Today I reveal my Christmas tree and my theme for this year’s decorating! Right after Thanksgiving, I got to work decorating for the Christmas season and I was especially excited for the tree. This is because I got a taller and skinnier artificial tree secondhand after last season. It also came with fancy lights that sparkle and fade! The theme for this year’s Christmas decorations is White Winter Woodland. I teamed up with 50 other bloggers to share our Christmas trees altogether, so for more inspiration scroll to the bottom of this page.

Over 50 bloggers have teamed up to showcase how they decorate their Christmas trees

Using primarily white and silver decorations, I adorned our tree with a variety of textures. The new tree has very realistic branches and I absolutely love it!

Close up of White Woodland Winter Christmas tree. Burlap ribbon, silver ornaments, painted hydrangea blooms, icicles, glittery branches and more!

One thing you might notice right away is the large white hydrangea blooms. I had leftover hydrangeas from the wreath I made in the fall, so I spray painted them to add to the tree.

Spray painting hydrangea blooms

I clipped the stems long and poked holes in a large piece of cardboard. Then I stuck the stems through and hoisted the cardboard up on cement blocks.

Spray painted annabelle hydrangeas flower white glitter for Christmas

After coating with Rust-Oleum 2X gloss white spray paint (you could do this using any color) I also sprinkled on some glitter. The big beautiful blooms take up a lot of visual space on the tree and provide an amazing effect!

White Woodland Winter Christmas tree. Burlap ribbon, silver ornaments, painted hydrangea blooms, icicles, glittery branches and more!

For gifts this year, I chose a rustic look with brown paper wrapping, jute twine, and wooden gift tags. I wanted the presents to go with my White Winter Woodland theme and I think it looks so pretty when the gift wrap goes well with the tree.

Brown paper gift wrap idea, sparkly gift tags and wrapped with jute twine

Decorating for Christmas with turquoise being my main living room color was difficult. I chose natural elements and neutral colors to play it safe, but I am contemplating adding hints of red throughout my house for when I reveal the whole home tour next week. One thing I added to pull in the turquoise a little bit is this pillow cover made from an old sweater.

Cute seasonal pillow cover made from old sweater hand lettering these fabric paints are washable!

It says “Merry and Bright” with the “and” being turquoise. I hand lettered this pillow using these Jacquard paints which are actually washable when used on fabric. I highly recommend them!

How to decorate your Christmas tree like a designer - video tutorial included!

You can see I found a home for the “Joy” birch wood sign I created a couple weeks ago. I have so much more to show off my decorating, but it will have to wait for next week! Now, watch the step-by-step process as I explain how I decorated my tree!

There is nothing as magical as the kids gathered around the Christmas tree all lit up at night…

Beautiful Christmas tree all lit up at night with little children sitting in front of it is totally magical.

Now go check out the rest of the beautiful Christmas Trees in the blog hop!


Thanks for reading! You will not want to meet next week when I share my photo heavy home tour after I’ve finished decking the halls!

White winter woodland home tour! See my house decked out for the holidays including the tree, front entrance decor, a tablescape, and more!

As always, I would be so honored if you choose to comment or share my White Winter Woodland tree!

Signature welcome to the woods

White Winter Woodland Christmas Tree
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17 thoughts on “White Winter Woodland Christmas Tree

  • December 4, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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    Hydrangeas on a tree is a fabulous idea – I love them! And I look forward to the tour on the 12th! Merry Christmas

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  • December 4, 2017 at 9:19 PM
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    What a lovely Christmas tree. Your dried flowers are the perfect touch.
    You are right. There is nothing like kids in front of a Christmas tree. Your kids are adorable.

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  • December 4, 2017 at 10:17 PM
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    They hydrangeas on your tree are a wonderful idea. They really bring the tree together. Such a pretty picture of your tree with the little ones gathered in front of it.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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    I really like the neutral/white elements in the tree, and you’re right, the presents do go with the theme! We wrap our presents pretty similarly, I’m just not as on the ball 🙂

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    • December 7, 2017 at 1:28 PM
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      This is the first time I’ve done presents in a more neutral color scheme and I love it! It makes the tree more the focus.

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  • December 5, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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    OMG what a great idea to spray paint the leftover hydrangeas. Looks so pretty. . I can see why you choose natural colors as oppose to turquoise.Happy Holidays
    Maria

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  • December 7, 2017 at 11:55 AM
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    What a beautiful tree! I am loving the Hydrangeas! They finish it off perfectly.
    Kim

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  • December 11, 2017 at 4:34 PM
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    I LOVE that you painted hydrangeas. They look great and really stand up against the green of the tree.

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  • December 12, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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    I love hydrangeas so I was so excited to see you added those to your tree!! It is stunning and the photo of the kiddos in front of the tree is so adorable! Thank you so much for joining us on this blog hop!

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