Our Dwelling for the Holidays

Staying dwelling for the vacations is taking over a brand new that means this 12 months. I embellished early to carry a bit extra pleasure into our lives at this loopy time!  I’m sharing all of the little areas that we embellished for the season to make our dwelling really feel cozy and festive … seize a cup of espresso and are available on in!

My mother was a kind of individuals who had a number of Christmas bushes up yearly (5 to be precise one 12 months). She all the time had her particular fairly tree that she embellished lengthy after we went to mattress after which in fact we had our personal tree to embellish as children that was filled with color and quaint ornaments from our childhood. Adorning the tree was, and stays, one among my all-time favorite issues to do throughout the vacation season.

I wished to offer the boys a particular little Christmas deal with and embellished their rooms with a little bit of a vacation contact.  I would like them to have that very same magical really feel about Christmas that I did rising up!  Their rooms are on the finish, I actually love how they turned out.

Seize a cup of espresso and scroll down for a vacation tour of our dwelling.

Wishing you all probably the most wonderful vacation season ever full of love and pleasure and the whole lot that makes your hearts sing.



Our Entry Manner

Our console desk is the very first thing that you simply see whenever you stroll in our entrance door so I all the time take some time to decorate it up!  The mirror was an funding, however it’s excellent for the area and we added in a basket, some classic containers, and different equipment (the Nutcracker is an outdated one from Homesense).  The flooring is Shaw Castlewood Oak and the library moulding is from Metrie – I like them each and in case you are renovating or constructing, I extremely advocate!  The moulding provides loads of dimension and curiosity to an area. We added a couple of items of artwork from our new Fraîche Digital Print Assortment (on sale BOGO 50% off till Sunday) that makes it really feel that rather more festive!


Dwelling Room

We’ve got a really open dwelling area, and although it took a while I like how now we have configured it and the way cozy it’s!  I can’t imagine that we truly contemplated not having a fire: we went with a Dreamcast Design mantle and it utterly anchors our dwelling …. and naturally offers us with a candy little place to hold stockings for Santa (ours had been hand knit by a household good friend)!  The couches and striped chairs are slip coated and sooo superior – they’re from CF Interiors (linked right here).  The rug is linked right here (is available in so many alternative colors and patterns and is absolutely good high quality).

We positioned our tree within the centre of the area this 12 months and I’m loving it!  Woven with gold ribbon, twinkle lights and sparkly ornaments… and naturally Max’s favorite (DIY gingerbread ornaments!).



We didn’t do an excessive amount of within the kitchen, however used the 3M hangers to hold a small fake wreath above the vary and added in a little bit little bit of art work from our new Fraîche Digital Prints I discovered lot of the antiques in my kitchen and residential at Taylor’s Antiques in Kelowna in case you are ever on the town – say hello to Mark for me!


Decorating a boys room for the holidays

Decorating a boys room for the holidays

Decorating a boys room for the holidays

Decorating a boys room for the holidays with a Christmas tree

Charlie’s Room

I LOVE adorning the boys’ rooms!  I’ve had this little tree that I put in Charlie’s room since my college days (I used to be such a nerd, I even had a tree in my dorm room – actually, I purchased it with my very own cash once I was in grade 6!).  The sunshine is linked right here and the black and white plaid wallpaper is linked right here in the event you’re searching for one thing related, and the drapes had been from Q Design Centre (customized).  His mattress is so cool, and  the deer head, festive bedding and the facet tables are all from Homesense.  The panelling is from Metrie too.


Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Max’s Room

I like hanging out in Max’s room. It’s cozy however clear and crisp on the similar time, and I LOVE that we used navy curtains in his room (from Q Design Centre as effectively).  It accomplished the room. The whale is from Homesense together with the little tree pictured above… and the chair. My mother made me that teddy bear once I was a little bit woman, how candy that I get handy it over to my boys!

Home for the Holidays


We layered all types of evergreen bushes in entrance of our dwelling because of our pals at Higher Earth Backyard Centre and it regarded so cozy – these planters are a dream and accessible for particular order in the event you give them a shout! The entrance door was from Dwelling Depot (particular order) and we used Hardy shakes painted in Benjamin Moore Sea Haze at 50%. The door {hardware} is from Emtek.

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