Hello! I’ve been busy and have neglected this little blog of mine, but one of my 2019 goals is to start blogging again, and there is no time like the present!
These last few months I’ve been paring down the furniture and accessories in our home in preparation for two things: new flooring and new furniture in 2019 (I’ll definitely be blogging about these later). I’m excited to get focused on my home again, and I have a whole list on new projects I want to work on in the new year. As an interior designer I feel like people come to my house expecting to be wowed, or think that I’m happy with how everything looks in my home. In reality, most designers’ homes end up last on the to-do list, and mine is very much a case of the cobbler’s children having no shoes. All of this to say, I cleared out a side chair in our entryway and the empty space was the perfect spot for a slim 7’ flocked tree!
I’ve been wanting one for years, so I was excited to bring one home until I found that every tree I loved cost hundreds of dollars. I’m not willing to invest in Christmas decorations until we get into our forever home in a few years, so these options were out of the question. After searching high and low I found the perfect tree at Walmart of all places! Thankfully my store had them on display so I could see it in person before purchasing. The best part is that it was under $100!
I’ve always loved the vintage glass Shiny-Brite ornaments, and I didn’t realize until this year they were still in production. I picked up these small round ornaments* from West Elm and this set of vintage style glass balls* which are definitely my favorite! I mixed them with this pink and gold glittery set from Michael’s as well as this pink glitter set and this shiny pink glass set that are only $4/each! If you want the real deal, Etsy and One Kings Lane* also have great vintage sets.
Do you have a favorite affordable Christmas tree? If so, please share in the comments below!
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