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Friday, December 7, 2012

Christmas 2012 at Classic Chic Home ~ Part I


Our living room is all dressed up and ready for Christmas! This year, I chose a simple colour palette in keeping with our home's current design scheme... silver and white, with touches of my favorite colours... soft pink and green.


The two large presents in my coffee table vignette are made from glass blocks that I've filled with battery operated lights.  When I turn them on in the evening, the mirrored candlesticks catch the light and send it dancing across the walls and ceiling.


I created a mantel swag with garland, white branch picks and a shimmery bow. The effect is simple and elegant, and doesn't compete with the dominant feature wall behind our fireplace.  (In the new year, I'm removing the decal and paint colour... I'm not sure yet what I'm going to do in its place, but, it has to go!)


Our 8 foot tall Christmas tree takes center stage in our great room and can be easily viewed from every room on the main floor.




Just below the silver obelisk topper, I formed a three-tiered bow from the same style of ribbon that drapes around the rest of the tree.



I've decorated the tree in an assortment of silver, white, pink, and green ornaments, berry sprays, and silk flowers.  Sweet little silver birds nest on the branches amongst the soft white lights.


Our home is finally beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  That's all for today, but, I still have a few more holiday decorating projects I'll be sharing with you early next week.

Until then... Christmas blessings, my friends!

~ Wendi ~ xo

11 Reader Comment(s):

The enchanted home said...

WOW!! It looks amazing, Wendi. Totally magazine cover ready. You have done a beautiful job...and now I REALLY feel behind the eight ball. Have a busy day ahead of me trying to "play catch up"! Thanks for sharing.....

Infuse With Liz said...

So pretty Wendi! Your tree looks lovely! I bet those blocks with lights do look great at night! That's nice that you can see your tree from all around on the main floor. Beautiful job!

HAMPTON HOSTESS said...

I absolutely love the glass block idea--your home looks so beautiful decorated for the holidays! Have a great weekend, Barbara

Anonymous said...

You have a gorgeous home, and your tree is stunning!
Nancy

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Beautiful tree, Wendi! Your home looks gorgeous; and the glass blocks are such a fun idea. I know they look fabulous at night!

Designed by Nature said...

I love your simple and elegant Christmas decor, Wendi!! Your living room looks beautiful, although it looks even more amazing in person!! Why are you changing your feature wall?? I've always loved it, but whatever you do, I know it will look incredible!!
Love, Bunny xox

Mary Ann at classic•casual•home said...

That Christmas tree is one of the prettiest I HAVE EVER SEEN! And what a great idea about the the glass block present. Can you show us everything at night, please? Thanks for the sweet comments about our dog.
Merry Christmas!

Leslie said...

Everything looks so beautiful Wendi. Everyday detail.. Enjoy the festivities of the season and have a nice weekend.

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

SO beautiful, Wendi! You are one talented lady!
Thank you for sharing.
Have a nice weekend.
Teresa
xoxo

Anonymous said...

You have a beautiful home, Wendi. I LOVE LOVE LOVE your tree. Everything is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
Karen K.

Nancy said...

Beautiful! I love the glass block idea!
Happy journey to Christmas.
xo Nancy
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