Holiday Home Tour

December 14, 2018 Rosie Rose Chic 23 Comments

 Welcome to my first blog post! I'm so excited to have finally started my blog. This is something I've been wanting to do for a long time, and what better way to start it off than a holiday tour?

First, let me start off by telling you a little bit about myself and my home. My name is Amanda, and I have always had a passion for decorating. I remember rearranging my bedroom as a child almost monthly, even moving the furniture by myself, which now that I think back, might have been a safety hazard. Oops!! Good thing nothing bad happened. Moving on, I have lived in many homes since then and have continued to pursue my passion for decorating, which has grown with each new home I've lived in. I didn't go to school for interior design, it's something that's just in me. Seeing my visions come to life, right before my eyes makes me so happy, it's like my therapy.

In 2013 my husband Sean and I went searching for our forever home, a place where we could raise our two children Christian and Mia. Originally we lived in Massachusetts, but decided we would try looking in New Hampshire, and after a few months we found our home. A Victorian style built in 1998, it was love at first sight for me, we just knew it was the one as soon as we saw it. We have lived in our home for 5 1/2 years now, and just love it. We have added to our family since then, adopting our golden retriever Lily, our cat Molly, and our 21 chickens which do all have names, but I will spare you from all of them.

I honestly couldn't be happier to be able to share my a passion and home with all of you. So now that I've rambled on about myself, lets get to what you all came here for.  My Holiday Home Tour, ENJOY!

My sitting room is one of my favorite places in my home. I love relaxing in there with a cup of tea in hand, or listening to my son play the piano. I wanted the decor to make me smile, and the little pink touches do just that.

       The bowl of ornaments and crown added the perfect touch to my coffee table.

 The faux mantel is my favorite piece in the room and what I love to decorate the most. I wanted it to have a soft romantic feel.
                                          Click links to shop my Sitting Room


My dining room has the most beautiful light coming through the windows in the morning, it's such a welcoming feeling. I used white and warm tones to make my decor in here feel the same way. 

 The cascading greenery and roses give a soft, romantic feel to my tablescape.

The winter scene plates give the setting a cozy winter feel, and set the tone for the whole room. 

I added a quaint wrapping station, I think its adorable and it gives me all the Christmas feels.

This faux mantel is one of my favorites pieces in here, the reflection of the chandelier and tree give it a magical feel. I repeated the cascading greenery and white roses to complete the overall look of the room.

Click Links to shop my Dining room

Our Family room is the hub of the home. We spend most of our time in here, so I wanted to keep the decor simple, and our dog lily just had to show off her favorite spot.

I love the simpleness of the vignette, white houses, and bottle brush trees, they are some of my favorite items to display.

Click links to shop my family room

Lets head upstairs to my daughter's Christmas-themed bedroom, I wanted to keep her room simple and sweet, and bring in touches of white, blue and pink. 

I love how this vignette turned out, it reminds me of a little Christmas village. It's so sweet and girly and my daughter loves it.

I hung the wreath on her antique bed and added long blue and white lace ribbon to give it a whimsical look.

  This sweet snowflake pillow adds a winter cozy feel.

Of course, you can't forget to leave milk and cookies for Santa.

My daughters bedroom was featured in Simply Shabbilicious Magazine click to view online or buy a copy.

                                        Click links to shop my daughters bedroom

Pink Buffalo Check 96" Blackout Curtain

Abby Rose III Grand Floral Wallpaper Roll

Pink ruffle throw pillow

16" Unit Frosted Green Pine Artificial Christmas Wreath

4ft Pre-Lit Flocked Greenfield Pine Artificial Christmas Tree

Winter Snowflake Throw Pillow

Last stop on the tour is my master bedroom. I wanted a winter wonderland feel in here, where I can just cuddle up in bed with a cup of coffee and stay warm and cozy watching Christmas movies all day.

I've always wanted a white Christmas tree and I'm so glad I got one this year. I just love the soft airy look. 

My vanity is so special to me, it was a surprise gift from my husband Sean for our first wedding anniversary. In the frame is our wedding photo, the makeup mirror was my grandmothers and I found the matching comb and brush set at an antique store. I added a little touch a Christmas and I just love the reflection. 

 The round sitting nook with table is the perfect spot for brunch, I put together this whimsical tablescape for my family to enjoy on Christmas day.

 Most of the items I picked up at Savers, the little light up houses and church, green trimmed plates, cloth napkins and ribbon, with some of my own pieces I already had. It all came together for under twenty dollars.

My Christmas bedroom came together just how I envisioned.

That concludes my very first Blog Post and Holiday Home Tour, I appreciate you stopping by and hope you enjoyed it.  I look forward to sharing a lot more with you.  Have a Wonderful Holiday. 

xoxo Amanda 

Click links to Shop my Bedroom 


  1. Just gorgeous, Amanda! You’re so talented!

    1. Thank you so much Joanna, I appreciate it so much.

  2. Amanda oh my goodness your blog is absolutely gorgeous!! I knew it would be! I'm so excited for you to begin your blogging journey and I wish you much success!! Congratulations!!

    1. Thank you so much Larissa, you're so kind, I appreciate all your support so much.

  3. You did an incredible job with your blog Amanda. Every picture is more beautiful than the next. Welcome to blogland. You have so much beauty to share that I know your blog will be well received. Congrats.

    Rosemary & Thyme

    1. That means so much to me Janet, thank you for always being so kind and supportive.

  4. 110% beautiful! Such talent! Thanks for a virtual tour of your beautiful home! Ps...I’d like to know the names of all 21 chickens please :)

    1. Thank you so much for such a kind comment, I'll tell you all their names on Monday!! lol!!

  5. Coming over from Amber's link party and I love your holiday home! Every detail is just stunning. The blogging journey is definitely an exciting one. Congratulations, CoCo

    1. Thank you so much, so kind of you to say and to leave a comment, I really appreciate your thoughtfulness.

  6. I have read your blog it is very helpful for me. I want to say thanks to you. I have bookmark your site for future updates. hobby

  7. This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. Gutter contractor company

  8. I wanted to thank you for this excellent read!! I definitely loved every little bit of it. I have you bookmarked your site to check out the new stuff you post. sửa chữa nhà trọn gói

  9. Nice post, keep up with this interesting work. It really is good to know that this topic is being covered also on this web site so cheers for taking time to discuss this! used backpacks

  10. Took me time to read all the comments, but I really enjoyed the article. It proved to be Very helpful to me and I am sure to all the commenters here! It’s always nice when you can not only be informed, but also entertained! new wallpaper

  11. I read that Post and got it fine and informative. Please share more like that... Free Copenhagen Walking Tour

  12. Fast forward to today. Nowadays, most authors are responsible for their own book tours. This means they have to plan, pay for and promote their own tours.lodge in council bluffs Iowa

  13. Thank you for helping people get the information they need. Great stuff as usual. Keep up the great work!!! free tour Stockholm

  14. This really is also an incredible document when i sincerely preferred thinking about. It truly is certainly not everyday when i secure the chances to examine some thing. free tour stockholm

  15. Your blog is too much amazing. I have found with ease what I was looking. Moreover, the content quality is awesome. Thanks for the nudge! Reformas integrales en elche

  16. locate over-the-counter very best rated products in our listening to Amplifiers store, and read over-the-counter most ... I can't reward those gadgets and over-the-counter comp What is the best Personal Sound Amplification Device