My Holiday Home Tour

Normally I would wait until closer to Christmas to reveal all of the house decked out for the holidays, but I wanted to get everything ready for Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday Home tour party on Monday, December 10th. This post is an overview of my holiday decor, with more detailed photos coming soon. Needless to say, I’ve been busy scurrying around pulling everything together. Without further adieu, here’s a sneak peek of Christmas 2012 at Town and Country Living  … the Christmas Tree is at the very end!


Simplicity was my goal for 2012 and I think I achieved it.
Nothing too fussy … just pops of Christmas here and there.

Green and white is the theme for this year’s farmhouse tablescape.
You can see more of the dining room holiday decor here.

A little wood crate holds evergreens and candles and sits atop a book page table runner.

The green and white theme continues on the dining buffet, with a touch of gold.


A couple of miniature Christmas trees and creamy poinsettias add a natural touch to the family room.
Simple wooden stars hang in the windows in lieu of wreaths.

Puddy takes a cat nap while the candles glow on the blanket chest.

Christmas baubles replace books in the family room bookcase.

Boxwood clippings get tucked in an ironstone pitcher for added Christmas color.

You can see more holiday touches in the family room here.


A branch painted white gets tied up with fresh greens.
Sparkly ornaments dangle by gold-flecked lace providing a whimsical valance.

Votives tucked in mason jars with “snow” add a little ambiance to the stairs.
You can see more of the stairway decor here.


More poinsettias and boxwood clippings are all that’s needed in the bathroom.


Handmade boxwood wreaths grace the built-in hutch in my 1875 kitchen.

Small pines wrapped in vintage flour sacks sport little red bows.


For more photos of this side of the kitchen, click here.


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  1. Just perfect! Absolutely beautiful!

  2. Beautiful Jennifer! Your tree is gorgeous too! I did that same thing with one of my other trees.I just added some burlap for a skirt.I had no time to make one.I think that looks perfect!

  3. Jenny, it’s amazing! I don’t even know what’s my favorite picture, or what part of your home I love the most! Everything is gorgeous! I ADORE your Christmas Tree, it looks surreal!

  4. Ah yes now I remember your gorgeous bathroom and buffet with the mirror. Your holiday decor is beautiful. It just pops with the neutral backdrop. Love your bottlebrush trees and your Christmas tree is just glowing!

  5. It is all so gorgeous. Really. Great pictures, too.

  6. OOOhhh… how pretty! I am in luv with the little boxwood wreaths in the kitchen. How precious!
    Cheers, Gee
    Pop on over an see my trees.

  7. It all looks so beautiful! I love that window by the stairs and the lacy touches on the glass doors of your cabinet.Love your tree too.


  8. This is the kind of space I dream of creating! I love your color scheme! Simply beautiful!

  9. Jennifer, thanks for the lovely tour! Great photos.

  10. Everything looks so pretty, Jennifer! I love how you’ve used greenery throughout your home.

  11. Beautiful Christmas decor, Jennifer! Everything looks so inviting! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  12. Gorgeous tour Jennifer, your house looks lovely and so festive. I specially love the tree, so filled with brightness and color, just great! Thanks for sharing your beautiful house with us. Happy Holidays.

  13. Everything is just perfect, you sure did put a lot of loving time into your decorating. It is magazine worthy for sure!

  14. Jennifer, everything is just gorgeous! I loved every little detail, and your photographs are stunning!!!

  15. LOVE EVERYTHING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. It’s absolutely stunning Jennifer.

  17. Perfection! I love all the little details, your neutral colors, the white poinsettias and how you always set a beautiful table!


  18. the boxwood in the pitcher! i must do the same!


  19. Jennifer, your home looks just beautiful all decked out for Christmas! And your tree is gorgeous!

  20. beautiful Jennifer…so light and airy and yet so Christmas…xo

  21. Jennifer, your house looks just stunning! Congrats on your home tours-very well deserved!

  22. Very festive. I’m attending Jennifer’s party too and have my post up.

  23. I love your decorating style, Jennifer. Everything looks so beautiful–especially the tree!

  24. I love your decorating style, Jennifer. Everything looks so beautiful–especially the tree!

  25. I enjoy with your home tour here Jennifer! White decor gives your home a clean and modern look. And makes every room larger.

  26. Thank you for the tour Jennifer. Your holiday home looks divine and very festive.

  27. Your home is so charming!!! It all looks wonderful! I especially love that little candle crate! 😉

  28. i think you accomplished your goal perfectly. wow jennifer. your home is gorgeous. great tablescape!!! that built-in in the kitchen is amazing. thanks for sharing.

  29. Thank you for taking us on a tour, as I have said before, this is beautiful and I love all the little touches with the greenery especially the boxwood. Such a beautiful home.


  30. Joining you at Jennifer Rizzo’s Party! What a lovely decorated Christmas home you have.

  31. Jennifer, everything looks perfectly beautiful!! Love how you carried the simplicity of green throughout your lovely home.
    Mary Alice

  32. Everything is beautiful and I had an ah ha moment when I saw the burlap under the tree. You’re one smart Christmas cookie.


  33. Absolutely beautiful. Love those little wreaths, they are adorable.
    Happy Holidays.

  34. beautiful, jennifer! it looks amazing! love the dining room so much- the green ornaments in there are perfect!

  35. Everything is so pretty. Makes me want to paint everything white!

  36. Wow, everything looks absolutely beautiful and so inviting! I truly enjoyed my tour of your lovely home and holiday decorations.

  37. Beautiful Christmas decor! Looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing.

  38. Very stunning! You’ll have a beautiful white season coming up! Love,

  39. This is so gorgeous! Like it’s from a magazine! You are so amazing!

    hugs x

  40. So pretty Jennifer! Love all the touches you’ve added in unexpected places .. bathroom, kitchen.. so simple and pretty.


  41. Well, I love it all! You have some really gorgeous furniture, and built-ins! The tree is amazing, too. And the burlap swags are fabulous 🙂
    Happy Holidays to you!

  42. jennifer, it’s all so fabulous and pretty!

  43. Wonderful Jennifer! I love your tablescape and those romantic votives in the mason jars up the staircase. Everything shows such attention to detail!

  44. So pretty! I absolutely love your kitchen- the wreaths on the hutch are gorgeous!

  45. Every single thing is so welcoming and pretty! Thanks so much for sharing! Take care, Laura

  46. Your home is decorated so beautifully. Thanks for the tour!

  47. Your holiday home is beautiful!

  48. I think your kitchen cabinets are my favorite part of your home tour. It all looks so beautiful and festive.

  49. Beautiful. YOur home is lovely and I love the white, serene, beautiful feel to all of it. The flowers, everything is wonderful.

  50. Your home looks amazing! So cozy and festive.

  51. very bright and peaceful,I loved your style.I’ll be happy if you check out my blog too ( my ‘ @ home’ posts are about my home decor )

  52. Very pretty ! Love your tree !

  53. You already know I love your home! You’ve dressed it up so pretty for the holidays. Each detail is perfect to me. You have a wonderful style…I think my favorite is your mini boxwood wreaths on the cabinetry and that Christmas tree is STUNNING!

  54. Love it!

  55. Your home is so beautiful decorated for the holidays… I couldn’t possibly pick a favorite room!

  56. Hi Jennifer, Thanks for welcoming us into your beautiful home! Everything looks fantastic!

  57. Beautifully done, Jennifer. Your home is definitely Christmas ready. I caught a glimpse of “The First Noel” bag. Great spot for it.

  58. BRAVO!!!!!!!!

    Absolutely stunning work, your home looks magazine perfect, wow.

    Love it.

  59. What a beautiful home! Every room is stunning with all its details. I guess my favorite would be the boxwood wreaths on the hutch in the kitchen. So beautiful in its simplicity!

  60. I love how you sprinkled ornaments beneath the tree!

  61. Jennifer, the entire house has your lovely subtle natural Christmas touch. The tree is especially beautiful. Happy Christmas, Olive

  62. I love your home….love it!

  63. Jen
    It is all so beautiful. You make simple Christmas beautiful. Love your beautiful home and blog

  64. So lovely and festive and love all the touches of greenery. And then that tree at the end! Stunning!

  65. its all sooooooo beautiful!!!!

  66. So pretty, love all the simple touches of greenery!

  67. It’s all so lovely, Jennifer. I love the simplicity of your Christmas decor. The touches of boxwood spread around are just perfect! Thank you for linking up to The Better Late Than Never Christmas Inspirations Party.

  68. Your home looks so beautiful! I love the green and white theme. Your stairway looks so pretty with the jar candles on the stairs and the greenery. And the tree is gorgeous!

  69. Your home is absolutely beautiful…

  70. Jennifer, this is my first time viewing your blog. Wow, your home and decor is stunning! makes me want to come over right now and sink myself down and have a cupa hot chocolate!

  71. Jennifer, everything is so festive for Christmas! It is all so beautiful! A small detail, but big impact is the sweet little lamb hanging in the door! I love it! Christie at Three Pixie Lane

  72. A beautiful blog. You have a lovely home, and I love the cat

  73. Your home is stunning! I love how fresh everything looks! Your photographs are also beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

  74. I saw your link on the Happy Hour link party and had to come check it out! Everything is gorgeous!

  75. Your home is BEAUTIFUL! Thanks for sharing! I’m in love with your hutch and boxwood wreaths! It’s been pinned. Merry Christmas!

  76. What a beautiful mix of green and white. I love the pops of evergreen and other Christmas greens that keep appearing throughout your design. How pretty!

  77. Absolutely beautiful!!! You do such a great job!

  78. So beautiful! I love all of the simple Christmas touches you have added.


  79. Jennifer, thank you for sharing your beautiful holiday home!

  80. Your home is very pretty, Jennifer. I love the light with pops of colour on the dining table. The stairs are lovely too!

  81. Stunning – every little detail! Love the green and red and your tree is gorgeous with the ornament spilling onto the floor!

  82. A WOW post! FIVE stars for Christmas cheer!
    Merry Christmas to you.
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

  83. Hello Jennifer!
    I’m never tired of enjoying every detail in your Christmas home.
    Everything is fantastic, you really did a great job.
    The photo of the wood crate is gorgeous, well, all the photos are fantastic, congratulations!
    Besos, Happy New Year! Feliz Año Nuevo!

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