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Holiday Home Tour

I have been anxiously waiting to share my Christmas home tour with you all! I’ve teamed up with ten other bloggers to share some rooms in our homes all decked out for the holidays. I started decorating early and enjoyed every minute. Christmas is my favorite time of the year and I just love seeing my home lit up with beauty!

christmas house tour
holiday home tour

For this tour it was hard to pick a starting point because our floor plan is so open. I usually have a difficult time with our large entry way, but during Christmas its my favorite because it is perfect for our tree. It can be seen from every angle in our house.

 rustic christmas
rustic christmas

Adding large metal letters to my existing mirror to create JOY is one of my favorite holiday touches this year. It was so simple and made a big impact. We use this area as a drop off zone, so I needed it to still be functional and without a lot of decor. The metal letters were the perfect solution.

 rustic christmas home tour
diy wooden christmas tree

This Christmas Tree Farm sign from Down Grace Lane is the cutest and is another simple touch to our entry way. Jingle bells from Target hang from our coat rack. Rustic trees from Art By Kelly added to my existing Home Sweet Home signs from Little Bit of Everything Inc make me smile every time I walk in from the garage. I love that I didn’t have to change anything, with simple touches its easy to decorate for Christmas. Miniature stockings from Burlap and Bows Design are so cute with faux greenery from Target.

 neutral christmas decor
 neutral christmas decor

Pillows are my favorite decor accessory through out the year and Christmas time is no different. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas pillow from Bows and Burlap makes me want to sing Christmas music every time I walk by. The Reindeer Feed pillow from Decor Steals is perfect stuffed into crates from Michaels.

 christmas stocking ladder
christmas tree topper

I decided on a neutral theme this year for the tree with glitter ribbon, silver and galvanized ornaments and white snowflakes. I also picked up a galvanized tree skirt from Michaels this year that is more my style than a normal fabric tree skirt.

rustic christmas
stocking ladder

A metal ladder from Decor Steals holds our stockings perfectly. It’s my solution to hanging our stockings without a fireplace and its so fun! The Merry Christmas sign is from Target’s Dollar Spot. Most of my ornaments, ribbon, and stocking accessories are from Michaels and I’ve had them for years.

rustic christmas village
diy christmas village
christmas village

This year I decided to bring back my Christmas Village. I saw the rustic snowy trees at Michaels and knew they’d be perfect for creating a rustic village. It has been a few years since I’ve displayed my village, but I’ve always loved it. They are the white ceramic houses from Michaels that can be painted however you like, I simply painted mine silver and added touches of glitter – much cheaper than an expensive collection. They sit in my office area and my shelves were the perfect size. I created levels with candle holders, wood slices & books, and used garland to fill the empty space. It’s a great solution to the typical white fabric and creates a more rustic feel.

diy rustic christmas village
christmas holiday home tour

I love that when I peak my head around the corner in the kitchen I can see both my Christmas tree and village together. It’s so magical!

diy christmas prints

Deer and antler prints from Printshop Studio fill up the blank wall and I can leave them up all year or switch the prints throughout the seasons. We are teaming up for a giveaway soon on Instagram, so don’t miss it!

 christmas house home tour

I loved keeping my Christmas decor simple this year. I’m sure I will change up a few things over the next few weeks, but it’s something we can enjoy until after New Years without feeling overwhelmed. There is nothing better than a warm and cozy home decorated at Christmas time.

Be sure to check out all the other blogs involved in the Holiday Home Tour below:

The Other Side of Neutral

Spindle & Rye

The Rustic Life

Around the Watts House

Life on the Shady Grove

Jillify It

Farmhouse for Five

The Hamby Home

Circa ’34

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16 Comment

  1. Reply
    Daraka Mccrackin
    December 3, 2015 at 3:08 am

    Loved it all Allison! Your Christmas village is so pretty 🙂 Merry Christmas!

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:40 pm

      Thank you Daraka! The village is my favorite too!

  2. Reply
    Iris Watts
    December 3, 2015 at 3:33 am

    Beautiful, friend! I love those little wooden trees in your entryway. So cute!!

    1. Reply
      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:40 pm

      Thank you Iris! Aren't they fun?

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    Jill ~ Jillify It
    December 3, 2015 at 3:52 am

    Loved everything, Allison! The JOY with the mirror in the middle is so fun & your tree is amazing! Great job, friend!

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:39 pm

      Thank you Jill!

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    Collette Osuna
    December 3, 2015 at 4:53 am

    So pretty Allison! Love all your Christmas touches, especially the unique "joy" sign with your round mirror and the blanket ladder…..great job friend! Merry Christmas to you!

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:39 pm

      Thanks friend!

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    Ellen Ross | Ask Away
    December 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Where are those big antlers that are on the little table from? I love your decor! So amazing!
    XO Ellen from Ask Away
    http://www.askawayblog.com

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:39 pm

      Hi Ellen, the antlers are from Michael's last year!

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    Sandra Downie - www.therustic.life
    December 3, 2015 at 11:02 pm

    I LOVE your tree Allison and the way you hung your stocking on the ladder! Darling idea. The J and Y added around your round mirror is awesome!! Beautiful!

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:35 pm

      Thank you Sandra & thanks for letting me be a part of this!

  7. Reply
    claudia drexel
    December 6, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    Ofcourse. Like I keep telling you on Instagram. I love everything you touch.

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      Allison • A House and A Dog
      December 6, 2015 at 5:34 pm

      Hi! Thank you so much Claudia!

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    Ty Stewart
    December 14, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    Your home is gorgeous! I love your Joy sign, so creative!

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    SANDRA LOPEZ
    December 22, 2015 at 4:12 am

    Thanks for putting this together.!

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