Our house is not very big at all, and to top it off, our awkward L-shaped living room doesn't present many opportunities to actually fit a Christmas tree in there. That--combined with the fact that my two doggies believe that the entire house is their playground--makes a full-size tree an illogical choice unless I want to be picking it up off the ground or refilling the base with water every 5 minutes. Sorry guys!
Last year we were prepared to completely forgo the whole Christmas tree experience, when I finally broke down and bought a cute little tabletop tree when the husband was away from home for VW training mere days before Christmas (because he wasn't there to stop me bwa ha ha!). Little tree = little mess, annnnnd since it was sitting on a table, it didn't look like a fun plaything to a certain furry animal. It worked out perfectly, so I went with the same route this year.
I decided that pink and white is an acceptable Christmas color combination, and that since the husband wasn't helping to deocrate, he didn't have much of a choice ;) I decorated the tabletop tree using some vintage pink and white Shiny-Brite ornaments that I've slowly been collecting throughout the past year. I also cut up a pearly floral arrangement piece (from the fake flower section at my local craft store) and wrapped them around branches.
Aren't these clip-on bird ornaments adorable?
A blank wall space in the living room was practically screaming "bedazzle meeee!" so I put up a string of lights in the shape of a Christmas tree.
Have you put up any decorations yet?