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My Christmas Decorations

Thanks to my new Kallax unit, I had to change up my Christmas decorations a bit this year so made sure to take some photos.

Christmas decorations

When I changed up my living room, I did wonder what I was going to do with my Christmas tree and decorations that usually sat on a low unit, but I thought it would be a good opportunity to move some things around. That worked out really well and feels like I have a few little framed themed displays.

Christmas decorations

My Christmas tree is on a footstool that I covered in a tablecloth and my favourite thing this year is Snowman gang! This kind of happened naturally so I decided to go with it and hunted up all the little snowmen. Pride of place is for my 2 handmade snowmen – pom pom tutorial and paper-band craft kit.

Christmas decorations

Here’s a closer look at my tree, including an adorable ceramic snowman near the top that I bought in Edinburgh recently. I only put up about half my usual ornaments as you can’t really see the back.

Christmas decorations

I also bought a new gingerbread man (from Jellycat, centre) to add to my growing collection! The snowman is there because he came with the Noodoll plush and I feel like they’d be sad apart.

Christmas decorations

My mantelpiece is very similar to last year but I’m always happy to get my felt holly garland and stockings up.

Usually, I share my personal Christmas card but I’m not sure very many of them have arrived yet! They’re also really new year cards and I will be doing a tutorial for SCK in the new year if you want to make some for the year of the rabbit.


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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