Monday, December 10, 2012

Home for the Holidays - Part 1


A Walk in the Countryside: Mercury Santa

Wow! I’ve had a busy couple of weeks, like decorating, cleaning, and hosting a Christmas Open House!  Now, I’m going to relax and enjoy the holiday season!  I’ve shared a few holiday pictures with you already, like the Christmas Village in the foyer.
 

And the living room mantel.
 

Now, I’ll share a few more.
 
A Walk in the Countryside - Christmas House Tour

This is the stairway in the foyer.
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

I used garland accenting it with mesh ribbon and ornaments.
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

On to the living room….
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

A little vignette above the entertainment center.  The Santa bust is one of my favorite pieces!
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

The pumpkins in the lamp have been replaced with a trio of musically inclined angels.
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

The sofa table is the hardest thing for me to decorate!  The tree is behind it to the right so I want this area to complement that tree.  I usually fall back upon one of the easiest Christmas decors ever!….shiny ornaments in glass containers!  The lights from the tree reflect so pretty off of them.
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

A collection of Santa’s on the piano…
 
A Walk in the Countryside: JOY Christmas decor

This is a new for this year.  I purchased the J and Y from Hobby Lobby and painted them red with metallic lime green circles.  I made the mesh wreath using left overs from the front door décor, which you can see here.
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Joy Christmas decor

I wish the pictures were better but this is the absolute worst place in my home to take a picture!!!
 
A Walk in the Countryside: Christmas House Tour

And, of course, we can’t leave out the tree!  I usually have red mesh ribbons hanging but I used them in other areas.  I made a trip back to the city but everyone was sold out so I had to go with the white!
 
I hope you’ve enjoyed the tour, be sure to check back for Part 2 by clicking here!  It will be posted on Friday!!
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Sharing with:
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Share Your Creations @ Kristen’s Creations
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Newbie Party with a Twist @ Debbie Doos
Christmas Vignettes @ Southern Hospitality
Christmas Open House @ No Minimalist Here
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Cowgirl Up @ The Farmhouse Porch
Tweak it Tuesday @ The Cozy House
Fall into Fall Party @  DIY by Design
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Christmas Tree Party @ Thrifty Decor Chick
Countdown to Christmas Party @ My Uncommon Slice Of Suburbia
Christmas Tour of Homes @ Kelly's Korner
 

10 comments:

  1. Tammy, your home looks beautiful! Everything is so festive; and wonderfully decorated!

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  2. I love all your decorations! Your house is so Christmasy. The lamp is my favorite:)
    crosson5.blogspot.com

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  3. I love the J and Y with the wreath for an O SO CUTE! Hugs, Penny

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  4. Tammy your home is beautiful! LOVE your tree too!
    xx
    Anne

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  5. Your home looks so festive and ready for Christmas.
    Mary Alice

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  6. Your home is just stunning, love the stairway and the stocking hanging. Your tree is just lovely.

    Cynthia

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  7. Hello, new follower here and I’d like to invite you to join me at my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop: http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/12/Clever-Chicks-Blog-Hop-12.html



    I hope you can make it!

    Cheers,

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick



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  8. Lovely lovely home ! :) And your tree is magnificent!

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  9. I LOVE your burlap lamp and the decorations on your stairs!

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  10. Gorgeous! I'm ready to decorate for Christmas this year and your pictures are inspiring.

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Thank you so much for all your lovely comments! I try to return the favor and visit each one of you! ~Blessings, Tammy~