Christmas lights don’t have to be cheesy and can add a little festive something to even the most modern and minimalist architecture. Case in point, an apartment building in our street:
I like how they have decided to enhance both sides of the building with one long strand of glowing lights, once along the side of the building facing away from the street, once along the upper balcony of the outer facade. Very cool.
And our own little potted tree is up and decorated, although he does need the Frosta stool to help him out in the height and confidence department. Still, there’s room for a few handmade wooden German decorations from Rothenburg ob der Tauber and the Erzgebirge. Oh, and some tiny silver disco balls. Gotta have the disco element.
We’re hoping our tree will survive in its pot beyond the holiday season so that we can transfer him to the balcony for the rest of the year and then reuse him next Christmas. How are you decorating this year, if at all? I have to admit, part of me hankers after the ultimate no-fuss, reusable alternative of a fake Christmas tree…and if you’re gonna go fake, you might as well embrace the fakeness:
Yeah, that’s what I’m talking about. No foresty fir smell here, this baby probably comes in a scratch-and-sniff strawberry margharita scent variety. Let the party begin.