They also encouraged me to continue with my holiday traditions - my dad was an optimist all this life; he was also an enthusiast for any festive celebrations, so he wouldn't have wanted me to skip the holidays. I was also hoping that doing what I love and getting back to routine would help me cope with grief and loss.
If you remember I started planning this year's Christmas decor back in early November, with these DIY sharpie ornament balls. So I carried the black, white and pink theme throughout the house this year.
Picture below: my 2015 black, white and pink Christmas tree, all lit up. I put my tree in the foyer again.
Under a different lighting, before I added faux white poinsettias to the tree.
These glass paz trees from CB2 are so chic. Pink gold (or is it copper) is an unexpected choice but nice.
The glass sputnik ornament is also from CB2.
Some close-up shots below: can you believe this bird ornament is from Dollarama?
My favourite ornament this year has to be these dusty pink half-dipped glass balls from Ikea Vinter 2015 collection. Ikea, you've outdone yourself again!
Gifts under the tree were also wrapped mostly in black, white and pink.
Now onto the living room. I didn't do much here this year but to add some faux greenery over the fireplace mantel.
So that's my 2015 holiday home tour. For my dad in heaven.