Christmas House Tour 2014 ~Jen Rizzo~

Merry Christmas and WELCOME! I am so excited to have you here for our 4th annual Jen Rizzo Holiday House Walk!  It’s a full week of amazing homes and beautiful Holiday decorating!!!  If this is your first visit to the house walk, you’re in for a real treat with over 30 homes to enjoy!


If you would like to start this fabulous parade of homes from the beginning, simply click *Here* or on the Holiday Housewalk button below.


If you are new here or coming over from The Golden Sycamore, welcome, so glad you are here! This is where I share our home, loved and lived in with my hubby,  three boys, 2 dogs, 1 fish, 1 gecko and a whole lot of  fun! If you missed Golden Sycamore’s tour, pop over for some serious  inspiration she is so incredibly creative and talented!

The golden sycamore house 29

Grab yourself a nice, big cup of something you love and join me for our 2014 Christmas Home Tour!  I decided to decorate with a winter wonderland theme, using natural touches of sage green, soft white, silver and grey throughout.Christmas Table Setting

I love fresh greens, however it can get expensive so I mix in a lot of faux greenery throughout. I used my Mother’s pewter tea set server that she passed down to me to hold the flowers.  My parents always had the set proudly displayed in they’re living room and I am so glad I can now do the same!

Table setting with homemade table setting

Christmas in the dinning room My Uncommon Slice of suburbia

For the place setting, I used a simple sprig from the garland and wrote the guests initial in glitter.

Dinning room and stairs for Christmas

~Lanterns and tree’s will bring you to the second story~

Green and white elegant stairway

Our foyer is quite small but I try and make the best of the space so it is functional yet attractive.

front entrance for christmas

China cabinet in silver and green for CHristmas

Our home has an open floor plan (our choice, we knocked down walls) so I try to my best to keep the rooms flowing while remaining cohesive with the rest of the home.

Family room fireplace for christmas

I know I know, a great big TV in the middle of the house, what can I say, we are practical.

Christmas Mantel

 ~See, you can pretend the TV doesn’t exist~

Rustic mantel dressed for Christmas

Fireplace in green and silver for christmas

This tree came from Balsam Hill last year, and it is still in perfect condition this year! I picked out these beautiful hand-painted and hand-decorated blown glass pieces in silver and soft sage from Balsam Hill, the perfect addition to our tree this year!Pine cones under the tree

Under the Christmas TreeElegant Christmas Tree

Christmas tree in silver and green

UpstairsI had fun adding pops of red throughout starting with an armoire I painted and transformed a few years back. I simply draped a simple garland from edge to edge and added various Christmas tree’s.

Armoire dressed for Christmas

In our bedroom we have a little niche perfect for putting on our shoes so I gave it a few pops of color.

Christmas Bedroom

As we head back downstairs, our great room leads us to the kitchen which we just recently renovated.  I had so much fun decorating it for the first time this year! Kitchen dressed for Christmas in red and white

Christmas in the kitchen

If you would like to see more of our kitchen all decked out in red and white click here.  You can also find last years tour right here.

Christmas home tour 2014 My uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Now, it is time to head to So much better with age to see her beautifully decorated home that looks like pictures taken straight out of a magazine!

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If you’re interested in seeing more of my Christmas posts you’ll want to click here. I wish you a very Merry and Joyful Christmas and many blessings in 2015!

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  1. Kristin everything looks amazing!!! It’s all so beautiful and I love the pops of red you added in your master bedroom and over that armoire. Perfection!

  2. Kristin, your home is so beautiful all the time, but especially at Christmastime! I love your white and green tablescape and the place card glitter letters, so pretty. Also your kitchen, I love it! I can’t wait to see all the details….off to go check it out. Thanks for sharing your festive home and hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas season! XO

  3. I love your kitchen and the little trees you put under your Christmas tree! Such a gorgeous home!

    Ps…stopping by from EC2, I’m Monica’s blog assistant!

  4. Kristin, your home is absolutely gorgeous! You did a beautiful job decorating for Christmas and making it fun, festive and elegant. How fun to decorate your newly remodeled kitchen!

  5. Everything is so, so pretty. But your staircase is stunning. We only have one level, so I’m always smitten with banisters. Especially at Christmas time. And that stove. That right there is the stuff dreams are made of.

  6. Hi Kristin,

    I wandered over here while trying to find a linky party, only to find this wonderful House Walk with its own linky (not the one I was looking for, but SO worth the visit!) I just love your tour, especially the dining room and the lovely colors you have going on with the sage and silver. It’s beautiful, refreshing, light filled and gives off such a happy vibe. So glad I wandered upon it. And to boot, I added my Home Tour to the linky as well… 😉 Thanks for the delightful moments you gave me of relaxing and enjoying. I will most definitely go through the others as well now! Oh… and the TV? A pleasure to see one not hidden and looking perfectly fitting in its atmosphere… 🙂 Well done!

    Lory at Designthusiasm

  7. Your staircase is just so neat with the lanterns and trees. I LOVE lanterns. I think they are here to stay for some time. They just remind us of years gone by and a faint history surrounds them, even if they are reproductions. Thanks for sharing and I, too loved the sparkle and snowflake set of ornaments. The warm greens with silver was great. Your Balsam Hill tree was lovely,

  8. Your tree is BEAUTIFUL!!! May I ask where you got the icicle garland and also can you describe how you did the ribbon on your tree?

    1. Thank you Sonia! The garland was my grandmother’s, they most likely don’t make it like that anymore however I found something similar on amazon (link below) or you could try Michaels. When adding the ribbon I simply weaved it in and out from the branches working my way from the top to the bottem. Hope that helps! https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nsa_da_sm_n_au_dka_US_sea?imprToken=vrnBRs5REo6K1.plvLdQrg&slotNum=0&tag=myuncsliofsub-20&linkCode=w47&creativeASIN=searchbar&adId=searchbar&sig=8ba5195a2cbbc71ae8931445f2f3cce53d623cfd&sigts=1480202444935&ref-refURL=http%3A%2F%2Fmyuncommonsliceofsuburbia.com%2F&search-alias=garden&field-keywords=ice+garland

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