December 14, 2012

Sweet Christmas Dreams

This year I've keep my holiday decorations to a minimum in my room by adding just a touch of sparkle to my normal red and white color scheme.
 
 
The bench at the end of the bed holds one of my favorite quilts and a basket of extra pillows.

 
I added a bowl filled with vintage ornaments to the basket for some sparkle.


Above the bed I've recycled my glitter house display from years past.  I love it so much I haven't done much to change it.  You can read more about it here if you'd like to look at more photos of the houses.

 
On my bedside table, a simple lantern, a vintage clock and sprig of greenery add a little holiday cheer.

 
On hubbies dresser I arranged a grouping of flameless candles wrapped in bakers twine to add a touch of red.

 
I love to use silver coaster's for my pillar candles.  They are the perfect size and add just the right amount of tarnished metal to the mix.  I have to say I'm really enjoying having the candles in my room.  I have the timers set to come on at eight and two so I have a pretty glow in my room all night long.  They are the best type of night light ever.

 
On my dresser, I've placed a little something special just to make me smile.


The reindeer and sleigh are a new purchase which I was excited to find.  The reindeer is so cute even though at this angle the red eyes are sort of freaky, I swear it's not so bad in person.
 

 
The sleigh is filled with tiny bottle brush trees and a star my daughter glittered for me.

 
The trees I bleached and glittered myself.  I thought it would be fun to try silver glitter instead of my normal white that I use.  Truth be told, I'm on the fence about whether I like them or not.  Since I made them I figured I'd better use them and now I like them more - sort of - maybe.

 
Hope you all have a fantastic day,
 
Robin


8 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas Robin...loving your posts!

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  2. I just LOVE the way you decorate!!! Red is my favorite and you use it so well.

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  3. Robin, this is SO gorgeous! I love the glittered trees...I see some glitter in my future! And your photos are really lovely!

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  4. It looks so lovely. I just love love love that red ticking quilt!

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  5. Everything looks beautiful... love the red bench.

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  6. The charming displays of glittery sparkles are just the right touches for your red and white abode. Love the punch of black, as well. ;)

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Hope to see you again this week.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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