Christmas Home Tour 2014

Dec 9, 2014

These halls are really decked this year. I don't know why I have more Christmas mojo than Buddy from the movie Elf, but I went with it. You'll also notice I added more traditional color this year. I was so convinced I would continue with the blues and neutral tones from last year, but I changed my mind at the last minute. The good thing about decorating with ribbon is that it's easy to switch things up without having to buy all new décor. Well, let's get started!

My neighborhood is full of these branches with the red berries. Aren't they just perfect for Christmas?

I really love decorated stairs. It's one of the first things I notice when I'm driving by a house at Christmas time because you can see it lit up through the windows and glass doors.

The stairs, dining table, and console in the entry all got the poinsettia treatment. I love using them because they make such a big impact for such little cost.


I shared a few pictures of the living room last week, but I found these live wreaths for such a good deal that I couldn't pass them up.



The breakfast room and kitchen just needed a bit of greenery and ornaments.

I love hanging ornaments in the windows.

A wide view from the kitchen.

And from the living room.

The kids got their own tree upstairs in the gameroom surrounded by the Christmas village they love so much.

I put this out yesterday and surprised them when they got off the bus. I can't believe how much they love this village. They kept stopping and looking at it all night.
I can't leave you without a picture of Mario all dressed up. Here he is going through the stages of Santa hat grief.

Don't you just love those expressions?!

Whew! Now that the decorating is over it's time to finish the present shopping and start on the gift wrapping. Oh, and I can't forget about the baking! How are your holiday preparations going?

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  1. GORGEOUS, Jennifer! It's so beautiful and inviting and festive, I love it! I love the stairs, and the wreaths in the windows - all of it. I'm dying over Mario's facial expressions - so RN there with Kubler Ross stages of grief analogy! LOL!

  2. Everything looks beautiful, Jennifer! I love it because it makes a big statement without being over done. I'm hysterical over those photos of Mario! Priceless!

  3. This year I'm loving red, well, my son didn't want another white Christmas so I promised to include his favorite color and that's why I ended up with almost everything red! He also wanted green and blue and yellow, but hey, that's not gonna happen. I love how you incorporated it! The green, natural elements are also gorgeous. Mario's pictures...Priceless! :)

  4. Hahaha "hat grief"...."Acceptance" made me laugh out loud :)

    Your tree is one of the best I've sen this year. I'd be mortified to show you mine. Your ribbons are perfect girlfriend, and you know that's high praise!!


  5. mario is so adorable. your home is so pretty and perfect for the holidays. merry christmas

  6. your home is beautiful! and mario is adorable, even when he's angry or in denial.

  7. Your house is so pretty and looks so festive!

  8. Jennifer your home is so pretty! And it looks so festive with all your Christmas decorating! Your pup is the cutest with those expressions - too funny.

  9. What a beautiful home! I love all of the moulding you have, and it's just that much prettier all dressed up for the holidays. Your family room and kitchen are my favorite spaces - the wreaths on your windows are my weakness! So gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and linking up to the 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes - Merry Christmas! New follower!

  10. Such a gorgeous home! I love all the color!

  11. Everything looks just gorgeous! What a beautiful home!