A charming cottage in the Blue Ridge Mountains shares the spirit of the season with rustic holiday decor.
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The Forts's Home
The Forts, a North Carolina family, wanted to take advantage of their 1913 mountain lodge in the wintertime for a true cottage Christmas. A tawny palette pulled from the surrounding forest balances the dark chestnut in the family's den. Simple holiday stockings hang from the mantle, while small wreaths grace the windows.
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Alice Fort adds holiday gleam to her sturdy trestle table with copper accents and a natural, earthy centerpiece.
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A gathering of greenery, pine, and feathers adds holiday spirit to the home's hallway. The salvaged chestnut boards on the wall are configured in a dynamic chevron pattern.
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Serving Christmas Cheer
The home's serving kitchen opens up to the great room, where the family gathers. Alice Fort spruced up the space for Christmas, adding a wreath to the window and a cheerful display of oranges and pinecones.
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Rustic Accents Bedroom
The couple chose natural holiday decorations to bring the season to their master bedroom. A small pinecone wreath and pine garland hangs from the canopy, echoing the atmosphere outside.
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Back Porch Christmas
The cottage's spacious back porch is a perfect spot for the family to hang and enjoy the natural beauty of their surroundings. Choosing rustic and earthy Christmas decor keeps with the home's theme.