Pieced Pastimes: Simple Christmas Touches for 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Simple Christmas Touches for 2017

There is beauty in simplicity.


Keeping that in mind, I placed some simple Christmas touches around our home.


My first preference is to use things I have on hand and move them around to create different looks.


Plants and greenery are an easy way to bring a bit of nature indoors and freshen the space.


Simple objects sparingly placed on the shelves lend to my minimalist side.


I am very careful to only purchase things that I really love and that will stand the test of time - such as this little cloche.


Some epsom salt (to mimic snow) and a couple of bottle trees were placed inside the dome to create a sweet Christmas vignette.


Deer have always held a special place in my heart. 


We had five of them in our front field the other night - such gentle creatures. 


Our days of late have been quite cold, so we are singing the praises for our pellet stove.



Adding texture to a space also creates warmth, so this stocking was meant to be.



Gold jingle bells were tied onto string and hung haphazardly above the pantry door for a bit of whimsy.


How do you decorate your home for Christmas.....Do you go all out or do you favor a 'less is more' approach?

My decor tastes have changed over the years (and may change again). At this point in my life, it is a simple and natural look that calls to me.


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4 comments:

  1. So pretty! I like seeing all the different approaches to Christmas decorating and while I am more of a "more is more" type person, I love the simplicity and beauty of your decor. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

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  2. I love seeing what you did. I love the concept of Christmas but end up so busy this time of year (we have manditory overtime until January-8 hour over each week) that I'm lucky to get the tree up and lights on. I so appreciate the tranquility of your Christmas decorating. So nice and peaceful. It's beautiful!

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  3. Such such simple and pretty touches. Love the jingle bells!

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  4. I agree.
    We do it the same way.
    many greetings and Merry Christmas.
    Uwe

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