Sunday, November 30, 2014

Our Holiday Entryway and $150 Home Decorators Giveaway

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! After a wonderful Thanksgiving with family visiting, I was ready to dive head first into Christmas decorating. I wasted no time swapping out the pumpkins on our front porch for some fresh holiday greenery from Home Decorators Collection

Make sure to enter through the Rafflecopter below to win a $150 Home Decorators gift card to get your own home holiday ready!

I have always loved giving a fresh greenery wreath as a gift during the holidays. These stunning wreaths start at $35, and who wouldn't be excited to receive one of these in the mail?  This year is the first time I'm using fresh greenery to decorate our front entry. The wreath paired with two matching garlands is so beautiful. 

I'm hoping the greenery continues to look this great over the coming weeks! The front porch is pretty well protected from rain and direct sun, so I am keeping my fingers crossed.

A bought a pair of poinsettias to compliment the fresh greenery and add some bold pops of red to the entry. To cover up their unattractive plastic pots, I put them in these woven canvas baskets. To prop them up, I turned an empty pot upside down inside the basket and then put the poinsettia pot on top. The baskets not only look pretty, but their handles make it easy to transport the poinsettias inside if the temps get too cold overnight. If you want to do something similar, just take the plants out of the baskets to water them so the baskets stay dry.

To decorate a bare corner on the porch,  I added this lantern with a red LED candle, a little more fresh greenery, and a tree made from a tomato cage and white lights! Such a simple project if you have a tomato cage left over from the summer. Just wrap lights around and stick a star tree topper on the top!

But this handsome guy is my favorite new addition! At almost 3 feet tall this resin deer can be seen easily from the street, and his little burlap and pinecone scarf is just too cute. I have a feeling he will be on our front stoop for many Christmases to come.

For a final touch of green I stole a wire basket from Ross's man cave (shhh, don't tell!) and filled it with some pinecones, logs, and nandina berries from our yard.

I hope this inspires you to incorporate some fresh greenery into your entryway decor this Christmas too!

Home Decorators Collection Giveaway - you have 7 chances to enter!

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Make sure to join us for all 14 days of Holiday Love with a new giveaway starting daily and running for 3 days!

Nov. 28 Melissa Creates is giving away a Shop Melissa Creates Gift Set
Nov. 29 Make+Haus is giving away a $150 gift Blurb gift card
Nov. 30 Design Improvised is giving away $150 Home Decorators Gift Card
Dec. 1 Handmade Mood is giving away a Kate Spade New Year's Planning Pack
Dec. 2 Oleander and Palm is giving away a pair of Sven Clogs
Dec. 3 A Girl Named PJ is giving away a Nandi Necklace from Tulsi Project ($160 value)
Dec. 4 Frock Files is giving away a $100 gift card to Schoolhouse Electric
Dec. 5 Living on Love is giving away a luxury home throw and a toddler to teen blanket ($164 value) fromSaranoni
Dec. 6 Everyday Reading is giving away a Lily Jade bag
Dec. 7 Lia Griffith is giving away a $100 Michaels gift card
Dec. 8 Melissa Creates giving away 2 $50 gift cards (one for you and one for a friend) to Sassy Steals
Dec. 9 Dream Green DIY is giving away a $250 Minted gift card
Dec. 10 The Caterpillar Years is giving away a  2015 Calendar + $50 Gift Card to Design Life Kids
Dec. 11 Oleander and Palm is giving away a Cricut Explore Machine

This post is sponsored by Home Decorators Collection. All content and opinions are my own.
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