Simple Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Tour 2016

Simple Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Lots of greenery, ticking stockings and white lights, crocks and Christmas trees is how I decorated our home for the 2016 holiday season. I kept it simple, rustic, yet festive.

Simple Farmhouse Christmas

Fresh Natural Greenery in Holiday Decor

Natural greenery makes for simple decorating and often times I pick mine up for free. If you visit a place that sells Christmas trees you can often get the greenery they trim off for free. Adding greenery to our home provides a bit of color against all the neutral decor and paint colors. Want to know how to keep your greenery fresh longer? Visit this post!

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Table Setting

Simple Rustic Holiday Table Setting

White plates and candles paired with a battery operated Christmas garland makes for a beautiful table setting. I love the way the lights add in such a cozy feel. I used natural greenery tied with a linen ribbon for a simple touch on each plate. My husband cut the wooden coasters for the glasses but you can also find some here. Adding in element from nature is what gives this table a setting a bit of a rustic feel.

Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - Winter or Christmas Rustic Table Settings

Small Christmas Trees in Crocks

I love using crocks to tuck little Christmas trees into. If you don't have a space for a large tree then this is a perfect idea for having multiple trees throughout your home. They can easily sit on the counter or even end tables in your family room or bedroom. With battery operated Christmas lights you can stick the battery part in the bottom of the crock and wind the lights around the tree. This gives any room that simple rustic farmhouse look.

Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - Christmas Trees in Crocks
Simple Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour -  Christmas Tree in Old Crock
Simple Farmhouse Christmas

Hanging Stocking Without a Mantel

We don't have a mantel in our home, so I have to come up with ways to hang our stockings each year. Last year I chose to use a ladder part of them time and then I switched over to using antlers after I realized I could stick the antlers behind an old window frame. Many of our antlers have been found in the woods but you can also find them in flea markets or even buy them online.  I love that they are versatile for all seasons.

A Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - how to hang ticking stockings without a mantel
How To Hang Stocking Without a Mantel in this Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour
Farmhouse Christmas Ticking Stockings for a Simple Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Do you love to decorate simply for the Christmas season? What are some ways that you enjoy decorating?

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Sarah Blankenship

Rocky Hedge Farm is a simple living blog sharing the journey of a family living in small town USA. A hang laundry on the line, cook from scratch kind of girl, living in a modular home that is being remodeled, Sarah writes about balancing life as a mother, wife, homemaker, and farm girl.

Located in rural Missouri, Sarah keeps the company of her husband, and four children. The days are filled with time spent in the garden, keeping house, working on DIY projects, checking on the bees, and spending time with her husband and their children.