Category Archive: Christmas

Silver + Gold Christmas Tree

I did a post when I first started the blog with some tips + tricks I use for our Christmas tree but I realized it is probably a good time to update things!… Continue reading

Paper Starburst Ornaments

This time of year I’m all about DIYs that are quick + easy because, really, who has the time for much of anything right now? I can’t believe Christmas is already next week,… Continue reading

Winter Lodge Mantle

When I was thinking of decorating for Christmas this year I decided on a winter lodge theme. Our tree is silver and gold so I thought it would be fun to tie in… Continue reading

Pressed Leaves Frame

Make the most of autumn + have them last all year long with this DIY Pressed Leaves Frame.

Happy Holidays

I wanted to take the time to wish all of you a very happy holidays. We are traveling to my parent’s house after work this afternoon and will be celebrating our time-honored tradition… Continue reading

White Christmas Cosmo

I love cosmopolitans and a few years ago I discovered the “white cosmo” which is really just a cosmo made with white cranberry juice instead of red cranberry juice. I thought that with the… Continue reading

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

I had first made these a few years ago and forgotten all about them until I was trying to come up with some cookie ideas for a Mexican themed wedding shower {read more about… Continue reading

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

A family friend of ours is getting married this coming summer and we are having a shower for her while her and her fiancé are home for the holidays. She has chosen a local… Continue reading

Dog Christmas “Cookies”

We spend a lot of time during the holidays making yummy treats for all of the loved ones in our lives and I think it’s important not to forget some of the most-loved-ones… our… Continue reading

Woodgrain Painted Wrapping Paper

Every year we pick a sort of theme while decorating our home for Christmas and then we base all of our wrapping paper off of that. The first year we moved in it… Continue reading

Christmas Corn Husk Wreath

I made a version of this wreath for the fall last year and over it so much that I knew I had to make a Christmas version for this year. The wreath is… Continue reading

Video Craft: Clay Imprinted Ornaments

I have seen a lot of salt dough recipes for ornaments online and after looking into a lot of them I realized the dough didn’t work for most people. I had some of… Continue reading

Coconut Macaroons

A couple of weeks ago, I asked my twitter and Facebook followers to pass along their favorite cookie recipes for the holidays and you guys sent some great ones! These are the first up and… Continue reading

Christmas Canvases

I have been wanting to redecorate our downstairs bathroom for years now but can’t quite figure out what to put in there. To sort of force the issue, my husband and I decided… Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

We had a nice relaxing weekend here… we had a wonderful time at my husband’s work Christmas party and we got a lot of little projects done for the  bedroom remodel. We re-painted… Continue reading

Wrapping Gifts for Men

I know that if any of you are like me, your day today is dedicated to wrapping the last of your Christmas gifts. Every year I pick  sort of theme for my wrapping… Continue reading

Peppermint Meringues

Every year I make my husband’s bosses an assortment of my Christmas cookies. Since I actually didn’t make any cookies this year (with the exception of a few dozen for a family cookie… Continue reading

Decorating the “Mantle”

Since the summer when we remodeled our Family Room (which I’m just realizing now I never did a post on lol) I have been eagerly waiting December so that I could do this.… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

As most of you are in full-on holiday shopping mode and I thought it would be nice to share some of my favorite DIY projects so that you can find some inspiration for… Continue reading

Burlap Ruffle Christmas Tree Skirt

 I’ve seen lots of different ways to do this type of tree skirt, all no sew, which makes me nervous that you’ll put in all that work just to have it eventually come… Continue reading