Saturday, December 19, 2015

Holiday Open House Tour-Part 2-Family Room

I am so honored to be part of 2015 Holiday Open House hosted by 11 Magnolia Lane.  20 days of beautiful Christmas Homes.

If you are here from Stylehouse Interiors tour yesterday welcome.  Were you as blown away by her gorgeous decor as I was.  It was all amazing, but she stole my heart right at the foyer. 

Jen is a really hard act to follow, but here is my best shot. 

The Great Room is where we hang out all the time, so it is the place I love to decorate, however it has to also function for crowds of people and us on a day to day basis.  

I like pretty but practical.

This is definitely where all the action is and where everyone gathers everyday. 

I love using what I have and adding a few new things each year.  Mixing High-Low-Goodwill Thrifted and loved treasures from past years.

Red plaid and leopard just seems to go with this room, so some fun plaid and fur pillows from AtHome were my jumping off point.

Add in a little leopard,  a vintage santa, tree and ornaments and it feels like home.

Isn't he gorgeous, a fabulous Goodwill find a couple of years ago.

  (Be sure to check your local thrift stores after Christmas.) 

Here's a little sneak peak at my Goodwill Carolers too.

These are such fun and pretty Carolers all dressed in their beautiful red and green velvet.

We all love hanging out in this room and many Christmas memories are made her.

The adjoining breakfast area got a little plaid and fur too.

I couldn't resist these really cute cableknit deer from AtHome.  They added that special touch to our table this year.

 Be sure to check out my DIY On The Cheap tutorial for the plaid runner and napkins here.

Christmas plates were a Goodwill find a couple of years ago.

I would love for you to check out my Christmas Part l where I share the rest of our home.

 Don't miss the final tour tomorrow -Julie @ Life of Bliss always has the most beautiful decor and ideas. You really don't want to miss her tour.  Here's a little peak at one of her latest diy's and she always gives the best tutorials too.

I loved having you here and being a part of this wonderful lineup of homes and thanks to 11 Magnolia Lanes for hosting such a great tour.

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  1. Just wonderful Marty! I am mad for the plaid and leopard combo.

  2. I found your blog through Kate @ Chic On A Shoestring Decorating.
    Your Christmas decor is just beautiful. I so enjoyed taking a virtual tour around your home.

  3. Marty,
    Your Family Room is gorgeous, dear friend!!!
    I adore your "thrifted" Santa!!!
    Your table runner is genius!!!
    I'll be checking for Part 1 of your lovely Christmas At Home Tour!!!

  4. Everything Marty is so beautiful. Love those reindeer with the fur scarves. Adorable. The cute pillow with car and tree too. Love your santa he is awesome. Great tour and your home looks so festive for the holidays.

  5. I enjoyed your tour! The plaid table runner looks so trendy and you've accessorized your table wonderfully! As always, your pillows steal the show in your rooms! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  6. Love your home Marty! Everything is so cosy, inviting and elegant. That Santa is so beautiful, real treasure!
    Marry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and your family!
    Vesna - Home Chic Club

  7. very pretty Marty,, the plaid really added a pop to all your other holiday decor.
    Thats a beautiful santa but the sweater reindeer are still my faviorites~!!

  8. Really pretty and festive. But what always steals the show to me is the painting of that horse on your wall.

  9. Your home is just beautiful and yet very cozy looking!

  10. Your home is just beautiful and yet very cozy looking!

  11. Your home is beautiful and so nicely decorated for Christmas. Yours is one of the first blogs I followed years ago when I first discovered blog. I appreciate that you can make your home look so warm and inviting with your high/low and thrifty finds and you have been a big inspiration to me. Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and wishes for good health and happiness in the New Year!

  12. Everything looks wonderful! I just love all the plaid! The deer on your dining table are fabulous!!