Last week I showed you my friend Angie’s house and the Christmas decor I did for her. This week I’m sharing my friend Natalie’s home and the Christmas decor I did for her. I love Natalie’s style and I have wanted to photograph her house ever since the first time I saw it. She has such great items to use for decor and a cute cozy house too. I love the way she has lamps everywhere – the warmth of the lighting just makes you want to sit and enjoy it.
Beside her front door I simply added some boxwood, burlap, an over-sized ornament from Natalie’s stash and a glittered cone-shaped holder from my stash.
Inside the front door is a darling entryway. Natalie had this ‘fireplace’ already arranged and decorated and I added a bit of boxwood. This is just so cute and fun! I’m wishing I had a place to put an old mantel and do the same thing in my home.
This door leads from the entry area into the living room of the house. I have to really struggle not to be envious about that wreath! Natalie’s Mom made it when she was a teenager I think and her Mom didn’t throw anything out. So happy that didn’t get pitched in the trash cause it’s just too awesome! I really must inspect it closer and ask Natalie’s Mom to show me how to make one!
As I already mentioned, the lamplight was so warm and welcoming. Love the lamp and old phone on this secretary. Makes me want to sit down and write a letter the old-fashioned way – with a pen you dip in an inkwell!
Front window lets in a glorious amount of natural light and the table is a great place to create a display of holiday eye candy.
I forgot to ask Natalie if she made this quilt on the chair. I loved this too.
Adding a large ornament to a basket of magazines is a fun way to add some Christmas spirit.
Large bookshelf is a perfect spot to treat as a mantel and deck it out for Christmas. The large newsprint piece to the left is an old table top from a Wendy’s. I have a serious crush on this piece as well and I am craving one of my own! If one were to find its way to my house somehow I would be so delighted and overjoyed and happy
Vintage suitcase had a handwritten tag tied to the handle that said ‘Home for the Holidays’. I’m assuming Natalie added the tag last year at Christmastime – such a fun thing to add to a suitcase used in decor.
This nativity set is just beautiful. Somehow these pieces just speak a language all their own.
Stockings don’t have to be hung by the chimney to be cute and ready to be filled with treats!
Coffee filter wreath from Natalie’s stash – I simply tied a bit of boxwood to it with some red and white bakers twine and hung it at the kitchen window.
Pom-Pom garland was already on the mirror so I just added the gold frame and hung a Christmas card from the frame.
A cute Christmas tray and red candle holder make a fun Christmas look on the kitchen counter.
And another Christmas card tucked beside the recipe box for bit of Christmas cheer on this side of the counter.
Last but not least I tucked some boxwood and ornaments on the dresser in the bedroom. I loved this cozy little nook – the chippy dresser, white chair, Hydrangeas- be still my heart!
I’m so grateful to Natalie for the opportunity to decorate her home for the holidays!