Over here at Nalle’s House we have gotten a slow start to our Christmas decorating. We put up our lights and I made some DIY decorations/arrangements. We decided to use a turquoise accent colour this year via a massive spool of ribbon from Costco. We’re fully trying to embrace the era of our house and I think turquoise would have been tres chique in the 60s. Here’s what our front entrance looks like:
The decorating is very simple, green, brown and turquoise. Tech guy and I gathered branches, mostly cedar and spruce, from the garden and used our summer planters. We even went and stole some from Mummu’s garden. Thank you Mummu :)
I used pinecones and grapevine balls to add in the earthy brown colour. This basket was super easy. I wove branches through the metal of the basket and through the ball to secure it. I also added more of the turquoise ribbon as well.
We also put this basket in front of the electrical outlet to hide the extension cord mess.
I also made a wreath using an inexpensive grapevine wreath from Michael’s. I simply inserted cedar branches into the spaces between the vine and a couple of pinecones. The wreath above (resting) against the basket was made with a metal wreath form I had in our Christmas decor stash. I also decided to keep the bows super simple everywhere.
Here’s a shot of the front of the house with the lights.
There’s our turquoise Christmas exterior. Now onto the inside of the house :)