Joyful Holiday Home Tour

Joyful Holiday Home Tour 2017


I’m so happy you’re here to see my home decorated for Christmas. I’ve teamed up with a few other talented home decor bloggers and we hope to inspire you in your own home this season.  If you are coming from Hayley The Mountain View Cottage, isn’t her home stunning?!  She knows how to create a warm cozy space.  Let’s get started, turn up that Christmas music, grab a hot cocoa and kick up your feet as we show you, all the ways we’ve sprinkled holiday cheer though out our home.

First I’ll show you around my living room. You may or may not remember last year at this time the walls were a bright aqua color, I’ve since repainted them Whickham Gray by Ben Moore and I love how subtle they are now.

Because the walls are now more subtle, I can bring in accents of my favorite aqua color. I love how aqua/mint and teal look with linens, white and faux furs. The pillows are a mix from TJ maxx, Homegoods and Target. The sweater blanket is also from Target. I also grabbed some new items from the Hearth and Hand collection at Target for the mantel.

The coffee table we built with legs from my Brother in-law’s DIY table leg’s.  Check him out Drake Casting Co.

Here is a closer up of our mantel,  I chalk painted this metal tray that I found at Savers with chalk paint and then hand drew this “O holy night” script in white.  I wanted to add something new to the mirror.  I used double stick heavy duty tape and just stuck it in the center.  I also found this “Merry Christmas” stocking holder and I love the combo of black and wood.  I will link everything below in the  “SHOP MY LIVINGROOM’ tab.

I love the look of the black and white plaid against our herringbone pattern tile. I brought in some subtle reds but not too much. I wanted it to feel winter-y with wood tones and some cool aquas. Something about red always makes it feel more like Christmas. After the holiday I will take the red out and leave mostly everything up through the winter.

I’m so happy I decided to incorporate that same plaid ribbon seen on the stockings, through the tree as well.  The classic pattern adds a sophistication to a fun non-traditional colored tree.


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The kid’s playroom which is off our living room got a few Christmas touches too! I kept it simple with a real  mini tree and pops of red.

The stools I found at Homegoods last year, the table is from Pottery Barn, the rug is Target and the bench is an IKEA hack!  The pillows are a mix from Target and Homegoods!



Moving into the dining room and kitchen area, I used more traditional red and green. Plus my rustic/farmhouse touches.  I bought this chicken feeder at a vintage fair, gave it a good cleaning and then added some seasonal greens, berries and some candles as a centerpiece.



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Thank you all so much for stopping by and I hope you continue on with the tour.  There is so much beautiful inspiration for the holiday season that you won’t want to miss!  Next up on the tour is the lovely Rachel at The Porch Light Cottage

Joyful Holiday Home Tour 2017

Haley – The Mountain View Cottage

Jordan- JorDecor

Rachel- The Porch Light Cottage

Natalie- My Vintage Porch

Laura- Meaningful Spaces

Stephanie- Belle Amour Blog

Kate- White Lane Decor

Lisa- Farmhouse On Boone

Marci- Lemons to Lovelys

Kim- Kim Power Style

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Joyful Holiday Home Tour

Welcome friends to the Joyful Holiday Home Tour!
I have teamed up with 7 other AMAZING bloggers to take you on a tour through our homes decorated for the holidays!  At the end of this post you’ll see a link to the next stop on the tour which will continue tomorrow and run through December 5.  You can also follow each of our accounts on Instagram and see our Joyful Holiday Home Tour pin board on Pinterest.
I’m so happy you’re here!  If you’re following the tour in order, you just came from Marci’s beautiful house from  I love the way she used pops of red in her bedroom!  I’m also completely obsessed with her mantel (which you have to SEE).  So incase you missed it you can see it here.
 Our home is not big, so we really use every inch of it which is why I love making every area feel comfy, special and inviting.  This time of year is the most magical!  Now, let me show you around our 1930’s Cape Cod style home.  I’m taking you through our side door so we’ll walk through our farmer’s porch.  I love using rustic and repurposed items around the home like this old window frame and enamel pot for kindling.  I always wonder what the delivery people think when they leave the boxes here, because you know they’re here A LOT.   Hopefully they enjoy my efforts and don’t think I’m crazy.


Chairs; Pier One

Boots; LL Bean

Christmas Pillow: SoVintage Chic

Tree Pillow: Home Goods

Wall Hooks: Tuesday Morning

Grapevine Wreaths: Michaels

Blanket Scarf: Target

Brown Ceramic Table: TJMaxx


On to the kitchen from here, we recently renovated and opened the dining room/ kitchen into one big room.  The view below is exactly where a wall used to be.  It’s so nice being able to cook and talk to family as they visit.   I added some green boxwood wreaths on the back of my bar stools with some inexpensive garland I found in the dollar spot at Target.  I simply wrapped it around mason jar lids and added a decorative ribbon!
Bar Stools: Target
Keurig: Target
Wicker Dining Chairs: Ballard
Pipe Shelve: DIY
Runners and Pillows: Target One Spot
Crate: Target One Spot
Curtains: West Elm
Chandelier: Decor Steals
Mug Rack: Decor Steals
Bench: Ballard Design
Coffee/Cocoa Sign: Revelation House
Coffee Sign: TJMaxx
Pendant Lighting: Pottery Barn
Bread Box: Decor Steals
Since our living room is a bright wall color (Benjamin Moore/ Sea Brook).  I try to stick to white, woods, neutrals and pops of red.  My curtains were also a bold patterned but I just recently hung drop clothes as neutral curtains.  It was so easy and inexpensive.  This year we decided to go for a faux tree.  All my life we enjoyed fresh pine trees but they never last as long as we want to enjoy them for.  I love the flocked tree look and we got ours at Lowes here
 Instead of using lots of little ornaments I tried using larger objects and snowflakes to give it a rustic wintery-y look.
Tree: Lowes
Sofa: Boston Interiors
Grain sack Chair: Home goods
Pillows; Target, Home goods, SoVintageChic,
Fur Throw: Home goods
Wall Clock: Pier One
Tic Tac Toe Board: Etsy/Revelation House
Wooden Trees: TJMaxx
Pom Pom Wreath: Joanne Fabrics
I hope you enjoyed seeing some of the special parts of my home decorated for the holidays!   Let’s reconnect again, you can find me on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Thank you for stopping by and the next stop on our Joyful Holiday Home Tour is Natalie from   Natalie sure knows how to mix in vintage items in her home- talk about major inspiration!  If you want more Christmas decor goodness continue on to check her out here (as well as the other talented bloggers linked below) you will NOT be disappointed.
Jordan xoxo


Marci from Lemons to Lovelys

Jordan from JorDecor

Natalie from My Vintage Porch

Kim from Kim Power Style

Rachel from The Porch Light Cottage

Lisa from Farmhouse On Boone

Laura from Meaningful Spaces

Jennifer from Delightfully Noted

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