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Decking the halls ~Holiday Housewalk Home Tour

Yes, I have been decking the halls


Christmas is my favorite time of year to decorate the house
With lots of silver and gold and all things Christmas


I am so excited to be joining 
the Holiday Housewalk tour over at  Jennifer Rizzo's today.  
Such amazing inspirations being shared!


I am stop number 14 out of 30- that means there are a lot before me 
and a lot after me~ so make sure to click over and visit them all like this
 amazing tour at Finding Home Online ~ so gorgeous!


In love with Laura's home- you won't want to miss it!

I have literally 85 pictures to share 


Honestly- I think I took over 1000 total. 
No worries- I won't be sharing 85 pictures
 just a few for now and some areas and details I am not showing just yet
 I hope you will come back for more detailed posts in the next week or two 
and I will be adding photos to this post as they are shared as well.


I tend to keep Christmas simple and natural over here
especially in rooms where there tends to be a lot going on.

In the kitchen- fresh greens on the shelf and potted trees are perfect.
White dishes, lots of bling and peonies
yep, pretty much moi over here! 


I added a pine wreath in the window and two little trees potted in blue and white.
Simple- sweet. Love it.


The kitchen is wearing it's soft French Blue color
One thing that was nowhere to be found... paperwhites.
Sigh... a staple in what I do for the Holidays- so I am definitely keeping an eye out.


Since mine are growing slowly yet.


I went with something different than traditional garland indoors this year.
Fresh greens mixed with fresh seeded eucalyptus.


In love with it- and no allergies to it- so big time bonus.
I did go ahead and mix a very small amount of cedar and pine with it 


I placed the greens only on the top of the mantel.
 This is a wood burning fire we use all.the.time. so I can't drape greens down at all- it's a fire hazard. 
As the eucalyptus dries- I will need to re-do the mantel but for now- I am loving it as it is
and thinking about what it will look like in a couple weeks when it's freshened.




The tree in the living room is covered in warm white lights
and silver, gold and whites.

 



Completely in love with these pale pink ornaments this year
and grouped together in a basket with a few dried roses and sprigs of cedar
perfect.


Dining room peek...


The flocked tree at the end of the dining table is new this year from Lowes
and absolutely beautiful.



The bedroom went a little french cottage this year
Simple, sweet.


The white flocked tree in here is one of my favorites
covered in chunky thick faux snow


a peek at the bedroom...




The bedroom fireplace might be my favorite this year. 



I made the garland for the mantel and draped preserved
 boxwood on the mirror


My office went the romantic route this year



Handmade stockings, pinecones
and a white tree and nothing but pale pink ornaments.


Adore it.



That's a bit of the round up for now~there are so many photos to share and several spaces I haven't shared yet... so I will share full room tours as everything gets wrapped up 
You can take the tour of all the beautiful homes over at Jennifer Rizzo each day this week!


and don't forget to stop by Rusty Hinge next
 it is filled with absolutely amazing vintage Christmas!!



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64 comments

  1. wow !!!! absolutely stunning !!!!

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  2. Everything is stunning girl! I love your romantic style :). Thanks for the eye candy this morning!

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  3. Love your house and your style.

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  4. Simply gorgeous! Breathtaking!
    ~Liz@HoosierHomemade

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  5. Beautifully done, Courtney as I knew it would be. Wow, you have a lot of trees.

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  6. Just beautiful Courtney! I love the changes you made in your master. It is so bright and airy. Thank you for sharing your holiday home with us.

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  7. Your images are so spectacular that it took me forever to go from one to the next!! Your photography is as gorgeous as your Christmas home. I know that takes so much work to accomplish, and I, for one, appreciate it, as it all gives me the happiest, most inspired feeling! Thank you for sharing it all. I look forward to what's to come!

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  8. Perfection! Seriously, I could look at pictures of your house all day! I love all the light colors you used for Christmas and all the fresh greens. Just breathtaking!!!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

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  9. Seriously I could pin your entire post! I think I did ! :) hehe. So pretty, each and every square inch!

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  10. Courtney,
    Exquisite, elegant, simplistic!!!
    Thank you for allowing us to tour your lovely Home for the Holidays!!!
    The mantels and the greens above the beds were a favorite for me!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  11. Your home is so beautiful!!!!! I love every single thing. Wat I love most is just how pretty it is! I adore all of the greenery and just that touch of color in some room. Thank you so much for being a part of the house walk and sharing your home!!!

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  12. Those trees, fireplaces...everything is so beautiful and elegant!
    -Shelley

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  13. It all looks so beautiful, Courtney! I love all your trees and the vignettes with the ornaments look so pretty.

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  14. Your decorating is so beautiful, I am stunned. I love that bedroom!! xoxo,Susie

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  15. Oh my, everything is so beautiful and so elegant. I loved your tour and your home is always stunning. Hugs, marty

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  16. Oh! How beautiful it is, breath taking! I'd love to have my home all decorated in that same way. Fabulous! Magical! Happy Holidays! ~ Vanessa

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  17. LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Your bedroom is my favorite. I wouldn't mind curling up there on a cold winter night with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. Everything looks beautiful!

    Jeanine

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  18. Gorgeous, stunning, absolutely beautiful! I think you should have shared all 1000 pictures! :)

    Anna
    http://askannamoseley.com

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  19. GAH!..you live in my dream world...I don't even know what to say about all the gorgeous images you share in and day out and this my sweet Courtney is no exception. I think it's time for a book...;) xo

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  20. Courtney, your home is SERIOUSLY STUNNING!! I love it all and could look at your photos all day!!

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  21. Absolutely stunning! Love your blog!
    MAYA
    http://jiloeastdesign.blogspot.com/

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  22. I absolutely love how your home is so fresh and bright! I especially loved the bedroom and all the greenery!

    xoxoKathleen

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  23. Everything is just breathtakingly beautiful!! I loved every bit of it! Thank you for the tour Courtney! Your beautiful romantic style never fails to inspire!

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  24. Swoon, Courtney!
    I love every single thing!
    XOXO,
    Anne

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  25. Love the white tree! Everything is so beautiful!

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  26. Courtney, you home is gorgeous! Your Christmas decorations are beautiful- so serene! I love your use of fresh garlands and greenery throughout your home. Your white tree is breathtaking! I adore you style!

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  27. so beautiful! love all your soft pinks and that gorgeous white tree!

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  28. Oh my, everything is so beautiful but I am simply green with envy over your pink roses. I can almost smell them. They remind me of is David Austin's English roses? I would have a yard full of roses but the dear would mow them down - they are worse than goats!! I can just picture you outdoors picking those beautiful blooms. You just get better and better :) Marisa

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  29. Your home is so beautiful!
    Sandra
    The Adored Home

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  30. Seriously, your home is the one I look forward to seeing. Everything you do is absolutely beautiful. Can't wait to see the rest.
    Sonia

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  31. That last shot's a stunner! But I love it all. Especially the potted trees in the kitchen. All so pretty!

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  32. just beautiful! i love the white tree! i also adore your bedroom and mantle- perfectly done!

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  33. Your home must be a beautiful place to live! Enchanting...
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

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  34. Wow Courtney…everything is just beautiful…

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  35. Gorgeous!!!! Thanks for shafting your home!! So many beautiful touches to make Christmas something more than special!

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  36. I love all your delightful photos Courtney! So fun to take a virtual stroll through your home!

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  37. Amazingly beautiful, as always, Courtney! I'm reeeeally loving flocked trees this year!! And the pink ornaments are absolutely perfection!!!

    xoxo laurie

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  38. Courtney - it is stunning! I love every detail but I am seriously in love with the eucalyptus garlands - I am not sure that is something that could be found in NY, but I am on the hunt! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home and style with us.

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  39. Gorgeous ... Beautiful ... Stunning ... Amazing ... and the list goes on!! :)

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  40. Oh my goodness!! I'm totally swooning here. Everything is absolutely gorgeous! I always feel like I'm flipping through the pages of a beautiful magazine. I truly don't have enough adjectives to describe how stunning it all is! Well done friend and I'm so thrilled to be part of this tour with you! :-)
    Vanessa

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  41. Wow! Absolutely breathtaking! You are so talented. I love how romantic it feels!

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  42. So beautiful. My favorite photo is the tea setting on the bed. I adore your white tree too. Did you get it at Lowes? I want to get a white tree but really want a non prelit one and cannot find any. The soft pinks really make your cottage gently romantic.

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    1. The flocked tree in the dining area is from Lowes- actually the all white tree was from Kmart last year. It is really beautiful.

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  43. Amazing! Love the pine cones on the floor in front of the fire place :)

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  44. I can't even believe how gorgeous everything is... Ohhh my gosh... Every single photo from every single room is a pure visual delight! Prettiest i've seen so far anywhere...

    Cindy

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  45. Very beautiful...magazine worth, even better!!! I love the tree, my fav, but everything is gorgeous!
    FABBY

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  46. Love it all...no surprise! Thanks for sharing!

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  47. Your place belongs in a magazine! I am not a gold girl, but you have converted me - pale pink, white and gold - wow! :-)

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  48. So excited to see the rest of your home decorated for Christmas! The eucalyptus really adds a nice texture to your garlands...a drip-i-ness (is that a word?) effect. Love everything!!

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  49. So excited to see the rest of your home decorated for Christmas! The eucalyptus really adds a nice texture to your garlands...a drip-i-ness (is that a word?) effect. Love everything!!

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  50. So gorgeous...l think I'm going to move it! Merry Christmas!

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  51. LOVE all of the fresh greenery and the little touches of sparkle! BEAUTIFUL! Life to the full! Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle

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  52. Stunning job! I found you via Homegoods.....love your touches, very elegant!

    Would love to know what ht garland is made of on the bedroom mantle...is it magnolia leaves?

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  53. The garland in the bedroom is made of fresh seeded eucalyptus. Hope that helps!

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  54. So beautiful, as always Courtney! You have such a lovely way of styling and capturing these breathtaking images. Love your home:) Happy Holidays!! Jen-City Farmhouse

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  55. Not my personal style, but I LOVE your romantic Christmas interiors! I'm now a follower :)

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  56. You have beautiful house. It's feel like I'm visiting your house right now.

    Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm Clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-shop. Nice to know you.

    Regards,
    Clotee

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  57. Thank you Courtney for opening your beautiful French Country home to us during the holidays. The beautiful pops of pink are gorgeous and I'm lov'n those rope candlesticks over your fireplace. Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas!
    Marie@TheInteriorFrugalista

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  58. Courtney, your home is beautifully decorated for the holidays. I am at a loss as to where I can find these beautiful decorating pieces. I love the small gold side table. Can you give me a source?

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