Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Deck the Walls

I can't lie to you all. I have not really been in the Christmas spirit this year. At. All. Our house doesn't even have a tree up. Serrsley. Call me un 'Merkin, call me a pagan. It just didn't happen and it's not going to. Judge if you want, but I have been busy, busy and more busy. Since we are due to have holiday guests this Christmas, my family, I have to admit I am a tad embarrassed to be falling so short. One area that I am not lacking in for this holiday season, would be the wreath department. I am not sure how long you all have been following along but last year, I was not soulless, and I really got ambitious and did my own glam pinecone holiday wreath.

So won't you be a pagan like me, and forget the tree and deck those walls? Pretty please?

So this first image. No wreath present. I know. But I love it and I throw all rules out the window. How freaking magical is this space? Had I seen this say 3 weeks ago, it may have sparked some sort of Christmas spirit. Sigh. 
Lovely entryway decorated with simple garland and adorned with simple wreaths in multiples. I majorly love that. 
Put a wreath over a mirror. Trust me. It looks fabulously chic. 
And again. I so told you. 

Loving every bit of it. 
Talk about magical. This looks like something my girl Tina from Enchanted Home would concoct. 
Why not on top of a picture? 
So I will share with you the little Christmas spirit our house does happen to have. I had a pastel yellow wood curled wreath that occupied this space. While I did love the shape and style, the color needed some change. I saw that Target is now selling this very same wreath in bright red. So. What did a girl like me do? I spray painted it. Duh. Candy apple red. It looks gorg on our turquoise door. 
For those of you who are still looking for that perfect holiday/winter wreath to adorn your doors, walls, windows and mirrors...look no further. I have the perfect solution to deck your walls. 

14 comments:

  1. You did enough in my book. Have a cocktail and call it a holiday. This way, there is not much to clean up.

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  2. Linds..I was slow to get on board too, but the houseguest deadline this weekend did it for me. I need to revamp my wreaths just about every year. I love the boxwood wreaths, and a minimal look. Happy Holidays dear one.
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  3. Love your door wreath...and your neighbors who copied you!!! I need to get my hands on some more wreaths!

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  4. love it!! love the contrast in colors! Its ok that you don't have a tree up....I have done this a few times in the past.

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  5. No judging from me. I find Christmas decorating exhausting. I do need one more wreath, easy to put up-easy to put away, my kind of docorating.

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  6. Not judging over here! My tree has been up for 2 weeks but hasn't been decorated, I made an ornament wreath but have yet to hang it. We have both been too busy to get the rest of the decorations out of the attic- so it's pretty pathetic looking around here!

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  7. Now I don't feel so bad! Just started this week with decorating and feel so behind everyone else. Love those Lonny images!

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  8. It's okay, I'm not judging, because my house has no decorations. Unless you count the Santa toilet seat cover, and that's only because it was a gift (a tacky one at that).

    Xo-L

    simplylowcountry.blogspot.com

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  9. I feel like I always start decorating too late and don't get to enjoy all my decorations, is it ok to start at Halloween? :)

    xo,Taylor
    ilikemyclothestaylored.blogspot.com

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  10. This is the first year I am not putting up a tree- and it isn't bothering me one bit!! I have been spending time looking at pretty decorations and photos (like the ones you posted!) and I'm feeling festive enough :) Just think how ahead of the game we'll be when everyone has to take their tree down!!

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  12. I am such a wreath junkie!! It's kind of an obsession. I want those three wreaths in the second image down my front door. Oh, and that entire room in image one!!

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  13. I adore wreaths! so far... I have 4 up at the house but no tree. Not sure if we're going to or not...the wreaths may be enough :)

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  14. Love your blog!
    New follower!
    Follow me back too???

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