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Because I'm closing in on my 8th month of the pregnancy I took it easy with our Christmas decor this year. It's been tougher than I expected to muster the energy to go all out like I normally do, let alone take it all down a few weeks later, so we stuck to the basics.
This was the first year we purchased a real tree and it's absolutely my favorite tree yet! And I'm pretty proud of my giant bow at the top even though that beast took about an hour for me to make.
Love seeing that 4th stocking on our mantel! You better believe Santa will be dropping off some things in Rowan's stocking this year.
One trick I like to use with our mantel is to get tree clippings for free from places like Home Depot and use them to fill in the bare spaces in the faux garlands. It makes a big difference and brings more of that evergreen smell into the house.
I love that our house has such an open plan living space, especially since we spend the majority of our time there. You can see our tree from almost every part of the house. Including my office, which I love!
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We also have a few little Christmas details in our entryway and on our dining table. I'm still pretty crazy about the plaid decor (if you didn't notice yet!) so I reused our table runner from last year which I made from a huge tablecloth.
Now all we need is my favorite Christmas music, a fire in the fireplace, and some hot chocolate! Or if you're my husband, you get my favorite Pinot Noir and drink it without me...
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