I feel like I’m being just a tiny bit rebellious here.
As a home blogger, I kind of have an obligation to bring you inspiration and pretty pictures to look at. I most definitely should have some kind of designer Christmas tree.
I mean, having a kids’ tree is fine. Multi-colored lights and mis-matched ornaments aren’t the end of the world, but really I should have a second tree (or a third or a fourth) that’s all done up “properly”.
I just didn’t feel like it. We usually put the second tree in the kitchen, but we’re having a big new table delivered in there and I just wanted to leave the extra space empty to move around in while I’m setting up and enjoying the new table.
I cringed a little when Kennedy insisted on the multi-colored light. I won’t lie.
The rest of the house, though, is decorated within and inch of it’s life and I’m loving it all. I can let Kennedy have the tree.
So I sat back and bit the head off an innocent little gingerbread man and watched her do the whole thing herself.
And Chris left the tree so tall that the angel literally touches the ceiling.
I hate to say it, because I love a good well-planned tree, but I really like it. It actually doesn’t look terrible, it just looks eclectic. Maybe my little helper has learned a thing or two about decorating, and maybe I have too!
Linking this one up to The Inspired Room!
Courtenay Hartford is the author of creeklinehouse.com, a blog based on her adventures renovating a 120-year-old farmhouse in rural Ontario, Canada. On her blog, Courtenay shares interior design tips based on her own farmhouse and her work as founder and stylist of the interior photography firm Art & Spaces. She also writes about her farmhouse garden, plant-based recipes, family travel, and homekeeping best practices. Courtenay is the author of the book The Cleaning Ninja and has been featured in numerous magazines including Country Sampler Farmhouse Style, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents Magazine, Real Simple, and Our Homes.