A traditional red and green Christmas family room with classic metallic accents, decorated in an elegant and cozy way.
I usually decorate our home for the holidays with red accents, but this year I really wanted to pull in the green along with the red for a classic, traditional feel. I haven’t used green in a while, and it has been so fun. I love how elegant and nostalgic it feels. I can’t put my finger on why, but it reminds me of my childhood.
For my Christmas tree this year, I used my flocked tree and mercury glass collection, but added some new berry sprigs. I love these because they are frosted and have the green leaves for extra texture. I also added very inexpensive ornaments from Walmart that I gave a little makeover, which you can see in my saved instagram stories.
This tree base is the DIY tapered wood Christmas tree box that I built last year. I shared the tutorial here. I painted it this year so it would contrast more with tour new (very old) antique pine end table. Having the tree in a box and not with a tree skirt has been such a game changer. I love it so much. It is so much easier to clean around and it doesn’t get displaced all the time like the tree skirt did.
I added metallic accents to our Christmas tree and family room to give it a more elegant feel. Last year I was more on the rustic side, but with just a couple of tweaks, it feels much more traditional and elegant. I tried to make it look elegant, but not fussy. My littles love it.
We have been pulling out some of the Christmas children’s books and I need to finish pulling out the rest of them. We love to snuggle and read Christmas stories every evening under the glow of the Christmas tree.
I kept the pillows pretty simple, but added a new striped linen one from my friend Jen’s new textile line she created. It is so pretty in person. My pictures just don’t do it justice. Everything in her new line is stunning. This one is the Surfside pillow in the color “sand” and you can find it HERE.
For a tutorial on how to get beautiful, lush garland, you can see my post HERE. This is a mixture of a faux garland with live cedar and eucalyptus branches and I share a step-by-step how to get this look.
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They opened up a little temporary Christmas decor shop close-ish to my home and I was so excited when I happened upon it several weeks ago. I just loved this sweet little Santa and brought him home with me.
I hope you are excited about decorating your home for the season too! Here is some more beautiful Christmas family room inspiration for you! So many different styles to get ideas from!