Holiday Walk

Hello and welcome House Walk visitors! Hopefully you are joining me from stop number 7, if not, you may see that home by clicking here: Craftberry Bush

 My home is stop number 8 on the Holiday House Walk this year.

My home is currently under construction, as we have torn apart my sitting room to redo the drywall and ceiling, which is a HUGE mess, but I did manage to get a few pictures in the ONE day I had Christmas decor up in there.

This wreath is something I made especially for the holiday issue of Souvenir Magazine. I love the way it came out, and how it looks against my black dutch door.

I had a neutral theme going on my piano where I like to set-up my favorite vignettes. I think I will recreate it once the room is put back together.

I set out the small collection of snow globes I made last year on a round mirrored tray. Finn’s first Christmas picture is in it’s own store bought globe, amongst them.

I love adding ornaments and greenery to my dough bowl. The colors work so well together.

I hung the peppermint wreath I made last year in the dining room, and added pops of red to my shelves to compliment the space.

The jewel tree (above) is another project that I created for Souvenir Magazine this year. The how-to is in the Holiday issue, just click on my sidebar to visit the site and purchase a copy.

I made this one a few years ago, and I think it’s still my favorite.

Happy holidays to all of you! I hope to have more pictures later this month once my construction is finished and we get a tree!

PART 2 (added on 12/10/12) is below:

These pictures were taken over the course of the last three days. They end with pictures from today, with Finn in his dinosaur jammies. I don’t think my poor tree is going to make it until Christmas. ;)

Remember to continue on the holiday walk tomorrow with stop number 9:

If you are just joining in on this walk, please visit Jennifer Rizzo‘s blog to start at the beginning:

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Jeanne - December 4, 2012 - 3:58 am

Sadie, your Christmas home is lovely! I love the color palette. My favorite is the vignette with the big clock! Thanks for sharing your home with us.

Laura @ Finding Home - December 4, 2012 - 4:33 am

That wreath on your door is absolutely stunning – and I am definitely inspired to try a vintage jewelry tree. I have a whole box of my Grandmother’s costume jewelry and I would love to do something with it. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Take care,

Anne - December 4, 2012 - 5:37 am

Love all the special touches in your Christmas decor!Your door looks fabulous too!Thank you so much for sharing!

Lucy - December 4, 2012 - 5:39 am

Such gorgeous Christmas…what an honor to be your ‘neighbor’ for this home walk. Love everything you do, thank you for inspiring…xo

Shelley @ Calypso in the Country - December 4, 2012 - 6:09 am

Everything is so beautiful! Love the colors, the clock and the advent calendar. Thanks for the tour!

Mary@athomeonthebay - December 4, 2012 - 6:19 am

It is all so beautiful and sentimental. Thank you for sharing it!

Doreen - December 4, 2012 - 6:31 am

I found you through the housewalk tour and so glad I did! Your home is beautiful! I love the jeweled trees and I’m off to pick up a copy of Souvenir magazine!



Morgan - December 4, 2012 - 9:24 am

These turned out beautifully! I love the snowflakes on the window and the snow globe picture – I was so excited to get mine out this year, too! :)

Lolo - December 4, 2012 - 10:28 am

Your home always inspires Sara!! Absolutely ADORE your front door wreath. Happy Holidays to your sweet family XOX

Natalie - December 4, 2012 - 10:32 am

I really enjoyed your tour. I just love the way the grey looks with the small touches of red. Thank you for having me, and Merry Christmas!

Sherry - December 4, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Beautiful!! I especially love the jewel trees.

Morning T - December 4, 2012 - 12:48 pm

You always manage to inspire me with your gorgeous home. Thanks for inviting us in and happy holidays to you.

Christine - December 4, 2012 - 3:41 pm

I really like your snow globes on the mirrored tray. It is such an unique idea
Thanks for sharing

Katey - December 4, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Your home looks so lovely. I know you are excited about your changes and we look foreword to seeing them too.

tracey - December 4, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Sara your photos are beautiful as always!!! Your Christmas touches are wonderful…love your house!!!!!!!


:) T

paige - December 4, 2012 - 5:24 pm

sara, always a pure treat to see a glimpse into your beautiful world!!
AND how i love your new header….the feet image, with hannah too…oh my!!!

Penny Patten-Bryant - December 4, 2012 - 6:26 pm

Very nice, I would love to walk through in person!

jennifer rizzo - December 4, 2012 - 7:01 pm

Sara, i love everything about your home. thank you so much for being a part of the tour!

Kate @ Songs Kate Sang - December 4, 2012 - 8:30 pm

This was so beautiful! Thank you so much for opening your home to us and sharing inside!

Deb - December 4, 2012 - 8:31 pm

Your home looks gorgeous Sara decorated for the Holidays! I love the calm, neutral theme with splashes of red ♥

Jen O'Brien - December 4, 2012 - 8:33 pm

Sara,your home is beautiful! Your photos are breathtaking, every detail is perfect, just stunning! Happy Holidays, Jen

Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage - December 4, 2012 - 8:52 pm

Wow to your wreath – the vintage silver is stunning! And your bauble trees are fabulous. Love the color scheme and the few pops of red!

Glad to be part of the house walk with you.

Dear Lillie - December 4, 2012 - 9:52 pm

Everything looks beautiful, Sara!

victoria - December 5, 2012 - 8:45 am

Just beautiful as always….thank you for sharing!

Jeanne - December 5, 2012 - 8:56 am

I love the front door wreath!

Kim - December 5, 2012 - 12:51 pm

Exquisite!! Your home is truly beautiful. Wishing your sweet family happy Holidays!

Grey - December 5, 2012 - 11:07 pm

Thank you for taking the pictures for the tour! Everything is lovely, but I just adore the jewel trees! I am collecting things to make my own one day. I hope your room improvements are finished soon so you can get back to normal.

Debbie refreshrestyle - December 8, 2012 - 3:02 pm

Your home and decor is so beautiful! Have a very Merry Christmas.

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living - December 9, 2012 - 6:54 pm

Love the wreath on your front door! And I love the gray/black/red color scheme you have for Christmas. You have a wonderful style. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

karen@somewhatquirky - December 10, 2012 - 8:38 pm

Gorgeous. Perfect. Enviable.

Melinda Hartzog - December 13, 2012 - 6:41 am

I love your jewel tree! I think I saw it on Pinterest. Will definitely be pinned to my Christmas page on pinterest. Absolutely gorgeous!

Ann - December 15, 2012 - 9:01 am

just LOVE your simple tree topper!

Ashley - December 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

How beautiful! So many things to admire and be inspired by….Love it all! ~Ashley

Kristen - December 24, 2012 - 11:46 am

Your home is beautiful ! I love it that you include family touches and not just decorating. You son is so sweet. I especially love that you also thought to include the pets.

Merry Christmas !