A nautical-theme oceanside home is easy to decorate for Christmas with just a few special holiday accents.
When it comes to collecting a specific Christmas decoration -- such as blue salt-glaze Santas -- the more the merrier. Displaying these Santas in groupings on mantels, bookshelves, and tables throughout the house creates instant holiday decorations with personal meaning.
When the family tree is loaded with collectibles and handmade ornaments, bowls piled high with traditional glass balls make easy table decorations.
A bolt of blue grosgrain ribbon from a flea market is used to tie garland to the bedposts and wrap a pillow like a package, adding holiday touches while savoring every inch of the old textile.
A beautiful everyday display of treasured Blue Willow pottery on a vintage bamboo stand takes on holiday flair when blue-and-white holiday statuary and silver bells are added to bowls and trays.