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Christmas Home Tour 2012

by Jane Windham on December 18, 2012

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is a week away. All the decorations are up so I thought I’d take you on a little tour of our home.

First, I’ll show you the decorations outside.

This is our outdoor tree.

This wreath looks really pretty when it’s lit at night.

Our snowman is new this year. We found him at the auction a few weeks ago.

But this snowman is really old. It belonged to my in-laws and they used it many years.

Come on. Let’s follow Juicy onto the front porch.

Come on inside!

Here’s our mantel and tree in our living room along with some other decorations, too.

The kitchen is all decorated for Christmas.

This cute chalkboard on a silver tray was made by my Secret Blogging Santa, Patty, who blogs at Always Something. I love the chalkboard, Patty, and I’ve enjoyed getting to know you through the Secret Santa gift exchange!

Even the pot stand on our deck got a little Christmas touch!

I hope you enjoyed your tour of our home.  I’m going to be very busy cooking and baking the next few days. We’re hosting my mother’s 90th birthday on Saturday and our family’s annual Christmas Eve Party next Monday. Whew! Can I get it all done before Santa arrives?

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{ 36 comments… read them below or add one }

Shannon Fox December 18, 2012 at 11:01 pm

Your Ho-Ho-Home sure looks pretty Jane!! Happy Christmas to you and Leo :)


Gee December 18, 2012 at 11:22 pm

:-) How festive and beautiful Jane.
Thanks for sharing.. Wishing you and Leo a wonderful Christmas.
(hugs) Gee


Carlene @ Oganized Clutter December 19, 2012 at 6:30 am

Lots of great decorations. The outside looks very festive with the greenery and snowmen. Love he tree on the porch with plaid ribbon. The hutch is beautiful. Love the doughbowl and all your touches of burlap.


VICKIE December 19, 2012 at 7:13 am

Everything looks lovely Jane. Hope your Mother has a wonderful birthday-I am sure she will. Merry Christmas to you and yours,


Dawn December 19, 2012 at 7:52 am

You are certainly all decked out and ready for Christmas. It is just beautiful. My favorite part is your hutch. Love all the festive dishes.


Regena Fickes December 19, 2012 at 8:00 am

Love all the decorations and lovely pictures. Merry Christmas to you both and prayers for the next year. Thank you for taking time to share your lives with us.


Jean Windham December 19, 2012 at 8:05 am

I really enjoyed the tour and the natural theme this year. Our family home sure does shine with all the touches you and Leo have added. It does my heart good and I know Mother and Daddy are looking down with much pride. See you Christmas Eve and Happy Birthday to Miss Lou…. Jean


Kelly December 19, 2012 at 8:05 am

Jane your home tour was beautiful! Love the angel on your front door.

Have a Merry Christmas!


Dolly Sarrio December 19, 2012 at 8:36 am

I sure enjoyed the tour. We saw your house lit up the other night when we had the kids and it looks great!


Eileen December 19, 2012 at 8:57 am

Very pretty. I especially love your front porch and your use of a mop for the door decoration. Cute idea! Merry Christmas!


Danni@SiloHillFarm December 19, 2012 at 9:01 am

So gorgeous! The front is especially charming and let’s you know you’re in for a treat when you step through the door! Now why didn’t I think to lay my glass block down and use it as a display??? Love it!


Janice December 19, 2012 at 9:12 am

Aunt Jane,

Everything looks beautiful and looks like it is right out of a magazine. Love the mop angel. Would love to know the specifics of her….did you make her?



Pat@BPM December 19, 2012 at 9:45 am

I love it all, Jane! Absolutely wonderful Christmas home!


Leo Windham December 19, 2012 at 9:49 am

Thank you for making our home some warm and comfortable. I love you and Merry Christmas.


Jane Windham December 19, 2012 at 10:09 am

Oh baby! Thanks for saying that! It’s a real joy to make our house a home. I love you more than you can ever imagine. Merry Christmas!


Shelia December 19, 2012 at 9:57 am

Hi Jane! Oh, your home looks so lovely all dressed up for Christmas – inside and out! Love your big screened in porch and that you’ve put a tree on it! Your mantel is so pretty too.
Merry Christmas!
Shelia ;)


Kathy December 19, 2012 at 10:01 am

Everything looks beautiful! I love your mop angel. She’s so charming. Your front porch is so inviting. Love all your little trees, and the snowmen, both inside and out are so festive. I do love me some snowmen!

Sounds like you have lots to do, so take care, and have a Merry Christmas!!



Barbara F. December 19, 2012 at 10:41 am

Merry Christmas, Jane & Leo! Your home looks beautiful (love the sweet comments to each other, I think you will start a trend in Blogland!!! lol). And wish your mom a very happy 90th birthday from me, please. xo Oh, the little red ornament with the sprigs arranged to look like holly is so great.


Linda@Coastal Charm December 19, 2012 at 11:52 am

You have done a beautiful job decking your halls this year. It’s hard to pick my favorite…maybe it’s that darling tree on the porch. Hope you all enjoy your mom’s birthday party…my mom’s 85th party will be held on the 29th. Merry Christmas to you and Leo.



Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage December 19, 2012 at 1:04 pm

You guys go all out – how festive! Have a great time with your mom and a wonderful Christmas.


Matt@ theDIYVillage December 19, 2012 at 3:51 pm

You’ve got the house looking so welcoming…You’ve got me rethinking our holiday travel plans! Everything looks beautiful! Love the tree on the porch!

Merry Christmas to you and Leo!


Beth Ezidro December 19, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Beautiful I love it. Thank you so much for sharing. And now I have some great ideas.


Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) December 19, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Jane and Leo, it’s beautiful! Love the mantel and the tree in your family room. The outside decorations are wonderful! I love it all! Good luck with all the baking…take time to rest and put those feet up a little along the way. :)


Ann December 19, 2012 at 6:45 pm

Whew is right! You have been a busy little elf…good job on everything. Still love those trees lined up on the dining room table. Hope you have a chance this weekend to sit down and enjoy the fruits of all your labor. Merry Christmas Jane!


Patty M December 19, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Jane, your house is gorgeous and so festive! Thanks for showing off your Secret Santa gift. It was a pleasure to make it for you. Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!


Gail December 19, 2012 at 10:48 pm

Everything looks so pretty. I love reading your blog. Merry Christmas to you and Happy Birthday to your sweet Mama! I can’t believe she is 90 years old.


MariaElena December 20, 2012 at 7:38 am

Jane, everything looks stunning! Happy Holidays to you and your family!


Gretchen December 20, 2012 at 8:44 am

Everything looks very festive and beautiful! I’ve gotten lots of ideas from your tour. Merry Christmas to you, Leo and your family.


Keeping It Cozy December 20, 2012 at 9:42 am

Wow, the touches of Christmas around your home (inside and out) are so beautiful. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas!


Charlene December 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Jane & Leo,
Absolutely beautiful! So warm & inviting. You just don’t know how disappointed I am not to be able to come for the birthday celebration but I certainly will be there in spirit. I hope the flowers from “Pro Flowers” arrive safely today. I will see you soon. Love to you & Leo for a very Merry Christmas. Love ya


Angie@Echoes of Laughter December 20, 2012 at 9:36 pm

Everything looks so wonderful Jane! I adore your home! Beautiful and thank you for sharing! Merry Christmas to you and Leo! Angie xo


Susan in SC December 20, 2012 at 10:35 pm

So pretty Jane!


michelle December 21, 2012 at 2:32 am

Thanks for the tour. Your house looks lovely.


JoAnn @ SweetPepperRose December 21, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Jane, it’s all so beautiful! I love the plaid bow and ribbon on the back porch tree!


debbiedoos December 23, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Merry Christmas Jane and Leo. Your home looks magnificent. You two did not miss a nook or cranny!


penny grieco July 27, 2014 at 12:32 am

hi jane…you are amazing and so is your home…i just love it! i can’t believe at xmas time, the sun is shining and the grass is green, and there’s no snow!!!!! you must live down south! :) lol


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