async='async' data-ad-client='ca-pub-1704385665578974' src=''/> November 2021 - Welch House 1900

French Style Christmas Decor in the Library

I love an "old world" Christmas.


Beautiful fir trees dripping in beads, and adorned with satin ribbons and bows.

My library is a perfect back drop for that type of Christmas. Fresh greenery dressed up the crystal chandelier and delicate glass ornaments can be found hanging among the crystals.

All together is makes for a pretty presentation.

Cedar garland looks lovely draped across a painting. Simple, but beautiful.

I love Marie Antoinette inspired decor, and I was delighted to find two gorgeous French Macaron topiary trees at Home Goods this year! They are absolutely wonderful and unique! I plan to keep them up year round.

They look very nice on my French coffee table with its marble top, which by the way, recently received a makeover. I painted it the same blue as the walls, added gold to make the details pop, and of course added a large gold appliqué.

I wanted my tree to have a subtle Marie Antoinette vibe, so I added in some adorable French Macaron cookie ornaments! These are so lovely!     

The ornaments come packaged in a gorgeous pink box and each pastel macaron had its own tiny gold French fork. You can find them here in my Amazon Store.

Throughout the year I will collect small vintage French portraits and prints of antique paintings. They are perfect for my Christmas tree and the old world style that I love. This print I thought would look lovely at the top of my tree.

I am pleased with my finished tree and each year I plan to collect more French style ornaments  and build on what I already have. 

A antique French box makes a wonderful addition to my old world Christmas. I found this darling box at a garage sale for one dollar.

Another new addition to my tree this year is  this gold birdcage featuring a tiny delicate bird. I found it thrifting and it reminded me of Marie Antoinette.

I hope you enjoyed  the tour of my very French Christmas Library. I will be showing our Christmas living room soon. This year it is very traditional and I used red! The vibe is very victorian inspired.

Thank you for stopping by!