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Monday, December 9, 2013

Our Christmas Sitting Room

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Greetings, friends!

Last year, the colors for our Christmas sitting room were built around a red and white plate I found at HomeGoods … THIS year, I'm blaming it all on the fabric!

Yes, earlier this Fall, I added a pretty brown and white chevron fabric to the back of our bookcase.  And, because I really like it, I decided to keep the fabric around for the holidays and just add colors that would complement it for the season. Soooo, in came varying shades of brown, green, white, silver and gold.


Of course, that meant that I had to bring in new, inexpensive fabric for the window, too! 


A green ombre throw helps the *apple-y* green in the curtains really pop.



Back over on the bookcase, I kept it pretty simple by adding just a few holiday embellishments, such as … 


leftover ornaments "showcased" under a cloche,


a reindeer with a bit of added bling (gotta have bling!), and


a wintery plate from HomeGoods.


Our coffee table became the landing spot for more leftover ornaments, candles and inexpensive greenery,


oh, annnd, a spare faux shed antler!




Another change this year in our Christmas sitting room is the placement of our tree.  Rather than placing it in the back corner (and not visible from this spot), I decided to plop it right by the side entryway so that we're able to enjoy it from the kitchen, breakfast room and great room this year, as well!



You guys know by now how much I love crazy, messy tree toppers!




So, there you have it … a Christmas sitting room dressed in brown, green, white, silver and gold … and, it's all the fabric's fault!


Thanks so much for stopping by!

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33 comments:

Gee Singh Newbanks said...

Luv it Becca! The window fabric is beautiful. Our chocolate lab has taken over the Apple green throw as his, so I cannot enjoy it anymore. Really living the color combination.

Lani @ Simply Fresh Vintage said...

It's absolutely gorgeous! Who would've ever thought the white and silver would be so stunning with the brown and green. Love that you placed the tree where you could enjoy it all day long, too!
Hugs ...
Lani

Kathysue said...

Becca, I love it, you added just the right amount of Holiday touches, so glitzy and sparkly. I like that! Merry Christmas,
Kathysue

Pam - @diy Design Fanatic said...

Your sitting room is so gorgeous all dressed for Christmas Becca! It is such an inspiration to me.. Love it!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Becca, this is so beautiful. I love your tree and all of your lovely decor. Hugs, marty

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I just love this, Becca. The colors looks so good and you do the best trees.

Pamela said...

It is beautiful Becca! Your tree is amazing!!

Debra Oliver said...

Becca, this room is just amazing! love that apple green, it's perfect!! I think this room is one of the prettiest I've seen this season, please come link up at Be Inspired Thursday if you have a minute!!

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Becca, this is so pretty! Your room looks so festive! It just sparkles! Your trees are always stunning!

Debbiedoos said...

Looks beautiful Becca. I am loving the green and browns.

Scat said...

Very Beautiful!!!

Jan Tanis said...

Everything is beautiful Becca - love the colors!!

gibbygoo56 said...

LOVE! <3

NanaDiana said...

Becca, It is stunning-absolutely beautiful. I love the color combination and you have done just the right amount of decorating. It is not over the top but it is VERY Christmas festive. LOVE it! xo Diana

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

So pretty! Love your color scheme...so bright and cheery!
Blessings,
Cindy

Carol said...

Wow, Becca, you've outdone yourself with this one! Your sitting room is so gorgeous! I just love how you've made this room so special, and I really like the colors you've used. Most of us think nothing of changing pillows (or the covers), but you've taken it up a notch by changing your drapes -- brilliant! I do hope this is a room that you actually go and sit in with something nice to drink and just enjoy!

Lauren TheEndearingHome said...

Your sitting room is gorgeous Becca,I love the colors and fabric! Can you come decorate my tree, your is truly stunning!

Home on Hidden Oaks said...

So gorgeous! Your tree looks amazing! You have such a knack for making things festive and beautiful!

Cynthia said...

Becca, you sitting room looks fantastic!!! Love the tree, so pretty as well as, all your touches.

Cynthia

LISA C. PARSONS said...

Beautiful!!! Love all the white!!!

LISA C. PARSONS said...

Please tell where you found the Green Fur Throw. Thanks.

Courtney Affrunti said...

Your home is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the sparkly touches and your tree is stunning.
Happy Holidays! Courtney

Jenny Romaine said...

I love your room! The fabric in the hutch is perfection and the touches of green are beautiful!

One Shabby Old House said...

Amazing. Christmas at your house is just beautiful.

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

So, so beautiful Becca!..the tree is a showstopper as the rest of your home is!!!

Tardevil said...

Love the fabric! I have been wondering how a flocked tree would look w/ my browns, creams, apple green ornaments. This year, I added silver to the mix. Thanks for testing it out for me....although my tree topper would never look that good!

Saffron M said...

Awesome work . Just impressed. Even we can have some home accessories to coordinate with this. We can get it from online stores like curtainsandcurtains.com

James Curtis said...

Fantastic, it appears as if covered with frost, I wonder if this is real tree.

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Maria Elena said...

Becca, how gorgeous! You always do the best Christmas trees! Love the colors!

Texas Preacher Woman said...

Becca! I am drooling over your gorgeousness! (I hope you don't mind that I shared a glimpse into your world over at my place.)

Grins!

At The Picket Fence said...

Oh my sweet Becca! Everything looks absolutely gorgeous. Your tree is AMAZING! You done good girlie! :-)
Vanessa

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Shana Franks said...

I am loving this tree Becca! The bright shade of green that you accented with is one of my faves this year. Beautiful job :)