Christmas Place Cards from Grocery Store Flowers

Awesome friends, I have a fun post to share today! I am so excited to be reuniting with my Decor Enthusiast girls to share how you can use grocery store flowers to add a special touch to your holiday home! We used to meet once a month to share tips for decorating on a budget, and I've really missed them. For today's project, I decided to hit up my favorite resource for fresh flowers in my area: Trader Joes. This is only some of what they have, and look at all these beautiful Christmas … [Read more...]

A Simple way to Create a Christmas Centerpiece

Amazing friends, hello! On Tuesday I shared our kitchen decked out for Christmas. You can see it HERE if you missed it. It was fun since our kitchen got a pretty major facelift this Summer! I had originally planned to share our Christmas kitchen on Tuesday AND share how easy it was to put our island centerpiece together, but of course I took too many photos to share for one post, so I'm back to share that today!  I'm also sharing the centerpiece I put together for our coffee table today as … [Read more...]

Christmas in the Kitchen

Hello beautiful Friends!! Today I am excited to be taking part in the Seasonal Simplicity Series Christmas Tours hosted by my sweet friend, Krista from the The Happy Housie. If you are coming over from Willow Street Interiors, wasn't her kitchen gorgeous?? And welcome! Today I am excited to share my kitchen! If you follow me, you know that last year my kitchen still looked like this: And so of course, I didn't do much to decorate it. We had just moved in at the end of the Summer and … [Read more...]

Painted Christmas Village

Hello sweet friends! The Thanksgiving Holiday here in the US is over and that means the Christmas season has officially begun! I'm kicking it off with a super simple makeover. I found these mini Christmas village houses at the thrift store for $6 for a set of six: It's no secret that I love all things Christmas village. You can visit my treasured Christmas Village collection HERE if you like. One of these didn't really match the others so it's not … [Read more...]

Clock turned Holiday Shadow Box

Hello amazing friends! Today I am sharing a fun holiday craft! That's right...I just packed up Halloween and now I am already onto Christmas! That's because I'm joining along in the Seasonal Simplicity Tour hosted by my friend, Krista from The Happy Housie. There are over 30 holiday craft projects on this tour, so just maybe it will be enough to put you in the holiday spirit too! Besides, if any of these ideas inspire you, you'll need time to execute them, right? My project started with … [Read more...]

How to Make a Faux-Real Flower Arrangement

Beautiful friends, I have a crafty project today that is just perfect for Spring! But first I'll reveal what items I kept from my mini-makeovers painting marathon! Ya'll know me so well! I kept the corbels of course...how could I not? I also kept one of the lamps since it looks so sweet here in my office: But I also have yet to drop off another item... this sweet little napkin holder I shared: I just love the vintage feel of it! Thanks for guessing! :) If you missed any … [Read more...]

Fun Christmas Place Card Ideas

Amazing Friends, have I got a super fun place card holder idea for your Christmas table today! I shared this post back in 2014 and it still makes me chuckle! Every year I host my family for Christmas Eve Dinner, and I always try to come up with a fun way to mark each person's place at the table. My family always looks forward to seeing what I've come up with! Are you ready? Drumroll...I made us all Santa's little helpers! How fun is that? Just look at my Hubby in his cute little … [Read more...]

Living Room Revealed and Ready for Christmas!

Happy Tuesday, Friends! The countdown to Christmas is definitely on now...only six days left! How is that even possible?? Thank you for all the wonderful feedback on one of my most treasured Christmas tradtions that I shared on Friday. You can visit it HERE if you missed it. We've been in our house for almost five months now and I have yet to share my living room! I have only shared peeks, but not the whole space. Well today is the day! And of course it is decorated for Christmas. Here … [Read more...]

One of my Favorite Christmas Traditions!

Surprise! I am coming to you on a Friday! Hey there amazing Friends! One of my favorite blogging pals, Laura from Duke Manor Farm, invited a few of us to get together today to share something a little more personal: our favorite holiday traditions! The first thing that came to mind was my Christmas Village. I don't usually share mine here, but it is very special to me, and I'll tell you why. It's more than just a group of tiny houses covered in faux snow. My Mom … [Read more...]

Christmas in the Dining Room (& Table and Chairs Updated!)

Beautiful Friends, I am so excited to be able to declare another room done!! Remember what our dining room looked like in my Hot Mess Tour I shared when we first moved in? And remember how my hubby thought the water cooler was going to get to stay there? Um no. Well not only is the room done, but I repainted my entire dining set, and decorated the room for Christmas! Welcome to my Christmas dining room! I 've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I … [Read more...]