December 18, 2012

Holiday Decor

owl and tray: West Elm | metallic trees and reindeer ornament: Anthropologie | candlesticks: CB2

When I was little trimming the tree was always special. Every ornament had a story behind it that held a happy memory from a Christmas before. My mom made a point of carefully handing each one to my brother and I, instructing us to find the perfect spot on the tree. It took hours to complete, and I loved it almost as much as Christmas morning.

Now that I have my own home to decorate, I've held on to how special each decoration can be. Slowly layering on new pieces each year, carefully selecting each one. I find I often take my time when it comes to decorating, but am always happy with the result, even if it takes a little longer to complete!



  1. Paperwhites! I have those growing in moss and I love them!

  2. So pretty! And I love your selection of books. I recognize quite a few that I also have. =)

  3. I love it! As you saw yesterday I haven't decorated at all, and it seems seriously lacking in holiday spirit compared to your place! I need to do something about it!

    xoxo danni

  4. Looks great! Love your modern take on Christmas decorations.

  5. I love your decor style, it's so me, haha.

  6. I love everything about your holiday decorations. They are so simple, yet festive! Lovely! Also, where did you get your chalkboard?!