Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to Christmas at our house!  This year’s tour is going to be a bit smaller/simpler than last year due to just moving (into a fixer upper house) and having a baby 6 months ago.  But I do love to decorate our home for Christmas and managed to get fseveral areas done this year. 

Our Christmas front porch is the first thing to greet you.  We did a ton of work outside in the front of our house (removing a ton of overgrown bushes, painting, and more) this past year so I was excited to decorate this space.


Lanterns, some entry trees, garland, a lit wreath, and a wood slice garland add simple touches to this space.


More greenery cut from the yard and a simple ribbon dress up these yard sale find lanterns.


I found some placemats I loved and turned them into the cutest pillows for my 4 secondhand black rocking chairs.


I would love to add candles in the windows next year so I will be shopping the after-Christmas clearance sales to find a few more things.



Come in our front door and you enter into the living room – the most finished room in our home right now. Smile  I made a simple card display by attaching strips of ribbon on this closet door and then just clipping cards to it with clothespins.  I love seeing all the photo cards that come from friends and family.


This little dresser is here in the entryway for now but I would love to find something different or even build something for this space.


I hung some simple wreaths in the windows in the living room and just cozied up the whole space with pillows, throws, candles, lanterns, and of course our Christmas tree. 


I did a bit of a farmhouse theme this year and love how my mantel turned out.  You can see lots more details on it in this post. DSC_0080

Our tree was a simple red/white/black theme this year featuring some big red stars and chippy wood ornaments. 





Thinking these little white Target dollar spot houses will stay out for winter… already imagining a winter theme with them. Smile





This is about the extent of the decorating I did in the kitchen… except for putting my hot chocolate station from last year out on the counter.  I LOVED my Christmas kitchen last year and one day once we get our kitchen remodeled I will decorate like that again. 


Because if I was to zoom out on the picture you can see what we hope to rip out and fix in phase 1 of the kitchen remodel – that 90’s linoleum!  That should be gone along with hopefully phase 2 and maybe 3 completed next year – this kitchen is going to be like a 5-6 phase remodel project as we save up money and DIY a lot of it. 


And of course I couldn’t resist adding a sweet little tree in our little girls room! Smile  Oh we are so enjoying her.  I found this little pink tree for $3 at a yard sale a month or so ago and just added some white and silver ornaments on it.  I had already picked up the little white tree skirt on clearance last year when we knew we were going to have a little girl Smile


So there’s my Christmas home tour this year.  You can see last year’s tour here at our old home… it was my favorite year of decorating I did there. Smile


  1. Thank you so much for sharing your Christmas home tour with Us! Your front entry is so welcoming and your living room decorations look so pretty. Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas with your husband and little daughter!

  2. Lanita Anderson says:

    Always love seeing your home decorated for Christmas! You’ve had a busy year with moving AND having a baby, but your home is still decorated beautifully and you’ve incorporated so many good ideas! I especially loved the tree in your little girl’s room….what a treat for her! Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a great 2017! Hope your first Christmas with your daughter is a special one. Blessings….

  3. Your home is beautifully decorated! I especially love the dresser in the entryway. That piece has a lot of character and you’ve done a wonderful job with accessories. My opinion is to keep it. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas!

  4. So beautiful. Love it all.

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