Finiding the perfect spot for the Tree!

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One of the best times of the year! I love to bring out all of my Christmas decorations that have either been passed down or collected over the years. Every time I open my Christmas boxes it brings back beautiful memories of Christmas’s past.

The main focus of every home celebrating Christmas is of course the tree! For me, I always struggled finding that perfect spot. I hate to have to move furniture for the tree. So over the last few years being in my home it’s been in two different spots. Neither one I loved. One spot was in the living room. It’s very festive there, you can see it through the windows, and it’s near the fire place. Sounds like a perfect spot, right? Well, not so much. I always had to move the table and lamp. Then there is the issue of where that is going. Then I had to move my chairs a little and even then the tree felt squished between them. So last year I tried it out in the family room. It was ok there. But I just loved it on the other side of the house so much more. It didn’t feel as cozy and festive in the family room.

Now this year I walked around the house, really thinking hard as to where it was going. Then I finally found a spot in between the dining room and living room. You can enjoy it so much more there and the best part is nothing had to move. Such a good feeling!

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I had the pleasure of helping one of my clients with her Christmas decor this year. And we had to find homes for two trees. Since I hate moving furniture in my own home, I felt the same about hers. So we found a great spot where the tree can go and be admired by all without the dreaded rearranging of furniture.

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My biggest suggestion about the holidays is to try and keep it festive yet simple. There is no reason to move all the furniture around in your home for just 1 tree that will be gone in a months time. Now that the Tree has a home, let the rest of the decorating fun being!

xoxo

Kristina

 

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