Monday, December 10, 2012

Grand Christmas Housewalk 2012

Here's a little peek at some of our Christmas decorations...

Jennifer Rizzo, a fellow Chicago area Blogger
 is hosting a Christmas Housewalk
 and I wanted to join in on the fun...

The outside decorations were done last week, 
thanks to Mr. Grand.
Here are a few shots from that post.

Now, on to the Christmas Housewalk 2012.
Come on in!

The tree is up 
and covered with glass ornaments and garlands.
I posted about our tree last year-
 you can read about it here.

One of my favorite ornaments- a Christopher Radko Cupcake.
Looks good enough to eat!

In the living room, the stockings are hung by the chimney with care...
You know the rest.

Also, in the living room, the Christmas Tree Pin Pillow has been put on it's annual display...

In the dining room, I have kept the buffet simple because it's smallish 
and I need some space for serving!

On the table, a bowl full of colorful glass ornaments
and sparkly green trees.

 Well, that's what I was working on for a centerpiece 
until Mr. Grand came home and did some helpful editing...
Here is the simpler version-

Which do you like better?

On the porch, I put some red beaded cone trees on the buffet, 
with battery operated candles underneath.
I will be hosting dessert after a Christmas party this weekend
and I can use the remote to turn my candles on-
and you know how much I like my remote controlled candles!

 I love how you can see the outdoor lights from inside the porch.

 Who doesn't need a Santa Claus soap dispenser
in the powder room?
A must have....

Love my glass ornaments...

And my NOEL vases, a gift from my friend Kim at County Line Road.
Stop by her blog for some incredible visual treats!  

Merry Christmas!

Linking to 
Holiday Housewalk at Jennifer Rizzo
Tabletop Tuesdays at A Stroll Through Life
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
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  1. Erin what a beautiful tree!Your home looks so pretty for the Holidays!

  2. So pretty and festive, Erin. I loved it all!

  3. Erin, I think I like your version better although good for mr.grand for trying!! your home is just beautiful. Have fun at the party.

  4. Oh my goodness, your house looks perfectly decorated. It's like the house we all want to come home to, one that feels rich with Christmas spirit and memories. Oh and I agree with Mr. Grand :)

  5. Hi Erin, I'm to your left on Marty's Tabletop Tuesday party. Love all your Christmas trees and looks like you love green collectibles as much as I do. Thanks and Merry Christmas, Helen

  6. Everything is really pretty. I like both centerpieces - I know that's not much help though. I love Radko ornaments...

  7. Hi Erin,
    The house looks great! I'm happy to see the NOELs out and on duty. Love the dining room table. K

  8. Too bad Christmas is one month of the year.
    You've created a happy environment which deserves to exist much longer!
    Take care,

  9. Erin, your home looks great and I like the first vignette better.

  10. It's beautiful! I like your version better, but I'm quite impressed the Mr. did so well too. Mind certainly wouldn't! I found you from Marty's party today and enjoyed touring your home.

    Jessica @ A Humble Creation

  11. Thanks for a lovely house tour! Looks like you are all set for Christmas.

  12. Your home is just so pretty and traditional. I love it!

  13. Your decorations are lovely. I found you from Kim at Savvy Southern Style. I was drawn in because of your red toile stockings. I have red toile stockings too. I just bought a house and am in the midst of remodeling. Come visit when you have time! I am your newest follower.
    The Comforts of Home

  14. Wow, what stunning Christmas decor! You know I love all those beautiful ornaments especially the ones in the bowl with the tree. Love your Christmas tree pillow too.

  15. Your home and all of your decorations are stunning. Both of your centerpieces are fabulous. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  16. Thank you for sharing your beautiful holiday decor!!!

  17. Erin, I love seeing your home all decked out. You sure have some beautiful ornaments. It looks like I need to go to Chicago if I want to hit the jackpot. No good places to shop in my neck of the woods. Thanks for becoming a follower at the "Cabin", I am now your newest follower! Hope to be great bloggy friends!


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