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Evening view~ Christmas lights

Christmas tree, candles on bench

One of the most merry things about Christmas in the house
is the abundance of twinkling lights that seem to make every room feel 
so much more magical.

Christmas tree and crystal chandelier

So much more  filled with wonder 

Peonies by Christmas tree

and so much more Merry.

I am excited to be joining Maison de Pax and a great group of bloggers in sharing 
the twinkling lights of Christmas at night.

Because, truly,
those twinkling lights all aglow are such an amazing and beautiful 
part of the Christmas season.

Christmas ornament

Those pretty lights that make you want to curl up on the sofa in the living room
with nothing but the glow of the fire,
 an abundance of candles

Christmas tree aglow, candles on the bench

and just those fairy lights on the tree 
to brighten the room.
Their glow is so warm and inviting.

Christmas tree, fireplace, candles on bench in a living room

I have a confession... 

Christmas mantel

I love Christmas and I definitely subscribe to the thought that 
Christmas should be all through the house.
And I might be a fan of putting up several Christmas trees.

sometimes they are very simply decorated with just a few baubles
or even just decorated only with twinkly lights.
Because that glow is one of my favorite things.

Christmas tree- antique buffet filled with oranges and greens

In my office- one of my favorite trees
a gorgeous white tree with blush ornaments 

White Christmas tree with blush ornaments

 absolutely glows in  early evening light.

White Christmas tree with blush ornaments

In my bedroom
 just a peek through the french doors...

Christmas tree in room, wreath on french door

This frosted tree is decorated with 
golds and whites and twinkling white lights 

Christmas tree and fireplace glowing

I love that this tree has so many lights and it casts this
 gorgeous glow across the floor
and one of my favorite things in the evening is to 
 snuggle up in the bed
and enjoy the glow of this tree across the room.

Christmas tree with gold and white ornaments

The Cottage

If you are new to my blog, 
we also have a small guest cottage on our property
and you will find  a few festive twinkling lights
glowing away out there as well.

On the steps, 
LED candles light the way to the living room

Candles on steps for Christmas

where a simple and sweet little wispy tree 

Candle on basket with a Christmas tree

dotted in sugar sprinkled clear ornaments

Christmas tree in front of window

glows away.

Candle Christmas tree ornaments LED

(you can see the candle ornaments in action
 in a video on FB and Instagram if you would like- 
I shared it last week so go a few posts back)

In the cottage bedroom

Fresh Garland on bed with ornaments in wooden crate

a charming little blue spruce tree dotted with just a few faded ornaments
softly lights the corner.

Christmas bedroom with tree

The merry doesn't stop in the cottage though
step back outdoors and you will find several glowing lights.

From the rock fireplace on the patio

Christmas patio with tree and rock fireplace

to lanterns on the table 

Christmas tree and lantern on table

to lanterns by the table

Christmas table setting with lanterns on ground

to those little twinkling lights you can see in the background
which is where the fire pit is. An indoor outdoor tree and string lights are perfect.

Christmas in the orchard with a fire pit

Those twinkling fairy lights definitely 
bring a sprinkling of 
Christmas magic, merry & 
Bright to our home.

For more twinkling fairy-light inspiration, visit all these amazing bloggers throughout the week!

Flickering Candle ornaments 

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Christmas living room with tree and fresh greens and a fireplace

Hope your week is off to a great start!

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  1. All your trees are so pretty! I think the bedroom one is my favorite though - just stunning! Loved your lovely tour! Merry Christmas!

    1. Thank you Shelley! That is one of my favorites as well! Merry Christmas to you!

  2. Your photos are breathtaking! Our city leaves the lights up in the downtown trees through the spring arts festival. I go out of my way to drive through the sparkling streets!
    Merry Christmas to you!

    Leslie Anne

    1. Thank you Leslie Anne!! I love it when cities light their trees and downtown areas- it reminds me of the magic of Disneyland :) Merry Christmas!

  3. Oh Courtney, it is simply STUNNING! Thank you so much for this beautiful little peek into your home. Merry Christmas, my friend!

    1. Thank you so much Rachel- and thank you for asking me to join you on this tour! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  4. Thank you for bringing a smile to my face this rainy Monday morning. Beautiful! Have a great week.

    1. Thank you for stopping by!! Have a wonderful Christmas week!!

  5. Wow, love those trees and that glow is the best part. Wow that glittery tree in the cottage is oh so magical. Great photos and I love the photos at night!

    Lauren Baxter | Lovely Décor

    1. I love the glow too- soo pretty. I am thinking some of the trees can stay up all year long right? ;) Thank you for always leaving such sweet comments Lauren! Merry Christmas!

  6. I absolutely ADORE the white tree in your office. I have an addiction to that beautiful blush pink. I have been collecting pastel colored ornaments for years with the dream of a lovely white tree glowing from within a crisp winter's night. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful trees with us.

    1. I am mildly obsessed with that tree. Really is one of my favorites. Though I might say that about all of them. ;) Thank you for stopping by!

  7. Absolutely stunning!! Everything is so beautiful and cozy and welcoming -and your outside space decorated for a Christmas evening is so inviting and lovely!

  8. Courtney, I'm IN LOVE with EVERY part of your home. It all looks so beautiful. Wishing you and your family the most wonderful Christmas. x

    1. Thank you Danielle!! You are so sweet- I hope all is well over your way!! Merry Christmas to you and your family as well!!

  9. Courtney, your aesthetic is just exquisite! Your photos warm my heart! Thank you for sharing such beauty.

  10. Absolutely lovely, Courtney. Christmas in your home must be magical~!

    1. Thank you so much Lucia!! It definitely feels very magical this year! :)

  11. Just love the beauty and warmth of the evening light of your beautiful trees and home Courtney!....So very enchanting.

  12. Your house and yard looks amazing. I love the chandeleir- totally gorgeous!

  13. Just stunning! So twinkly and bright!

  14. If it were Christmas each month... I would want a calendar with each month featuring your beautiful Holiday decor...Have a wonderful Christmas.

  15. Every single shot is like something out of a magazine. Just perfect, Courtney! And your backyard is like a fairyland. Love it! Hope you have a very merry Christmas!

  16. Agree Courtney - a home is much more magical by night at Christmas time! Love all of your trees but would love to curl up by that stone fireplace with a glass of wine (or eggnog)! Merry Christmas to you and your family