A Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour 2016

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, yet festive.

Simple Farmhouse Christmas

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. 

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas 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.  I just discovered these gorgeous white branches that are battery operated and I will for sure be adding these to my Christmas decor this year!

Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - Winter or Christmas Rustic Table Settings
Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - Christmas Trees in Crocks
Simple Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour -  Christmas Tree in Old Crock

I love using crocks to tuck little faux 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. 

Simple Farmhouse Christmas
A Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour - how to hang ticking stockings without a mantel

We don't have a mantel 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.

How To Hang Stocking Without a Mantel in this Simple Farmhouse Christmas Tour

I love the simple style of ticking stockings. I was looking for something last year that fit into the farmhouse Christmas feel and I couldn't find anything that I liked. So I decided to make my own and I also make them for you to enjoy as well! 

Farmhouse Christmas Ticking Stockings for a Simple Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

It has been fun looking back at Christmas last year! I look forward to decorating for this year but I am not quite ready to put my decor out this early in the year. How about you? Are you ready to put your tree up or do you wait until later in the season?

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