Peek into 24 luxuriously decorated holiday homes

For proof that a minimalist palette can be surprisingly merry, get an eyeful of Lisa and Dan Tiemann’s Chicago, Illinois, home—a testament to the power of a “less is more” approach (even at the holidays).

With a vibrant mix of prints and colors, Glenn Holley’s Virginia home feels festive year-round.
living room
Get a dose of holiday cheer in Alabama! Billy Reid’s home is a mix of vintage and new, to create his own version of laid-back Southern style.

At his Ohio farmhouse, Kevin Reiner mingles fragrant evergreens with glittering vintage ornaments for a display that definitely dazzles.

In this 1890s New York City brownstone, buttery whites and robin’s-egg blue are sparked with silver and gold for a romantic Christmas.
a southwestern christmas
A suburban Chicago family brings the festivities of Christmas into their kitchen—their favorite room at home.
a colorful christmas with eddie ross
In the Hill Country of central Texas, a couple celebrates Christmas in their cozy cottage. Here, centuries-past treasures and cherished traditions mingle with the new, capturing warm holiday memories.
christmas cabin
When their 1777 Connecticut home is filled with the scent of pine boughs and baking, Leslie and Steven Powell know it’s the holidays.
holiday decor in a connecticut home
With the quiet shimmer of glass and candlelight, interior designer Rollande Vachon suits her holiday decor to the classic simplicity of her Montreal home. “The colors I live with year-round—white with a dash of lilac, plum, and silver—are really elegant at Christmastime,” she says.
a sweedish christmas
The rebirth of this 1815 Cape-style cottage was nothing less than arduous. Yet, decorating its interiors came easily to a consummate collector and his partner. Come the holidays, all that’s required are a few natural touches including fruit, boughs, ribbons, and blossoms.
christmas with the beekman boys
With garlands, family traditions, and loads of good cheer, this New York home hosts a real country Christmas.
white farmhouse christmas
With “campouts” by the tree and annual s’mores parties around the fire, find out how one family has mastered the art of the at-home holiday getaway.
christmas in the mountains
This homeowner’s laid-back approach to holiday style is in lockstep with the soothing yet stylish scheme she devised for her family’s 1970s ranch-style house in Atlanta.
a classic christmas
Mark and Jenny Brethehim reveal their home’s true character with natural and colorful Christmas decorations.
living room
Farm Chicks founder Serena Thompson shares how she decorates every room in her 5,000-square-foot house for the holidays.
two girls in front of christmas tree
A jingle-bell wreath and mercury-glass tree dress up the marble mantel in this tradition-filled Connecticut home.
living room with christmas decorations
Subdued gift wrap, like simple stamped Kraft paper, helps bring Christmas charm to major league baseball player Bill Mueller’s Arizona home.
dining room decorated for christmas
From their New England home, see how design gurus Eddie Ross and Jaithan Kochar rewrite the rules of holiday decorating and go all out for the season.
cabinet with wreath
Inveterate collector Travis Robeson fills his Tennessee cabin with simple and rustic decorations, like burlap ribbon and carved-wood cookie molds.
white living room with christmas tree
In their Brookfield, Connecticut, home, Frank and Andra Mollica deck the halls in high, yet handcrafted, style, creating newspaper birds and personalized tags that decorate their dining room tree.
christmas kitchen
Interior designer Edie van Breems welcomes the spirit of Christmas past, celebrating the season and her Scandinavian heritage with time-honored decorations, food, and traditions.
christmas tree in living room
During Christmas, Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of the Beekman Boys fill their old farm with merry vintage decorations, poinsettias, and colorful ornaments.
living room with christmas tree and fireplace
Crisp white decorating, cherished antiques, and holiday greenery transform this century-old Oregon farmhouse into a perfectly pulled-together home.
fireplace with garland
A mountain home in Vermont uses small, subtle touches to decorate for Christmas. A dash of fake snow, for example, and a pair of plastic reindeer turn a year-round display into a winter wonderland.

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