DIY: Dried Clementine And Cinnamon Garland

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Simplicity.  There is nothing better.  The simplicity of enjoying the holiday without feeling overwhelmed.  The simplicity of turning something ordinary into the something beautiful without worrying about the cost. Something that takes you back to your childhood of being in the kitchen with mom, or grandma, and making magic … [Read more...]

DIY: Curled Ribbon Christmas Trees

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There are a lot of curls around the holidays…in the hair, around the fire, and now, on these – my Curled Ribbon Christmas Trees.  These trees are another super easy decor DIY that can be done in about 30 minutes or so. The best part is that they can be customized to fit any color scheme or pattern that you choose.  You … [Read more...]

20 DIY Christmas Ornaments To Make This Week!

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December has arrived which means the decking of halls and homes has commenced.  If you are looking for ideas for DIY Christmas Ornaments, I have 20 of them to share with you today. These are beautiful and creative and best of all – totally doable.  You. Can. Do. It. Yes. You. Can. Here are some of my favorites… 1)  … [Read more...]

A Hanging Cookie Display For Your Holiday Table

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It is crunch time in homes across the country.  Mine included.  While we are crunching time, why not crunch some cookies as well?  Before we do though, let’s display them in a fun way for Thanksgiving by creating a hanging cookie display!    Don't laugh at me...     My original intent was to find a … [Read more...]

Last Minute Thanksgiving Table Decor

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Are you a last minute type of person?  Do you like to be spontaneous and shoot from the hip rather than prepare and take aim?  Does it occasionally drive you crazy that you don’t have all the T’s crossed and I’s dotted weeks in advance?  Or even days in advance?  Do you now find yourself wondering how you can dress up your table … [Read more...]

DIY: German Glass Glitter Frosted Branches

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Hmmm…  Did you just roll your eyes when you saw the title to this post?  Whaaaaaa?  Another German Glass Glitter post?  Heck yeah.  I only get this stuff out once a year and while it is out, I’m going to milk it for all its worth.  So yes - these are my German Glass Glitter Frosted Branches. Not only that, I am SO not a … [Read more...]

DIY: Plaid Patchwork Reindeer

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Okay.  So I have a confession.  I LOVE plaid.  Cool plaid.  Hip plaid.  Any plaid.  So much so, that I’m taking my love of plaid into today’s DIY:  My Plaid Patchwork Reindeer. Plaid, with a little bit of twinkle. Traditional Christmas with a twinkle twist.  Perhaps I like plaid because it is similar to comfort … [Read more...]

DIY: How To Flock A Christmas Tree

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TGIF everybody!  Since I showed you my DIY German Glass Glittered Wine Stems on Thursday, today is going to be my throwback:  How To Flock A  Christmas Tree.     I shared this with you a few years ago and thought we’d take a look at it again today. I was going to do it all over again – with new pictures (that I … [Read more...]

DIY: German Glass Glitter Wine Stems

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As the holidays approach, it is most likely that we will be hosting friends and family on more than one occasion.  Whether it be a quick and casual get-together, or a long weekend of gathering, why not give your hosting skills a signature?  Something that makes you stand out and that they will remember, or perhaps share with … [Read more...]

DIY: Corn Husk And Coffee Filter Flower Tutorial

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Yesterday, I showed you all of the “after” photos of these flowers.  Today, it is time to get to work.  Time for the Corn Husk and Coffee Filter Flower Tutorial.  Step. By. Step. You will need the following items: Corn husks (found in the Hispanic aisle at the grocery store) Brown coffee filters Wooden … [Read more...]