Hey there friends!! If you’re coming over from Back to the South, welcome! I’m glad you’re here! Feel free to take some time and look around! Today I’m sharing with you our family room all decked out for Christmas. In my insta-stories a couple of weeks ago (when I was decorating) I mentioned that I had intended to keep the decor simple this year. But…I just love decorating for Christmas and once I got started I couldn’t stop! It’s okay though because it’s just for a season!! And I LOVE it!!
Would you believe me if I told you that I finished decorating for fall in about an hour? And most of that time was spent on this mantel! Haha!! To be honest, this is how I decorate for most holidays and/or seasons. I love to create a fun mantel that sets the tone for the rest of the house, and then maybe sprinkle in a little decor here and there around the rest of the house. And, this year, out of my two tubs of fall decor, I barely even used 1/4 of one. And, I’m totally okay with that!
I was sitting on the couch taking a break yesterday and I was staring at my half empty mantel. Does anyone else leave empty spaces around the house after Christmas?? I took the Christmas decorations down, but I never put anything back up in their place. I do this quite often actually after Christmas. Mostly because I’m not sure what needs to go in it’s place. Often times I’m bored with what was there before. So, I just leave things empty. Give the house room to breathe for a while. And give my mind space to imagine. But, yesterday, it needed something. So, I shopped the house, and gathered together some winter looking items and there you have it!
A Winter White Mantel
I spent last week decking the halls around here and I’m excited to share our mantel with you today! I decided to keep it simple this year. I’m really liking the less is more approach to decor these days. Keeps the space a little quieter.
Hey there! So two things. One – I had a totally different post planned for you this week, but the cloudy weather changed my plans (very hard to photograph with no natural light). Two – I haven’t done one of these in a while, so I thought it would be good for today!
Fall is finally here and I am so glad!! Along with the rain with had this week came cooler temperatures. Yay for sweater and boots! How is it possible though that September is mostly gone?? I swear, the older I get the faster time flies by.