Christmas Tree Ideas – 12 Bloggers of Christmas Balsam Hill

Balsam Hill Christmas tree in blues, golds, copper and more ideas!

Christmas Tree Ideas 12 Bloggers of Christmas with Balsam Hill I have been waiting, impatiently to share something with you! I am partnering with Balsam Hill this year as one of the Twelve Bloggers of Christmas. All twelve of us will be sharing our Balsam Hill Christmas trees this week. We hope that you will visit each one and be ...

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Dollar Tree Christmas Art

Dollar Tree art for the Christmas bedroom decor

Dollar Tree Christmas Art. I know it's hard to believe, don't you just love these prints! The red truck is my favorite. I would love to have a truck like that. But this post isn't about the truck, it's about Dollar Tree Christmas Art. $2 each... I have been busier than one of Santa's elves. I have so many fun projects to share with ...

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Christmas Gift Wrapping with Natural Elements

Christmas gift idea for wrapping

Christmas Gift Wrapping with Natural Elements plus 9 more gift wrapping ideas that are almost too pretty to open! I decided to add a few natural ingredients to gift wrapping this year. The main color on the tree is aqua - turquoise. Mixing fresh eucalyptus and feathers just seemed like the perfect addition. I bought a bunch of feathers at the ...

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Farm table dressed for Christmas

Farm Table Christmas

  It started here: I don't have my tree, but I have my farm table dressed for Christmas. I also discovered that I donated some of my Christmas decor or I've misplaced it.  Either way it's a good thing.  I was just saying the other day that I was going to get rid of a lot of my Christmas stuff and go more natural. I started with my $5 ...

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Christmas Eve

Six Christmas Ideas

Merry Christmas Eve!  I put together some last minute decorating ideas that you can do today!  Really... (Just click on the links to get the complete details :)     Easy Centerpiece made from dessert dishes, faux flowers and white candles.   Easy centerpiece made from the same dessert dish, ivy, roses and white ...

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Christmas Mantel

Christmas Decor Mantel Mantle Decorating

For my mantel this year I used the following: Paper Mache Deer Fresh Greenery Faux Florals Pine Cones Vintage Silver Pieces Hymnal Banner I love the traditional colors of Christmas. The reds and greens just say Merry to me. One thing I tried this year was to add a little lime green and blue sparkle to the mantel.  Two colors that I ...

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How to add Ribbon to Pinecones

Ribbon on Pinecones

On Monday, I baked my pinecones and on Tuesday I added some sugar and silver spice (post coming soon). Last night I dressed them up! Here's what I used: Drill / with drill bit Eye Hooks Awesome pinecones   I used a drill bit that was the same diameter as the threaded area on the hook.  Pre-drill the end of the pinecone, about ...

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Merry Christmas


Hark! the herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King Peace on earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!" Joyful, all ye nations rise; Join the triumph of the skies; With angelic host proclaim "Christ is born in Bethlehem!" Hark! the herald angels sing "Glory to the newborn King!" Christ, by highest heaven adored; Christ the ...

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I recently shared my chalkboard over at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia (Thank you Kristin for having me!).  Here we go, just in case you missed it! I had been looking for the perfect frame/picture to create a large chalkboard. I found one recently while visiting my daughter and family,  I love thrifting with her. The frame was a cool color, ...

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Christmas at a Discount – Kitchen Dine-In


This is the Eat-In kitchen dining area.  Spruced up with more poinsettias. (What can I say, I love their velvety beauty.) Here's a closer look, Three poinsettias $4.50 (they were half-off at Walmart) Small wreaths tied with raffia on the back of my white chairs $4.00 total. (Dollar Tree) Branch over the window $5.00 (bought at the ...

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