Historic Marietta homes at Christmas

Posted by Hank Miller on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at 3:02pm.

Oh, the charm of the Historic Marietta homes at Christmas! Homeowners use their creative talents and mix traditional and modern styles to showcase their beautiful historic homes. Many of these homes were open to the public at the annual Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour. 

Traditional white painted fireplace with red and apple green stockings and poinsettia plants

photo via Mary Miller Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

The Holland-Higginbotham House c. 1886 looks so merry and bright! We love the warm pops of red and green! The above photo was featured on the December issue of Marietta Magazine, which highlighted Historic Marietta Homes at Christmas.

Dining room with white round pedestal table, bright blue rug, and apple green stockings

Photo via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

The bright colors against the white walls give this traditional space modern and fresh feel.

Twist on Christmas dining room decor, garland with pears, coral pillows and accents

photo via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

The dining room of the Elliott-Mclure-Biggers House surprises us with shades of coral in the pillows and artwork. How lovely it looks with the simple Christmas decor of fresh fruit and greenery!

Traditional Christmas decor in historic home entry.  Garland with pine cones and gold ribbon with matching wreath in window

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

Marietta homes at Christmas sure do know how to make an entrance! The traditional decor Turnbull Manor c. 1883 is elegant and classic.

Holiday decorated mantle with green and gold pine cones and fresh garland

Photo via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

This Marietta homeowner didn't stop decorating with just the main rooms of her historic home, but went all out in the master and secondary bedrooms. This master bedroom fireplace is adorned with angels, vintage candlesticks and fresh garland. We love the antique mirror and the blue patterned wallpaper.

Historic home entry with garland, gold ribbon, gold chandelier and wide plank hardwood floors

Photo via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

Another image of the Turnbull Manor entry showcases the homeowner's love of vintage prints, antique rugs and furniture.

Attic stairs decorated for Christmas with silver glittered reindeer and white ceramic trees

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram @Glimpses of the South

What a clever way to display a collection! This Historic Marietta homeowner utilized her infrequently used back stairs to display her collection of SnowBabies and Christmas trees.

Pink Christmas decor, pink wreaths in windows, white and pink stocking and white tinsel tree

Decorated in shades of pink and white - what little girl wouldn't love to have this a bedroom?!!!

Girls bedroom with pink Christmas decor, white bud vases with pink flowers and antique white mirrors

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram - Glimpses of the South

Simple Christmas decor - fresh garland dresses up this traditional white fireplace

Image via - Mary Miller - Instagram Glimpses of the South

Sometimes all you need is fresh garland (and a fabulous classic living room!)

Holiday decorations for the bedroom, red wreaths on the apple green walls,  traditional tree in corner

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

The apple green walls in this bedroom make the perfect backdrop for Christmas decor.

Wreath with brightly colored glass bulbs, handmade advent garland, fresh greenery with magnolia leaves

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

Such a clever idea for garland a fun way to count down Christmas - look at those little buckets with numbers!

Old fashioned Christmas in this historic home living room.

Image via Mary Miller - Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

The piano is all set - start the caroling! This Historic Marietta home invites us in with its' classic Christmas decor and welcoming style. No detail is ignored - see the garland hanging from the hallway chandelier?

Christmas decor in shades of peach, coral and rust. Gold wrapping paper with copper ribbon

Image via Mary Miller Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

This Historic Marietta Home is decorated with hues of orange, gold and brown. How fabulous it looks with the classic red and green!

Simple Christmas wreath with ice blue satin ribbon and magnolia leaves

Photo via Mary Miller Instagram @ Glimpses of the South

This interior door wreath with its' icy blue ribbon is so festive!

Front porch Christmas decorations with bright red ribbon, swags of garland on front porch rails

Each year Historic Marietta homes at Christmas are a delight and we always look forward to their Christmas decor.  We hope you enjoyed this little photographic tour of these enchanting vintage homes.

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