Our Christmas Tree

christmas tree and mantel

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Yep, over the long Thanksgiving weekend we put up our Christmas tree. Come take a look… Since the fireplace mantel makeover that I showed you yesterday has a lot of red in it, I decided to carry the color scheme into our Christmas tree. This year I was lucky […]

Our Christmas Mantel

Christmas poinsettia fireplace mantel

Thanksgiving has come and gone and now it’s time to get in the holiday spirit! I dug out my Christmas decorations from the basement and noticed that I had a theme going in a lot of my décor… poinsettias. So this year instead of breaking the bank and buying new stuff, I just decided to […]

Christmas Project Rewind {best of 2011}

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Happy Black Friday everyone! I’m not one of those peeps who gets up early to go shopping… not a fan of crowds and long lines! Instead I’ll stay inside today and get some Christmas decorations up for the holiday season. I’m pulling out some of my favorite projects out of the basement from last year […]

Tacky Treasures: Ugly Christmas Sweaters {and more}

ugly-christmas-vests

I really didn’t have anything to post today, but I recently stumbled across my friend Chelsea’s Etsy shop and just had to share… mostly because it’s absolutely hilarious! Chelsea (from the über hip DIY craft blog Two Twenty One and my partner-in-crime at the Haven conference) started an Etsy shop called Tacky Treasures specializing in […]

Quick & Easy Christmas Gift Bags {using my Silhouette Cameo}

handmade christmas gift bags

Yep, the holidays are fast approaching… can you believe it?! Seems like only yesterday it was 110 degrees outside and I was wishing for snow. Well now that I’m getting prepped for the Christmas season, gifts are on my mind! I thought I would break out my Silhouette Cameo to spruce up some plain gift […]