Designer Secrets to Trimming the Tree

A partridge in a pear tree themed Christmas tree decorated with pears, orange pomanders, red velvet, and magnolia.

My best tips and tricks to decorate your Christmas tree for a festive, colorful designer look!   Gathered around the Christmas tree sipping hot cocoa watching that twinkle and feeling the warm glow of Christmas magic… That is what we all hope our Christmas tree helps inspire. It is the heart of Christmas decorating no…

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One Faux Evergreen Wreath Two Ways

Two ideas for dressing up a pretty evergreen wreath with pinecones.

Two ways to dress up a faux evergreen wreath for Christmas + a bow tying tutorial! One of my favorite parts of Christmas is decorating wreaths! I simply can’t have Christmas without making at least one. I owe this quirk to my mother and aunt who use to make fresh wreaths and garland every year…

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My Williamsburg Inspired Southern Christmas Decor

A classic Christmas look that brings comfort and joy inspired by Williamsburg style and perfect for Southern homes!

Dressed in comfort and joy! This Williamsburg inspired Southern Christmas decor features red velvet, magnolia, orange pomanders, and pine for a traditional look that is warm and sophisticated. 🎶 God rest you merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay; remember Christ, our Savior was born on Christmas Day to save us all from Satan’s pow’r when…

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A Frosted Pastel Christmas in the Den

Making spirits bright with this frosted pastel Christmas decor in Katherine's blue and white den.

Creating a cheery holiday look with this frosted pastel Christmas decor in our family den! The festive lights… The merry glow… The promise of evergreen… The cheery pastels… Let’s embrace joy this holiday season with the colors, decor, traditions, and festivities that bring amazement, warmth, and jolly good times! After all isn’t that what this…

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The Multifaceted Blue & White Christmas Tree

The multifaceted blue and white Christmas tree is a lovely backdrop to so many different colors and themes. Learn more on penderandpeony.com

Save money without sacrificing creativity by choosing a blue and white Christmas tree. This color scheme is versatile and festive and here’s why… The three photos above show the exact same blue and white Christmas tree decorated with the same blue and white ribbons; the same blue baubles; and the same frosted evergreen picks. The…

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Christmas in July: Garland Kits

Elegant Christmas Home in wintery blue and white

Do you love to decorate for Christmas, but ever feel like your decor falls flat or your DIYs never turn out right? Why not enjoy the DIY process and get a gorgeous designer look all at the same time? Don’t waste money on supplies you don’t need or time trying to design a look! Instead…let…

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DIY Yellow Bell Easter Egg Tree

Yellow bell Easter egg tree in cabbageware tureen with speckled egg ornaments

Make your own yellow bell Easter egg tree in just a few easy steps! Put it on a sideboard or use as a centerpiece for whimsical Easter decor! Creating your own Easter egg tree is quick and easy. Use faux yellow bell and pussy willow branches for an added pop of color and texture. Plant…

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Transform a Mixed Evergreen Wreath from Target with Blooms

Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid ribbon, branches, and gold leaves for a festive bespoke Christmas wreath

Get a bespoke Christmas wreath by transforming a mixed evergreen wreath from Target with blooms and ribbon! Want a unique and festive Christmas wreath for your front door? Don’t want to pay the price for a custom one? Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid…

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A Colorful Traditional Christmas Home Tour

Katherine of Pender & Peony welcome to my colorful traditional Christmas home tour

Join 20+ bloggers as we share our colorful Christmas homes decked for the holidays! My colorful traditional Christmas home tour takes you through 3 festive rooms filled with merry decor! Welcome old friends and new guests! I hope you are ready for some colorful Christmas magic! The It’s a Colorful Life Home Tour – Holiday…

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Tutorial: Creating a Cozy Christmas Mantel

detail of snowflake ribbon bow and white bells hanging from faux pine swag on mantel

Looking for an easy way to decorate a cozy Christmas Mantel? Try this tutorial to dress the mantel with faux pine swags, red berries, and bells for a traditional look that feels oh so festive. This is the mantel in my family room, which I decorated in an après ski theme for Christmas. It is…

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