hat giveaway winner & diy glitter ornaments

shake, shake, shake

  I want to give a very big thanks to all of you who participated in the hat giveaway! And I'm happy to announce that the winner is.... Staci! Congratulations!!! If you are a little heart broken that you didn't win that super chic handmade hat it's ok. Want to know why? You can now buy one.   Today's christmas project is so easy and fun! It'd be a great activity to do with kids. I've seen these glitter ornaments … [Read more...]

christmas advent ladder

advent numbers

  Ok peoples, listen up. Do you all know that December starts on thursday? Yes, this thursday! It's nuts. I can't believe it. So who wants an idea for probably the cutest advent calendar that ever was?!   I saw this idea at tatertots & jello and fell instantly in love. I knew I had to have one of my very own. Here's the one Jen did. When I saw this on her blog I just about melted right out of my … [Read more...]

christmas zen garden

zen garden

  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying what's left of the weekend. My holiday was absolutely lovely. ...but I find myself saying, "Did we really just have Thanksgiving?" With all the Christmas-ing that we're sure to be a part of, I think it's important to make sure we're enjoying the season. So this is for any of you who may need a little help. A christmas zen garden! To ensure a stress free … [Read more...]

first giveaway from happy looks good on you!

hat giveaway 3

  Wow! I'm so excited for this! This is the first giveaway here at Happy Looks Good On You and I know you're all going to want to win! Look at this amazingly adorable hat! You're loving it right? My very talented friend Alison makes these from repurposed materials and a lucky HLGOY reader will be winning one of their very own!   Alison was sweet enough to make one for me and I've got to tell ya...it is the most … [Read more...]

ruffled tree skirt, thank you pinterest

close-up ruffles

  What did we do before.... sliced bread? microwaves? texting? tv remotes? (I actually remember when we had a tv that didn't have a remote and we had to get up to change the channel. My brother and I use to fight over who's turn it was to get up.) I think I'm starting to have similar feelings about Pinterest.     What DID we do before Pinterest? How did we find all those amazing ideas and … [Read more...]

DIY napkin rings

forks & spoons

  I've got a great little project for those of you who might need some fantastic napkin rings for the big feast next week. Or for any of you who just want some easy and CHEAP napkin rings. I have never purchased napkin rings because they are so ridiculously expensive. But I was thinking that there had to be a cheap DIY version. So I sat in my thinking chair with my think drink (Diet Mt. Dew) and it just came to me. Old … [Read more...]

music monday…..on tuesday

diana krall christmas songs

  It was just one of those mondays. I've got some new christmas music recommendations for you and, believe you me, you're gonna want these. I can't say enough about these two albums, they are both some of my absolute favorite christmas albums. With Dave Barnes I'd suggest listening to Meet Me At The Mistletoe first. You'll be hooked. Trust me.   And Diana Krall's sultry voice will always leave you wanting … [Read more...]

fall gatherings

fall centerpiece

  Ok, so this is how it is. I have zero Thanksgiving decor. Zip. Zilch. None. And it's not because I don't like Thanksgiving. I love it. The food, family, Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, football, pies, all of it. Thanksgiving has always been a wonderfully low key and relaxing holiday for me. .......but...... I usually decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving. There. I said it. I know some of you are shaking your … [Read more...]

music monday: holiday time

A Very She & Him Christmas

  Well, November is here and you know what that means? Christmas music! And we got our first snowfall of the season this weekend so it just seems perfect. I love christmas. Love. It absolutely is the most wonderful time of the year. And I start my christmas-ing in november. I have to. One month is just not enough time to enjoy it all. One of my favorite things about christmas is the music. It just warms my little grinchy heart. I … [Read more...]