How I Transitioned my Living Room from Fall to Winter

I know there are those out there who probably cringe at the thought of Christmas decorating right now. I for one am not one of those people. I am not sure why, but believe it is the culmination of four things, 1. I don’t celebrate Halloween just Fall, 2. I worked in retail for many, many, years, 3. have you been shopping lately, Christmas has arrived and when it arrives in store I am ready. 4. I am a planner, so I like to get the show on the road and be ready when the Holiday arrives, not be getting ready. To each his own though, I do understand those who wait have there list of whys as well. Its ok, if we see it a little different. All that to say, I have been out shopping lately and have found some ways to transition my rooms into a more wintery look and feel with out going full out Christmas. So, if you are like me and you are ready… is what I have done.

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A while back I added in these bronze pillows to add a little warmth to the room for fall.



This one of the many reasons why I love and adore a white or neutral sofa, you can very easily change the look with pillows and throws. So in an attempt to get my sofa ready for dare I say Christmas, I filled it up with white throws, brought 2 fur pillows down from my bedroom, and added in this sweet subtle Christmas pillow from Simply French Market. And Well, it looks like a different couch and defiantly wintery.

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The view coming down the stairs.

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This sweet pillow below is the pillow that is up for grabs at a give away over on Instagram, at Tammy Damore and from Simply French Market. Go check it out, it runs for three days only.

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Sitting on the ottoman a basket full of ornaments I have been collecting. Its my basket of happiness, because it is Christmas.

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This beautiful Thankful pillow is from Bows and Burlap.

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Some flameless birch-look candles, and a sheep skin, add a winter look to a room as well.

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I set this recent auction item to this table to get it off the floor and I loved how it looked so there it sits for now. It will be hung in the foyer/hall on the second floor, hopefully soon.

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Lets not forget to mention, the addition of my new Dear Lillie to die for sign.

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The Mercury glass pedestal above as well as this sweet tin tray, adds just the right touch from my shop The Arrows nest.

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A few subtle changes, some antlers, because these days, why not. The icy look of the blue glass I adore so much. And I believe this room is looking wintery without looking Christmas. However, it is a ready room, all I need to do is start adding in the few things I pick up while out shopping until the November 1, because that is when I bring it all out and get started. My first order of business is a faux tree in the dining room, which I have been out collecting things for. I cant wait to work on it, I have had the tree for about 7 years and have yet to decorate it. We did bring it up and put it together twice and well, I just didn’t have enough, or wasn’t willing to sacrifice from my main tree to decorate this one. Ill be sharing soon. I hope this helped you or inspired you to find a way to start to getting ready, to get ready  😉 lol

Thanks for Stopping by the Blog

Tammy Damore


  1. Tammy,
    Just lovely. I’m with you I want to decorate when it hits the shops. The seasons are over so fast. I’m hoping to get started this week. I love the white, I have been chrushing on a white sofa. Needless to say budget won’t allow. It’s a small microfiber beige sofa with chaise. Totally stealing your look. ❤️ So I’ll add white fur pillows and throws. Thank you for the ideas! Whitney (instagram filler also whitsigler)

    • So glad my room inspired you. I was dying for a white sofa, and the one I wanted was thousands. This sofa is from IKEA and was only $499 with the slip cover, check it out they have several styles. Good luck.

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