Our Shabby {chic} Christmas

December 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Boho Bride

Today’s post is a little off-beat…but still a little design led. I guess it proves that even with no planning – you can pull together decor that not only looks nice, but is filled with your own personalilty, so long as you go for a style that fits you.

This year our Christmas was a little ‘thrown together’ – but I thought I’d share some images of our Xmassy little cottage…using random bits and pices I’ve collected in the sales over the last two yrs. Nothing matches really – but it’s all baubles and pieces I simply fell for. Most are from Tesco, Home Sense and John Lewis and all were found in the sales.

 Those who are regular readers will know that we moved a week before Christmas and the day before all the glorious snow hit Devon…but after a long battle to sell our house, we were counting our blessings!

However, the white stuff and ice meant that we were snowed in for days – yet with no TV, Internet or other distractions, it meant that we were able to unpack quite rapidly! By the time things had thawed enough to go to the shops (and pick up my MIL to-be) very little was left…and so we made do with a teeny tiny real spruce and a discounted fake Tesco tree that we put up in haste on Xmas eve.

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