Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Get ready to take notes on these fun stocking stuffer ideas. Growing up, Christmas stockings were a big deal in my family. I remember the first thing I wanted to do on Christmas morning was see what Santa put in my stocking. Now it’s coffee first, then the stocking. Other than that, nothing has really changed. Continue reading

Decorating With Poinsettias

Funny how my feelings about decorating for Christmas have become a bit more old-fashioned the last few years. My style is very simple, so all that bling doesn’t seem necessary any more. On the other hand my appreciation of natural elements has grown. That’s probably why I love decorating with poinsettias so much.

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Christmas Front Door Decor

Thank you so much for stopping by for a quick look at my vintage style Christmas front door decor. This year I’m decorating with greenery and accents of gray and blue plaid. So simple I know, but those are two of my favorite things to decorate with when I think about Christmas.

Today I’m joining the Christmas Porches and Holiday Door Decor Blog Hop hosted by Amber from Follow The Yellow Brick Home. It’s so much fun to see how my friends decorate for the holidays in different parts of the country. If you are joining me from Kristin’s White Arrows Home on the tour, welcome. By the way I love her sign, “There’s Snow Place Like Home”! Continue reading

Gingerbread House Tablescape

If you look closely, you’ll notice this gingerbread house tablescape is created with paper mache house boxes. When I first thought about creating this tablescape I imaged how fun it would be for a kids table at Christmas, but now I’m thinking it would probably be appreciated more by big kids like me. Continue reading

DIY Vintage Gift Tags For Treat Bags

It’s never to early to think about small gifts to make for teachers, co-workers, neighbors and friends. I love adding a personal touch to a gift whether it’s store-bought or homemade.  DIY vintage gift tags for treat bags are the perfect way to add a special touch and your friends are sure to notice.
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Simple Ideas For Christmas Mantels

It seems that once the Christmas tree is decorated, all the rest of the decorating falls into place. Just for fun, I thought I would share a few simple ideas for Christmas Mantels and how I decorated ours the last few years. Continue reading

DIY Chalkboard Advent Calendar With Activities

Do you get a little nervous about spending money during the holidays? I sure do.  I want to have  fun decorating, at the same time need to use what I have on hand to stay within a budget. My DIY chalkboard advent calendar of activities is a good example of  turning something old into something new by using a little bit of  imagination. Continue reading

Glitter House Christmas Tree Ornaments

Any elf would be excited to see the shimmer I created with my glitter house Christmas tree ornaments. Follow along to see how you can add a magical spark or glimmer to your Christmas tree with this simple DIY project. Continue reading