Christmas decorating is such a ‘big’ time of year. We give it so much attention and thought and go through a ton of work to make our homes lovely for the season.
Spending can be hard on the pocket book too. But hopefully my little Christmas junk tour that cost me absolutely nothing will be an inspiration for those that truly can’t spend a dime this season.
I’ve been in that place before where I had absolutely nothing to spare. So that’s unknowingly become my mantra of sorts. Pushing your creativity a notch higher and creating something with things you already have.
I truly intended to buy a few new things, but I kept creating ideas out of nothing, so I honestly didn’t need to! Except for those crazy white mini lights that go out half way through your decorating of course…
Anyway, welcome to my 2012 Christmas JUNK home tour! There are a few new pictures as well as a recap on what you’ve already seen.
I hope you enjoy my free take!
Greeting you at the front door is a chevron twig garland in lieu of a traditional wreath.
Those indeed are real apples hanging on with ornament hooks. Only one has fallen off so far. 🙂
Our home is an open floorplan, with the kitchen island set on an angle posing centre stage.
The ‘wrong way’ sign above the stove is a gentle poke at myself due to not being a true blue foodie type. 🙂
The junk centrepiece will be moved upstairs closer to Christmas. I just like working with a really bare island daily. Isn’t it so nice and… bare?!
The twig chandelier got lightly touched with a few icy Christmas ornaments.
The number two is for my son and I.
Our living room is the perfect size for a sofa and 2 chairs. It’s cozy and just enough!
On the old gate screens sit a snowy Christmas card wreath, the perfect way to display either new or cards from a Christmas past.
The Christmas tree forest in a crate take centre stage in front of the picture window. Love how they make just enough impact without taking much room.
On the coffee table sits a pretty little vintage typewriter. Hydrangeas, fresh greens and a pomegranate add just the right amount of Christmas bling without interfering with the table space.
The coke inspired Christmas fireplace with it’s snowy crackling fire hearth is ready for you to sit back and enjoy a few Christmas specials. Don’t forget to bring the fresh coffee and sugar cookies!
Desiring for some eclectic fun, a step ladder was quickly morphed into a makeshift treeless ladder Christmas tree just for fun. What was meant to be temporary is probably destined to stay till January 1st! Just don’t tell my real tree lovin’ son…
A little seasonal cheer transpired with a Christmas decorated horsegate headboard.
After the evergreen garland went up, the works was frosted up with some faux snow.
A little button garland adds just the right amount of additional homespun charm.
Wow, that was fun! Thanks so much for joining our team for our 12 Days of Christmas! I hope you enjoyed our series, it’s been a blast creating daily!
BUT… it’s not over quite yet…
Join each of us for a themed link party Dec 13th. We’ve got our Facebook and Pinterest fingers eager to feature our favorites like crazy, so bring over your glorious best!
Winners will also be announced mid day on link party day so make sure you stop by to see if you won.
See you tomorrow here on Funky Junk for CHRISTMAS JUNK DECOR!
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