In a perfect world, we would have a robust tree, lights would grace our porch and a wreath would decorate our door. But our reality is a small living room with nearly no space for a tree, a front door that opens to an apartment building hallway and a "porch" that is actually a fire escape. Decorating for city living is a far cry from the suburban Christmas in which we grew up.
When there is no mantle to hang your stockings or roof to decorate with Christmas lights, how to do bring the holidays inside when space is at a premium?
(Image credits: Ted Yarwood / Canadian House & Home; Nina Texeira / Canadian House & Home)
HOLIDAY DECORATING IDEAS:
• Inspiration: Wall Collection Christmas Tree Revisited
• Roundup: Ornament Trees
• Subtle Holiday Decor
• Five Minute Decorating Details from Real Simple
• Inspiration: Alternative Uses for Christmas Lights