

Melissa | Welcome To The Woods | Donna | Modern On Monticello

Morgan | Charleston Crafted | Nancy | Slightly Coastal

Nicole | Madness and Method | Pam | P.S. I Love You Crafts

Sam | Raggedy Bits

Shirley | Intelligent Domestications | Stephanie | Abbotts At Home

  | Wanda | From House To Home

Yami | The Latina Next Door | Jenn | Loveland Lodge

Christene | Keys To Inspiration | Libbie | A Life Unfolding

Jaclyn | One Thousand Oaks | Jennifer | 2 Bees In A Pod | Sarah | The Project Pile

 

You all know I love a bargain. 🙂

I didn’t want to spend a fortune on a tree just for our room but I was lucky enough to find this faux tree at my favorite thrift store for $20! I hadn’t taken it out of the box before I bought it, I just hoped for the best and was so pleasantly surprised to find such a beautiful tree inside. It had lights and pine cones 🙂

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom tree ornaments - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

 

I went a little out of my comfort zone with this one. I love a more casual farmhouse look but with this I used only gold, red and white ornaments. On the real tree we have in our great room (which I’ll share this week) we use every ornament we have ever collected or that one of us has made. There’s no rhyme or reason for placement, we all just place them where they feel like they should go. It’s truly a family activity and we have fun with it.

I actually took my time with this tree. I found that layering helps with the balance and depth. Since the lights were already on, I started with the ribbon. Then I started with the larger white, almost silver balls farther back in the branches. They look so pretty when they reflect the light.

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - White balls - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

Then I worked my way out with the smaller ones, layering the red and gold.  All of these ornaments either came from a thrift store, garage sale or were purchased on clearance after the season.

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom tree - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

 

To tie it all together, I used a simple red tree skirt and some of the paper and packages I used last year which you can see here.  I love the way the red and gold shine but I also love the simplicity of the brown paper.

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom tree and gifts - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Tree Vignette - Master Bedroom - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

I added a few more touches of red with some berries placed here and there and that was it. I know some people like the look of just the neutral white and gold but I love red at Christmas.

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom tree with ribbon - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

The one thing I forgot about was a tree topper. I guess that’s something I’ll have to add for next year because I will definitely do this again. I love having a different, more formal feel to this Christmas tree. Do you have more than one tree in your home? I would love to see it. 🙂

 

Christmas Tree Blog Hop - Master Bedroom - Christmas Tree inspiration - Life on Kaydeross Creek

 

Happy Decorating!

Col

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