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 … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Stand

Our kitchen is just like everyone else's. It's where we spend the most time during the holidays. When I found this beautiful aqua/turquoise ice cream churn, I knew what I was going to do with it. Put a tree in it!  I put a bucket inside the bucket to help secure the tree.  Several limbs were trimmed off the bottom.  Actually a few too many … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]