Romantic Cottage Christmas Tree

This year I was inspired to create a new themed tree… the romantic cottage Christmas tree!!

I knew I was going to put this tree in my bedroom which is decorated in a French country style.

 Where better to display this tree than in front of some purple toile curtains?

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Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

For this tree, I was drawn to the softer pastel colors…

…as if the ornaments had sat in a box and faded.

Additionally, I didn’t want a “loud” tree in my bedroom. This one had to be soft!

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

I also added in some dried roses.

It was a little bit by accident. I had not intended too, but you see, they sat neglected in the vase forever and dried. (They were alive in this post – yeah like a month ago. SHH!

I was walking by the dried flowers in the vase as I was putting ornaments on this tree.

And the vision struck! 

So I tucked them into the tree. 

And I liked how it looked. So I tucked more in. 

It really goes with the romantic cottage look, don’t you think?

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

I liked their faded color.  They matched the ornaments too.

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

It was coincidence that this romantic tree matched the drapes! 

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

For this tree, I was drawn to a pastel color palette.

Also, there are a few mercury glass ornaments tucked in here and there.

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

The tree topper came from an Etsy shop. Isn’t it lovely? It is actually an ornament but I secured it to the top of the tree. It matches the tree perfectly, both in color and style! 

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

I prefer viewing the tree at night time. 

The soft glow of the tree provides some nice ambient light, doesn’t it?

I love laying in bed at night looking at the twinkling lights.

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

However, it looks nice in the daytime too.

You can create your own romantic cottage tree too – go for softer colors, metallics, and ornaments that look more handmade. 

I also prefer the look of the flocked tree with these muted colors.  The flocked tree also seems more romantic to me too! 

Vintage French Country Christmas Tree | Pastel Christmas Tree

I hope you all enjoyed my tree!

Joyeux Noël! 

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2 Comments

  1. November 27, 2016 / 11:06 pm

    Your tree is beautiful and I like the soft, pastel colors on the white tree. Your curtains are lovely, also!