Modern Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Front Entry with Wreath.

Christmas Home Tour Decor

Hello and welcome to our Christmas Home Tour and our annual 12 Days of Holiday Homes!   

Thank you to our hosts 11 Magnolia Lane and Evolution of Style and this year’s  sponsor, Lynch Creek Farm

This year, I’m sharing something different and very special to me.  Instead of sharing my own Christmas home tour, I’m sharing my next door neighbor’s home that I have helped decorate over the last few weeks for the CASA Christmas Parade of Homes that is held in my town. 

Galvanized bucket with poinsettia and Christmas Greenery.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children and the organization and volunteers do amazing life-changing work for children in my East Texas community.  When my neighbor Brittany asked me to help decorate her home for the Parade of Homes this year, I was beyond thrilled to say yes!

I also want to tell you guys that today’s post is actually “Part 1” of the tour. Part 2 can now be found here

Meet Brittany and Justin, my next door neighbors and they are the cutest and sweetest couple (and the best neighbors) that you could ever meet!

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Their home is a beautiful modern farmhouse style with a mix of stone siding, metal roof and a dreamy wrap around porch.  

Modern Farmhouse Christmas

The CASA Christmas Home Parade was actually just last night and after about three weeks of planning and fluffing, Brittany and I finished up decorating early in the morning yesterday. 

The Porch

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Front Entry with Wreath.

When Brittany and I first came up with our decorating plan, we both share a love of incorporating naturals into our Christmas decor and we also love the bones of a space and layering based on that. We share an amazing backyard area that is basically a forest of every kind of East Texas tree, bush and berries that you can imagine, which is where we clipped greenery for all of our Christmas decor.

Brittany’s porch is exactly what you would think of when it comes to a Southern modern farmhouse and we knew we had to have a grand natural garland layered with cedar, magnolia leaf and long leaf pine. 

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Porch with Garland


Brittany owns a beautiful home decor shop in our town of Lufkin, Texas called House & Clay and she sells so many beautiful things including beautiful garden pots and urns.  We used these gorgeous urns filled with narrow trees for the front door.

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Porch

Brittany recently had her trim and wood window panes painted black and the buffalo plaid silk ribbon mixed with the sage wreaths with berries on the window came together exactly as we envisioned and really pop against the black. 

Black paned windows with Christmas Wreaths.


Christmas wreath on window with berries

Wreath on windows. Modern Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

For the front door wreath, Lynch Creek Farm gave us a beautiful fresh noble fir and salal leaf  26″ Silver Deluxe Wreath that we added gorgeous silk buffalo plaid ribbon and fresh eucalyptus. We also slipped in bundles of sage. 

Front door Christmas Wreath and Buffalo Check Bow

Here’s a closer look of the wreath.

Modern farmhouse Christmas Wreath with Bow


We decided that we wanted garland on the swing on the porch wrapped and hanging from the chain. We weren’t sure it would look good but we decided after adding the fresh cedar that we love it!

Christmas porch swing wrapped in Garland

Christmas porch swing decorated with garland

Christmas porch swing covered in garland



Modern farmhouse Christmas Porch.


Christmas Porch Rocking Chairs

Galvanized bucket with poinsettia and Christmas Greenery.



For the entryway, we did a tabletop tree in a pewter champagne bucket that I found a few years ago at Homegoods.

Christmas Entryway with Tabletop Tree


Tabletop Christmas tree in entryway.

Tabletop Christmas Tree in Champagne Bucket

Main Living Room

Brittany and Justin’s home is completely open with the most beautiful pine beams and a church-like ceiling that is breathtaking when you walk in.

Modern farmhouse Christmas Home Tour


Modern farmhouse Christmas Home Tour Living Room

Just look at those beams and beautiful stone fireplace!

Christmas wreath on mirror over fireplace

For the main Christmas tree in the living room, we did a flocked tree with beautiful blue/gray velvet ribbon and a mix of metallic ornaments.

Flocked Christmas Tree with Metallic Ornaments

Flocked Christmas Tree with Presents

Flocked Christmas Tree with Velvet Ribbon and Metallic Ornaments


Flocked Christmas Trees with Presents


Bowl of Christmas Ornaments with Ribbons

Eucalyptus was the only greenery that we bought and did not cut from our backyards and we loved the idea of a very simple eucalyptus garland on the mantle mixed with the stone. 

Christmas mantle with eucalyptus and stockings

The stone fireplace is so beautiful! 

Stone fireplace with pine Christmas urns



Brittany and I had so much fun decorating and it’s such a joy to be able to do it for such a worthwhile organization.  If you want to see Part 2 of the tour, you can find it here.

Thank you so much for stopping by today and be sure and check out the other bloggers on the 12 Days of Holiday Home Tours linked below. 


The 12 Days of Holiday Homes Tour 

December 1st

Dixie Delights

Sincerely Marie Designs

December 2nd

Simple Details

Shine Your Light

December 3rd

11 Magnolia Lane(Amy)

The Heathered Nest

Maison De Cinq

December 4th

Stylehouse Interiors

Domestic Charm

Evolution of Style

December 5th

Southern State of Mind

Summer Adams

December 6th

This Is Our Bliss

A Blissful Nest

December 7th

Life at Home 2102

Home by Heidi

December 8th

Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

This is Happiness

The Creativity Exchange

December 9th

The Pink Clutch

December 10th

11 Magnolia Lane (Christy)

Citrine Living

December 11th

Most Lovely Things

Rough Luxe Lifestyle

Painted by Kayla Payne

December 12th

Holiday Tour Recap



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16 Responses to Modern Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

  1. Amy says:

    Cyndy, this is breathtaking! I love that it is for the CASA tour (that organization is amazing) and you all did a fabulous job with all the decor. I am so grateful you shared this for the tour! I am waiting anxiously to see more ๐Ÿ™‚ XO, Amy

  2. Vel says:

    Wow, you live in a fabulous neighborhood Cyndy! Love this home and all the fabulous Christmas touches! Thank you for sharing this couple’s abode! As always, honored to share this home tour with you! Cheers!

  3. i am SO glad you shared their home- it’s beautifully decorated and i love the style, but i am also totally smitten with the architecture of the house as well! thank you for sharing! oh, and they are just adorable!

  4. Jenny says:

    Oh my goodness, Cyndy – this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the exterior and the interior is beautiful as well! I need to use my champagne bucket for a(nother) Christmas tree! I love that you decorated her home for an awesome cause, and I can’t wait to see the rest of the tour. Thanks again for participating in the tour this year my friend!

  5. Cyndy–Brittany’s home looks amazing! You guys did a great job and I know she must be thrilled. One of my mom’s good friends was a CASA volunteer when I was growing up so I have long known about the wonderful and important work that they do. I’m so glad you were able to use your talents for such a good cause! Thanks for joining us on the tour again, and Merry Christmas! XO, Christy

  6. Tammy says:

    So incredibly beautiful, and for a cause that is very close to my heart.

    You crazy-talented ladies did an incredible job!

    May I ask where the blue-gray ribbons could be purchased?

    Thank you for sharing this stunning home.

    • Cyndy says:

      Thank you so much Tammy! It was such a joy to decorate for such a great cause! ๐Ÿ™‚ The blue/gray velvet ribbon is absolutely amazing in person and it came from Craftex in Houston. If you’re not in Texas, you may be able to call them and have them ship it to you. Thank you again for such kind words! ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Tammy says:

        Oh, bless you for replying! I appreciate it!

        And truly, I hope y’all know how much it means to so many of us, to see you supporting CASA.

        Thank you a million times over,

  7. Debbie says:

    What a gorgeous home and I love the beams and the stone. Yโ€™all did a beautiful job decorating.

  8. Jen says:

    Gorgeous Cyndy! Iโ€™m sure your neighbor was so grateful for your help! I wish I lived near you, that sounds like something I would love to visit!

  9. I LOVE it!!! I’m guessing her house was the hit of the parade!!!

  10. Lisa says:

    Cyndy! This home is so beautiful!! I love the greens everywhere and the amazing organization this tour supports! How lucky for you both to have each other as neighbors….I’m so jealous and wish you were MY neighbor!! Thank you and Brittany for sharing this gorgeous tour, it was a joy to see all these inspiring details.

  11. Julie says:

    Everything looks fabulous, starting with that porch! Great job!!

  12. Becky says:

    Amazing! Such a beautiful home. Merry Christmas!

  13. Paula says:

    Thanks for sharing. Everything is gorgeous! Where did you get the pillows on the porch swing and the plaid ribbon on the wreaths? Love, love them! Thanks again for sharing:)

  14. Catherine Szabad says:

    Hello – Loved the tour – Just beautiful! I loved the black/white ribbon on your front porch – I loved the red trim! Where did you buy that – I would love to order myself. Thank you and Happy New Year from Buffalo, NY

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