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Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour Part 1

December 1, 2015 • By

I’m so excited that you are here for the

Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour

Join me and eight other bloggers as we hope to inspire you this Christmas Season!

If you are coming to me from Confetti Style, welcome!  Thank you for stopping by!

Isn’t Shelly fabulous?

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

I’m not going to lie.

I’m running behind with this.

This is nothing new, I do this every year.  For me to honestly think that I could have my decorating done by Thanksgiving was quite a stretch.

I almost made it.

This week’s post is about trees, the little touches around the house and the front door.

Ahem.

How about I share the kids trees with you this week and catch up next week?

I haven’t yet done a Casa de Loco home tour post on either of the kids rooms.  They are coming early next year.   I have a lot to share about their rooms from a remodeling point.

But let me share their cute little trees!

Now before you scroll any further, let me warn you:  I’m not all about  red, green and white for Christmas decorating.  I like it and it’s pretty, but it’s just not me. All the electrical work was done by http://www.powertec.ca/.

I like for the decorations to match the space.

Brace yourself…

Rider-Girl’s tree is black.

Rider-Girl’s room is filled with vintage pieces, family pieces, custom made fabrics and leopard.  Lots of leopard.

Selecting the colors for her tree were easy!

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

We used the black tree for the background and lightened it up with the ornaments.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

We used lavender, golds and purples.

I always tie my ornaments on the branches with a nice ribbon.  I think it’s a nice touch.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

I also scour the floral department since I tend to use non-traditional colors.  You can find interesting things there for trees!  These burlap flowers and the wired lavender gems are perfect.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

The gifts that go under Rider Girl’s tree are wrapped with a beautiful leopard print paper with lavender bows.

But we are not to that point yet!

Now Moto-Boy’s tree is totally different.

His tree is silver with lot’s of bright colors.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

His tree even matches his Einstein art by my friend Suzan Buckner.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

The blue ornament below is one of many that Moto-Boy and I made together when he was about 8 or 9 years old.  We poured acrylic paint into glass ornaments and lightly swirled the paint.  It’s an easy and fun project for kids.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

Again, I found these cool shiny urchin looking pieces in the floral department.

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

I’m going to put on my happy face and get more of my decorating done so I will have lots more to share next week!

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

Love the smiley face ornaments!

For the gifts under Moto-Boy’s tree, we use several bright solids and patterns.  He likes it mixed up!

Here’s a sneak peak of the tree I’ll be sharing next week…

Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

Be sure to drop in with Elaine with OMG Lifestyle, I can’t wait to see what she has done!

Also, check out these other fabulous bloggers…

It’s going to be fun to see what everyone has done!

And we are all excited to share more with you next Wednesday!

How about you, have you started your decorating yet?

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Come along with me and tour the Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour! Nine bloggers, nine fabulous inspirations!

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