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Tour of our Cozy Christmas Basement! | Thrifty Decor Chick


A full Christmas embellished basement tour!

It is about that point! It has been a minute since I’ve shared a tour of our basement — our favourite spot in the home this time of yr.

That is all the time the primary house I enhance for the season as a result of we spend a lot time down right here, particularly within the darker, colder months. 

The nice and cozy and moody colours and decor make it really feel additional cozy, much more so with the Christmas decor added in! 

It is a tour of the vacation decor within the household room, eating/sport space and kitchenette I completed up (effectively, principally) earlier this yr. 

I will add hyperlinks to among the massive tasks I’ve tackled down right here as we undergo the tour, however let me know in case you’re questioning about one thing particular. 🙂

Letters to Santa book

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Home Depot Christmas tree

It’s SO enjoyable to embellish these cabinets for the vacations. This yr I did not go loopy with the Christmas decor as a result of our Christmas village show is so busy. 

I added a number of vacation collectible figurines like bushes and reindeer, however for essentially the most half simply saved to some evergreen and pine cone touches, in addition to a number of of the vacation Lego units our son has put collectively over time:

Westchester gray bookcases with lights

We have been including to our Christmas village for about 20 years now…this yr’s addition was a holiday-themed House Depot. 😂

TV with Christmas village

This bench underneath the TV serves as additional seating, however can also be excellent for our Halloween and Christmas shows. 🙂 

We gentle it up each night once we watch TV: 

Christmas village display under TV
I shared some enjoyable and straightforward tree adorning suggestions a pair weeks in the past. This yr’s tree is certainly one of my favorites I’ve ever embellished. The gorgeous tree positively helps!: 
huge wall of TV built ins

I added some greenery and berries across the the classic console desk as effectively: 

vintage dresser with frames

The basement is unquestionably the place I’ve enjoyable with our Christmas decor! I like just a little extra of a refined look upstairs on the principle stage, however I exploit quite a lot of shade and cozy touches within the basement: 

dog in bed with blanket

Christmas stuffies in basket
popcorn garland on Christmas tree

dark gray moody basement living room

A number of years in the past we had a wall put up down right here to separate among the areas. So glad we did that, as a result of it created this cozy spot the place we added a desk and this DIY fire wall
dark green electric fireplace wall
reindeer display in tray

I shuttle on including a mantel above the hearth (normally simply throughout the holidays!), however I nonetheless prefer it with out. 

These glass and steel chargeable lamps are SO fairly! I completely love them. They’re nice for low, ambient gentle, but additionally nice further process lighting for Legos or puzzles:
Christmas centerpiece with reindeer

These chairs have been from Large A lot of all locations! They’re SO comfortable and the standard is great. (They’ve even held as much as cat claws.):

fireplace with two leather chairs

We love this cozy spot a lot!

Earlier this yr I shared our completed basement kitchenette. We really feel SO fortunate to have this superior house for us, however for entertaining down right here too. 

There are a number of extra tasks I plan to sort out on this house. I constructed this room from the bottom up all of final December and January final yr, so it is good to calm down and revel in this yr: 

kitchenette with long shelf
Our “Rely Your Blessings” artwork is my favourite. White Christmas is our go-to film each Christmas Eve and that track all the time makes me cry:
Count your blessings artwork
The Mickey Mouse garland is lovely! It sings a Christmas track and the faces gentle up. It is obnoxious and I find it irresistible. 😂
Years in the past I made some cute vacation mason jars, and I prefer to reuse the decor in numerous methods. This yr I positioned a number of bushes and decor gadgets underneath a cheese plate glass dome: 
Christmas decor under glass cloche

I discovered the lovable glass gingerbread home and snowman on the Goal greenback spot, and the tree at Walmart: 

Christmas glass food containers

Only a few little touches make this spot really feel festive and enjoyable!:

artwork between bookcases

I hope you loved this vacation tour of our favourite spot in the home this time of yr! Now I must get to wrapping and get some presents underneath that tree! 

gray walls and built ins with TV

I will be again shortly with a tour of the remainder of our vacation residence. 🙂 

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