Christmas|Holidays

Ultimate Holiday Magic: Our Christmas Home Tour at Night

Is there anything more magical than the sparkle of Christmas lights and snow gently falling? Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with this glittering Christmas home tour of our New England colonial at night.

Hey there, friend, and welcome to our snowy Christmas home. This Christmas Home Tour at Night hosted by Rachel at Maison de Pax is my favorite one to share with you each year (and to visit on my friends’ blogs!) because it’s so magical.

Christmas Nights Tour 2020

inspired by charm

If you’re stopping by from Michael’s tour at Inspired by Charm, welcome! If you haven’t stopped by to see his jaw-dropping home, Bayberry House, you’re in for a treat. He’s so talented and I can get lost in the beautiful images of his home for hours.

Visit Inspired by Charm

To me, this tour each year perfectly captures the excitement of the holiday season. After all, is there anything better than staring at the glittering lights of the tree as you wait for that special day? You can catch a collection of my past tours here!

Snowy New England Colonial Christmas Home Tour at Night

New England Colonial Christmas Home Tour at Night

Looking back on those past tours I can’t believe how much my kids have grown from the babies in the first pictures. By the time I host this tour again, I’ll have a teenager! How can that be possible? I didn’t end up capturing any photos of the kids yet this year (maybe I’ll be able to update with a few later on), but I do have plenty of our home.

New England Colonial with Dormers and snow with Christmas Lights at Night
New England Colonial with Farmer's Porch and Christmas Lights on a snowy night

Snowy Christmas New England Colonial at Night

It’s also so fun to see how much our home has changed in the past eight years we’ve lived here! This was my first year decorating since we added on the farmer’s porch and updated the exterior of our home with new siding. One of my favorite past night tours from 2016 also captured our snowy exterior here!

Snowy Christmas Colonial Home at Night with Lanterns and Christmas Lights

After looking back on those photos, I almost regretted going with a neutral and French blue theme this year instead of decorating with pops of red. But there’s always next year!

Christmas Home Tour at Night of a Snow New England Home with Lights and Garlands
Snowy Christmas Home Tour at Night with Lights and a Farmer's Porch

I was so excited when I found out that we were going to have a snowstorm a few weeks ago. Trust me when I say that’s not a normal feeling for me! Although I was born in New England and my family has been here since colonial times, I have very mixed feelings when it comes to the snow. You’d think we’d have evolved by now to like the cold, but no. However, I’m definitely an opportunist when it comes to snowy Christmas photos.

Blue Christmas Tablescape at Night

Come on inside from the cold for a cozy Christmas dinner. I put together this simple blue tablescape for our small but special holiday meal this year. You can check it out in the daylight at that link, but I believe there’s something even more ethereal about it at night.

Dining room at night with tablescape and Christmas tree

I went with the somewhat unconventional idea of using blue hydrangeas for a centerpiece. The simple reason was that they fit with the French blue accents throughout the house, and they made me happy. Sometimes it’s just that easy to figure out what we want to decorate with!

Christmas tree at night with blue ribbon and ornaments
Christmas tablescape at night with tree and candles

Is there any better way to eat than by the glow of both candlelight and Christmas lights?

Tablescape home tour at night with buffet and Christmas tree lights in mirror

The tree reflected in the round brass mirror has been one of my favorite views throughout the Christmas season!

Christmas Home Tour at Night in the dining room with Christmas tree and bar cart

And there you have it, friend. I hope that this tour inspired you and brought you some Christmas magic. I know of all years, we could really use some this year. I wish you and your family a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year!

Christmas Nights Tour 2020

thistlewood farms

The next stop on the tour is KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms! I can’t wait for you to see the glow of her shimmering Christmas lights and read the story of her home this year. KariAnne always manages to craft the perfect words to go along with her gorgeous tours!

Visit Thistlewood Farms

more sparkling christmas lights inspiration

Maison de Pax | Inspired by Charm | French Country Cottage | Shabbyfufu

Maison de Cinq | Thistlewood Farms | Finding Silver Pennies | Happy Happy Nester

Nina Hendrick | The Wood Grain Cottage | Julie Blanner | Bless’er House

Two Twenty One | Ella Claire & Co. | At Home with The Barkers | hosted by Maison de Pax

5 Comments

  1. Jennifer Howard Says

    So pretty, Nina!!! The snow was pretty while it lasted…I was sure it was going to be a white Christmas this year😂!!!

  2. Janine Waite Says

    I love your night tour. You’re so lucky to get some snow for Christmas! Enjoy your beautifully decorated holiday home!

  3. Danielle Says

    Nina, your home looks so pretty at night.I also was so excited when I heard we’d be getting a snowstorm here in New England. Ha! ha! it just looks so pretty with all the lights. Absolutely love your tour. Hope you guys have a wonderful Christmas! xx

  4. Sarah Says

    I love the decor in your home, and the neutral and French blue color scheme is so classy! When my kids were younger, they always wanted to put up so many tacky Christmas decorations, but now that most of them are moved out of the house, I’m going to take it easier this year and want to do something minimal and classy. I think it will make decorating a less overwhelming task.

  5. Rachel Paxton Says

    Your home in the snow is absolutely perfectly picturesque, Nina! I love the new porch and the magic of your home lit up at night. Merry Christmas to you and your sweet family!