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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Our 2015 Christmas Dining Room ...

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Greetings, friends!

Are you done shopping yet?  You'd laugh if you saw my list of all that needs to be done!  

Before I get busy, I want to share our Christmas dining room with you!  This year, I strayed away from my usual silver and gold theme and thought it'd be fun to add in lots of color.


We also have new companions in here, too ... nutcrackers!  Our fellas are usually spotted on our mantel, but, this year, I brought them in here to stand guard.


Thankfully, these handsome gentleman have stood the test of "storage time" despite having been tossed around quite a bit in their bins over the years.


Their sequins have stayed put and still glisten beautifully when the sunlight streams onto them.



Although, there are hidden drops of hot glue where they've had other "injuries" here and there.


Over on our table, I added a few, as well, along with another one on our mirrored accent chest across the room.  Gotta spread the nutcracker love, right? 


Since my table runners are MIA, I turned to an old shutter to do the job. 


I then layered a simple garland, faux grapes, cheese, corks, ornaments and cheese knives on top.


In order to give these new little guys a bit more presence (and height) on the table, I perched them on top of a glass hurricane filled with holiday nuts ... he's ready to crack one for you when you're ready!


As for our tree, last year, I did a smaller tabletop top tree, but this year, I opted to bring back a taller tree and fill it up ...


adding corks, wine bottles and mini wine glasses,


along with a few mini nutcrackers, too.  


I'm really enjoying the jewel tones in here this year!


Maybe ... just maybe ... we'll eat Christmas dinner in here with our wooden friends!


Thanks for stopping by ... I always appreciate your company!


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18 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Super cute with all the festive colors and I went more toned down this year. :)

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

Beautiful! I love the pops of color. I always look forward to seeing what you're doing around your home. Merry Christmas!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

So pretty, love the touches of red and your nutcrackers are fabulous.

Gee Singh Newbanks said...

Luv.. luv !! All the colours playing against each other... so happy and festive Becca. Going back for a look at that beautiful tree again. The wine theme called my name!! Next year I might bid the whiskey bar bye and place a wine themed tree in it's place :)

Tracy Lee said...

Very pretty & festive!

Object of Maya*ffection said...

Looks GORGEOUS!!! I have to tell ya I copied your idea of perching the nutcracker on top of nuts (for some reason this year I have an affinity for the lil guys....maybe because I blinged the heck outta him and his nuts! LOL). I glittered the edge of the almonds I placed in the jar....I'll try and get a blog post up by tonight (moving during the holidays is CRAZY!!! What was I thinking?!?!?!). Speaking of - where did you get your floating shelves? They're exactly what I'm looking for! I know you may have mentioned in a previous post...

MeMe said...

Beautiful dining room! Love all the color and your tree is beautiful...love the wine theme. Happy Holidays!

lala said...

I have really been enjoying your Christmas home tour - all of your rooms are just so beautiful. You have truly created an atmosphere which is so filled with the holiday spirit. very cozy, joyful and welcoming

Nancie said...

Gorgeous! Love the nutcrackers! Love the colors, and your tree s beautiful. You never disappoint, Becca! Merry Christmas!

Vel said...

The dining room is deck out and festive as the rest of your lovely home; simply beautiful. Blessings to you and yours this holiday season.

Vel said...

The dining room is deck out and festive as the rest of your lovely home; simply beautiful. Blessings to you and yours this holiday season.

Kim In Texas said...

I love the way all you Christmas decor "pops" against the neutrals of your home. It's stunning.

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Becca, your dining room looks so festive! Your Nutcrackers are so pretty in the lighted garland! Your tree is stunning and I love the theme you chose. Your table is amazing! What a great idea to use the shutter. You have a beautiful home and it's gorgeous decorated for the holidays!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Your nutcrackers are a sequined delight and I love the idea of using a shutter as a runner.
May this week be Merry and Bright for you!

Tarah Clark said...

I am curious where you got your curtains? Thanks!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I love the nutcracker theme in the dining room and the very creative way to elevate the nutcracker in the hurricane!...Beautiful, festive and most creative room as always Becca....Merry Christmas!!!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

I am trying to catch up with my blogs so am just seeing this FABULOUS dining room! I love the nutcrackers in here! The colors are gorgeous! Hope you had a most wonderful Christmas and new year!!!

James Alone said...

I love winter white. So beautiful.

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