Sarah’s Christmas Decorations 2014: Living Room + Dinning

This year we’re happy to have the challenge of two lil ladies crawling all over the place.

To protect the tree and other delicates we did a bit or rearranging of furniture. Everything behind the couch is not baby-friendly, everything in front is! Not the best placement of furniture for looks, but it sure beats baby gates.

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Four stockings this year! FINALLY!!!

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I never tire of our simple nativity, this year adorned with some fresh greenery.

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 The ottoman doubles as baby gate when we move it!

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Here are just a few deatails from the Dinning Room + Kitchen.

Again, baubles on a string makes a really nice garland. boxwood clippings_christmas decorations


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 And just a few bits and bobs for the pendant lights.

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In England the official “take down day” of decorations day is January 7th. We abide by that tradition, but even then sometimes I don’t feel ready!

10 Responses to “Sarah’s Christmas Decorations 2014: Living Room + Dinning”

  1. Emily Says:

    Can’t believe how you achieved such a beautiful and baby-friendly space. You got talent gurl ;)

  2. Ellen Says:

    In Sweden we have a day called “Tjugondedag Knut” – twenty days after christmas eve (when we celebrate christmas). Knut is a man’s name, and has nameday that day.
    That day you are supposed to take down all of the christmas decorations. :)

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  5. Edith Says:

    I love the way you used a cake stand for your nativity display! I shared it on my blog along with my nativity set, I hope you don’t mind!

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    Thanks for sharing Edith!!!

  7. Sarah Durham Says:

    How did you attach the baubles to the string for the garland? Trying to come up with children friendly decorations ready for Christmas

  8. Sarah Says:

    Hi Sarah, thanks for your question. We threaded the loop of the bauble on the string and then secured it in place by then tying a knot with the string. This is very Child friendly as long as the baubles are glass and the long strand is out of childs reach! Good luck!

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