10 Midwest Holiday Homes
The sparkling season
A Missouri couple swaps their traditional red-and-green holiday palette for one that's calm, cool and oh-so-sophisticated.Read more about this home.
Deck the stalls
A converted Chicago-area polo stable canters into the holidays dressed with live greens, vintage trophies, equestrian paraphernalia and a serious dose of plaid. Read more about this home.
This Minnesota homeowner brings Yuletide elegance to every room by pairing natural materials with holiday decor in calming, muted tones.Read more about this home.
This renovated Kansas schoolhouse shows how snow-white holiday decor keeps things cozy while feeling fresh and festive.Read more about this home.
This Indiana homeowner celebrates love of Labradors during the holidays-and every day-with fun pet-centric (and pet-friendly) decorating.Read more about this home.
A young family in the Minneapolis suburbs creates an old-fashioned Christmas with stylish North Woods touches.Read more about this home.
Blending period details with modern comforts, a new Colonial-style home conjures the charms of Christmas past to give a Chicago-area family a memorable season.Read more about this home.
A Door County Christmas
A cottage nestled along Green Bay in Wisconsin's Door County glows with traditional charm, providing a snug retreat all winter long.Read more about this home.
At home with Nell Hill's
Decorator Mary Carol Garrity, the proprietor of the popular Nell Hill's boutique, offers a look at her own home's holiday design, with tips that may work in your house, too. (Editor's note: Since this story was published, Mary Carol has sold her Atchison home and moved to a lake cottage closer to her new Kansas City, Missouri, store.)Read more about this home.
Lake home style
The owners of this Michigan home wanted it to harmonize with the nearby community of cottages built from the 1890s to the 1920s. In the living room, low paneled ceilings give a cozy scale to the 28-foot-long room.Read more about this home.