morning friends! as promised, today i’ll begin posting sources for you from the Holiday House Walk 2015. first i must tell you-in years past i’ve used my wide angle lens to photograph the interior of our home. well…this year i forgot that i had sold that lens until it was time to get things ready to shoot & i didn’t have time to go rent one. it probably doesn’t really matter to you but it’s bugged me all along. not having my wide angle forced me to photograph more vignettes & less fuller range of a space. photographing without the wider angle lens made everything just appear more cluttered than the feel you get when you see the entire space. sigh.
over the years i’ve really become a less is more person with my decor. since i have some special collections, i love grouping those like objects all together. i feel this is a happy marriage for my once-collector and my now-minimalist personalities. the mob mentality of grouping like objects together makes them appear as “one” verses scattered all over the place…which also makes more of a fun impact. but what do i know?!
vintage ornaments & bottle brush trees are two of the things i’ve loved to collect and have done so for years & years. often times i place the ornaments all in a very large primitive bowl & display that on our dining table but i decided to mix it up a little this year. another thing you’ll notice is that i sorta changed the decor a couple times. and truth be told i’ve changed it up a smidge since these photos were taken.
i used both a large wooden tray from magnolia market ( which i think they’ve discontinued but you can find others here) & then a weathered feed trough that i picked up at sugarboo & co. the large wooden tray is ginormous & in reality can’t live on the kitchen table all month, but made for a fun impact for a few weeks.
O Holy Night sign ~Between you & me etsy
large linen covered message board~ a rare DIY by yours truly. as easy as it looks. trust me
feather print~ lemonade makin mama
gold frame is antique & found at country living fair
metal cake stands ~Isabella Bleu.
metal soap dish~ magnolia market
bottle brush wreath with vintage ornaments~ boxwoods
kitchen console & metal chairs ~world market
kitchen table ~custom made
chandelier ~ballard designs
condiment board is from anthropologie as are the pastel trees in the kitchen. the white ones were found at star provisions
gold lamp ~nate burkus at target
stockings & pom garland~ anthropologie
metal chicken trough~ sugarboo & co
dried wreath~ jenni bowlin at country living fair
large wooden tray~ magnolia market
favorite kitchen soap & hand lotion~ murhcison~hume (use PK20 for 20% off!!)