What’s your Christmas tree tradition? Do you have a specific day when you put up your tree? I’ve been doing it on December 1st for quite a few years now and love the anticipation! I usually make a pot of mulled wine a la Rahel (which basically means 2/3 apple juice and 1/3 red wine) and listen to classical Christmas music all day long!
Usually I go for a natural touch with white and silver ornaments, and just a few in a soft blush. But with the dining area finished, I’m thinking about changing things up a little this year.
In this short blog series we’re going to take a peek at three beautiful Christmas color schemes, starting with the natural Christmas inspiration!
Natural Christmas Inspiration
I’m naturally drawn to these simple colors. A backdrop of white with added splashes of different shades of grey, darker greens, and pops of black and natural wood. It’s so soothing and really embodies the quieter months of honkering down and cozying up next to a fire.
It’s such a simple style and needs minimal decor. Just pair them well and stick to a strict color scheme and you’re golden!
Paper stars, lanterns and tons of candles, that’s the key. You can spiff things up just a tad by adding a few splashes of silver – or bring in a bit of rustic with some pine cones and branches you find in the woods…