Pink Christmas

It doesn’t feel like Christmas around here until the pink tree is up.

I still wish our tree was a little taller. We have the 6′ tall version, but it’s a bit dwarfed by our 9′ tall living room. I noticed a new, lighter pink tree is available this year! Kind of makes me want to sell this one and get the other in a larger size, but I do love our little pink tree.

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  • Melissa
    December 14, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    I am so insanely jealous of that tree. I LOVE it!!

  • Comeca
    December 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    I am in love!

  • Loren
    December 14, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    Love the tree. It looks pretty much perfect in these photos.

  • Alana
    December 14, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    I dunno…tough call. I do like the pale pink and it would be awfully pretty filling that vertical space so nicely.

    Sounds like you have a hankerin’ anyway…


  • Melissa
    December 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    I love pink Christmas trees…sigh…I would like one one year..maybe even a baby pink tree. LUV this ALOT!!

  • Kelley
    December 14, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    I’m jealous that you have a husband that lets you have a pink tree! Lucky! My husband is outnumbered 3-1 by the girls in the house (I’m counting the dog, too) so I think it’ll be some time before I put any pressure on him to get a pink Christmas tree :)

  • Kristen ~ Pajama Mama
    December 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    stick it on a table. cover the table in something festive…faux fur or something…works in our house (very high ceilings) and the babies can’t reach the ornaments…:)

    • Sarah in Indiana
      December 14, 2011 at 9:10 pm

      I’ve done that with concrete blocks. They were stable, sturdy, elevated the tree and could be hidden under the tree skirt.

  • sherika
    December 14, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    I love it!

  • Liz
    December 14, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    I love love love your pink tree!
    I convinced my husband to let me put one up this year (something about it being ‘hipster’ and ‘ironic’ worked…), though it is only 3 feet tall.

  • Rebecca
    December 14, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    Love it!

  • Jen @ Rambling Renovators
    December 14, 2011 at 6:02 pm

    I didn’t realize your living room was 10′ tall! That tree looks great. The room seems so cozy.

    • Making it Lovely
      December 20, 2011 at 1:27 pm

      Whoops, I edited the post. I don’t know what I was thinking; Our living room is only 9′ tall!

  • Tory
    December 14, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    Ooh, I see you’ve switched out the art over the sofa! Are you going to put something on that poor naked wall by the window?

  • Anna (twelve22)
    December 14, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    I upgraded from a little white tree to a BIG white tree this year (like so), which is 7.5′, and that’s how I discovered my living room is only 8′ tall.

  • Lilly
    December 14, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    It’s beautiful! I love that you embrace pink and somehow make it sophisticated and never too girly! Merry Christmas:)

  • michelle@decorandthedog
    December 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    My MIL sets her tree up on blocks too and covers with a tree skirt. I didn’t know this until I helped her take it down last year. Tricky.

  • Donnie
    December 14, 2011 at 11:20 pm

    What a perfect pink Christmas! I don’t think my husband would ever let me pull this off in a common area lol. I also love the color of the light in the room with the pink tree!

  • my honest answer
    December 15, 2011 at 2:49 am

    Wait until after Christmas and buy the taller tree on sale, then sell the smaller one at the start of the season next year! Although I think it looks lovely as it is, and I am very envious of your gorgeous tall ceilings!

  • marcie
    December 15, 2011 at 8:02 am

    So beautiful! it reminds me of when i was a little girl and begged my mom to buy a jazzier fake Christmas tree!

  • katie
    December 15, 2011 at 9:32 am

    I love your pink tree, Nicole! and can you remind me where you got your living room couch? We are in the market for a new one and I love the LENGTH of yours- amazing!

  • Alexis L., The Studioist
    December 15, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I do not love pink per se but I always look forward to seeing your Christmas tree–it’s such a vibrant, bold statement that fills the room with warmth. We decided to depart from natural trees this year and go for a gold sequined one. So much fun:

  • Hege
    December 15, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Fantastic christmas decoration! Love the interior:)

  • susan
    December 15, 2011 at 10:20 am

    You can always put the smaller one in another room. I just love your pink tree (sigh)

  • Diana @ Boy + Girl
    December 15, 2011 at 10:43 am

    I love the Pink tree. I couldn’t pull it off in my house but it looks absolutely lovely in yours!

  • TheAL
    December 16, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    It’s beautiful, and it has such a lovely soft glow to it. Very subtle. And even though it’s pink, it’s the ‘greener’ way to go. Love it!

  • Krissy
    December 17, 2011 at 8:56 am

    I loved it last year, and I still am completely enamored by your pink tree!

  • Tricia
    July 30, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Hi! I absolutely love your blog! I decided to get a pink christmas tree this year and while googling I was brought here! I ‘m not sure if you’re still interested in the cotton candy tree, but I wanted to let you know that the reviews say it’s actually quite bright. Figured I’d let you know!