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Merry + Bright Holiday Home Tour at Refresh Restyle

Christmas decorating is underway! I’m joining an awesome group of Atlanta area bloggers for our Merry + Bright Holiday Home Tour! A special thanks to Shelly and Kellie for putting this wonderful tour together!

I love a home tour that you can visit without leaving your house! Grab a coffee and settle in, we hope you will be inspired!

If you’re visiting from Elaine’s  OMG Lifestyle Blog welcome! If not be sure to go see her!

Merry and Bright holiday home tour

Today I am sharing some easy ideas for refreshing your space for Christmas without spending a ton of money!

Just before we left town for Thanksgiving I worked on sprucing up our front entrance. These double doors are a favorite of mine to decorate. I refreshed the wreaths that I already had. It was easy to change out the ribbon and add a bit of evergreen from the garden. Above the doors, I used this perfect garland that I found at Hobby Lobby (50% off of course). It has a mix of pinecones, red berries and real looking pine needles.Christmas entry with twin wreaths and urns

Before I go on,

Let me introduce you to the Merry and Bright Home Tour decorators:
Holiday Home tour

I hope you will visit each tour, these talented ladies are sharing a lot of fun decorating ideas. There is a link to their blogs at the end of the post.

Welcome to Refresh Restyle

Adding a few touches of Christmas decor to your door or front porch area is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

You can never go wrong with fresh winter greens from your yard. Keep the expenses down!

Winter wreath is the recycled summer wreath

Refreshed urns with stuff from the yard

For the urns, I just cut the tops off the summer flowers. Yep. Left the roots in there! I found the red twigs at Hobby Lobby (50% off). I placed them in the center. Clipped my evergreens and stuck them around the twigs. Filled in with fake berries. I did this last year and the greens lasted a long time!

Winter filler for flower pots found in the garden with the addition of faux berries

 

Christmas idea for the entry table

As soon as you walk in our front door you are greeted by our vintage buffet. The lamps are a staple there, all I did was:

  • add candles
  • add greenery
  • add Christmas ornaments

The small skis have been spied all over blog land. Who can resist the $3 section at Target?

Buffet at the entry filled with Christmas decor

This is where I serve drinks and set up our buffet. The perfect space to decorate for any holiday.

I found the perfect sign for our Merry and Bright tour at Big Lots! It’s looks like a chalkboard!

Merry and Bright Entry

Merry and Bright entry idea with chalkboard and tiny skis

Living room roses and hydrangea centerpiece

I have such a mix of blue in the living room and entry, I decided to add red roses in the arrangement on the coffee table. When it comes to colors, I am not a stickler to matchy-matchy. I think all colors look beautiful together! The bedrooms are decorated with red and gray.Christmas Tree in aqua and turquoise

This year I am one of the Balsam Hill 12 Bloggers of Christmas. My tree is filled with all things that remind me of winters first snow fall. Being in Georgia, that probably won’t happen any time soon!

Details of the living room

Last year I used a lot of plaid in my Christmas decor and I was a little sad not including any plaid in my blue rooms and then I found this awesome throw at HomeGoods. It is perfect!

What are your decorating plans??

Now on to the next Merry & Bright Holiday Home:

Tamyra from Positively Southern


 

Thank you so much for stopping by, please enjoy the rest of the Merry &  Bright Holiday Home Tour:

Shelly from Confetti Style
Kellie from Design Asylum Blog
Elaine from OMG Lifestyle Blog
Debbie from Refresh ReStyle (me)
Tamyra from Positively Southern
Kate from Chic On A Shoestring Decorating
Amy from Amy Howard Social
Yuni from Love Your Abode
Marsha from M Jones Style

Follow along on Instagram#merryandbrightholidayhome

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I hope you will click over to our Country Living Christmas home tour with Cherished Bliss:

Country Living Home Tour

 

18 comments

  1. Love how you just spruced up what you already had for outside. Love the pillow and throw you got in the blues for your living room. The buffet is gorgeous!!

  2. Gorgeous! I love the buffet the most! So festive and bright. I have actually given up this year on adding anything to our décor, but my mind is racing for next year. I can’t wait till the Christmas clearance sales hit in two weeks!

  3. Dcbbie,

    Your home is beautiful all decked out for Christmas! I love your tree and your buffet! soooo pretty!

    gail

  4. Debbie I love all of your décor. Great use of the turquoise! I look forward to seeing more from you next week!

  5. It’s all beautiful, but then again that’s what I am used to when I see your decorating. Merry and Bright alright!

  6. Hi Debbie,
    Your decor,is beautiful and I love that you didn’t go with traditional colors—so refreshing!!
    I love all your bargain touches that look like a million bucks in your home.
    Cheers to the holiday season. We’ll definitely lunch in the new year!
    Xo, Shelly

  7. Just beautiful! I love your buffet- it’s a perfect welcome to your home.

  8. Debbie!! I love your décor, as always! Turquoise is my favorite…love how you incorporated it into your décor. Beautiful!

  9. Debbie – It’s nice to meet you through this holiday home tour. I love your entrance. It truly is merry and bright! Happy holidays!

  10. Hi there, All of your Christmas decor looks beautiful! I am also part of the Merry and Bright Holiday Home Tour and am so happy to have found your blog. I really love your porch urns, you’ve motivated me to go out back and cut some of my branches off for my front porch. You mentioned your were a little sad that this is your first time not using plaid in your decor and I mentioned in my post this is the first time I’ve used plaid in my Christmas decor. I’m glad you found that pretty plaid blanket. 🙂

  11. Love it…and since I’m a huge fan of aqua, yours is one of my faves that I’ve seen this year!

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