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Cozy up Your Home with an Evergreen Theme

This winter, we’re drawing inspiration from one of the stars of the season: the evergreen tree.

Written and Styled by Tessa Cooper

Dec 2018

Evergreen Mood Board
Photo by Tessa Cooper, Brandon Alms

1. Baroque Crackled Capri tile, $16 per square foot at Missouri Tile2. Gold bird, $6 at Ellecor Design & Gifts3. Glazzio Tiles Ice Mist Matte tile, $14 per square foot at Missouri Tile4. Thick wood accessory, $6.95 at Baglady Boutique5. Roca Aqua Crackled tile, $4.99 per square foot at Missouri Tile6. Baroque Petals Capri, $43.76 per sheet at Unique Tile7. Bati Orient Import tile in CIVE01, $14 per square foot at Missouri Tile8. Cement bowl, $5 at Ellecor Design & Gifts9. Norwalk leather in Savannah, price varies with application at Ellecor Design & Gifts  | 10. Flat wood accessory, $9.95 at Baglady Boutique | 11. Satin paint in Greenfield, $60.99 per gallon, and Satin paint in Isle of Pines, $60.99 per gallon, both at Sherwin-Williams12. Spicher and Company vintage vinyl mat in Astraea, $50 for a 20-by-30-inch mat at Ellecor Design & Gifts13. Small golden holder, $7 at The Market 14. Queens Engineered hardwood floor, $2.85 per square foot, and Mannington French Oak hardwood floor, $3.50 per square foot, both at Mouery’s Flooring


When winter decorates the Ozarks with pale shades of gray, we look to evergreen trees for inspiration and subtle pops of color. These trees come in luxurious shades and hues of green that never seem to clash with one another. In this region, these trees keep us company in their full splendor year-round, reminding us that there’s still life in nature. Next time you see a pine, spruce or cedar tree, we invite you to soak in its beauty for a moment. 

Bringing evergreens indoors isn’t just for Christmas. You can draw inspiration from a winter forest to add new life to your home. Deep shades of green, light shades of turquoise and warm hues of brown create a rich and calming color palette. Add a few statement pieces of gold to mimic the golden hour in the forest, and you’ll have a sophisticated and timeless room. Don’t forget to light a pine candle or some cedar incense for some added ambiance. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite resources to capture the look.