Haul Out the Holly

We spent the better part of the day hauling decorations down from the attic and up from the garage to deck the halls.  We did take a break to go to a tree-trimming party, so I’m still vacuuming up needles and stray bits inside, but the outside is pretty well finished.

I think we may add a garland around the front door.   Another option is to put a bunch (or swag, if you prefer) of evergreen under each porch lamp.  We have a boxwood wreath on the red door, but, of course, it isn’t lit.

I’d love to hear your ideas.

19 comments:

  1. Oh~my~dear,talented, friend. Your home is simply beyond Currier & Ives holiday perfection. Martha will be calling you soon for a photo shoot. It is so welcoming and warm and I know you have a hot toddy on the stove waiting for me! :) xoxo

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  2. "Don't go changing, to try and please me"...according to Billy Joel....I love you just the way you are......

    Looks lovely!!!

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  3. Gorgeous! Very inviting. Red bows on the lamps.

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  4. I absolutely love it! What a welcoming home for Christmas! And I love that you photographed it at night...

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  5. Really gorgeous!! I love the evening image!

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    xoxo
    Karena
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  6. I think it looks beautiful! Your house is charming.

    If you feel you must add more greenery, I would add something tall to the urns on either side of the door.
    The white branches look nice, and some evergreen, with perhaps a bit of red, would pop against your white wood house.

    But really, I think you've done a wonderful job.

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  7. Your home looks gorgeous! So festive and warm and welcoming!

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  8. well, it looks absolutely beautiful to me. what
    a gift to your neighborhood to enjoy the merry
    Christmas from your house!

    i would never presume to suggest a thing.

    thank you for treating us!

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  9. your house looks fabulous--elegant and festive and just perfect! White lights are my favorite and we have two huge holly bushes that flank our front door--I love the holidays! Stop by for my giveaway this week, xxB

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  10. Oh my, it looks absolutely breathtaking as is. So, so pretty!!

    H.H.

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  11. Love both your home and your decorations!! If my house was symmetrical like yours I would also do wreaths on the windows - just love that classic Christmas look!!

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  12. I love the wreaths in all the windows and the white lights glowing from the boxwoods. So pretty!

    Cheryl

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  13. Your home is beautiful! Happy Hoidays from your newest follower.

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  14. Oh my! Your home is truly gorgeous and it is my favorite style of house by a long shot. You did it up so perfectly for Christmas! Thank you so much for linking up to the Inspiration Friday party!
    Vanessa

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  15. What a gorgeous home! I think it is perfect just the way it is.
    Merry Christmas,
    Sherry

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