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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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

Fairy lights, mercury glass and pinecones.

Add Sparkle To Your Holiday With Simple Vignettes

Want to add sparkle to your holiday with simple vignettes? Here are three ways you can add that spark of warmth to your home right now, and enjoy the look all the way through Christmas. Let’s see how you can use these ideas to create a vignette with things you may already have on hand, or add to your seasonal shopping list. Continue reading