Holiday Home Tour

Welcome

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I am so happy to have you stop by our holiday home! What a pleasure to share our space with you! This year was one of my favorites for decking the halls yet! November kept us so busy with work and projects around our house that my husband and I were struggling to summon enough holiday spirit to even decorate. I decided to just enjoy the PROCESS of creating. I threw out all the pressure to have things look perfect or a certain way and I just had fun. I let my enjoyment be my guide. I really believe that when we can do that, and stay in our joy, that what we create turns out just right. I love getting inspiration from Pinterest and my design friends on Instagram, but I've learned to love using what I have too. There is a little thrill in being able to create new looks with what we have by just moving things around a little. I find myself setting things out differently every year just to mix it up into new expressions. This is the first year we decorated our front patio and it's by far my favorite scene around our home. You can't see in this picture during the day, but the birch logs have tiny wire lights that come on at dusk. Its all kinds of magical for me every time I drive up to our home. If we are able to savor the enjoyment of little pleasures, it seems like we experience them more frequently. Even if it is as small as little wire lights on a timer. 

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We spent a Saturday grabbing the "bits and bobs" (my favorite English phrase I just learned and will forever use!) for our front planters at a local nursery. We also picked up some garlands and greens for around the house.  It might be borderline weird how much fun I had finding spots to put boughs. But I'll own it. I'm digging the green and I will miss it when its gone. 

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 I look forward to draping garland over this doorway every year to display all our cards from friends and family. It brings such a loving energy into our home. As I walk past all the faces and merry messages multiple times throughout the day, my heart is filled with what can only be described as "Holiday Cheer". Corny, but true.

I look forward to draping garland over this doorway every year to display all our cards from friends and family. It brings such a loving energy into our home. As I walk past all the faces and merry messages multiple times throughout the day, my heart is filled with what can only be described as "Holiday Cheer". Corny, but true.

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 If you haven't tried  this candle,  you are missing out! It fills your home with all the smells of Christmas and it's now become a holiday staple.

If you haven't tried this candle, you are missing out! It fills your home with all the smells of Christmas and it's now become a holiday staple.

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 Don't you just love the aroma of holiday treats baking in your home? Or at least a scented candle. Right? For the real thing, I shared a favorite of ours last week. Ginger Crinkles! You can find the recipe  her e

Don't you just love the aroma of holiday treats baking in your home? Or at least a scented candle. Right? For the real thing, I shared a favorite of ours last week. Ginger Crinkles! You can find the recipe here

 My  copper salt and pepper mills  are always on display, but they look a little more festive with some pops of green. Boughs for the win.

My copper salt and pepper mills are always on display, but they look a little more festive with some pops of green. Boughs for the win.

 Who's ready for holiday movie marathons? Pillows, cozy throws and a Christmas movie reel on every channel? December is awesome sauce. 

Who's ready for holiday movie marathons? Pillows, cozy throws and a Christmas movie reel on every channel? December is awesome sauce. 

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 I am a December baby. My mom was given this statue after seeing it at a meeting on the day I was born. She has since given it to me because I have always loved it. My mom has made holidays special my entire life and continues to do so even now. I love being reminded of the spirit that filled our home because of all her efforts. Christmas was so magical to me growing up and I hope to provide the same feeling for my children.  It's easy to get caught up in the trappings and hustle bustle of Christmas, so I cherish this little reminder that LOVE, KINDNESS, COMPASSION and GRACE are by far the greatest gift we can give. 

I am a December baby. My mom was given this statue after seeing it at a meeting on the day I was born. She has since given it to me because I have always loved it. My mom has made holidays special my entire life and continues to do so even now. I love being reminded of the spirit that filled our home because of all her efforts. Christmas was so magical to me growing up and I hope to provide the same feeling for my children.  It's easy to get caught up in the trappings and hustle bustle of Christmas, so I cherish this little reminder that LOVE, KINDNESS, COMPASSION and GRACE are by far the greatest gift we can give. 

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 This Anthropologie  pom pom garland  is one of my favorite things and I am giving one away this week on  Instagram ! Obviously, you're gonna wanna enter...

This Anthropologie pom pom garland is one of my favorite things and I am giving one away this week on Instagram! Obviously, you're gonna wanna enter...

 Thank you so much for coming by! Happy Holidays friends!

Thank you so much for coming by! Happy Holidays friends!

For even more holiday cheer and inspiration, click the links below to see how a few of my friends deck their halls!

All Things Beauty Full XO

EMALEIGH RUST

CITY CHIC DECOR

TINY HOUSE MAMA

MY VIRGINIA HOME

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