Christmas Entry and Dining Room

Christmas entry and dining room

I was going to do a whole first level Christmas tour.  But I took way too many pictures so I decided to break it up and do two posts, Christmas entry and dining room and Christmas kitchen.  I am going to start with the Christmas entry and dining room.  Get comfortable because there are lots of photos coming your way!

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Christmas living room

Christmas living room

I had big plans to flock my tree this year.  It didn’t happen.  Once I got it up, I could not possibly wait to flock it before I put the lights up.  And I think I will actually get a new tree this year after the Christmas holiday.  There are so many really cool artificial trees available.  After having our current tree for 11 years, I think it is time for a new tree!  So this will probably be the last year you will see this particular tree in our living room.  I have a few updates in our living room to share as well.  So let me show you our Christmas living room.

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Christmas kids’ rooms

Christmas kids' rooms

The kid’s bedrooms were the first place I started decorating for Christmas this year.  I don’t know about you but usually the bedrooms are the last place I decorate.  They were more of an afterthought than purposeful.  Last year, they both had a small tinsel tree with twinkle lights.  This year, I decided to add some faux garlands (sounds better than fake, right?) more twinkle lights.  And red!  Because red equals Christmas, right?  So all the bedrooms got a bit of red infused in them but I am going to share our Christmas kids’ rooms today.

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2017 Advent Calendar + printable

2017adventcalendar+printable

Hey!  I took a little blogging break as we were busy having a super fun fall!  It has been jam packed with activity but we had so.much.fun.  I have the week off and I have been working on getting the house Christmas ready.  We will be doing an advent calendar again this year and I wanted to show you where I put it and how I put it up.  I am also going to link to the free printable that I created last year (which I used again this year).  Without further ado, here is my 2017 advent calendar + printable.

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