Published Dec 2013

South of Nashville is a little country town that fills most people’s hearts with warmth and a yearning for a simpler time. At Christmas this is especially true—it’s away from the mall, the traffic, the hectic pace of life. Today, we’re filling that quiet yearning inside us all with a photo collection from one of our favorite TN country farm houses, recently renovated and decked out ever-so-perfectly for Christmas. Grab your coffee, turn on your holiday music and allow these photos to momentarily transport you away from your to-do list and the relentless pace of December. Take a few minutes and relax. The list can wait.

By the way, we’ll revisit this farm house in the coming months to let you see its astonishing before and after transformation. Interior designer Rachel Halvorson is the visionary behind this transformation.

For the Christmas decor, the lovely Jim Knestrick of Knestrick By Design is the man responsible. And, these stunning photos were taken by our dear friend Wiff Harmer. Resources for everyone can be found at the end of today’s article.

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Notice the Dutch door to the left which leads to a breezeway. The doors were all custom made for this home.

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The dining room centerpiece.

The dining room centerpiece.

The homeowner's minimalistic and modern style is perfectly paired with this rustic Christmas decor.

The homeowner’s minimalistic and modern style is perfectly paired with this rustic Christmas decor.

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A view from the kitchen looking toward the family room. Can you see the white chimney and fireplace?

The kids' artwork provides a happy focal point.

The kids’ artwork provides a happy focal point.

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The light fixture was inspired by a Pinterest find. The red table provides a fun pop of color.

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Two sliding doors are painted with chalk paint for constant fun.

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The outside porch is the perfect place for messy projects, like decorating Christmas cookies!

A view from the dining room into the family room.

A view from the dining room into the family room.

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Merry Christmas!

We hope this inspires you to take some moments for yourself each day. Listen to music, close your eyes, recharge.

Resources:

Rachel Halvorson Designs: rachelhalvorson.com

Knestrick By Design: knestrickbydesign.com

Wiff Harmer Photography: wiffharmer.com

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