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Christmas in the She Shed

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Welcome to Christmas in the She Shed! A few weeks ago we shared with you the reveal of our She Shed makeover and we were thrilled that you love it just as much as we do! The Hive, as we lovingly named it, is all decked out in Christmas splendor.

Thank you to Caroline from Organize Nashville for hosting today’s Simply Seasonal blog hop!  Not only are we sharing Christmas in the She Shed – we are going to be sharing with each of you our holiday tips on how we get our homes ready for holidays. If you are coming from, Simple Nature Decor, welcome!  We’re so glad you are here!

We went with a little bit of a retro theme in the she shed by using red and teal ornaments and we love how it turned out! It is definitley ready for a Christmas party.

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed.


5 Christmas Decorating Tips:

  • Start with a theme and color palette. Our Christmas decor inspiration came from the cute deer sign. We immediately thought of using turquoise and red decorations. Our theme became Retro Christmas.
  • Utilize the dollar store. The majority of our Christmas decorations came from our local Dollar Tree. The deer sign, ornaments, ribbon and more. You don’t need to spend a lot of money for pretty decor.
  • Fresh greenery. Typically all of our greenery is FREE.  Saving clippings when we purchase our Christmas tree is the first thing that we do. We also very sweetly ask to take several more pieces of greenery clippings from the Christmas tree lot – we have never been turned down 🙂 Also, greenery is saved from our own pine trees after a storm. These are all so fragrant and beautiful filler.
  • Use what you already own. Typically, we love to mix-and-match our Christmas decor every year. Moving things around from room to room keeps decor fresh. We love using trays, baskets and bowls. One of our most favorite ways to decorate is by using vintage and family heirlooms. This instantly warms up a space and makes it more special.
  • Be creative! Let your personality shine. For example – we added the simple “North Pole” tag to our cork globe. It took just a second to make and it makes us smile. This is also a great way to save money. You can read our post HERE about budget friendly ornaments.

Christmas in the She Shed

Often you can find large statement ornaments, like the one here, at the Dollar Store. This definitely gives a little pop to the tree.

Christmas in the She Shed

Another thing we love to do is to keep it simple on the coffee table. By using a basket we already had, we just incorporated a few Christmas elements to give the table a little character.

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed


Christmas in the She Shed

This adorable little deer sign was a Dollar Store find. And the inspiration for our color theme in the she shed.

Christmas in the She Shed

The shelves also got a little spruce up (no pun intended) by adding some live greenery and ornaments. Also, isn’t that north pole tag on the globe cute?

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

We of course couldn’t not decorate the bar area a little bit as well. We really wanted to highlight the area with red, which really pops.

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Christmas in the She Shed

Be sure to hop on over to Country Design Style to hear how she readies her home for the holidays. I’ve added a link to everyone else participating {and the day they post} so you can be sure to check out all the amazing blogs in this series.

Christmas in the She Shed


Monday, December 5

Organize Nashville

Creatively Homespun

At Home with Zan

Uncookie Cutter

Tuesday, December 6

Timeless Creations

Craftivity Designs

Green with Decor

My Life from Home

Two Purple Couches

Old House to New Home

Wednesday, December 7

Our Crafty Mom

A Purdy Little House

Roots North & South

Pender & Peony

Organize & Decorate Everything

Thursday, December 8

Flourish & Knot

Rocky Mountain Bliss

Pocketful of Posies

Recreated Designs

Knock it Off Kim

The Interior Maven

Little Bits of Home

Friday, December 9

Love My Simple Home

Brooklyn Berry Designs

Simple Nature Decor

2 Bees in a Pod

Country Design Style

Finding Your Joy in the Journey


  1. Nice work. It really gets me into the spirit of the season.

  2. The She Shed looks gorgeous and so festive! I can’t believe that little deer sign came from the dollar store! It’s adorable. Merry Christmas to you both!

  3. Happy Holidays! Christmas in that shed is going to be a fun one! for you guys! the greenery and the ornaments look fabulous and you picked the best colors to make the whole shed shine. Can’t wait to party in a few weeks with your all.

  4. Oh my goodness I just love your she shed. The vintage décor is so fun. It is the perfect place to have a holiday party! Great tips no how to ready for the holidays. It is fun hopping with you!
    Julie @ Love My Simple Home

  5. I love your She Shed and there’s just so much to comment on! Your large ornament is amazing and quite a statement piece. I love that you marked the North Pole on your globe~ darling. I’m certain you are going to enjoy your holidays in the shed. Merry Christmas!

  6. I just love your She Shed! You decorated it very beautifully and it looks super fun! Happy Holidays!

  7. So, are you going to be torn come Christmas morning…where will you open your presents? That She Shed is so phenomenal. Are you finding yourselves out there all the time? I would be for sure…the great escape.
    And I couldn’t help but notice that penguin ice bucket! My parents had one for years and it fits in so perfectly with your retro theme.

    Thanks for the inspiration.

    Hugs, Lynn

  8. Oh my goodness this is so darling! Can I come visit?!?! Loved having you on the hop. XX Caroline

  9. Holy cow!!!!! This she shed is spectacular. How cozy and fun it must be to hang out in this space. I love it. So jealous. Merry Christmas.

  10. Oh my goodness, your she shed is amazing. I could live in there. It is so beautifully decorated for Christmas and so warm and inviting. Enjoy your beautiful space! Merry Christmas!

  11. Patty Brinkman says:

    Vicki, I’m sorry in my last message I spelled your “‘Jenn’s” name wrong. It’s my Jen that has one “n” not yours! Sorry bout that. You two always inspire me. I’m waiting for pictures of the fire pit, hint, hint!🎅

  12. You guys, this is so good!! I just love it. That tea towel is too cute, and your tree looks so festive! Wish I lived closer to sit at that bar for cocktails with you ladies! Merry Christmas!

  13. Such a great place to party Jenn! I love how you guys mixed the red and the turquoise together. It’s fabulous. Everything looks so good! Hugs, CoCo

  14. Mary Withers says:

    I simply adore your She Shed especially now that you have it decorated for the Christmas season. I have a building on my property that I’d like to make into a She Shed and I would like to know your heat/cooling source.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year partying in your fabulous She Shed 🎄🎅🎉❤️

  15. Ok… Hail to you ladies! This is amazing and just made the holiday that much brighter! My goodess you rocked it! Thanks for joining in on the hop! xo Share and pinned!

  16. I love the ornament hanging from the antler, too fun! Your tobacco basket with the wreath is lovely. Pinned!!

  17. Wow! I am so in love with your she shed! the fact that it has a bar is so great! Happy Holidays!

  18. I love the palette and vibe you chose for your shed! (BTW I need one of those!) It is cool without feeling overdone or kitschy. What a great place to relax!

  19. I have used these tips when decorating and the Dollar store is always a good place to find cheap holiday decor. I found some tiny and even bigger reindeer ornaments that I used last year and this year. And of course, the nature is always another good option!!! Love your simple and beautiful decor!!

  20. That tree is just beautiful! I love the mix of blues and red with the green tree. So, so pretty <3 Merry Christmas!

  21. Ladies, The Hive looks fabulous all decked out in her Christmas glory! That deer sign is adorable and I love the “North Pole” flag you added to your globe! Merry Christmas! I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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