Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition

I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving! I am very thankful that the holiday season is here. This fall, we kicked off the Simply Seasonal blog series, and this winter we are back again with a holiday edition.

This series was created with you in mind. Getting your home ready for the season ahead can be challenging (especially when it seems like each holiday year starts earlier and earlier!). I have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to help make your holiday season a little easier. We are sharing our best tips for making your house a home during the holiday season ahead so you can enjoy the things that really matter most in a home you love. You will also get a glimpse into our homes during the holidays and a fun look at what we love most about the season!

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Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition // Hosted by Organize Nashville

As you may have already guessed, keeping it simple is the key to a successful holiday season in my house. And in the name of simplicity, my husband and I are also creatures of habit. We get our Christmas tree every year on the weekend following Thanksgiving and start buying & planning for gifts early. These are just some of the things that work in my home to make the season ahead more enjoyable.

When it comes to making my house a home over the holidays, I stick with  a neutral color palette. I also like to cozy up my home for the winter season with fur blankets, comfy pillows and easy access to coffee and cocoas. I could stay indoors by the fire all day every day! Couldn’t you?

Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition // Organize Nashville

Here are 5 Easy Ways to Make this Season Great:

  1. Plan ahead: Shopping, gifts, family visits, and budgets.
  2. Take time to unplug this season and be present with your family and friends
  3. Create a drink station for easy access to winter drinks. Think cocoas, teas, chocolates, and coffees.
  4. Prepare your guest room for family and friends.
  5. Get plenty of rest. The holidays can be stressful and busy, make sure you take time for you amidst the craziness.

Here is a peak at my home during the holidays:






Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition // Hosted by Organize Nashville

Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition // Organize Nashville

Here is how to get this look in your own home:

Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition // Organize Nashville

Wreath // Chandelier // Basket // Stockings // Mirrors // Wreath

Later in the week, I’ll be sharing a close up look at my Christmas tree style this year (see last year’s here). Be sure to hop on over to Creatively Homespun to hear how she readies her home for the holidays. I’ve added a link to everyone else participating {and the day they post} so you can be sure to check out all the amazing blogs in this series.


Monday, December 5

Organize Nashville

Creatively Homespun

At Home with Zan

Uncookie Cutter

Tuesday, December 6

Timeless Creations

Craftivity Designs

Green with Decor

My Life from Home

Two Purple Couches

Old House to New Home

Wednesday, December 7

Our Crafty Mom

A Purdy Little House

Roots North & South

Pender & Peony

Organize & Decorate Everything

Thursday, December 8

Flourish & Knot

Rocky Mountain Bliss

Pocketful of Posies

Recreated Designs

Knock it Off Kim

The Interior Maven

Little Bits of Home

Friday, December 9

Love My Simple Home

Brooklyn Berry Designs

Simple Nature Decor

2 Bees in a Pod

Country Design Style

Finding Your Joy in The Journey

48 thoughts on “Simply Seasonal: Holiday Edition

  1. Your home is an absolute holiday home to swoon over! Colors are warm and lovely. My favorite is the beautiful fireplace with the amazing tree.
    Thanks for being a perfect host in ORGANIZING such a fabulous Home Tour. Its been a pleasure to work with you.

  2. Your home is gorgeous! I love all the white. I am slowly going mostly white in my house (which my husband thinks Im crazy for doing since we have 5 kids but its so gorgeous). I love your fireplace too. Such an elegant home.

  3. **SWOON** I am in loooove with your home. I am giddy with all the white! I love it!!!! It is utter perfection! Thank you so much for hosting this hop once again… you’re a rock star! I also like to unplug during the holiday. This year we are going to visit my brother in Louisiana for Christmas… So it will be so nice to have some time with him. <3 Family is EVERYTHING!

  4. Beautifully simply and so pretty <3 I just adore your "snow" covered Christmas tree! Thank you so much for organizing the hop Caroline! It has been such a pleasure to see everyone's homes decorated for the Holidays. Have a very Merry Christmas.

  5. I love your simple way of decorating for Christmas. I love your flocked tree everything is so pretty. Thank you for organizing this hop, it is so much fun!
    Julie @ Love My Simple Home

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