12 Days of Christmas – Day #12 CHRISTMAS TREES The centerpiece of Christmas celebration, it’s hard to believe that not long ago we would choose and decorate our trees on Christmas Eve. Much has changed in the past 50 years. Christmas tree decorating is carefully planned, often around a theme, and the trees are […]
12 Days of Christmas – Day 11 HOLIDAY PORCH DECOR We first welcome our guests at the front door. It’s where we set the mood of our home. Porch decor says something about what we find beautiful and inspiring. During the longer nights of winter, holiday decor lights the way to our homes with […]
12 Days of Christmas – Day # 10 CHRISTMAS TABLE SETTING Day 10–it’s almost over and I’m so sad. But I’m excited to share our casual “Sweater Weather” Christmas table setting, and to see what beautiful table settings all the other bloggers have shared. Table settings are so important because when we “break bread” […]
12 Days of Christmas – Day 9 DIY WREATH ADVENT CALENDAR WREATH Welcome to the third annual 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop! Stop by every day from December first through the twelfth for new ideas you can use to make your season brighter! Meet Your Hosts They have all been busy as […]
12 Days of Christmas Day- # 7 HOT COCOA BAR I have been waiting all week for the Hot Cocoa Bar ideas. I’m mad about them! A hot cocoa bar is my number one favorite holiday party. It’s a perfect buffet, a great starter for a holiday party, or the number one attraction for […]
Christmas Forest Friends Printables for Your Home These Christmas Forest Friends printables remind us that Christmas is all about heart and home. I’m sure you’re busy pulling out boxes of Christmas decorations, getting frustrated with broken lights, and making gift lists—I know I am. In spite of the work that goes into decking the […]
How to Make Inexpensive Napkins and Napkin Rings Making napkins and napkin rings is one of the easiest ways to break out of a decorating rut and entertain like a star. Elegant and festive tables turn meals into magazine-ready photospreads that elevate every dinner. Whether it’s a special occasion, or a small family get-together, […]
Hand Crafted Home Decor Poised for A Comeback in 2018 There’s some hand crafted home decor that is poised for a comeback in 2018 because everything old is new again thanks to the surge in modern farmhouse decor. Modernizing these mostly-forgotten classics is the key to making them work seamlessly with modern farmhouse […]
5 Decorating Rules You Should Break There are 5 Decorating Rules that you can break and still maintain a beautiful and inviting home. Breaking these decorating rules saves you money–a key if you’re like most of us and don’t have a designer budget. Breaking the decorating rules can also be essential to your peace […]
Three Great Reasons to Turn your Keepsakes into Home Décor It gives you permission to be sentimental You create something that’s unique It will be a great way to share your life with the people you love. The older I get the more sentimental I become. I lose loved ones and realize that it’s sweet […]
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