Our Holiday Decor

Hi there! Happy Christmas Eve!! I can't believe it is almost here! In some ways it feels like we have been preparing forever and in other ways I feel like this month has FLOWN by!!

One of my favorite things about Christmas time is the holiday decor! Each year I add a few things to my collection and it is fun to work the new in with the old. I get so excited to pull it all out each year! It's like an early Christmas for me – feels like I am unwrapping a bunch of presents! And then I love spending a few days arranging and moving things around and finding the perfect home for each little thing. Then when it is all in place we get to enjoy it for the entire month of December! It sure helps get us in the spirit especially since we don't get snow here and outside it still feels like any other day! I am loving how my collection has grown the last few years and each little vignette truly makes me happy!!

Here is my entry table this year:

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Lots of details from the kitchen and entryway:

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Decor in the kitchen:

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Our nativity set…. simple and yet so beautiful…. it's my favorite thing:

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The tree where we have all of the ornaments that the kids have made over the years. It is getting quite full…… we may need something bigger next year:

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Big ornaments hanging over the island in the kitchen:

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Giant snowflakes hanging in between the kitchen and the family room:

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Some more detail shots. By now you can tell that I love glass jars:

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And finally a couple detail shots of the tree:

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Hope you are enjoying the holidays as much as I am! We have a big day today! My sister and her family are in town for Christmas and we are having a party at my parents' house! Then tonight I will be finishing up the wrapping and waiting for Santa to come….. enjoy your day!!

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  • Blayne W.
    December 24, 2010 at 7:24 am

    Just beautiful. I love the kid ornament tree! Merry Christmas!

  • Laurie
    December 24, 2010 at 7:27 am

    So beautiful Maggie!! I love the candy in the glass jars, so pretty! I also love the soft colors, hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas! We also have a big day ahead, it’s my hubby’s birthday so we go to breakfast and then have a party with friends, makes for a fun day.

  • Maridette Cachola
    December 24, 2010 at 8:36 am

    Wow! Beautiful! I love the giant ornament balls above the kitchen, giant snowflakes & the tree with your kids creations. Love it! I couldn’t agree more… Christmas is the best time of the year! There is nothing like it. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  • Heather V
    December 24, 2010 at 9:10 am

    Love your decor, so pretty! I really like the pops of pink and silver interspersed through everything. Merry Christmas! Hope you and your family have a great one!

  • Kelly Bevell
    December 24, 2010 at 9:21 am

    Maggie…I love all your holiday decor. Your ideas blow me away. Your kids are getting so BIG. My girls and I miss you and your family! I hope you have a Wonderful Christmas!!

  • Helga
    December 24, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    Perfect combination of colors and decorations.
    Merry Christmas!

  • Theresa
    December 24, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    So gorgeous! I also glass jars . . . and it looks like we also share a love for cake plates and tiered serving trays . . . I love, love, love the idea of having a separate little tree for the kids’ handmade ornaments. That way, you can have the main tree the way you want it to look. I may have to copy that idea. Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family and may 2011 be your best year yet . . .

  • Jennifer
    December 24, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    wow! Love everything!! Merry Christmas!

  • Carla
    December 24, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    Wow! Your christmas decorations are amazing! Merry Christmas!

  • Alana
    December 24, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    I’d love to know where you found all that ribbon candy!

  • rosien
    December 25, 2010 at 12:23 am

    Wow!! I am in awe of your beautiful decorating!

  • Ascrapoflisa.blogspot.com
    December 25, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Stunning decor! I especially love all the bright & juicy colours.
    Merry Christmas 🙂

  • sara
    December 25, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    love your decorations!! Merry Christmas!

  • theresa
    December 26, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Beautiful beautiful beautiful!! Merry xmas!! 🙂

  • Cherie
    December 27, 2010 at 2:37 am

    Amazing decorations! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!!!

  • Deb
    December 30, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    So beautiful! Wow!

  • suzy plantamura
    December 30, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Oh my gosh Maggie! This is all so gorgeous!! I am so impressed! Can I move in??? Suzy

  • Megan Hoeppner
    January 15, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Maggie, these photos are absolutely stunning! A real winter wonderland. TFS!

  • Natural Area Rugs
    February 27, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Decorating our home in every holiday season is a habit, even month of hearts we used to change our decorations along with other holidays. Well it seemed that you’ll holiday is way too much happier than anybody can be.

  • Homeowner Insurance
    April 18, 2011 at 3:23 am

    Very pretty decor. Love all of it.

  • Candice cook
    October 17, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Maggie, your holiday decor is amazing!! I’ve been searching for those little houses, where did you get them??

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