Welcome to my holiday home tour where you’ll find lots of rustic farmhouse Christmas decorating ideas. This year’s Christmas decorating style focuses on lots of neutrals, natural elements and garden-inspired, rustic farmhouse touches with pops of red.

I’m so excited to be part of the Bloggers Best Holiday Home Tour hosted by Kelly from the Tattered Pew and Mansa from This is Simplicite.

If you stopped by from Suzy over at Worthing Court Blog welcome to my home and garden.

Suzy has such a beautiful home. I love all her creative home, garden, and lifestyle ideas.

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Welcome to My Holiday Home Tour

As an avid gardener, I love to bring the outdoors in and decorate my rustic farmhouse home based on what’s going on outside.

Now that we are heading into winter, I am all about the twinkling lights, a cozy fire, and lots of gorgeous greens.

Are you getting ready for the holidays too?

I live in a quiet suburban neighborhood in northern New Jersey.

As you pull up to my home, you’ll be greeted by expansive gardens throughout the property.

We’ve lived here for 22 years and I created, designed, and planted every one of these gardens myself.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas
It doesn’t look like much right now, but when this garden blooms from the first signs of spring through fall. It’s wonderful!

My front yard cottage garden is my pride and joy.

I designed it to bloom all season long with lots of gorgeous flowers and pretty seasonal colors.

Although the garden is not blooming right now, there is still lots of visual interest with evergreens and dried flower heads.

Some like to cut those flower heads back in fall, but I leave them up to keep it looking like a garden.

To make the front porch look festive and fun, I decorated it with pretty winter planters, a gorgeous live wreath and a new doormat.

I just finished these gorgeous winter planters and love how they turned out.

Don’t you?

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Winter planters are one of my favorite things to make because you can do them for free if you have enough evergreens on your property.

This year, I supplemented with greens from the nursery because I wanted more of a variety in the containers.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

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Come On In!

Don’t be surprised if my dogs, Bodie and Koda accompany us during the home tour.

They are always with me!

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

When we renovated our home 15 years ago from a small, three bedroom ranch to a four bedroom center hall colonial, we wanted to have an open floor concept on the main floor.

It was a challenge, but we widened doorways and made a half wall between the front entry and dining room.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

If this is your first time here, this antique bench used to look SO DIFFERENT before I painted the upholstery fabric.

I was surprised how well it turned out and it was so easy and inexpensive to do!

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas Decorating in My Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen

When you first walk into my home, the kitchen is one of the first rooms you see from the front entry hall.

It is the hub of the home.

You can usually find me in here cooking something delicious.

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I love how my kitchen looks with all the twinkle lights!

I remodeled this kitchen by myself almost three years ago by painting the cabinets.

Looking back, I can’t believe I waited so long to do it.

If you are considering it, DO IT!

I have no regrets and wish I did it sooner.

Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen at Christmas

My favorite part of this DIY kitchen remodel is the range hood.

I refinished it with gel stain and it looks incredible!

The gel stain brought out all those wood details and it is a statement piece in the room.

It might be my favorite DIY to this day!

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Because I have a small kitchen, we swapped out a kitchen table for this island.

When we remodeled, I bought these really comfy bar stools so we would linger longer as a family around the table.

We used to have saddle stools and we just didn’t hang out here for very long after meals.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

The corner hutch has always been a challenge to decorate but I love how it looks this year.

When we remodeled the kitchen, I wanted to completely take it out to open up the space more.

But we didn’t have the budget to re-do that whole wall.

So it stayed.

And now I don’t mind it so much.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas for the Dining Room

The dining room sits to the right of the front entry hall.

We love to entertain friends and family here.

Even when we are not entertaining, I always have a pretty winter centerpiece to decorate the table.

If you do nothing else to decorate, a festive centerpiece adds so much to the room.

It’s one of my favorite things to create and makes me smile every time I walk by.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

I am a huge fan of this vintage toolbox that I’ve been using as a centerpiece container for the last year.

It’s gone through so many different looks!

For the holidays, I went a little bolder with the reds and tucked in some red ball and Christmas present ornaments.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

When we renovated our home 15 years ago, we bought this beautiful cabinet and hutch from one of the local shops here in town.

It is my favorite piece in our home.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Rustic Farmhouse Living Room Christmas Decorating Ideas

To the left of the entry hall is our living room.

Since we do not have a formal living room, this is our family room where we love to hang out together.

Christmas Decorating in the Living Room
Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Now that it’s gotten much colder out, we’ve been enjoying daily cozy fires.

With my girls home from college, my family has been getting together here to watch football or streaming a fun show.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

This year I added a few cozy farmhouse touches.

Like these pillows and blankets.

I love those grain sack pillows, don’t you?

Cozy Christmas Decorating in the Living Room

And how rustic is this throw blanket?

I found it at the Christmas Tree Shops.

And it was a steal so I had to get it.

Christmas Decorating in the Living Room

I picked up that rustic wooden Christmas sign.

Wasn’t sure where I was putting it but loved it enough to bring it home.

And I love it in my faux boxwood wreath.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Rustic Farmhouse Laundry Room

We recently remodeled the laundry room.

It is really small and is a pass-through space from the living room to the bathroom.

But I love how it turned out, don’t you?

And it was even more fun decorating it for the holidays.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas

Thanks for stopping by my holiday home tour.

I hope you’ll come back and visit again! Be sure and stop by my friend Aliya at Open Door Open Hearts who is the next stop on the Bloggers Best Holiday Home Tour.

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Monday’s Tours

Holiday mantel display with stocking, blue cabinet with partial view of flocked christmas tree

The Tattered Pew // My Thrift Store Addiction // Simply 2 Moms

Worthing Court // Bricks N’ Blooms // Open Doors Open Hearts

Tuesday’s Tours

christmas tree with white lights and decor, close up of wicker baskets and wood Santa on cabinet

Lora B Create and Ponder // This Is Simplicite

Shiplap and Shells // The Ponds Farmhouse //

Wednesday Tour’s

cabinet in front of stairs decorated for the holidays, white couch with present in front

Stone Gable // Midwest Life And Style // Follow The Yellow Brick Home

Noting Grace // My Wee Abode // The Farmhouse Life

Thursday’s Tours

holiday arrangement in Coca Cola tray on coffee table, white living room with christmas tree

Aratari At Home // Caitlin Marie Design // Sweet Pea

Fiddle Leaf Blog // First Day Of Home // White Arrows Home

Friday’s Tours

mantel with stocking and round mirror, dining table with red and white place settings

Cottage On Bunker Hill // The Aspiring Home // Lantern Lane Designs

DIY Beautify // Cassie Bustamante // The Flowering Farmhouse

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    1. I am so glad you think so! THANK YOU! I really love how the planters turned out this year. They are by far my favorite! xoxox

    1. Thank you so much Anne! I really appreciate you stopping by and it was fun hopping with you again! I am heading over to yours now! xoxo

  3. Stacy your house is gorgeous decorated for Christmas! I especially love the garlands with twinkle lights in the Kitchen!

    1. Thanks Jennifer! I love those lights! They make me smile everytime I walk in there! Hope you had a nice thanksgiving with your family! xoxo

  4. All of your Christmas touches are beautiful! You did a great job of keeping them cohesive with the style of your home. I especially love your front porch and all of the lights around your kitchen sink!

  5. I love every detail Stacy. Your home looks beautiful for the Christmas season and all your hard work really shows.

    1. Thank you so much Kim! I can’t wait to see yours! Everyone’s homes looks so beautiful for the holidays! xoxo

  6. I love your home all dressed up for Christmas!! My favorite is how cozy and inviting your living room is!! I feel like grabbing a book and some tea and just sitting in the cozy!! Soo gorgeous Stacey! XoXo

    1. I really appreciate that Aliya! Thank you so much for your kinds words! It was great hopping with you again! Enjoy your day! xoxo

  7. Stacy, your home looks so festive and ready for the holidays! Your winter planters are wonderful! Pinning and I’ll be sharing on IG stories, too! Christmas Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

    1. Thank you so much Cecilia! I really love how they turned out this year! I’m so glad you dropped by and it was really fun touring with you! xoxo

  8. Stacy… your home is so full, and so perfectly curated for Christmas! Your centerpiece caught my eye immediately, and that corner shelf is so pretty, too! Love the urns in on your front porch, as well! My kitchen cabinets are def on my list of DIYs, but gotta get the LL’s permission first! 😉 Pinned, and sharing, too!

    1. I really appreciate that – thank you Julie! I’m so glad you dropped by! I can’t wait to tour yours! xoxo

  9. Your home looks so gorgeous all dressed up for the holidays. I LOVE your pretty porch pots. What a beautiful way to welcome family and guests to your home.

    1. Thank you so much Jen! I’m thrilled with how they turned out this year! Thank you for dropping by! I can’t wait to tour yours! xoxo

  10. Stacy your Christmas decor is all so beautiful! I love the cozy warm feeling of your home and the lights outside are so pretty too! Thanks for taking me on the tour! Your diy kitchen hood is beautiful…so well done! Merry Christmas!

    1. Thanks so much Kelly! I am really excited to be a part of the tour! I love seeing everyone’s beautiful holiday inspiration! xoxo

  11. Oh Stacy! I love your home all decked out for Christmas. I did a double take with the Christmas lights in the kitchen! Seriously – so very gorgeous and truly inspirational. And give those cute pups some love – they are just precious!

    1. Thank you so much Jennifer! I love having those lights in the kitchen – I smile every time I walk in! xoxoxo

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  14. Your home looks gorgeous decorated for Christmas! I so much enjoyed every single picture that you shared, especially the ones that included your fur babies.

    PS – We’re soon headed to Vermont for a pre-Christmas trip! You are so lucky to get to vacation there any time you want.

    1. That’s so fun! Where are you headed there? We haven’t been up yet – waiting for the mountains to get a little more snow! And thank you for stopping by! xoxo

  15. You’re decorated home is lovely, and so welcoming and cozy!
    Merry Christmas from north of the border!

  16. So gorgeous Stacy! I love your front porch and those gorgeous trees on your kitchen counter. Your tour is so inspiring!

    1. Thank you so much Mansa! The tour is beautiful – I love how everyone decorated their homes. Thank you for organizing! xoxo

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  19. Your home looks so lovely decorated for Christmas Stacy. I love how you style that vintage toolbox so that it looks completely each season. Oh, and of course your doggies are gorgeous too!

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  21. Everything looks so cozy! I love all of garden-inspired Christmas touches! I also love bringing the outdoors in for the holidays and I plan to do some winter garden and flower themes in my dining room and kitchen.

    So much beauty and inspiration here! I hope you and your family enjoy the holidays in your gorgeous home.

    Merry Christmas!

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  27. This is all just beautiful! Everything is so full and detailed, cozy but elegant! So much inspiration! And I love your tree!!!

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  29. Stacy, I was so looking forward to your tour, and you did not disappoint! I know you’re into gardening. (I love seeing what you do on Instagram.) I didn’t realize you were also into DIY projects! Everything looks so beautiful and expertly styled. Those planters! By the way, I’ve been searching for bar stools for 5 years! Did you end up getting ivory or grey stools?

    1. I truly appreciate that Crissy! They look grey but were not described that way on the site. It works in my kitchen though because the walls are revere pewter by Benjamin Moore. We love those stools! The other ones were not comfortable at all but looked cool! xoxo

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