Amy’s Home for the Holidays–12 Days of Holiday Homes Day #3

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It is Day Three of our 12 Days of Holiday Homes Tour and today is my day to show you our home decorated for the holidays.

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Come on in! I don’t usually spend too much time on my outside decorations, this year I refreshed some decor we already had for our front door.  I doubled over an old, inexpensive, garland and added some plaid bows and ornaments. The wreath came from HomeGoods and with a new bow for this season it looks festive on our front door.

 

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Most of our time is spent in our family room, so this year I moved our flocked tree from our foyer in here. We’ve typically get a live tree for this space, but I love the way this tree looks in here so I think we’re just going to keep it simple this year.  I added some copper ornaments along with the gold and silver I usually use, I love how it all sparkles, especially at night.

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{Our flocked tree is available HERE}

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In here we also have our wreath from Lynch Creek Farms, who graciously sponsored this tour. Rather then hang it on our front door,  I wanted it in this space where we could see it and smell it. It is so fresh, it just smells like Christmas, this one is the Silver Deluxe. This is the {flocked} tree I have, it is wonderful.

 

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I fell hard for these sweet blush and gold boxes from the Sugar Paper line at Target, they look pretty accented with a gold polka dot bow. No doubt they are headed for a permanent home in my daughter’s room once they holiday has passed 🙂

 

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This year I decorated a second tree for our front hallway, as I like having the lights showing in the front of our house and having it be the first thing our guests see.  For this tree I used a green, silver and champagne color scheme. The floral accents fill in the bare spaces in the tree which is a great trick to make an inexpensive ‘faux’ tree look fancier.

 

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Across the hall is our library turned piano room. We recently acquired a piano from my husband’s side of the family, his youngest sister is quite a talented musician but she is living in an apartment so we’re keeping her piano until she has more space for it. It has taken over our front room, and nice as it is, it creates a bit of a decorating challenge so I don’t know yet what I do with this room as far as the seating etc. goes. You can see how we DIY’d the built-in shelves from IKEA bookcases HERE.

 

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I kept the decor in this room simple,  I just hung my Lindsay Letters 12 Days of Christmas banner and added floral spray I found at HomeGoods over our gold mirror.

 

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The console in our hallway also got some holiday additions, including our Giving Manger, one of my kids’ favorite traditions. I so prefer it to the Elf!

 

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This year I also decorated our kitchen since I spend so much time in here, especially at this time of the year. This is the only space in our house where I added some Christmas red, I like how bright and cheery it is against our white cabinets.

 

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I change out the decor on my DIY open shelving seasonally, and decorating them for the holidays is always fun. The O Holy Night sign is available HERE {you can print it at Staples for only about $3}, a smaller {letter sized} version is HERE. These are a great alternative if you don’t want to invest in an expensive printed canvas for just the holidays.

 

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Finally, of course, I had to put some touches on my daughter’s room for the holidays. She has her own little tree {as do her brothers but their rooms are really not clean enough for me to show them to you!} filled with ornaments we’ve been collecting since she was little.

 

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My favorite new touch is the gold wreaths we added at the end of her bed, just hung with satin ribbon.  I have a feeling these may stay up long after the holidays.

 

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Like Christy’s daughter, my daughter is also ballet-obsessed. A pair of used toe shoes and Nutcracker are expected in here at this time of year in here.

If you would like to see more of our home, you can view our entire home tour {with sources} HERE. I still have a few more decorated rooms that I’ll show off another day, like our dining room and mudroom. Be sure to also visit our other featured house today, Tale Of An Ugly House {which I promise you is not ugly at all!} and check back daily as we have such a wonderful group of bloggers sharing their decor each day between now and December 13th.

You can see Christy’s home decorated for the holidays HERE.

 

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Friday, December 2
Jenny from Evolution of Style
Amanda from Dixie Delights

Saturday December 3
Christy from 11 Magnolia Lane
Brenna from Domestic Charm

Sunday December 4
Amy from 11 Magnolia Lane
Amanda from The Tale of an Ugly House

Monday December 5
Kelly Elko
Jen from Stylehouse Interiors
Cyndy from The Creativity Exchange

Tuesday December 6
Cassie Bustamante
Rachael from This is Our Bliss

Wednesday December 7
Heather from Southern State of Mind
Erin & Tricia from The Suburban B’s

Thursday December 8
Paige from The Pink Clutch
Becky from This Is Happiness
Vel from Life & Home at 2102

Friday December 9
Lisa from Shine Your Light
Pam from Simple Details
Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick

Saturday December 10
Julie from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss
Cindy from Rough Luxe Lifestyle
Kris from Driven by Decor

Sunday December 11
Heidi from Home by Heidi
Shirley from Housepitality Designs

Monday December 12
Erin from Sunny Side Up
Heather from The Heathered Nest

Tuesday 12/13
HOLIDAY HOME LINK UP

Thanks everyone for stopping by! I hope you have a lovely holiday….

XO,

 

 

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Comments

  1. Amy, everything is stunning! I love the black and gold in the living room. Such a beautiful tree! I absolutely love everything 🙂

  2. beautiful, amy! i love the little tree in your daughter’s room! adorable! and i am loving your metallics and neutrals with buffalo check!

  3. AMY YOUR HOME IS BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE CORNER BY THE WINDOWS, IT LOOKS SO PRETTY WITH THE MERRY CHRISTMAS SCROLLS! ENJOY YOUR CHEERFUL HOME AND THE CHRISTMAS SEASON!

  4. Love your beautiful color scheme! How fun that you decked out your daughters room!

  5. Absolutely stunning! Love the scrolls on your tree and all the festive touches throughout your home! Merry Christmas and thank you for sharing with us!

  6. Absolutely beautiful! Your flocked tree wrapped in the Merry Christmas ribbon is just stunning! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

    • Thank you so much Brenna–thanks again for joining us especially with all the craziness. I love your new house!!! Happy Holidays 🙂

      Amy

  7. Absolutely inlove with your entire home Amy, but most especially your gorgeous tree! You’ve thought of every detail and every corner is an inspiration! So honored to share this home tour with you and christy! thanks for everything and cheers!

  8. Absolutely Gorgeous!! Your Tree is stunning and I love that wreath from Lynch Creek. They are wonderful! I have already gifted one to a friend!!

    • Thank you Cindy, aren’t the wreaths lovely? Such a great treat (and a great gift idea!), I hope you have a lovely holiday!

      XO,
      Amy

  9. Beautiful Amy! Love your flocked tree and beautiful wreath.! Merry Christmas!

  10. Amy, everything is gorgeous but that flocked tree…. oh my gosh so stunning!!! Thank you so much for pulling this tour together! xo

  11. Amy – Wow, just wow!! Your tree is oozing with pretty!! I adore that space! Your kitchen looks so cozy and inviting and the little wreath’s hung on the end of the bed in your daughter’s room is just the cutest touch ever! Thanks so much for hosting and inviting me to have some fun along with you all. I’m thrilled you guys joined forces this year. Gorgeous home. All of it. Merry Christmas!! xo – Rachael

  12. So pretty, Amy! I’ve spotted several items I’ve used as well– Especially the buffalo check! Love!!

  13. Everything is so gorgeous Amy! I love that you switched the flocked tree from the foyer to the family room….it is perfect there. You always decorate with such warmth and beauty for the holiday season. thanks for coordinating this tour. I always love being a part of it! merry christmas to you and your family amy!

    • Thank you Shirley! You are so sweet, we are so glad you could participate with us again this year. I always love seeing your beautiful decor…XO, Amy

  14. Stunning Amy! Adore your daughter’s room.

  15. Your home is beautiful! Would you mind sharing where you found the white ‘o holy night’ small print? It looks like a Lindsay letters, but I didn’t see it available on her website. Thanks!

    • Hi, yes they are from Lindsay Letters–I am not sure if it is still available or not? That would be a shame if it was discontinued it was one of my favorites! Fingers crossed you can find it 🙂 XO, Amy

  16. So beautiful! I’m drawn to all of the neutrals and metallics too.

    I especially love that garland, and i too am drawn to the boxes in Target’s Sugar Paper line. I bought several on clearance last year and used them in my son’s nursery for storage.

    • Thank you! I am glad you understand about the boxes…I think I am going to have a bit of a problem with them–I already want to go get more! 🙂 XOXO

  17. Amy, your family room tree is a total work of art!! Those scrolls are amazing. your daughter’s room is stunning. the library is fantastic…everything is just lovely. i’m sitting here watching holiday inn and finally getting a chance to go through all the homes from the week. thanks so much for letting me be a part of it! hope your family has a wonderful, wonderful holiday 🙂

    • Thanks Heather–sounds like the perfect way to spend the day, a holiday movie and holiday tours–divine! 🙂 I appreciate your kind words, have a very Merry Christmas! XO, Amy

  18. WOW! Amy your house looks amazing! I am just in love with your living room on a regular basis but I love it even more all done up for the holidays – so so gorgeous!!!

  19. YOUR HOME IS SO LOVELY ALL DRESSED UP FOR THE HOLIDAY, AMY!! Thanks for inviting us in and Merry Christmas!! Xoxo

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