2015 Christmas Home Tour

UPDATE: Check out Kelley Nan’s current Christmas Home Tour for 2017 HERE!

Christmas Home Tour Blog Announcement

I am so excited to invite you into our home this Christmas! Along with seven other talented bloggers, we have been preparing for the holidays and have been counting the days to welcome you into our homes for our Christmas Home Tour, hosted by The House of Silver Lining. Whether you are linking over from Mollie from Design Loves Detail’s gorgeous holiday home tour, or I am your first stop, I am so glad you are here! Be sure to check out the other homes who would love to host you, listed at the end of my tour. If you haven’t already, go ahead and turn on some favorite holiday tunes. If you don’t have access, just imagine the keyboard intro to Last Christmas by Wham! (I am a super fan of cheesy holiday tunes).

Note: You can follow along on Instagram at #WinterBloggerlandTour

Since this is the first Christmas in our home, I really wanted to make it feel like we were home for the holidays. Our last home’s size and color scheme was very different, so I did have to make some “investments” this year. Although we are in north Georgia and snow is a hit or miss each year, I wanted to create a winter wonderland feel with a lot of white, a lot of natural elements, and if you know me, of course a lot of sparkle. Please come on in and let me show you around! 

Christmas Front Porch 2

While you won’t find much red on the inside of our home, I kept the outside classic, red bows and berries with green garland, white lights, and a few snow covered branches. The wreath was also a simple DIY.

Christmas Porch 1

Our entry is very small; once you come in, you will see most of the house from that spot. If you look to the left, you will see our sitting room…

Christmas Formal Living Room 1

… and to the right is the dining room.

Christmas Entry

Christmas Table 7

Straight ahead, just past the stairs is our great room.

Tree from Entry

Let’s start off in the sitting room. I have metallics in this room year-round which makes incorporating those silver and gold Christmas touches an easy task.

Christmas Formal Living Room 3

I marked this room “complete” with dual magnolia leaf/champagne ornament wreaths for the french doors, a few Christmas trees scattered on our coffee and side tables, ornament filled apothecary jars atop the cabinet. and some winter touches to a round, mirrored gold tray. As you will see in our walkthrough, I went a little crazy with the faux snow from Pottery Barn. Even after a healthy “dusting” throughout the house, I had a LOT left over which will serve me for years to come.

Christmas Formal Living Room 2

Let’s head into the dining room next.

Christmas Dining 2

The large, gold bottle brush trees and white twig wreath were found at HomeGoods and I was thrilled to find these deer at my nearby Pottery Barn Outlet the day after Thanksgiving. A few stray ornaments and a little snow on the silver tea set rounded out this look. I like decorating with large pieces instead of a bunch of small items. It makes a statement but doesn’t seem quite so cluttered.

Buffet Deer

For this holiday table, I wanted the theme to be centered around stars- silver stars, gold stars, white stars… and, of course a lot of sparkle. I will be posting another tablescape soon so be sure to check back in!

Christmas Table 3

I was able to use a lot of the same pieces on my table as I did for fall. You can check out two of my autumn table looks here and here.
Christmas Dining Table Details

Christmas Table 8

Remember that tree I flocked a few weeks ago? (You can visit the DIY here). I love how it turned out! I kept it simple with a few birds, owls, and paper stars . It corners a window facing the street in front of our house, so you can see the lights aglow after dark.

Nature Tree

I found both of these adorable reindeer (because what winter forest is complete without snow white deer?!) and apparently, they are on significant sale right now.

Christmas Table 9Christmas Table 5

Instead of seeking out Christmas-specific napkins/napkin rings, I layered these cream and gold beaded napkins with these silvery gray napkins. I used a basic silver napkin ring and layered it with bells and a star ornament.

Christmas Table 4

Christmas Table 6

Next, we can make our way into the kitchen.

Christmas Dining

I’m already making plans for lit greenery on top of my cabinets for next year, but this year, I kept with my minimalist preference. Ok, maybe I just ran out of time haha.

Christmas Kitchen

Christmas Kitchen 2

Christmas Kitchen Apples and Limes

The mercury glass apothecary jars and silver stick orb were of course, HomeGoods finds. I love the monochromatic look with such different textures. The cloches are filled with ornaments, snow, and a mini bottle brush tree; of course, they are kept company by the most incredible candle ever!

Christmas Breakfast Room 1

Adjoining the kitchen is the breakfast room. I took an inexpensive mini wreath, weaved some small silver snowflake garland throughout, secured it to the bottom of the chandelier with floral wire, and added a few pine cones. Dressing up a chandelier is an easy, fun way to change the look in your room; you can get as creative as you want!

Christmas Breakfast Room 2

Christmas Breakfast Room 3

I could have taken this tree and sat it in the center of the table and been done with it. But, I always try to layer. Add something to a tray and it immediately looks more purposeful and put together. I also carried the pine cones down from the chandelier to help with the cohesiveness.

Christmas Breakfast Room 5

I loved finding some of these ornaments to use as standalone decor. Again, much of what is pictured on my breakfast buffet is from my everyday decor. Incorporating seasonal to what I already have is key for me.

Christmas Breakfast Buffet

In the corner of our breakfast room, I keep a simple tree filled with classic ornaments and sentimental Christmas memories. My mom still gifts us a new ornament each year; a tradition I will always look forward to.

Sentimental Tree

A funny story about that greenery wrapping the lantern chains- these were actually the ties use to secure the Christmas tree from the manufacturer. My husband cut them to dispose of, but me being the hoarder I am, hung onto them and decided that they could be re-purposed in this way. Here’s a little peek into the great room, but first, we are going to head upstairs.

Christmas Home Tour 1

The only bit of decor I added upstairs was in our master bedroom. And when I say “bit” I mean BIT. I learned a trick from my friend Kris (on Instagram, you can check her out at @drivenbydecor) where she added ribbon to pillows she already had. I thought it was complete genius! I did add these white and silver paisley, beaded lumbar pillows but kept the rest of my bedding the same.

Christmas Bed 2

A few simple florals and a $3 tree from the Target Dollar Spot were my only other additions.

Christmas Bed

When you walk out of the bedroom, you can peer down into the great room (we are getting there!) That large wreath is one DIY I am super proud of. I purchased it as a plain, green wreath, flocked it like the tree in the dining room, and then added ribbon, ornaments, natural elements, and embellishments to match my garland. A DIY will be coming soon.

Christmas View from Above 2

I wasn’t originally going to put the faux snow directly on surfaces, but as I mentioned before, I got a little carried away. This console table was the first place I “went rogue”.

Christmas Console Table 2

Home Tour Preview 3

Details on my adorable, custom “Christmas in Dixie” pillow can be found on this previous blog post.

Christmas Console Table 4

Christmas Console Table 1

We have finally made it to my favorite room in the house – the center of our home and where most of “Christmas” is happening!

Christmas Living Room 9

Christmas Living Room 10

I had a hard time pumping myself up enough to re-style our built-ins. It’s one of those things that when you get it just right, it’s hard to make a change.

Christmas Shelves

Each year, I frame our Christmas card and bring them all out during the Christmas season.

Christmas Shelves 2

Oh, and hey! There’s some snow- I bet you weren’t expecting that! haha

Christmas Shelves 3

I had new stockings (in Arctic Fox) made this year; it is the first time my husband and I have had stockings with our names since we have been married. Oh, and yes, Santa does fill them.

Christmas Stockings

Christmas Living Room 7

I was so excited to get a larger tree this year, I went a little nuts!

Christmas Living Room 8

After my husband set it up, I spent three hours fluffing it…

Christmas Living Room 5

…and another five hours decorating it. Spools and spools of ribbon, decorative picks, floral branches, balls, ornaments, berries, mesh, feathers… yea, it’s all in there! Keep following along with me to see a few close-ups.

Christmas Living Room 6

My fall to winter pillow shift was pretty simple. I took off the navy and darker colors and added some more winter white, fur, and a few sparkles and sequins.

Christmas Living Room 1

So, just as in my real everyday life, I had an “ah-ha!” moment halfway through the tour, ran to the basement, and grabbed a mini boxwood wreath. I knew it would be perfect for my handsome silver stag!

Home Tour Preview 2

Christmas Coffee Table

For our wedding reception a few years ago, I knew I wanted BIG statement lanterns to use on top of some of the tables. (Yes, I put 4′ tall lanterns on top of tables… five of them to be exact haha) I still have three and my mom has two of them on her southern front porch. I used a pair to bookend the tree and filled them with large ornaments and greenery wrapped around tall candle pillars.

Christmas Lantern

My gifts have never looked as good as they do this year. My friend Tamara (whose home is also in this tour) launched her line of holiday gift wrap and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it! Admittedly, as the season goes on, the effort I put in my bow “art” starts to wane.

Christmas Gifts

I have been asked how I decorate my tree and for any tips I may have. I only have one. Whenever you think your tree looks full and you are done, keep going!

Christmas Tree Closeup

I have also had questions on how my lights seem so bright. I didn’t add any light strands to the pre-lit tree. The white and silver glass, along with the tons of glitter provide awesome reflective surfaces. Again, the more ornaments you have, the more the light will be able to bounce around and radiate!

Christmas Tree Closeup 2

Tree Top

I want to thank you for letting me take you on a tour of our home! If this was your first time visiting, I hope you come back, and if you are a “regular”, well, I hope to “see” you just as often! If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment or shoot me an email. You can also sign up for my newsletter to have announcements delivered directly to your inbox. I hope you still have your Christmas music playing (or maybe you are humming Last Christmas in your head on repeat, which is also totally fine), because it is time to head to the next home in the tour! The next stop is my friend Haneen’s home; link over to Haneen’s Haven see her colorful, vibrant wonderland here.

You won’t want to miss any stops! Here are the other participating homes:

Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season, filled with laughter, love, and blessings in abundance.


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PillowsThatcher Wing Back Chairs | Table Lamp | Garden Stool | Blanket BasketQuatrefoil Mirrors Between Windows | Gold Foil Texas & Georgia State Art Prints | White Lidded Urn | Candle Hurricanes (SIMILAR) | Tree Art | Round Mirrors: World Market – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Wooden Tray: Pottery Barn – no longer available (SIMILAR| Coasters | Volcano Candle | Mirrored Console Table: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Log Carrier: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Sheepskin (SIMILAR) | Silver Rimmed Hurricane: Pottery Barn – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Console Table Lamps: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Oversized Tray | Mirrored End Table (Formerly Palais Collection) | Mirrored Coffee Table (Formerly Palais Collection) | Rug: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Alarm Clock | Pitcher: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Sofa: La-Z-Boy Aspen Collection | Fan: Progressive Lighting | Fur Throw: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Greek Key Throw | Gray Afghan: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Striped Throw: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Greek Key Ottoman | Floor Lamp | Silver Garden Stool | White Garden Stool | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Curtain Rod | Ottoman Basket Tray: Pottery Barn – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Chair | Pillow in Chair | Sheepskin: Costco (SIMILAR) | Tall Lantern: ZGallerie – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Table Lamp | Rug: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Apothecary Jars | Brass Candle Holders: HomeGoods (SIMILAR)| Sofa: Antique |Restoration Hardware French Casement Double-Door Cabinet in Black Oak Drifted | Side Table: HomeGoods (SIMILAR)| Baseket (SIMILAR) | Pier One Art – no longer available | Striped Pillows | White Pillows: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Gray Velvet Pillows: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Scarf: American Eagle (SIMILAR) | Sunburst Mirrors: Various Sources – (Similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE) | Quatrefoil Mirror | Wall Urchins | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Bar Stools | Marble Cheese Board | Wooden Paddle Board | Round Wood Wall Decor | Coasters | Pedestal | Ceramic Artichoke (SIMILAR) | Pedestal Bowl: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Candle Holders | Refrigerator | Cabinet Pulls: Pewter (SIMILAR) | Pitcher: Crate & Barrel – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Faucet | Stainless Cooktop | Stainless Steel Canopy Pro Style Wall Mount Range Hood | Paint: Perfect Greige by Sherwin Williams | Cabinet Paint: Unknown | Granite: | Backsplash: | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Chairs | Table: Refinished (PROJECT HERE) | Chandelier | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Curtain Rod | White Soup Tureen | Platter | Sideboard: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Candelabras (SIMILAR) | Ice Bucket | Wine Cooler | Wine Trough | Cake Stands: HERE, HERE, HERE| Espresso Cups & Saucers | Ceramic Vase (SIMILAR) | Mirror: Hobby Lobby | Tall Lantern: ZGallerie – no longer available (SIMILAR) | Artificial Apples | Paint: Perfect Greige by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Chairs – Linen | Bar Cart12-Light Chandelier | Candle Holders | Mirror: Homegoods – (SIMILAR) | Dining Table:  (84″ in Salvaged Brown) | Buffet: (72″ in Distressed White) | Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Rug: HomeGoods- Calvin Klein wool (SIMILAR) | Lamps: HomeGoods – (SIMILAR) | Napkins | Silver Tea Service: Family Heirloom – (SIMILAR) | Table Runners |  Waterford Padova China | Waterford Bassano China | Chargers (SIMILAR) | Pillows: HomeGoods | Church Painting | Water Lillies Art | Paint: Lauren’s Surprise by Sherwin Williams | Flooring: Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle


Bed | Night Stands | Ruched Duvet Cover & Euro Shams – white | Belgian Linen Diamond Quilt & King Shams – Flax | Sheets | White Tray | X Benches (SIMILAR(SIMILAR) | Spencer Metal Dresser | Star (SIMILAR) | Rug: HomeGoods | Lamps: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Mirrors: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Decorative Throw Pillows: HomeGoods (SIMILAR| Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Striped Throw: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams


Bed – Queen| Belgian Linen Duvet Cover & Euro Shams – white | Belgian Linen Diamond Quilt – white | Rug – 5×8 | Mirrored Brass Tray | Side Chair | Throw Pillows | Center Throw Pillow (SIMILAR) |  Curtain Panels: (98″ in White) | Lamps: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Bench: HomeGoods (SIMILAR) | Mirror: DIY Project | Night Stands: DIY Project | Fern Prints | Frames: Michaels – (SIMILAR) | Throw: HomeGoods | Paint: Alabaster by Sherwin Williams


Curtains | Curtain Rod | Bedside Table Lamp | Bed: Ashley Furniture – no longer available (SIMILAR HERE & HERE| Gold TrayRuched Duvet Cover – white | Quilt: HomeGoods | Round Center Pillow | Ruffle Euro Pillow Covers | Volcano Candle | Dresser: Rooms to Go – no longer available (SIMILAR HERE) | Mirror: HomeGoods | Lamps: no longer available | White Oval Mirror (SIMILAR) | Round Black Side Table: Target – no longer available | Paint: Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams


Rocking Chairs | Urns (SIMILAR| Door Mat | Black and White Garden Stool (SIMILAR


White Floor Lantern | Table: HomeGoods | Bench: HomeGoods – (SIMILAR) | Pillow | Gold Mirror: Vintage – (SIMILAR) | Entry Rug | Glass Hurricane  (SIMILAR)

*Note: Post contains affiliate links and sources throughout the post. Where product is no longer available, a similar substitute has been listed. | Willa Skye Home gifted the pillow covers for my home tour; I truly ADORE them! 

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  1. 12.7.15
    Joni King said:

    Warm, inviting, welcoming, comfortable, and cozy! Gorgeous home with beautiful decorations and great Christmas treasures! I love it!

    • 12.7.15

      Joni, thank you so so much for visiting this morning!! “See” you on the other side; Happy Monday! 😉

    • 12.24.16
      Sherrie Dowell said:

      Beautiful,beautiful,beautiful. As a lover of the holidays,I find this home to be gorgeous and worth sharing. Thank you for your inspiration.

    • 1.7.18
      Shiloh said:

      Love….very lovely. Where is the sectional from?

  2. 12.7.15
    Lisa said:

    So beautiful KelleyNan! I love the way you don’t clutter any areas…it makes it easier to appreciate every detail! Simply gorgeous ! Thank you for sharing! Lisa @ellegeestudio

    • 12.7.15

      Lisa, thank you so much for visiting! And that means a lot; someone actually commented on one of my Instragram photos this week that my living room was “too cluttered”! haha Have a wonderful day and a fantastic Christmas season!

  3. 12.7.15
    angela said:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE it, you are an amazing designer and you knocked this one out the park. Your home is very very beautiful. Job well done. A+

    • 12.7.15

      Angela, wow! Thank you so very much for your kind words and for taking the time to stop by! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and holiday season!

  4. 12.7.15
    Debbie said:

    Everything is so beautiful! Warm, inviting & classic! You are an amazing designer! Love how your holiday decor flows so beautifully. Well done!

    • 12.7.15

      Debbie, thank you so so much for visiting with me this morning! It means a lot my friend. Have a wonderful day, a fabulous week, and an incredible Christmas season!

  5. 12.7.15
    Julia (Overfelt) Webster said:

    Wow!!! Kelly Nan, I’m throughly impressed! You have a beautiful home without the decorations, but your decorating is absolutely gorgeous! So glad to see you doing so well! Merry Christmas! ??☃??

    • 12.7.15

      Julia, oh my goodness! Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to tour through! Your words mean a lot. I hope you and your beautiful family are doing well and that your Christmas celebrations are underway!

  6. 12.7.15

    That tree is a stunner! You really go over the top and it is gorgeous. What a beautiful home. I love how you frame your Christmas cards and bring them out every year. xxxx Brooke

    • 12.7.15

      Brooke, thank you so so much! I have loved touring with you talented ladies and I have to go back to pour over your beautiful home some more later today. I love all the details throughout- you are wonderful!

  7. 12.7.15
    Brittany Hayes said:

    Absolutely breathtaking! I love every little detail! Your tree is GORGEOUS and all of the white and metallics and just so elegant and glamorous! You’re so super talented my friend!
    XOXO, Brittany Hayes (Addison’s Wonderland)

    • 12.7.15

      Brittany, thank you! I have to go back and tour the homes later today but even without a tree, your colorful Christmas is ridiculous!! You are so talented and I am so honored to be touring with you and these talented ladies.

  8. 12.7.15
    Mysha said:

    kelley your home is such a stunner. I esp loved the dining room. You have a real gift for tablescapes my friend

    • 12.7.15

      Mysha, thank you so much for visiting!! I absolutely loved your tour. I wish I could go through it in person!

  9. 12.7.15
    Bree said:

    Kelley, you totally knocked it out of the park my friend!! Every single detail is nothing short of perfection, as always!!! And to boot, it’s so cozy and inviting…now if I could just come pay you a visit that would completely make my holiday:))

    • 12.7.15

      Bree, thank you so so much for stopping by and for your incredibly kind words! You are such an inspiration to me! Oh my goodness, that would be the best! Can we make that happen?!

  10. 12.7.15
    Janice said:

    I loved every photo Kelley! Your home is just stunning, what a joy to all of the little special details! Thanks for sharing!
    Love, Janice

    • 12.7.15

      Janice, thank you so much for taking the time to tour around! That means so much- have a wonderful day and an incredible Christmas season!

  11. 12.7.15
    Tamara said:

    Kelley!! This is all so incredible my friend! Your touch is simply golden! Thank you for bringing me through your stunning home! And I’m blessed to be on this tour with you! Tam xox

    • 12.7.15

      Tam, you are such a talent. If we can’t be together in person, I am so glad we can be together in this way. Thank you for your support always, my friend. I am blessed to have you.

  12. 12.7.15

    AHHMAZING Kell!!! Every detail is perfection! Why can’t we be neighbors?!!!! I hope we get to more tours together! Love ya dear friend!

    • 12.7.15

      Randi, you are so good to me! I absolutely love yours decked out; I spotted a few items we had in common too! Haha- oh man, it would be incredible if we were neighbors. I will be going back to your tour again and again- until the next time, my friend! xo

  13. 12.7.15
    Mollie said:

    Kelley! This is just so glamorous and beautiful!! You have really outdone yourself, it’s amazing. I love all those pretty metallic tones– so sophisticated and chic. Grateful to be part of this fun tour with you!! xoxo, Mollie

    • 12.7.15

      Mollie, I am so grateful to be a part of this with YOU! You are so so talented and I can’t wait to make my way back over to your gorgeous holiday home!! We did it! xo

  14. 12.7.15
    Katie said:

    Absolutely beautiful Kelley! Loves it!!!

    • 12.7.15

      Katie, thank you so so much!! I hope you all are getting ready for Santa in Texas! Lots of love to you and your family.

  15. 12.7.15
    Tamara said:

    Kelley….im just speechless…. Its soo beautiful and breathtaking…. Im truly blown away by ur style and pictures…. Merry christmas!

    • 12.7.15

      Tamara! Thank you so so much! I hope you and your family are preparing for your first Christmas is Florida- wishing you a wonderful week and a great Christmas season!

  16. 12.7.15
    Shauna said:

    “Last Christmas I gave you my heart and the very next day you gave it away….” Yep, I’ll be singing that one all day! Fellow Wham lover!! Oh my goodness your home is GORGEOUS!! Your tree is to die for and I love how you say to just keep adorning that tree when you think you’re done! It is a showstopper for sure!! I love every little detail! I can’t believe you just moved in this year! You’ve really styled it to perfection Kelley! Thank you so much for being a part of the Winter Bloggerland Home tour!

    • 12.7.15

      Shauna!! HAHA! Now I’m singing it again! Lots to do still; I just keep those corners and rooms better hidden 😉 Thank you so so much; I am thrilled to have been part of such an incredible tour. You are just wonderful!

  17. 12.7.15

    Kelley your home is amazing!! I so enjoyed getting to see how it all goes together after seeing all sorts of beautiful bits and pieces on Instagram. Your tablescapes are always amazing and I’m now convinced that I HAVE to get some of that snow for next year’s decorating 🙂

    • 12.7.15

      Kris, thank you so so much for taking the time to stop by AND to say hello! Did you see your bow trick in my bedroom?? I am loving that faux snow and boy, it sure does go a long way! I still have the majority of it left haha

  18. 12.7.15
    Vickey Walker said:

    Kelley, your house is absolutely gorgeous!! I can look at your house for hours.
    Can you tell me where you got your dining room chairs?


    • 12.7.15

      Vickey, thank you so very much for stopping by and for such kind words! My chairs are from World Market- the Lydia. They are a FABULOUS price and, they go on sale all the time! Thank you again for visiting!

  19. 12.7.15
    Katie Chavez said:

    I just want to come over and basque in all things Kelley Nan. I LOVE the tree – is there a tutorial on how you weave ribbon in and out? I tried that and it just looks like I dropped the roll from the top.

    LOVE everything! 🙂

    • 12.7.15

      Katie! Thank you so much for coming to see me! And you can always come by in real life too 😉 I do the ribbon first- I actually layered two types on top of each other. I don’t tie or not anything- just kind of tuck loops deeper inside. When I finish a piece, I go back and pull the bottom ribbon that was layered underneath out just a little for a peek of both. I can show you!! xo Thank you again, Katie.

  20. 12.7.15
    Paola said:

    Kelley, your house is absolutely gorgeous!!!!!
    I Love your Diva Style.

  21. 12.7.15
    Paola Grant said:

    Kelley, your house is absolutely gorgeous!!!!!
    I Love your Diva Style. I work with your Husband David.

    • 12.8.15

      Paola, oh my goodness, thank you! It means to much that you took the time to come and visit. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!

  22. 12.7.15
    Maryann fitts said:

    Wow. Stunning. I’ve been in my house a little over a year And still don’t have one thing hung on the wall. Still don’t have a headboard for my king size bed lol
    I’m so impressed how beautiful everything is. Wished I could take a nap on that fancy bed !!

    • 12.8.15

      Maryann, thank you so much for dropping in! It means a lot- Congratulations on your home! I totally understand… we still have empty rooms and some rooms that are in an “interim” state that I am dying to make over. You will get there! Wishing you a very merry Christmas!

  23. 12.7.15
    Rachael Elve said:

    Wow!! This is amazing Kelley. You have truly found your calling in life and I am simply amazed by all you have accomplished with this beautiful home of yours. You have wonderful talent.

    • 12.8.15

      Rachael, thank you so so much! I think Lewis dressed in his winter wool would be the best decor of all! 😉

      • 6.27.22
        Kelly said:

        Hi Kelley! How wide is your fireplace and what size wreath did you get for it? I absolutely love it! Thanks!

        • 6.27.22

          Kelly, Thank you for taking the time to visit. The depth of our fireplace is 6’3″. I’m sorry, but I don’t recall the size of the wreath. It was a big one!

  24. 12.7.15
    Gretchen Thomas said:

    Oh…my…goodness! Every single detail is superb. You have designed a spectacular Christmas in your beautiful home. As a “wise” one once said, “What can I say? PROUD, that is what I can say.” I love it all (and your many tips are spot on.)
    Love from Nan

    • 12.8.15

      Nan! Oh my goodness haha- yes! And thank you so much for your continued support. You know I will always preach it- “I get it from my mama!” Love from your daughter in the water

  25. 12.7.15
    Lisa said:

    Your house is perfection! You are so very talented young lady. I felt like I was touring a true Winter Wonderland! You will go far in life with your talent my dear.

    • 12.8.15

      Lisa, thank you so much; I am still so humbled that you shared on your feed. Love you lots and appreciate you and your generous heart.

  26. 12.7.15
    Haneen said:

    Kelley, I’m not quite sure where to start with my comments! Lol! How about with your ridiculously perfect photos???!!! I’m always in awe of them! Do you have a photography background? They’re always exquisite! Your home is such a stunner! Loved every detail!!!

    • 12.8.15

      Haneen, I am so excited that we were able to collaborate together! I went back first thing this morning just to stare at your Candy Land 😉 No photography background and I am still trying to teach myself and learn my way around a camera. Thank you for being such a great supporter- if I could hug your neck right now, I would! xo

  27. 12.8.15
    Chris Belcher said:

    So beautiful Kelley! Love all of the beautiful metallics!!

    • 12.9.15

      Chris, thank you so much for paying me a visit, my friend! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season!

  28. 12.9.15
    Vitri said:

    OMG… Your home is soo beautiful! I love all the decorations, they’re so perfect!!! Great job!!!
    xo, Vitri {www.vanillalash.com}

    • 12.9.15

      Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by! I so appreciate you taking a peek and also saying “hello”!

  29. 12.9.15
    Jen said:

    I finally had a minute to come take your tour and WOW! I now need to go back to my own and start over ? Your home is stunning!!! I love your attention to detail and all of your touches! Thank you for sharing your talent with us my friend! Xoxo!

    • 12.9.15

      Jen, that means so much coming from you, my talented friend. Thank you! I absolutely love your style and during the holidays, it is EVEN BETTER! Thank you for taking the time to visit, Jen.

  30. 12.17.15
    Laila said:

    Wow! Absolutely stunning! Loved your Christmas Home Tour! Happy Holidays darling! xo

    • 12.17.15

      Laila, thank you so much, my friend! It means so much to have you stop by- merry Christmas and I can’t wait to see more of your holiday beauty! xo

  31. 12.28.15
    Claudia said:

    CONGRATS, your house is absolutely beautiful. Might copy some of your great decorating ideas. ?
    Thank you for sharing, Happy New Year!!

    • 12.28.15

      Claudia, thank you! I love getting inspired from others too!

  32. 12.28.15
    Sandra Cavallo said:

    Your home is unbelievable, just amazing! Your presentation and photography is impeccable and your style is perfection! I thoroughly enjoyed this tour!

    • 12.28.15

      Sandra, wow, thank you so so much!! Have a wonderful day and thank you for stopping by!

  33. 12.31.15
    Kacey said:

    Absolutely stunning!!!! You’ve inspired me to try the mixed metals for my tree next year. Any tips on your method for weaving in the ribbon and mesh with the ornaments?

    • 12.31.15

      Awesome! For the ribbon, go with a wide ribbon (2″+). I layered two different kinds on top of each other. Just tuck and then come out- I would work by section but don’t try to be strategic in placement- just go all over. Once you finishing tucking the strand of ribbon, pull the piece you had layered in with it out from the side a little to show a peek of it. I cut my strips as I went so I wasn’t dealing with the entire roll at once. Purchase more ribbon than you think you need, and add the ribbon before you add ornaments and picks (it should be your first step after fluffing the tree). Lastly, I also used some mesh. For that, I just cut smaller pieces, pinched it together, and then wrapped the very tip of the tree limbs around it, just enoucgh to secure it to the branch. I will definitely have to post a step by step next year!

  34. 6.12.16
    Decor Diva said:

    Your house is absolutely gorgeous. The wingback chairs from Pottery Barn? What is the fabric? Are they the thatcher and are they comfy?

  35. 9.25.16
    Judy said:

    Beautiful home….what color did you paint your main living area?

    • 9.25.16

      Thank you! Versatile Gray by Sherwin Williams.

  36. 10.15.16
    Nicola said:

    I thought I had seen all the blogs there was to see, then I came across yours!….how on Earth I haven’t seen this before now is beyond me, but wow!
    You have a beautiful home and decorated it perfectly……just stunning!
    Have now subscribed as I don’t want to miss a thing!
    Thanks for sharing and will look forward to this Christmas Home Tour!

  37. 10.31.16
    Nancy Griesinger said:

    These rooms are beautiful and very well done, however, they do not have the one element of Christmas that counts the most. Warmth. It is one thing to decorate a perfect room and quite another to say, “welcome please come in.” I do not feel welcome in these rooms. I can admire them, but I would not want to live in them especially on Christmas Morning.

    • 11.1.16

      Nancy, I’m sorry you feel that way. Fortunately, our home was filled with an abundance of warmth last year – many new memories were made, new traditions began, Christmas carols flooded the house, and we enjoyed lounging around under the twinkling lights of our home. I hope you will stop back by next month when I launch this year’s Christmas Home Tour. We have so much to be thankful for and I always want our guests (and family) to feel welcome and comfortable in our home, especially during the holidays.

  38. 10.31.16
    Shannon said:

    I love your home! How beautiful! Can you tell me where you bought the silver stag head you have displayed with the green wreath around his neck?? I love him!

    • 11.1.16

      Shannon, thank you! I found him at HomeGoods last year. 😉

  39. 11.1.16
    Alana Reynolds said:

    Wow! This is stunning! I am obsessed with the way you decorate and just love how you mix the silvers & golds!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!! Do you by any chance know the paint color of your kitchen & dining room? I am in LOVE?

    • 11.1.16

      Alana, thank you so much! The kitchen is “Perfect Greige” and the dining room is “Lauren’s Surprise”- both by Sherwin Williams. Depending on light, they can both appear darker so be sure to test before committing! 😉

  40. 11.7.16
    Queenie said:

    Can’t wait to see the 2016 Christmas!

  41. 11.9.16
    lina said:

    Your decoration look so beautiful every detail really nice and chic love it

  42. 11.9.16
    Tara Johnson said:

    Kelley – your Christmas tree (and your house) is absolutely impeccable. Perfection!

    • 11.10.16

      Tara, thank you so much! Can’t wait for this year!

  43. 11.10.16
    Deborah McDougall said:

    Greetings from New Zealand.
    Wow this beautiful home is simply stunning, magical and elegant. I have dicovered this just about a year late, but certainly worth it.

    • 11.13.16

      Deborah, thank you so much! I hope you will come back and visit for this year’s tour in a few weeks!

  44. 11.12.16
    Rhonda Whitaker Paige said:

    Kelley, your home is absolutely gorgeous. I found in your home some ideas after the holidays.
    Happy Holidays!

    • 11.13.16

      Rhonda, thank you so much and thank you for visiting with me! I hope you will come back for this year’s tour in a few weeks.

      • 11.24.16
        Rochelle said:

        I think this house is gorgeous with a very homey touch! I would feel very welcome in this home. I am trying to choose a paint color and love all of yours. I noticed you used perfect greige in the kitchen and versatile grey next to it. May I ask why you used two different colors and are they right next to each other. Again, it is beautiful but I am trying to make a decision on my own home

        • 11.28.16

          Hi, Rochelle! Thank you! Just to give it a slightly different dimension, but, with lighting, it is actually difficult to discern the difference between the two.

  45. 11.22.16
    Shelley said:

    I know this is last years tree but its my inspiration for this year! I love how you’ve used the ribbon. What width do you use? And dare I ask how many spools you used? Thank you!

  46. 12.19.16
    Eleanore Sterling said:

    Hi Kelley,

    All the way from London England, I’d like to congratulate you on such a wonderful website. I absolutely love all of your ideas, hints, and tips, and designs in all of your rooms. Such a beautiful house. I keep checking back to have a read of your other blogs and pages, finding lovely inspiration each time I visit. I look forward to reading and viewing more images.
    I hope and your husband and your very cute puppies, all have a wonderful Christmas and a very prosperous New Year. Keep the ideas coming!
    Best website!

    • 12.20.16

      Eleanore, thank you so much for stopping it to visit with me! So sweet of you to say; we are enjoying the season to the fullest. I hope you are, also xo

  47. 12.27.16
    AJ said:

    Love love love the decor! I’m in love with your floors, can you tell me where you got them and if you remember the name? Remodeling my home and having trouble deciding on a floor!

    • 1.1.17

      thank you! They are Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle; I believe the maker is Shaw Floors

  48. 12.31.16
    Jenny said:

    Hi Kelley, I am writing from Sydney, Australia and I came across your home tour today. I have to confess that I have been on your tour three times today. Each time I have found something inspirational. Your style is classic, stylish and it works.
    Well done to you.

    • 1.1.17

      Jenny, wow! What a compliment! Thank you so much for visiting with me. Wishing you the most wonderful 2017!

  49. 1.7.17
    Ruth Herr said:

    I LOVE your floors! Would you be willing to share what they are and how you like living with them? I love dark. Yours look darker in some pictures – probably the lighting. I just don’t want to pick a floor that shows every little thing and be a slave to keeping them clean. By the way, this is my first time visiting and I love your Christmas house! I can’t wait to explore some more!

    • 1.9.17

      We love them! They are Nottaway Hickory in Weathered Saddle- I believe Shaw is the manufacturer. They are super durable and while they do better than those that don’t have grooves, they DO show rug shed if you have a shedding rug. THank you so much for visiting!

  50. 1.12.17
    Lee Lee said:

    I LOVE every room. I am going to try and do something like this next year on a lower scale. My house isn’t as nice as yours. GREAT JOB!

    • 1.12.17

      So kind of you to say! The good thing, Is with just a few tweaks and reaarranging, I was able to use it all again this year 😉 You can see this year’s tour under the “Home Tours” tab.

  51. 1.16.17
    Cece said:

    Hi Kelley! You have a Gorgeous home! I have spent all day reading your site, I’m really enjoying it!

    If you don’t mind me asking, who built/designed this house for you? Beautiful job!

    We are wanting to build a home but we just haven’t found any ideas that fit us! Would love a lay out like this!

    I look forward to coming back and reading your posts!

  52. 1.17.17
    Anna said:

    Hello! Beforehand I beg pardon for English. I live in Russia, in distant from the capital city, not far from a taiga. I very want to say you, that your house magnificent! It is an ideal! He radiates an endless heat and comfort. Your refined taste is felt in every element of decor. We with a husband young family, we are on the first stage to realization of our dream – such house. We search earth a little rather from a city – nearer to the forest and nature for building and we do the project of the future of house. Often I look the photos of your house, they so inspire, not to pass it words! I do not know why I to you it I tell, probably simply that you smiled) But I will recur once again, your house is MAGNIFICENT and then that you do it fairy-tale, comfortably, cleanly, very domestically, well and certainly beautifully! I in your guests was only on a photo, but abandoning your house is not desirable! I wish happiness to your family, and personally to you endless stream of ideas and their quickest realization!

    • 1.17.17

      Anna, hello from the U.S.! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a note. Our home is a big source of happiness so I put as much love into it as I can 😉

  53. 7.17.17
    Stephenie said:

    I wanted to know if you remember where you found your multi pointed Moravian stars? I love them!

  54. 8.27.17
    Lois Barber said:

    You have the most incredible White Christmas I think I have ever seen! And the little green tree was a nice retro touch.
    Just wonderful!
    I write a newspaper column and would love to feature your home!

  55. 11.24.18
    Regina Troyer said:

    I absolutely love your style of decorating! Very elegant and tasteful!
    I was wondering where you got your headboard in your bedroom?
    Love it!

    Love seeing everything in white for Holiday decor!

  56. 4.15.19
    Rose said:

    Kelley , this is my first time to your website. I’m building a house and am searching for brick color. I was drawn to your beautiful
    Porch. Can you tell me the name of/ how to locate if your brick is available??!

    • 5.15.19

      Rose, thank you so very much! I actually picked it from a lineup with our builder years ago and have no idea. I am so sorry!