Have you ever used cotton for Christmas? Not like cotton balls but cotton in it’s natural state. If you live in the south, like I do, cotton in it’s natural state is as gorgeous to use for decorating as Magnolia leaves and evergreen.
And so easy.
My aim for Christmas this year?
I want to use simple evergreens…..pine cones……white lights……
That is my goal.
It’s not that I’m too lazy to drag everything out…..
It really isn’t. I truly want to embrace and live “less is more”.
This is one of the simple, yet beautiful things I want to implement into my Christmas decor?
Do you know what it is?
It’s branches from a marshmallow tree!
We “gleaned” it on the way to Georgia this weekend.
Right now, I am going to embrace this gorgeous plant into my Thanksgiving decor.
I then plan to move it into my Christmas decor.
It is cotton harvest season here in the south.
Apparently it is a bountiful harvest this year.
Makes a drive on rural roads a sight to see……..
Have you ever seen a field of cotton?
Such a miracle of nature.
Isn’t it gorgeous?
Driving past the many fields of cotton reminded me of snow……probably the closest thing to snow that we will have.
When I saw the fields, I knew the cotton was what I needed to complete my “less is more” holiday decorating.
I will show you later where and how I use my cotton.
Think I’m crazy?
Think I will be black listed in the Christmas decor frenzy that seems to overtake us at times in the blog world?
I hope not. I think it is simply….beautiful.
Are you decorating differently this Christmas or Thanksgiving than years before?
Do you like the natural beauty of the cotton plant?
Doesn’t it have a gorgeous fall and winter look?
It’s time I get a cotton pickin’ answer.
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