Some Christmas Decorating

So. Speaking of sequins, they’re featured prominently in my home for the holidays.

Sequined Pillow

The house may be photographed for a magazine (to appear in a Christmas issue next year), so I’m feeling extra pressure to do it up right.

Pink Christmas Tree with Pailettes

I bought our pink tree in 2009. Three years later, about 1/3 of the lights have burned out. Supposedly a “lightbulb specialist” will be calling me tomorrow so that I can place an order for replacement bulbs. I’m hoping I can get clear ones because when the tree is fully lit with its pink bulbs, the effect is a bit bordello-ish.

Pink Christmas Tree

I have more to do (the pressure!), so there’s more to come. Next week, most likely.

27 Responses to “Some Christmas Decorating”

  1. Sophie December 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm #

    I love the pink tree! I don’t think I’ve ever seen one before and I’m sure is I show my girl then she’d want to take ours with paint and glitter :)

    Sophie xo

  2. Amie December 5, 2012 at 1:22 pm #

    Ooh! Ooh! Sources for the pillows?

  3. Merideth December 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm #

    Yes! Where is the sequined pillow from? Love!

  4. Chloe Moon December 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm #

    I love the pink tree and the sequined ornaments! So pretty! =)

  5. Lisa Price December 5, 2012 at 1:58 pm #

    I adore sequins all year long – especially for the holidays! The sequin pillow is my fave. Xo.

  6. Catherine December 5, 2012 at 2:02 pm #

    Sigh, so pink and pretty!

  7. Emily | Sparkle Meets Pop December 5, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    Sequins and pink trees?! Sounds like a dream Christmas. I can’t wait to see what you have done and am sure it will be magazine/droolworthy. Forget the pressure – have fun decorating!

  8. Danielle December 5, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    More please! Love the little bit you showed! I must see more!

  9. Erin December 5, 2012 at 2:54 pm #

    New follower here via YHL. I am swooning for that pillow! Where did yo get it?

    Also, I never imagined a pink tree could look so suitable for the holiday season!

  10. Making it Lovely December 5, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    The sequined pillow is this one from The Land of Nod. It’s in an ombré effect.

    • Erin December 6, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

      I never would have found it if it weren’t for you! Having no children myself, it would never occur to me to look for something that seems sophisticated (or it could just be your space makes it look that way) in the kiddos section. Thank you!

  11. Explore*Handmade December 5, 2012 at 3:40 pm #

    Love, Love, Love the pink Christmas tree! Congrats on the magazine article!

  12. Yelle December 5, 2012 at 5:01 pm #

    So exciting! It’s an honor that your house will be photographed! I love the touch of the sequin pillow.

  13. kelly December 5, 2012 at 5:39 pm #

    where did you find a tree light specialist? i need one. our tree has sadly lost most of the pre-lit lights. we just throw some stings of lights in there to fill in the huge gaps but want a more permanent solution. we were considering pulling off all the strings and putting on clear LED lights so they wont burn out like the incandescent ones.

    • Making it Lovely December 5, 2012 at 6:17 pm #

      The specialist is someone who works for Treetopia, where we bought our tree. We’ve tried to replace lights from other strings, but none have fit.

  14. Megan @ Two Live Colorfully December 5, 2012 at 6:21 pm #

    You crack me up! Hoping your house doesn’t feel too ‘bordello-ish’ for much longer! :D

    I cannot wait to see more!

  15. Meredith December 5, 2012 at 7:48 pm #

    I love sequins for the holidays! And the pink tree is great, can’t wait to see more updates. Good luck with the decorating!

  16. katie December 5, 2012 at 7:48 pm #

    wow, i never would have been brave enough for a pink tree before seeing it here! definitely considering for the future :) and i, with everyone, am swooning over the pillow!

  17. Kathryn December 5, 2012 at 8:30 pm #

    I love that that job exists in the world.

  18. Maria @ Inspiration Affirmation December 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm #

    LOVE your pink tree! I mean, how fun is that?! Good luck with your lightbulb specialist. ;-)

  19. Joy | Frock Files December 6, 2012 at 10:34 am #

    How exciting! I’ll look forward to seeing that article published next year. And in the meantime, I’m excited about seeing more of your holiday decor. That pillow is amazing — Land of Nod is winning me over, one blog post at a time.

  20. christine{bijouandboheme} December 7, 2012 at 7:51 pm #

    I have the same issue with my pink tree…SO wish it came with white lights- not in love with the bright fuchsia lights at all. Your Christmas decor looks stunning:)

  21. Natalie December 10, 2012 at 9:40 am #

    l adore a little sequin especially at home. I knew I found the right guy when he took my sequin pillows on his sectional right into stride! Keep these pics coming :)

    xo
    Natalie
    dishesrunaysandbriefcases.blogspot.com

  22. Patti Borrelli @BeSoStyle December 11, 2012 at 7:34 pm #

    …for the love of pink! LOVE the tree…just had to pin it. Having fun checking out your blog. Visit me sometime. I’m a newbee blogger..any words of wisdom?

  23. Jessica December 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm #

    I adore the tree. I was thinking about getting something similar for our little girl’s room! Great pillow, too. Hope you get the lighting figured out!! :)

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