Oh Christmas Tree

10 December 2015

This year is my first Christmas living out of home and I was so excited to finally get a chance to buy and decorate my very own tree with Josh. We're hoping to start a few cute Christmas conditions that we can stick to every year. For starters, decorating the tree together. 

I picked out our tree from Big W. The Soho Christmas Tree. 195cm tall, realistic looking pine leaves scattered throughout, and pretty golden lights already threaded through the tree, so no need to add our own Christmas lights. 

Gold, Copper & Silver Christmas Tree

I decorated the tree with three packs of baubles also from Big W. At about $10 a pack it was pretty affordable, especially for our first tree. One pack was just filled with gold baubles of all different sizes, while the other two, my personal favourite, had black, copper, rose gold, gold and silver baubles. 

It was so good to find a pack of baubles for so cheap, because it was the only copper ones that we came across the entire time we were searching. That weren't sold individually that is. 

Penguin Bauble
My Cute little skiing Christmas penguin!
Camera Bauble
Josh's Christmas Camera Bauble!
Josh suggested it would be cute if we had a nice little ornament of our own choosing that represented ourselves. A special bauble that would be a bit of a tradition. We looked through all the beautiful glass and ceramic ornaments at David Jones and I finally picked a cute little Christmas penguin. Whose ski's are candy canes. Delightful. Josh's is a tad less Christmassy, but a bit more representative of himself than mine is. He's a lover of photography, and studies journalism, so it's a good fit!

Gold, Copper & Silver Christmas Tree

I'm really delighted with how the tree turned out! Josh even set it up on a timer so that the tree turns on and off by itself every night. It gives the living room a magical glow and really gets me into the Christmas spirit!

Gold, Copper & Silver Christmas Tree at Night

I would love to see how you have decorated your tree, or any nice traditions you have at Christmas! So please share them in the comments, or link me to any blog posts you've made about it! I hope everyone is having a good holiday season so far!

Cya! xx

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  1. I love the penguin and camera baubles, so cute!

    Sara - She Who Is Short

  2. How pretty!!! I love your tree! It's beautiful how you have the gold ornaments and then a few personal ones! =)

    Have a great day! Melanie | Blog: Toots + Dill

  3. so pretty ;-)

    i invite to me too


  4. Your tree is looking beautiful! Love how you've stuck to a theme, ours is so higgedly piggedly because of all the baubles we've collected since I was little - some are older than me! x

    Josie | Sick Chick Chic

  5. Such a cute tree! Love the little penguin and camera.

    Meg | A Little Twist Of…

  6. On Christmas eve, me, my mother and brother all open one present from under the tree. The present is always Christmas pyjamas. We then wear them and watch Christmas movies together. It's my favourite tradition

  7. This is so cute! I love how your tree turned out. I cannot wait to move out of home and decorate my own tree! You have inspired me to do a similar kind of post though! This was so wonderful, I love the penguin!


  8. SO GORGEOUS! I haven't even bothered to set up a Christmas tree since I will be away for Christmas (I know, I know, so slack!). Next year I'm going to aim for something really similar to this, it's gorgeous and so classic!

    Margarita Chi | MARGARITACHI.CO

  9. What a beautiful tree, Tegan! It must be so exciting to decorate with your loved one. I don't celebrate Christmas but during this holiday season, I usually just relax and lounge around with friends. That's the best gift I've got <3

    xx Bash | Hey Bash | bloglovin'


  10. This is so sweet! Enjoy your first Christmas in your own place hun.

    charlotte / styleaked

  11. Lovely post! Your christmas tree is lovely , merry christmas!


  12. Your tree is so lovely and I LOVE that camera decoration so cute :)

  13. Your house always looks gorgeous
    I love your little camera and penguin ornaments too!
    Garland Girl

  14. Oh my gosh. The tree is so beautiful and I love the reflection in the glass. So magical!

    Sharni | www.agirlandgrey.com


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