Christmas Home Tour Part 1: Living Room
It’s Christmas home tour week on the blog. This year I’m splitting my home tour up into two parts. My dear friend Krista from The Happy Housie organized the “All Through The House” Holiday Home Tour and I’m thrilled to be joining in.
Last week I shared a quick tour of my front porch decorated for Christmas. Today, I’m sharing my living room, all decked out for Christmas. This year I struggled with which direction to go with my decor. I toyed with the idea of doing a colorful tree and decor because my daughter is showing a lot of interest in Christmas decorating and having a perfectly color coordinated tree makes it difficult to mix in those handmade ornaments. P ended up decorating her own little tree in her room and wasn’t very interested in the big tree after all. Ultimately, I ended up sticking with a more traditional look.
I went more neutral with my tree this year using just white, gold, and silver ornaments and ribbon. The rest of the space has a sprinkle of Christmas red mixed in with the blues that I love.
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I ended up rearranging my entire living room a few days ago and I’m really enjoying the new arrangement. As always, colorful throw pillows play a major role in my decor. These striped pillow colors are a favorite and they provide the perfect pop of red to make this space festive.
I moved my Lindsay Letters It Is Well canvas over above the console and added these two mini trees. New this year, is this precious nativity set.
I wasn’t sure how all of the blue would look with the bright Christmas red but I think it works in this space.
We just completed a major makeover on our fireplace and built a surround and mantel. I dreamed of decorating it for Christmas so I could decorate a mantel!
My favorite round brass mirror looks perfect in this spot and felt garlands are fabulous year round.
Here’s a closer look at our tree. Swoon.
I found the most beautiful blue and white wrapping paper at Target so I went for it. I love all of the white under the tree.
I mentioned in this post that we keep a basket of Christmas books under our tree to easy access to festive reading material. See my favorite Christmas books for kids here.
See part two of my Christmas Home Tour here.
Shop My Christmas Decor Below
Thank you so much for visiting with me today and I hope you feel inspired as you work on your own holiday home! Now, be sure to check out today’s other Christmas tours below!
Wednesday, December 7th
Maison de Pax / In My Own Style / Willow Street Interiors
Making Home Base /Bless’er House / House by Hoff
Tuesday, December 6th
The Happy Housie / Life on Virginia Street / Two Twenty One
Rain on a Tin Roof / The Turquoise Home / Making it in the Mountains
Thursday, December 8th
Nina Hendrick Design Co. / Just a Girl and Her Blog / Place of My Taste / Sunnyside Up
The Blissful Bee / Oh Everything Handmade
We hope you enjoy all of the beautiful Christmas decor inspiration!
I love your Christmas decorations your living room looks beautiful thanks for sharing lots of great ideas..
Oh so pretty, I love the pops of red. So beautifully done.
I LOVE your Christmas living room, Chelsea!! The pops of Christmas red are perfect – and mix beautifully with your blues. I love that Lindsay Letters Canvas!! And the fireplace! Perfect for the holidays. So cozy and welcoming and perfect for the holidays, friend!
Chelsea! This space is is so warm and inviting, and you can just feel how love filled it is. I adore your canvas, and your tree, the colors…. Everything! You did such a great job!
Chelsea, I love it all! It’s so warm and inviting – love the pops of red!
Everything is so pretty, Chelsea. But that little basket of books just melts my heart. Hope you and your little ones have a great Christmas, friend!
Your house looks so pretty! I love your styling, and the new fireplace looks fantastic!
Love your decorating! Where did you get the rug in your living room that looks grayish?
Love everything! I like your idea for having Christmas books close at hand to read with your kids. Your living room is so cozy and festive!
Ahhh! That new mantel is so dreamy! Love this whole space, friend! It was so fun being “on tour” with you! Have a wonderful weekend!