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Christmas Living Room Tour

Our simple coastal Christmas living room decor, including a flocked christmas tree, cedar garland on the mantel, cedar wreaths on the French doors, and chic coffee table decor. #coastal #coastalchristmas #christmaswreath #wreaths #diychristmas #livingroom #christmaslivingroom #flockedchristmastree #simplechristmas #neutralchristmas

It is hard to believe that we are almost ten days into December! Our home has been decorated for Christmas since early November but it took a while to complete the finishing touches. Several of the items that I have used are no longer available or already out of stock but I’m sharing similar items to achieve the look of our Christmas living room. If you haven’t decorated yet or you’re just looking for inspiration, you’re in the right spot.

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Christmas Living Room Decor: Christmas Mantle

I started with an asymmetrical design for the garland. Our tree sits right next to the mantel so I wanted a simple garland that would not compete with the tree. I purchased the cedar garland by Hearth & Hand last year and layered 5 strands of garland on the mantel. Then, I added battery powered twinkle lights. I worked with Nigh Road to complete the look, with two beautiful mercury glass trees and gold candlesticks. Nigh Road also sent me the beautiful knit stockings and I secured those with gold command hooks. If we add weight to the stockings, I will use a small nail to secure them in the future. Finally, I added one floppy blush bow to finalize the design.

Our Christmas living room - the fireplace mantle is decorated with faux pine garland with white fairy lights. White knit stockings hang from the mantle, next to our flocked white Christmas tree.

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Our Christmas living room mantel is decorated with evergreen garland accented with white fairy lights, and 3 golden candle sticks

Christmas Living RoomDecor: Flocked Christmas Tree

This is my first year using a flocked Christmas tree in my design plan. I started by purchasing a flocked tree from At Home and while it was gorgeous, it had glitter and made such a mess. I returned it and purchased a flocked balsam fir tree from Target. I love the style and how it has thin with natural styled branches. We have 9′ ceilings and I decided to bend it a bit at the top to fit in our room.

Our Christmas living room - our first white flocked Christmas tree is decorated with sparkling white lights and white and gold ornaments to keep with the neutral living room decor.

Like several years in the past, I decided to keep my tree decor simple. I selected ornaments with metal colors like rose gold, gold, bronze, and silver. I also included mirror and glass ornaments. Fortunately, I already owned several mercury glass ornaments, so it was easy to add to our existing decor. I purchased cheap silver plastic ornaments from Target and spray painted them a matte white. I could not find matte gold stars or bells, so I bought purple glass stars at Hobby Lobby and spray painted those as well.

I really loved the mini gold bead garland from McGee and Co. but it sold out early in the season. I found similar wood bead garland from Amazon and used my favorite matte gold spray paint. The kids selected a few of their favorite ornaments to add to the tree, including some of my ornaments from childhood (notice the 1990 dates). Finally, I added velvet bows to complete the look!

Our Christmas living room - a close up look at the branches of our white flocked Christmas tree and the white, gold, and silver ornaments and decorations adorning the tree.

Christmas Living Room Decor: Festive Coffee Table Styling

I recently changed the layout of our living room and purchased a new coffee table. I was so excited to decorate it for the holidays. I used a tray from Home Goods and filled it with evergreen picks from Hobby Lobby. Then, I placed battery operated candles and oversized ornaments in the tray. I love how the color of the ornaments compliment the trees on the mantel and our tree ornaments. I draped my new oyster shell garland and let it cascade out of a bowl on top of my favorite coffee table books.

Our Christmas living room decor - styling our coffee table for Christmas with large pine branches, oversized silver ornaments, and electric flame candles all held in a woven wood tray.
Our Christmas living room - styling our coffee table with an oversized wooden bowl on top of stacked coffee table books. The bowl is filled with oyster chell garland and evergreen tree branches.
Our Christmas living room - details on our living room coffee table. A large wooden bowl is filled with oyster shell garland, evergreen tree leaves, and sits on top of a designer coffee table book.

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Our Christmas Living Room Decor - and overhead look of the details on our coffee table; a large wooden bowl, stacked on a coffee table book, is filled with oyster shell garland and large evergreen tree leaves.

Christmas Living Room Decor: Festive Finishing Touches

Finally, I added decor from previous years to the built-ins, keeping the decor neutral and simple. I tossed several cozy blankets on the furniture, all made from different textures and styles. I used suction hooks to attach several cedar wreaths to the French doors and completed the look with the same floppy blush bows as seen on the mantel.

Our Christmas Living Room Decor - cedar wreathes with mini pine cones and ribbon hang on the french patio doors in our living room.
Our Christmas Living Room decor - festive details on our coffee table; a wooden tray filled with cedar and evergreen leaves, oversize silver ornaments, and battery-operated flameless candles.
Our living room Christmas decor - festive details on our built in book shelves; a gold lantern filled with oyster shells stands next to two small white ceramic house figurines.

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Our Coastal Christmas Living Room Decor - a look at our living room's built in book shelves, white sofa, and cedar Christmas wreaths hanging on the French patio doors.

This concludes my 2020 Christmas Living Room Tour. I hope you’ve enjoyed it and can save a few ideas for next season! If you’re looking for my ideas, I’ve shared my holiday decor from previous years here. Have a wonderful week!

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