Last Minute Thanksgiving Table Decor


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: How To Flock A Christmas Tree

How To Flock Your Christmas Tree Using Soap And Water

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...]

Christmas Mantel 2012: BELIEVE


I hope you all had a great weekend.  Ours was full – a little bit of everything. We saw Red Dawn (and I must say, it was good.  Because it was a remake, I wasn’t expecting much.)  We got our trees.  Three of them – and there is a story that goes along with that expedition that I’ll share when I show my tree.  Luckily we … [Read more...]

DIY: Christmas In-A-Word Ornaments


Good morning! Yesterday, I showed you my take on a Melted Snowman ornament.  Today, we are heading in a different direction. It is all about what Christmas means… in a single word.   I started out by coming up with words that “mean” Christmas to me.  Once I put pen to paper, I came up with many.  Too many.  … [Read more...]

4 Christmas Color Schemes


Yes, we are still about a week away from Halloween, but we all know that the mind wanders, ponders and races when you are sick and parked on the couch.  Being down for a few days made my mind race right through to our Christmas tree. For the most part, I tend to do a lot of the same things with our tree each year.  … [Read more...]