Our Thrifty Christmas home tour 2014

farewellchristmas2014I know it’s not a blogger thing to do giving you my thrifty Christmas home tour so late.  I was thrifting for it right up till Christmas eve so you will have to forgive me.  If your not too over the whole Christmas season then please stay a while take a look around at what I did with all my thrifty finds to make our home more Christmas-y.  I always keep most of my holiday décor up until today 3 kings day.  Or you might know it as the feast of the epiphany.  It is a wonderful holiday to think that these kings travel so far to visit baby Jesus.  I love celebrating that he is the reason for the season.  I have more than a few nativity sets around the house.  Some that stay out all year and a few that I pack away with Christmas décor.

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My honey was nice enough to buy us the tree & décor for it to replace my lost tree from the move.  I mentioned to him I would also need more décor for around the house.  He laughed and said I’m sure you can handle that on your own, you have your ways.  Well yes!  Yes I do and as you will see below I very wisely thrifted all my holiday décor.

Thrifty Christmas home tour 2014

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The front porch got some thrifty finds added it to it.  It’s way too sparse to this year I will definitely be on the look out to get some outdoor décor & pieces to make it more homey.  Yes even a porch can look homey.  Right?

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In our living room there is a corner for my thrifty angel collection. All angels were thrifted at different times and have now found a corner of our living room to be there home.  You can also see some of my white milk glass.  Which of coarse is spreading around this house.  😉

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Also in the living room by the tree is our nativity display.  I told you all about how I created a mini fantel our of my ledges.  And then repurposed and old frame into a new chalkboard in my Transformed Treasures Tuesday no 17.  Here’s how it all came together.

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The nativity is a gift from my mom that luckily wasn’t packed away with lost Christmas décor.  I used the tops shelf of my bar cart for a display.

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Do you recognized those gold joy letters? From one of my Thrift Share Thursday’s?  Some finds just need a good wash and there ready to go.  Others could use a little crafty love and they gain new life. In less then 30 minutes the little joy letters got new gold life.

 

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With that quick transformation we have reached the end of our tour.  Hope you had a wonderful Christmas holiday and enjoyed your little peek into mine.

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Stay tunned…xoxo Arod

ps – see my Links party page for where I party & share my project

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3 Responses

  1. Carolann says:

    Oh Anj how lovely your Christmas decorations were. You found such amazing finds! Love that tree too!

  2. Sue says:

    I love white Christmas trees and it looks great with the blue. Your Nativity from your Mom is gorgeous and looks great on the bar cart.