Sunday, December 7, 2014

Holiday Housewalk 2014: Our Christmas Home Tour 

Hello friends! Welcome to the 2014 Holiday Housewalk! I have participated in Jennifer Rizzo's amazing Christmas tour of homes for four years now and it just keeps getting better.

We'll start off in our hearth room, which is so cozy because of our fireplace.

This is year I wanted to add in some pops of gold. I spray painted magnolia leaves with gold spray paint, and added a few other glitzy touches among the other natural/neutral decor.

I love this print from Lindsay Letters (from Hobby Lobby). 

The amaryllis in the urns are from World Market and I was so thrilled to find them. Usually good faux plants are so expensive, and these were perfect.

Isn't this Christmas card tree so fun? I found it at a local boutique and it will be perfect for holding all the holiday cards as they come in. (UPDATE: I get soooo many questions on this card holder. I found it here for you!)

I added a simple pine garland over the doorway that leads into our kitchen. It makes both rooms so cheery.

The other side of the room was kept extremely simple with just a few touches of greenery.

Let's head into the kitchen...

Here I also kept things simple, with red striped ribbon swagged across the window, a boxwood wreath and a few potter paperwhite bulbs.

The red ribbon is also from World Market and reminded me so much of a striped grain sack.

The counter top got my favorite wire sleigh and some gold and silver touches.

These faux paperwhites are also from World Market and are gorgeous as well!

My mom made our stockings for me the first year I was married. They're sewn from drop cloths.

A friend had shared this gold ikat gift wrap on Instagram and I just had to find some. You don't want to know how many times I went to TJ Maxx until I found some : )

This fun little print is really a coaster I stuck in a frame.

Next up... the living room

I apologize about the quality of these next photos. I only had one day to take them and it happened to be totally dark and dreary so the quality isn't the best. That being said, it's still my favorite room in the house!

I stuck with greens and lots of mercury glass in this room, since it's already filled with neutral and silver accents.

My trophy collection got a few sprigs of greenery and some white poinsettias.

One of my favorite places to decorate are the shelves in this room. I love to keep them simple but interesting with different textures. I used mostly what I had but added in some special festive touches.

I found this nativity scene at a local boutique recently, and I absolutely love it! 

In our dining room, I added just a bit of sparkle, and probably crammed as many wreaths as humanly possible into a space : )


I will hopefully get a better shot of the tree later this week when the light is better. It includes lots of mercury glass, white poinsettias and black herringbone ribbon.

Just off our dining room, my favorite church pew got a few white poinsettias and a framed vintage Christmas tree print swapped out in the gallery.

Our buffet feels so cheery and bright.



Happy vintage Santa mugs are so festive!

Thank you so much for coming by! Merry Christmas!


  1. Ahhhh! The Evans family made the photos - hahaha! ;) Love how gorgeous the front living room turned out, and I love that gold ikat christmas wrapping!

  2. Your home is beautiful and festive. I love the way you used the fresh greenery and pops of sparkle throughout. Wonderful job.

  3. Beautiful! Enjoyed your lovely home!

  4. beautiful home! i love the gold magnolia leaves on the mantle!

  5. Everything looks so beautiful!! The greenery and sparkly things just pop against the white and gray background! Touring your home is always such a treat!

  6. Your home looks so gorgeous, definitely one of my favorite tours!

  7. Absolutely beautiful!

  8. Beautiful Christmas decoration inspiration for our 1st year in a new (to us home). Any idea a brand on the tree card holder?

    1. It's from a local boutique - I'm sorry I don't have more information than that!

  9. that christmas tree card holder is perfect!!! where did you get it?/ I want one!!!

    1. It's from a local boutique. I'm sorry I don't have better info!

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