A Holly Tree & My Sprint To The Finish Line

Why do holly trees have to be so beautiful yet be so difficult to work with when creating Christmas scenery?  I love the shape, color and … [Continue Reading]

Christmas Eve At Suttle Lake

A Christmas Tree Forest In My Home For 2014

The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree is nearly impossible.  Impossible because when you have a big family, and they all have an opinion, … [Continue Reading]

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19 DIY Wall Hooks From My Curated Hometalk Board

Do you ever feel like you spend a lot of time on the computer looking for answers to your home decor and maintenance questions?  Do you take … [Continue Reading]

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My Christmas Mantel 2014

I have an admission to make: I sought out inspiration for my Christmas mantel this year.  As you know, I’m all for natural decor (not a lot … [Continue Reading]

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DIY: Dried Clementine And Cinnamon Garland

Simplicity.  There is nothing better.  The simplicity of enjoying the holiday without feeling overwhelmed.  The simplicity of turning … [Continue Reading]

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Thanksgiving Tablescape 2014

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The pantry is stocked, the puzzle has been selected, the wine is on the way… and the table has been set.  The best part is that I kept my Thanksgiving tablescape very simple this year.  Take a look… The biggest impact was the easiest:  greens cut from bush along my driveway and a bunch of tangerines from my fruit … [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...]

Frosted Glass Glitter Pumpkins

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So did you hold your breath?  I hope not.  I told you on Tuesday that Thursday might arrive with some more sparkle.  This is a throwback to my Frosted Glass Glitter Pumpkins I showed you last season.  This will probably be the last of the German Glass Glitter so soak it all in.  You will miss it once it is gone.  Really. You … [Read more...]

Getting My Sugar Cone & Ice Skate Swag On

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The nature of this business requires talking about Christmas before Thanksgiving – or even Halloween – has passed by.  I can’t live in the moment or I’d be eight weeks behind, and we can’t have that, can we?  While I don’t let Christmas into my personal life until the turkey has been consumed and all thanks has been given, it is … [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...]