Keep the tree elegant & simple. Image courtesy of Amara. I love the closeness of the tree to the fireplace and the couch but I would prefer to have more colour in the room throughout winter. White interior makes it look that little bit colder.
Year round crate filled with different things for each season. Love this simple holiday decorating / repurposing idea: Fill a crate with jars, candles, and greenery and/or pine cones. (via Kaleidoscope of Colors)