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A Wintergreen Home Tour

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Hello friends and welcome to our cozy “wintergreen” home! Even though the weather around here has been unbelieveably spring-like so far this January without a sign of snow, I have still decorated our home with cozy winter treasures including lots of greenery. Today I am excited to be joining 23 blogging friends for the Cozy Winter Home Tours! You can check out all of the beautiful winter decorating ideas via the links at the end of this post. *This post contains affiliate links.

 

 

Transition from Christmas to Winter with Faux Evergreens and Natural Elements

 

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A Merry Christmas Home Tour

It’s always hard to say goodbye to all of the festive holiday decor isn’t it? This year I really loved decorating our home for Christmas in a very traditional way with lots of green and red. With returning to full time teaching, I was late getting everything decorated so I wasn’t ready to say goodbye to all of my holiday treasures right away. After Christmas I decided to ease out of the holidays by simply removing all of the main Christmas  and red decorations, and leaving out the greenery, woodsy winter accents and snowy decor.

 

Once the stockings, colorful beaded garlands, festive fruits, red tartan throws and pillows were packed away, all that was left was a simple and beautiful neutral, “wintergreen” scheme. I left the faux cypress garland on the mantel and lighted garland on the staircase banister to keep things from looking dreary after taking down our main tree in the music room and all of the other colorful Christmas decor. 

 

 

 

 

I switched out my red fair isle buck pillow from Christmas with the same beautiful deer lumbar pillow that I first shared on last year’s Keeping It Cozy Winter Home tour.

 

 

It is definitely one of my favorite pillows! I just love it combined with a green velvet green pillow. Actually I love my green velvet pillows so much that I ended up keeping them out all year last year and plan to do so this year too! decided to keep them out year round. 

 

Little deer and deer antlers can be seen all through our home, especially during the winter months. This pair of fuzzy vintage deer have been under glass all through the holidays and will remain until spring along with some other woodsy-winter treasures on my styled tray vignette.

 

 

 

 

 

My vintage garden deer always beds down on a pretty evergreen and pinecone garland for the winter months on top of our antique sideboard.

 

 

The dining room is full of more wintergreen touches. I am using the same dough bowl centerpiece that I shared on my Christmas Dining Room Tour with a beautiful variety of faux greenery, moss spheres, pine cones, snow balls and olive green ornaments.

 

I simply removed the holly, cloved oranges and pomegranates for an easy Christmas to winter transition. I also added some warm battery-operated acorn lights.

 

 

 

Wintergreen elements  such as mossy spheres and paperwhites can also easily tranistion right into early spring.

 

I also kept out my pretty flocked tree and a few neutral Belsnickel Santas that are reimagined as “old man winter” figures during the winter months.

 

 

 

 

 

This “icy” New Year’s vignette with vintage icicle ornaments, glass knobs and silver mecury glass ornaments will remain throughout January.

 

 

 

 

I removed the red and gold bulbs and vintage style handmade candy canes, but kept the olive green bulbs and tarnished silver mercury glass beads on the flocked tree. I replaced the Christmas ornaments with wintry hand made icicle ornaments, silver bulbs, glass prism ornaments, and faux antlers.  I love how this winter-themed tree turned out, and it certainly could be decorated for Christmas this way too. I think I will share more about my winter woods tree in a new post next year for Christmas.

 

 

 

 

This cozy corner of the dining room with the tree and all the vintage French style shabby treasures has been so fun to decorate during the holidays and winter!

 

 

 

I picked up a couple of little twiggy trees on after Christmas clearance from Target and they are just too cute!

 

 

 

 

I don’t decorate with very much silver for Christmas, but this silver-wintry Santa and little snowy white Santa on an urn make an appearance every year from New Year’s Eve through the end of January.

 

 

 

 

 

More greenery adorns the antique china cabinet and faux fireplace mantel. 

 

 I moved my vintage Italian nativity from on top of the antique organ in the music room to the shelf above the faux fireplace in the dining room to enjoy for another week or two. 

 

I actually love the nativity here simply flanked by two faux evergreen trees in gold urns. I think this is where I will display it next Christmas for a change from the organ where I usually put it.

 

All the mossy green colors in the nativity just match beautifully with my the rest of the wintergreen theme.

 

 

On into the cozy kitchen nook the mossy green winter garden theme continues. Once again this year I am using my paperwhites farmhouse sign along with some beautiful faux paperwhites and faux winter garden treasures in the back corner.

 

 

 

 

It has been two weeks now since I packed away the majority of the Christmas decorations and I have to say I think it is probably time to pack the rest of the wintry-Christmas away this weekend. I am craving even more neutral winter decor with less clutter before spring arrives. Garden time is already on my mind so the paperwhites, mossy spheres and some wintergreen garden elements will remain through spring.

 

 

 

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I hope my wintergreen home has inspired you to use greenery or elements of green decor to brighten up your home a bit during the winter months and that you have gained some ideas on how to easily transition from Christmas to winter decor. I will be spending my winter days dreaming of spring home improvements including a kitchen makeover and updating our entryway with new tile or maybe a simple concrete polishing technique.  Now it’s time to continue being inspired by all the lovely winter home tours being shared today. Next up is Mary of A Stroll Thru life. I know you will adore her chic and traditional winter home! Don’t forgot to check out all the links below.

Thanks for visiting today!
Amber

 

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28 Comments

  • Reply Calypso in the Country

    After reading this, I think I want to add even more green to my home! I love your pretty vignettes and how your home looks so cozy for winter. That kitchen nook of yours is always one of my favorite spaces you share…and the paperwhites are perfect for that spot. Thanks again for hosting this inspiring Cozy Winter Homes Tour!
    Shelley

    January 14, 2020 at 8:07 am
  • Reply [email protected]

    Your home looks beautiful decorated for winter with silver and green. I so much enjoyed looking at all of your beautiful decor. Hopefully, it will soon start to feel like winter and maybe you’ll get a snow day from school so that you can spend a “bonus day” enjoying being cozy in your home.

    January 14, 2020 at 8:26 am
  • Reply Katie Mansfield

    Once again, thank you for hosting and adding me at the last minute. Your home looks so warm and cozy. That deer statue is amazing. I also love your paperwhite sign in the kitchen. I think I’ll be making one of those for next year. Have a wonderful winter! I hope you get some snow.

    January 14, 2020 at 8:57 am
  • Reply Jenna

    Your home looks beautiful Amber, I love how you seamlessly transitioned from Christmas to winter. I did something similar myself this year, and I am really enjoying the greenery, lights, and tree that I kept out to enjoy, it really brightens January! Your paperwhites are fabulous, and what a great way to hint of Spring to come! I always Love the way you style your breakfast nook!

    January 14, 2020 at 9:07 am
  • Reply CoCo

    This is all so gorgeous Amber! I love your cozy winter home tour so much. You always have gorgeous vintage elements and you know just how to stytle them all too. The beautiful wintergreen really pops and it’s all really pretty. Thanks so much for putting these blog hops together. It’s so much fun to see all the creative projects everyone is working on. Hugs, CoCo

    January 14, 2020 at 9:27 am
  • Reply Marty

    Gorgeous. Your home looks so pretty with your beautiful green accents and plants. I love that you kept sprinkles of Christmas and made them transition perfectly into winter. Everything looks so pretty. Thanks so much for hosting this tour again and for inviting me to join in.

    January 14, 2020 at 9:31 am
  • Reply [email protected]

    Wonderful winter look Amber. I love all the little items that you incorporated into your vignettes. I remembered to keep out some of our greenery when packing up the Christmas decorations. Now I wish that I had kept more. Next year! Thank you for hosting another fabulous home tour.

    January 14, 2020 at 9:44 am
  • Reply Jann Olson

    Amber, I love all the winter greens. You styled the dough bowl perfectly, and what’s not to love about small trees? Thanks for all your work!!
    Hugs,
    Jann

    January 14, 2020 at 9:46 am
  • Reply Cindy McTigue

    Amber,

    Love your winter touches. The mixed of silver and neutrals is beautiful. I’m not of the norm, I love cold weather. Your home is a beautiful tribute to this time of year.

    Hope you get day to sit and take it in.

    Cindy

    January 14, 2020 at 10:30 am
  • Reply Chloe

    First, Amber, thank you for the time you take to devote to organizing all of us to share these wonderful hops! Your home is perfectly cozy for Winter! I love the use of all of the deer, they remind me of all of the deer I saw around my daughter’s home up in Maryland, and can just imagine them peeking out from snowy woods! As always a visit to Follow the Yellow Brick Home is a visual delight!

    January 14, 2020 at 10:41 am
  • Reply [email protected]

    Oh how I wish I could come visit and tour home in person. I’d sit in every single spot and look around at all the beautiful treasures. I love every nook and cranny. Your home is perfect for winter decor. The colors seem to pop everywhere. Wowza.

    January 14, 2020 at 12:08 pm
  • Reply Marlene Stephenson

    Looks beautiful but, you always do have such a pretty way of decorating your home. Thank you.

    January 14, 2020 at 12:57 pm
  • Reply Debra Oliver

    Love love all your wonderful winter evergreen decor. The deer under the cloche are my favorite! thanks again for taking the time to put together the tour. I’m getting a late start, so many great ideas!

    January 14, 2020 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Kathy A

    Amber, I always love seeing your home dressed up! I finally put my Nativity set away today but want to leave my tree up–one more day (which I have been saying for several days now!). You inspired me to pick up a damaged (lost knob!) Nativity cloche this year! I love your Belsnickles; I think it would be a lovely name for another cat!

    January 14, 2020 at 1:22 pm
  • Reply Crissy

    Amber, your home looks so lovely and cozy for winter! I fell in love with that paperwhites sign, too! I’m glad you’re embracing the season a little longer. It’s so much work to decorate for Christmas only to put it all back in storage right away. Your decor looks so stunning and on point for a long winter. Next year I hope to include some velvet pillows, too.
    Thanks for organizing a great hop! I hope the new job is going well for you!

    January 14, 2020 at 2:42 pm
  • Reply Debbee M

    Amber, just don’t know how you do it all (and so beautifully) with a full time job and raising a family?! Your holiday decorations translate wonderfully into winter home decor. As pretty as your home is for Christmas, I enjoyed being able to see and appreciate many little details — less is more I guess? Or seeing the forest from the trees? Loved that faux cypress garland on your mantle; I’d never guess it wasn’t real. And that garden deer — bee still my heart!

    January 14, 2020 at 3:48 pm
  • Reply [email protected] Bleu Interiors

    Amber, you have outdone yourself! Everything looks beautiful, and I love all of you transitional ideas. You have inspired me! The winter theme tree is so pretty and all of the touches of green throughout your home are so warm and elegant. I always swoon over the gorgeous woodwork throughout your house, but I have never seen your ceiling in the living room. It is stunning!!! Thanks for organizing this fun tour. Enjoy your week, sweet friend!!!

    January 14, 2020 at 4:15 pm
  • Reply Pat

    Amber,
    Lovely wintergreen design!
    I swoon every time I see your “deer” lumbar pillow!
    Stunning arrangements using branches and evergreens!
    Thank you for hosting and for always inspiring!
    Pat

    January 14, 2020 at 7:58 pm
  • Reply Kelly Radcliff

    Amber your winter decor is just beautiful! I absolutely love your paperwhites sign and your faux Paperwhites! Thanks for hosting such a fabulous tour!

    January 14, 2020 at 10:38 pm
  • Reply Michelle | Thistle Key Lane

    Amber, your seasonal decor always looks so fresh and new. How do you do it? Love all the greenery including your gorgeous winter tree with the antlers and ice-cycles. I’ll have to remember that for next year. As always thank you for all the beautiful inspiration!

    January 15, 2020 at 7:12 am
  • Reply larissa

    Amber as usual you have created magic with your winter home tour! There is always so much beauty in your photos! I am loving your sweet fuzzy vintage deer and also the one on your buffet. I also love your silver and white Santas! I want some for myself in that style! Your faux dining room mantel is amazing and I love the beautiful vintage nativity. I absolutely love everything! I’m like you, i can’t wait for spring, gardening and flowers!

    thank you so much for hosting! I am honored to be included!

    Larissa

    January 16, 2020 at 11:03 pm
  • Reply Terrie

    Amber your winter home looks beautiful. I love all the greenery and the paperwhites are something I really want to try to grow. Your home is so warm and cozy. I know no one would get the winter blues visiting your home.

    Thanks for hosting the tour it was a lot of fun.

    January 18, 2020 at 11:31 pm
  • Reply Emily

    Amber, everything looks beautiful!! I love the simplicity and elegance of your winter decor! It’s always sad to see Christmas decor come and go, but you’ve done an amazing job transitioning into winter decor!! Simply beautiful!!
    -Emily

    January 19, 2020 at 1:49 am
  • Reply marsha

    What a beautiful home and so cozy! Love everything about it!

    January 19, 2020 at 8:23 am
  • Reply Cecilia

    Amber, thanks for sharing your gorgeous home tour at Vintage Charm!

    January 20, 2020 at 8:41 pm
  • Reply Marilyn Lesniak

    Thank you for hosting! This is what I featured the week of 1-20 to 1-24 on my blog. On Tuesday morning was a Red Velvet Beet Banana Bread. Wednesday were Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies. And wrapping up Red Velvet Week was a Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake. Enjoy!

    January 29, 2020 at 2:24 pm
  • Reply Marilyn Lesniak

    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

    January 29, 2020 at 2:25 pm
  • Reply Kristin

    I am always so in awe of your styling. I love the icy winter vignette! All the treasures you pulled together look so amazing! Love the crystal door knobs and adding in the 20 blocks. I absolutely love all the deer and green!!

    February 1, 2020 at 2:37 pm
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