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Bedroom Christmas Decorations ~ 12 Days of Christmas Decorations / Day 10

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Good evening y’ll, how is this Tuesday treating you?

Mine can’t be over quick enough….

Not that there is anything wrong with this day, it is just that I’ve got something wonderful to look forward to…..


Songbird Christmas Bed Room 6


Look, see where I am retreating at night after a full day of work, craft, housework and blogging, my fully decorated, – ready for Christmas – bedroom.

As you can see I’ve got the red and white theme going in here too. Combined with my rustic repurposed headboard I really do think it feels like a Scandinavian mountain cabinet.



I am sure you can imagine how this looks at night. Me cuddled up in the blankets and pillows, hot tea by my side, little lights flickering and my Christmas tree giving just enough light to read a magazine in bed.
Heaven, sheer heaven, I tell you!



All those US homes I visit during the Christmas season had me yearning for a pair of stockings (it is not a tradition in my country), so I set out to makes some myself. I used two different, old tea towels for the fabric, and with a pattern Google found for me, these were whipped up quite easily. I think they turned out pretty good.



My vintage crate, fit the theme perfectly. I filled her up with some goodies to look good and add a little atmosphere.



A crate like this is such a handy decorating tool. It looks good on its own but when filled up with just about anything that strikes your fancy, it is an instant vignette. You really can’t go wrong with this one.



The little tree is actually the top part of our fake tree. I decorated it with all of our sentimental ornaments. You may recall that we try to buy an ornament on every vacation, something to remind us of the good times we had. So I guess this small tree is in fact one big memory tree.



Like this motorcycle ornament I found last year. I gave it too my Love as a gift. He loves his motorcycle, so this little ornament is his personal reminder of biking holidays.



Hmmmm, I think I might turn in early tonight……


I am part of 12 Days of Christmas with:
Christmas Homeschool Fun: 1+1+1=1
Tips for a Healthy Holiday: The Thrifty Mama
Saving Money: Surviving the Stores
Travel Tips: Mom’s Travel Tales
Christmas Recipes: Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures
Christmas Family Fun: Life as Mom
Homemade Christmas Gifts: The Happy Housewife


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  1. Oh Marianne your room looks simply devine! And the soda bottle crate is clever.
    We have the same pillow shams and duvet cover in our guest bedroom. I wanted the set for our bed but could only find in queen, it is one of my favorites.
    You've inspired me to decorate our bedroom, something I've never done (shame on me, I know!)

  2. Comeca Jones says:

    I second Cath everything looks great simple I love it!

  3. helen tilston says:

    I love your festive decor

    Enjoy your evening and sweet dreams

    Helen xx

  4. very merry vintage style says:

    Love that crate–you've dressed it so pretty for the holidays! Stop by and link up if you have time!

  5. Barb and Dell says:

    Your bedroom looks so cozy and relaxing. I love the old crate with the greens, pinecones and candles.
    Sweet dreams

  6. I am IN LOVE with this bedroom!! How crisp, cozy and wonderful. I'd be asleep already!!! LOL

  7. It does look like a lovely Scandinavian mountain retreat! Love all the goodies in the crate.

  8. ♥ Sonny ♥ says:

    Your bedroom look wonderful and I absolutely adore the stockings you made.. I mean- ADORE~!

  9. Jullie slaapkamer is rustgevend en mooi ingericht.
    We zetten vanavond de kerstboom op. Ik ben blij als het gebeurt is 😉

  10. Muddy Boot Dreams says:

    Marianne, that is such a beautiful room, it should be featured in a magazine.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

  11. What a cozy and welcoming room. I hope you did go to bed early and enjoy the lovely space you've created.

  12. linnea-maria says:

    I love your christmas decorated bedroom. It must give you that special christmas feel everymorning you wake up. I have only hung up a star lamp in the window. Did i sea a Dala horse in your tiny tree? Thats were I live :)

  13. Franse Lelie says:

    Ik zou m'n bed niet meer uitkomen…wat een heerlijke kerstsfeer!Zo ver ga ik niet hoor, ik zag ook al iemand die de badkamer in kerstsfeer had, zo grappig!
    De krat is super zo mooi gevuld met allemaal kerstdingetjes en wat een schattig boompje.
    Volgens mij heb je een hele witte dekbedhoes, mag ik vragen waar je die vandaag hebt? Ik zoek er nog een (die een beetje betaalbaar is:)…) Kerstgroetjes, Jolanda

  14. freckled laundry says:

    Absolutely beautiful, Marianne! So wintery and cozy. I LOVE that red crate and the other punches of red. You never disappoint.

    Merry Christmas,

  15. AweSomeLiving By Rosita de Jongh says:

    Wonderful Christmas atmosphere … great shots actually sit down enjoy a great week …. and sweet greetings rosita

  16. AmyeToTheRescue! says:

    Your posts just make me smile! I love your never-ending creativity.
    Merry Christmas!!!

  17. cindy the cottage chick says:

    Seriously awesome! Those stockings put many an american to shame, girl :)

    And I think I want to marry your crate. Pinned!

  18. Everything looks great! Makes me look forward to the week after Christmas when I have a lot less to do! I didn't know you didn't 'do' stockings there. You did a good job of making them! It's interesting to learn how people in other countries celebrate.

  19. Megan {Honey We're Home} says:

    Gorgeous! I love the whole room- I plan to feature this next week. Thanks for linking up!

  20. Cassie @ Primitive & Proper says:

    wow- how beautiful is that room. i adore every detail- it's just perfect!

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