I can not believe Christmas is just a week away! Well, Christmas Eve is a week away but Christmas Eve is essentially the same as Christmas to children of divorce like myself. Can you ever have too much Christmas, though? Don’t answer that.

ANYWAYS, being the fairly new homeowners that we are, Christmas time is one of the only times our house feels really “homey” and decorated so I thought it would be as good a time as any to show you parts of our home! My friend Megan put it best when she stopped by last week, “It looks like Christmas exploded in here!” I took it as a compliment.

Before you ask me where anything specific is from, just know that whatever it is there is, a 95% chance that it came from either Target or TJ Maxx – and probably not this year. The only exceptions I can think of are that the buffalo check throw pillows are from Nordstrom and our stockings are from Pottery Barn (and are on major sale!) Praying those stockings don’t sell out before the 23rd so I can buy another one for whomever is in my belly! Oh, and if it’s furniture, it’s probably Ikea and if not, Target :)

Disclaimer: Our house is no where near where I want it to be decor-wise. Instead of putting a ton of pressure on myself about it like I have for last year, I’m starting to embrace the fact that it is a much slower process than I anticipated and that’s ok.

Christmas Decor 4I love our entry, it’s one of the only spots in our house I really feel is complete! I love the paper stars we add during Christmas. They were from Target last year but I love this year’s gold and red versions, too.

Christmas Decor 3

Christmas Decor 6This console table under our TV is the only thing left in our living room that makes me cringe, it’s got to go ASAP. However, it is much prettier this time of year all styled up for Christmas! I frame our Christmas cards every year to use as extra holiday decor.

Christmas Decor 5Deer pillows were from JoAnn’s this year, buffalo check pillows are from Nordstrom here.

Christmas Decor 8

Christmas Decor 9

Christmas Decor 10The Merry Christmas banner in the second picture is a free printable from Just Destiny that I found here then had printed at Walgreens. We hung it above the back door last year but I love where it is in our kitchen even more!

Christmas Decor 2

Christmas Decor Collage 1Our guest bathroom is the last place that gets some major Christmas loving! Adding Christmas frames and printables in cheap frames is such a fun way to switch up your decor! I know you are all dying to know where “Ho Ho Ho” canvas is from and let me just say, I take orders 😉 (That is 100% a joke, by the way.)

Hope you enjoyed this little peek inside our home!!

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  1. says

    Ahhh! I love your decor so clean and crisp. I wanted to put something holiday in my bathroom this year but with a three year old I decided not to go there. I also adore the color of your front door! I know, random but true! Merry Christmas.

  2. says

    Your house looks fabulous! I loveee those buffalo check pillows and need to pick up a few for our living room! I totally feel you on decorating – I put so much pressure on myself the first few months we lived here to make everything look perfect, but after a while I had to realize it just takes time. And money, lots of money haha

  3. says

    I love Christmas decor. I often wish that we could keep it up all year because isn’t it legit to celebrate the birth of Jesus our Savior all year round? :) Although, I don’t have to have decorations to celebrate Jesus Christ.

  4. Tammy says

    Your house looks great!! That old console table~try painting it to a color to compliment your decor & if it has a glass top frost it & you can even stencil something into the frosting (frost it on the undernneath side of the glass.) It will be a dorable, & look custom made!! No glass top, whatever color you paint the console, paint the top darker & than frost & stencil something in. Doing it this way you’ll have to spray the top with a light coat of clear lawyer or polyurethane. The spray frosting can be purchased @ Walmart, Lowe’s, or Home Depot, about $4-5 a can. Good Luck!!

  5. says

    Adorable, so merry and bright. And I totally agree with you, my house looks 100x more cozy and homey with Christmas decorations all about. About your console table, it’s not so bad! Have you thought of painting it, maybe a fun color? I did that with some pieces that we had that I didn’t like but couldn’t afford to replace yet and it makes a world of difference, at least temporarily.

  6. says

    It looks AMAZING. And so CLEAN. Is your husband neat in general or did you have to train him? If so, how long did it take? Asking for a friend. 😉 Haha!

  7. says

    Rachel, I LOVE LOVE LOVE your throw pillows and that print in the bathroom! And everything, really. You’ve got such a sweet style; it looks like the marshalls home goods Instagram feed (all the heart eye emojis).


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