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Christmas at Glam*Ma's!

I know many of you are always eager to see my Mom's holiday decor, so I took lots of pictures for you girlies. I swear this lady should have been an interior designer (and still should!), because everything is always so picture perfect. If you think it looks warm and cozy in the pictures, you should BE there. It's just home.

Mom adorned my bed with new flannel sheets with red and white snowflakes on them, an oversized soft PB pillow and throw blanket - all of which I got to keep. It was like sleeping in the clouds of Heaven.


Our Christmas jammies were at the end of the bed.

The dresser was gorgeous. I got to keep these things, too! YAY!! Big flickering candles are my favorite. So soothing - I slept with them on. :)


The bathroom was flowing with bath goodies for me and Husby, my brother and his wife and my grandma - all who spend the night. It was so fun picking new things off the tree to use each day.



When you walk through the front door, you are greeted with a beautiful white and gold tree. It was marvelously beautiful! It was decked in horns and crowns, representative of THE KING!






And her lavish nativity!



"It is finished."

The den is the coziest spot and the Old World tree sits in there, dripping with colorful ornaments!




This year's table theme was T'was The Night Before Christmas. It was awesome!!




A Fitz & Floyd Santa sat in the middle of the table, and the transferware dishes had bits of T'was The Night Before Christmas on them. SO pretty!!




The party favors were these adorable little lit candles. Oh, I loved them!




We had the entire family over for Christmas Eve and about 1pm that afternoon, my mom got SUPER sick and had to spend the entire day in bed. All that work and she missed out on the family and the dinner. We all felt so bad for her that after everyone left, we got busy and took down all the decorations for her and put them away in the barn. When we woke her up that night to open presents, she was beyond thrilled. One less thing to stress about! She always goes above and beyond to make everything so extraordinarily special for us, we wanted to show her in some tangible way just how much we love and appreciate her.

I'll recap Christmas Eve and Christmas Day soon! :)
I am a modern day homemaker with a passion for family, cooking, celebrating, decorating, travel, and memory making! The Lord has blessed me with the desires of my heart in my husband and our two sons. We recently built our dream home and cultivating a loving and happy haven for my family is where I find so much joy.


  1. Beautiful! Your poor mother. I feel so sorry for her getting sick after doing all that work. But as always she has impeccable taste.

  2. This is one of my favorite posts you share with us every year. You and your mother have amazing taste!! I'm so sorry she had to miss it! I'm glad you all had an amazing Christmas. Thanks for sharing the pictures!!

  3. I hope your mom is feeling better.

  4. My DIL, Kari, & I were talking the other day about how we couldn't wait to see your mother's Christmas decor for 2011. Beautiful! I feel so bad that she got sick. Hope she's okay now.


  5. One of my favorite posts each year :) Absolutely beautiful and so cozy looking!! I am sad to hear she was sick! I hope she is feeling better and that you had a great Christmas!

  6. I always adore seeing your mom's decor! It warms me and gives me something to aspire to as a hostess! I love how she expresses her love for her family through so many little touches. :)

  7. Beautiful pictures! Sorry to hear about your mom. You can tell how much love she puts into Christmas!

  8. Thanks for sharing, Whitney! Your mom is such an inspiring woman!

  9. I'm always so excited to see your mom's decor!! Sorry she got so sick though =( But what a sweet thing for you all to for her by putting up all the decor. I bet it was a lot of work!

  10. oh my goodness her home is beautiful and such a great idea for the bathroom and bedroom!!

    Fairdale Diaries

  11. How fun! What did you get for Christmas?

  12. I love love love seeing these ideas for my future decor times. However, I gotta ask - where does your Momma BUY all this stuff and how much does she spend?

    Hate to be crass but its so pretty and when I look for similar items I feel like I need a lotto ticket first!

  13. Holy decorations...........I LOVE it & can I come next year??

  14. gorgeous!! i want to stay at your mom's house! :)
    i'm curious...when does she start decorating? how long does it take? and does she have any help?
    that's a big job!
    hope she's feeling better!!!

  15. Wow! You weren't kidding about her being an interior decorator; everything looks GORGEOUS! This is my first year reading your blog and I can see why everyone looks forward to this post :)
    Hope she's feeling better!

  16. Oh my goodness! Your mom's house is one of the most beautiful homes I have ever seen. So glad you shared everything with us.

  17. I am new to your blog and now totallllllly understand why everyone is so obsessed with Christmas at Glam*Mas. Oh my goodness....I am totally going to check back in, I have never seen anything like this.

    I think what makes it extra special is that it is all done with love and out of a spirit of hospitality. Seriously, this is every daughters dream come true.

    I myself have two little boys like you...but I am totally going to start aiming for something like this....such a magnificent inspiration!

    I would love to read more about how she threw you guys birthday parties as kids - I am sure she outdid herself each time.

    You are SOOO blessed!!!
    Patty ( from sunny southern California.

  18. I didn't realize I posted under the 2011 Christmas...But I am all caught up on these until 2013.

    I already cant wait for 2014 LOL!!!


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