Sunday, December 16, 2012

Oh There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays...

I love decorating our home for Christmas, so today I thought I'd give you a little tour of our home by sharing a few pics of our holiday decorations. The first decorations you'll spot are on our front porch and front door:

As you enter the foyer, you'll spot a little Santa collection on the side table. The snowman and bushel basket are a couple of my Affair of the Heart finds, which decorate a corner in the foyer:

Right off of the foyer on the right is Mike's "man room", so I decorated a little spot in there with a fun antique sled and old ice skates that I purchased at Affair of the Heart. The camo/hunter snowman was a gift from my friend Stacey...isn't he adorable?

 Although this isn't a Christmas decoration, it's the newest addition to "man room"...the mount of the buck that Mike harvested last year.  (I'm thinking that maybe I should have hung some ornaments or something from the antlers just to be festive...bahaha!!...just kiddin'!!)

Since we spend so much time in the kitchen, I always like to add a few decorations around the top of my kitchen cabinets:

Here's our little dining area...

Here is a close-up of the vases I filled with ornaments to create a centerpiece for the table:

A close-up of the top shelf of the baker's rack in the corner:

On Pinterest I saw a dining room light that had been decorated for the holidays, so I decided to use some ribbons and ornaments that I had on hand to add a little pizazz to our light:

Remember back in November when I went to Affair of the Heart with my friends Jamie and Joy? Well, one of the uber-cool finds that I brought home was this old wash tub with a snowman painted on it:

Well, here's why I bought put our Christmas tree in! We downsized this year to a 6 1/2 foot skinny tree, and I knew that I wanted to find something unique to display it in. I think the washtub fits the bill nicely, don't you?

Here's a close-up shot of the coffee table with the cute Santa and sled that I also purchased at Affair of the Heart in November:

Last, but not least, here's my little nativity set which decorates the top of our piano. My mom gave me the piano earlier this year, and I would love to take lessons in the near future.

Thanks for dropping by today! Be sure to check back this week for a quick gift tutorial that I know you'll want to make for all of the gals on your Christmas list!

Have a wonderful week, friends!


  1. Thank you for having me in. Simply lovely! You're a regular decorating diva, Becky! Merry Christmas blessing to you and your family.


    1. Thanks, Jill! I hope that you had a TERRIFIC Christmas and that your new year will be filled with much love, laughter and happiness!! Enjoy the rest of your break from school! HUGS!! :)

  2. Beautiful. My favorite piece has got to be your big antique sled, and I love the centerpiece of vases with Christmas balls. So pretty. Hope you are all ready for Christmas Becky! All the best to you and your family this holiday season!

    1. Thanks, Justine! The sled was my "score!" find at Affair of the Heart in Nov. should have seen my pal Jamie and I trying to get that thing in her Honda Accord - ha! ha! We did it though!! :) I found the vases at different times at our local Goodwill stores...I love going there to hunt for great crafty bargains! Hope you had a great Christmas with your girls and hubby, and that you have a WONDERFUL new year!! HUGS!! :)


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