Styles That Celebrate the Season
Thomsen + Eco Chic Holiday Homes
Author: Alyssa Nishek
Photographer: Dan Francis Photography
This holiday season, Eco Chic Home teamed up with Thomsen Homes to bring you Christmas cheer and inspiration. Using various themes and style preferences, the Eco Chic team brought Christmas spirit to three model homes designed by Thomsen Homes.
Maria Bosak, Owner of Eco Chic Home: “It was so nice of Thomsen to offer their homes. We really took over the homes in the last week. It is nice to be able to go into a home that’s not lived in so that we can really dig in and get into every corner of the house without interrupting someone’s life. Their houses are all very timeless which make decorating easy. You can come into these homes and put in any of the looks because Thomsen Homes have chosen finishes that are so timeless. Their houses will stand the test of time with the décor.”
Lauren Huff, Marketing Manager with Thomsen Homes: “We get to see the homes come to life with all the fun Christmas décor. The different floorplans of the three homes allow people to feel for themselves what they’d enjoy most in a home.”
Sugar Plum House – Tour #1
To start the tour was a traditional three bed, three bath, three-level home, described as the Sugar Plum House by the Eco Chic team. The family room of this spacious home featured oversized windows overlooking a large pond. The classic white painted kitchen, adorned with custom cabinets and quartz countertops, speckled with notes of deep burgundy, made this home a seamless fit with the Sugar Plum theme.
According to our friends at Eco Chic Home, the trending color for this Christmas season is blush pink. The Sugar Plum home was right on target with the 2020 trend. Light greenery and delicate features complimented the theme wonderfully.
Mixed materiality, brass metals and natural elements, such as rattan, created a delicate Bohemian vibe. Mercury glass ornaments and blush toned glasses added a subtle element of color and luxe to this dining room tablescape.
A simple, yet elegant tree was showcased in the Sugar Plum House. A level of depth was found throughout this tree from the placement of the Christmas orbs; some placed further into the core of the tree while allowing larger ornaments to sit on the outer edges. An intricate mix of materials, colors and textures created for a vibrant Christmas tree.
Woodland Home – Tour #2
The second home on the tour was a charming three bed, three bath, two story described as the Woodland Home. Darker winter greens, thicker pine needles, traditional Christmas reds, and a mixture of natural woods created the woodsy feel found throughout.
The book matched tile backsplash of the kitchen created a sleek, classic look and a lovely white canvas for accessorizing. The mix of metal finishes throughout the home, showcased in the lighting and hardware, gave the spaces a unique and custom look. Neutral, yet highly textural patterns were found on pillow coverings and upholstery, such as the entry bench.
Current trends were found in the lighting design of this dining room, mixing brass and black metals with an exciting incorporation of lucite materials. A subtle mix of neutral patterns, found on the dining chair upholstery set against the lovely chocolate brown stain of the table, created a warm and inviting dining area.
The striking espresso brown stain on architectural elements such as the railings and banisters bring a higher level of contrast to this home than the others. A bold yet classic look was developed throughout with the grey wash herringbone floors.
This cozy space incorporated Christmas berries and forest greens as well as calligraphy art, a very common element found in today’s holiday décor.
Scandinavian Home – Tour #3
The Scandinavian Home was the final stop of the tour. The four bed, two bath, three-level home featured clean lines and elements of orange and blue for a twist on traditional Christmas décor.
The architecturally graphic fireplace was created using multi-toned brick set in a running bond pattern with the upper portion of the fireplace defined by a herringbone shiplap façade.
A lovely mix of vibrant colors were repeated throughout the tree including vibrant oranges, dusty blues and pomegranate reds mixed with natural pinecones and metallic Christmas orbs.
Strong, clean lines were found throughout this home and furniture selection, such as the black metal hairpin legs of the dining table and bench. The theme of black metal and wood was also found in the intricately decorated, wall hung shelves of this dining room.
A playful take on Christmas decorating was achieved in this children’s playroom using bold and fun colors in the garland and tree. A wide selection of plush and colorful ornaments created for a creative yet kid-friendly space.
The simple addition of a small wreath above this bed added the perfect touch of holiday cheer to this space.
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