Our Kentucky Thought Home Is All Dressed Up for Christmas

Thought Home Vacation Tour

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We have decked the halls of our Louisville, Kentucky, Thought Home for the vacation season. Step inside to see our festive makeover and steal these simple-yet-striking adorning concepts on your residence. The design professionals and flower consultants at native decor store Cherry Home helped twirl up festive splendor from inside to out. Cease by for a tour of our Thought Home, open Thursday by Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. till December 19, 2021. Purchase your tickets right here: ideahouseky.com (a portion of every ticket advantages Gilda’s Membership Kentuckiana and The LEE Initiative). Come on in!

Amp Up the Exterior

Trimming the entrance door and exterior home windows with matching evergreen wreaths dials up Christmas curb attraction (proven above). Swags of garland, dressed up with crimson berries and ribbon, adorn the 2 obelisks, whereas twinkle lights add sparkle to the potted boxwoods on the entrance porch. Good-looking all yr spherical, the shutters and carriage home doorways (painted Sherwin-Williams’ Roycroft Bottle Inexperienced, SW 2847) look particularly festive in December.

Festoon the Lobby

Natural components and earthy accents complement the entryway’s present palette. Hanging wreaths on mirrors and filling empty baskets or bowls with greenery and pinecones are easy methods so as to add a dose of cheer. A garland, tied onto the banister with velvet and burlap bows, provides a refined look to the staircase. We twirled up a store-bought magnolia garland with clusters of pine and eucalyptus branches, sprigs of berries, and pinecones (fixed with florist wire).

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Liven Up the Dwelling Room

Taking part in off the lounge’s present scheme, frosty blue and snowy white accents assist flip the house right into a winter wonderland. Brown velvet ribbons and shimmery elaborations add one other layer of curiosity to the evergreen garland draped over the mantel. Repeating related components on the Christmas tree provides the room a cohesive vacation look.

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Thought Home Vacation Tour

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Gown Up the Eating Room

A set desk is occasion prepared all through the vacation season. The red-and-white desk setting pops towards the eating room’s impartial backdrop. As an alternative of 1 massive centerpiece, amaryllis blooms and candlesticks trimmed with holly run down the desk (and will not block dialog). A wilder pure association on the sideboard might be set out for Thanksgiving and saved on show all through December.

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For the place settings, Holly Cardinal Accent Plates are paired with Alexa Dinner Plates, Vacation 13″ Infinity Glitter Charger Plates, wicker chargers (for the same look, attempt Wicker Flower Charger), crimson Jacquard Napkins, Pink Pub Glasses, Classic Footed Goblets, and Pure Bone Stain Metal Flatware (all from The Southern Dwelling Assortment Solely at Dillard’s).

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Embellish the Kitchen

The blue-and-white palette continues to the kitchen with decor that performs off the patterned flooring. Tiny touches like small wreaths on home windows, flocked mini timber on the open cabinets, and delicate swags over the barstools add a spirited look to the room with out interfering with the on a regular basis bustle of the hardest-working room in the home.

For informal meals, organize just a few place settings on the island with Festive Fall Assortment Searching Canine Plates, Alexa Dinner Plates, Vacation 13″ Fusion Bronze Charger Platter, Pure Bone Stain Metal Flatware, and Blue Textured Double Previous-fashion Glasses (all from The Southern Dwelling Assortment Solely at Dillard’s).

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Vacation hostess tip: A scorching chocolate station is a crowd-pleaser for all ages. All you want are festive mugs and a jar stuffed with marshmallows (for the same look, attempt these mugs and canister from The Southern Dwelling Assortment Solely at Dillard’s).

Collect ‘Around the Wrapping Station

The oval homework desk within the household studio can double as a present wrapping or crafting station, whereas the built-in desk is a handy hub for addressing Christmas playing cards. Taking a cue from the whimsical wallpaper, a flocked tree with vibrant elaborations makes a playful assertion.

To All a Goodnight

Why restrict cheer to solely the principle dwelling areas? A small sled stuffed with vacation finery feels proper at residence on the principle bed room’s skirted bench (left). Within the twin bed room (proper), a trio of bottlebrush timber add some sparkle to the blue-and-white palette.

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Deliver Pleasure to Each Nook of Your World

Hanging a good-looking wreath on the inside window brings simple-yet-spirited look to the library for convention calls and cocktail hour.

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A standard flocked tree will get a merry makeover within the media room with clusters of colourful globes, wealthy velvet ribbons, snowflake ornaments, and comfortable tartan prints.

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Whimsical accents like stuffed animals, woven sweet canes, and retro metallic ornaments convey vacation magic into the kids’s examine. As an alternative of a typical tree stand, this kid-size Tannenbaum sits in a picket planter with burlap wrapped across the base as a skirt.

Idea House Holiday Tour

Thought Home Vacation Tour

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Entertain Alfresco

Within the South, entertaining spills outside year-round. The Bluegrass State’s surrounding panorama impressed the country, pure search for the tablescape and tree. For the centerpiece, pine boughs, white spray-painted branches, pinecones, and bunny tails encompass three tall hurricanes. Lighting the pillar candles inside feels particularly merry at twilight.

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For the place settings, clever accent plates are paired with Fake Leather-based 15″ Spherical Chargers, Astra Assortment Glazed Dinner Plates, Hobnail Glass Tumblers, linen napkins, and fake Leather-based Serviette Rings (all from The Southern Dwelling Assortment Solely at Dillard’s).