I'll Have a Blue Christmas in 2020: Christmas Home Tour
Welcome to my Christmas home tour!! Did I predict my Christmas color scheme for 2020 would match the current pandemic situation when I decided to go with the color BLUE almost a year ago? Not one bit! The "blues" were a coincidence of course, but it's one that I don't take lightly. This year many people have the Christmas blues.
I have found that my current blue scheme reflects exactly how I feel about Christmas in 2020. There is still joy. Christmas will still come. Covid-19 can't stop the birth celebrations of Christ, but I definitely feel that blue subdued feeling. I feel heavy for all of the families that will spend Christmas alone or even watching loved ones get very sick or pass away. The Christmas blues have helped me reflect on the season in a new way, and I hope that as you look at the photos and see my Christmas home tour for 2020, that you'll feel that same sentiment.
My Christmas home tour is the biggest day of the year. I begin planning for Christmas the day it's over. Like, I'm already planning for next Christmas already!! My heart and soul goes into decorating the house top to bottom in celebration. Please enjoy and think about what Christmas truly means this year.
Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and view my 8-room home tour in detail! Some photos will have clickable affiliate links.
Shall we begin? (said in the voice of Daenerys Targaryen...#youknowifyouknow)
Click here if you'd like to see the blog post that I wrote earlier in the season about preparing for this Blue European theme.
Here's a magical night time view:
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 1: The Foyer
Since my accent wall is already blue (Very Navy by Behr), I didn't have to add much to the space.
I purchased the hydrangeas in the summer because I knew that they would fit perfectly on the front entry table.
The brown skis are from Home Hardware.
This realistic cedar garland is from Homesense. I bought three strands three years ago and haven't seen again them since. In fact, I think almost everything in this photo on the right came from Homesense, except Mr. Deer who came from Dollarama.
Even the bottle of hand sanitizer gets a pretty blue ribbon ;)
I spy my Shim Trees! Click here to see how I made them.
I printed out these chalk board look free printables as a cheap an easy way to create a focal point over the bench.
Stockings are from Canadian Tire. I painted my door black this past year and it looks so dramatic against the Christmas décor.
This wreath is also from Homesense.
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 2: The Dining Room
The first thing your eyes go to are the awesome tartan curtains I made out of king sized coverlets. This is the pattern that convinced me last year that a blue Christmas was on the horizon for 2020.
Why hadn't I tried a droopy table cloth before this? I am HOOKED.
The next thing I bought for the table back in September were these beautiful blue goblets. Both the goblets and the dishes are from Stokes.
See how I made these DIY barn lights here.
The eucalyptus and candles are from Ikea.
I used blue Christmas lights under a bed of eucalyptus to adorn the center of the table.
Expect a kiss when you sit down to the mistletoe sprig.
I have to have these beautiful long stem candles at Christmas. It wouldn't be the same without them.
The evening views are so special!
My tree is a cashmere 7ft slim from Michaels.
That board and batten is singing in this room!!! Click here to see the process from last spring.
My farmhouse table is linked here in my like to know it.
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 3: The Laundry Room
It is a bit weird to decorate a laundry room for Christmas, but since I have such a pretty one, why not?!
Again, the blue is already here because of the washer and dryer set, so it made it very easy to create that blue Christmas look.
I added a bow to the laundry basket.
Also, a beautiful real-touch cedar wreath from Olive & Birch.
The beautiful laundry sign is from Lavish Olive Studios.
And these magnificent little gold origami stars from June Home Supply.
The chandy got a festive touch, too.
I smile every time I walk by or throw in a load. We all need something to smile about these days, don't we?
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 4: Jenn's Office
Ok...so I'm cheating a little bit because I didn't put any blue in my office, but I really love how it turned out so I had to show you!!
I draped a garland across my desk with some bits of driftwood potpourri and birch logs I had laying around.
I placed some furry cream pom poms in the center.
The garland is two pieces twisted together from the Dollarama.
The desk and chair are from Ikea.
Lamp and rug from Homesense.
This NOEL sign is from Olive & Birch and the beautiful macramé art from Lizzie DiSilvestro Art.
This quote kept running through my mind this season, so I put it on a letter board where I can see it daily.
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 5: The Kitchen
You might have seen my blog post about this snowflake DIY I created last month. If not I'll link it here.
The kitchen had pops of blue in the tiered tray, the kitchen towels, the pantry wreath and the Cuisinart Dutch oven. Because it is an open concept space and faces the dining and living area, I didn't add too much blue.
I also made these sweet napkin rings out of leftover paper tubes. Check it out!
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 6: The Master Bedroom
These tartan flannel sheets are the coziest things ever! Check out my initial blog post I wrote here!
This beautiful sign is from William Rae Designs
Adding a fur throw makes the whole space super cozy.
There's another set of my shim trees!! Click here to see how I made them.
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 7: The Living Room
Can you keep a secret? I didn't fluff my tree this year.....Gaaaah!! This is usually a must!! But I loved the bunched up natural look that my tree gave off this year. So I figured what isn't broke doesn't need fixing!
There are tasteful pops of blue everywhere.
The grand piano really adds that European feel to the décor.
This little tree is from Ikea. I stacked it on a bed of antique books.
I read this book one every year. It's my favorite!!
My husband built me a few wooden boxes this year that the trees could stand on for more height. I covered them with a tree skirt and it gives extra room for all the presents.
This gorgeous sign is from Willow and Grow.
I love this blanket ladder from Wayfair which is linked in my Like to Know it.
My daughter and I made these stockings together because I couldn't find blue stockings that I loved anywhere. I added her beautiful handmade bell ornaments, check out her etsy shop Our Joyful Dwelling.
The skis are my favorite thing in this room. They are from Home Hardware.
The gifts are under the tree and ready to be opened!
Blue Christmas Home Tour Room 8: The Powder Room
The powder room shelves are some of the most fun to decorate.
I added a few blue bottles of greenery, blue hand towel, and a vase of florals to give a festive look.
I love adding a little tree to each of my spaces.
Both of these signs are from Willow and Grow.
We've come to the end of the tour. I hope you enjoyed touring my home for Christmas and found some ideas and inspiration for your space too!!! -Jenn xoxoxo