christmas entry table

christmas entry table

  There's nothing like a festive entry table to welcome holiday guests. My entry table is full of sparkling merriment!   I filled glass vases with ornaments I already had. I think Christmas needs more disco balls. They're so sparkly and … [Read more...]

music monday: christmas in the air

the piano guys

  Do you need to add some new music to your Christmas playlist? If you said yes then you're in luck! Grab your mug of cocoa and favorite throw, settle in and have a listen.     Happy Holiday Listening!   Until next time.... … [Read more...]

christmas porch

christmas "wreath"

    I usually go with a natural/ rustic theme for my Christmas front porch. I love using fresh cut pine branches, which works out well because our yard is full of pine trees. Now I'll just let you look at some holiday eye … [Read more...]

deck the halls

deck the halls

  Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la.Tis the season to be jolly,Fa la la la la, la la la la. Don we now our gay apparel,Fa la la, la la la, la la la.Troll the ancient yuletide carol,Fa la la la la, la la la la. Take it … [Read more...]

diy vacation ornaments

manzanita ornament

  I like to collect sand from our vacation spots. That is, if there is sand to be collected. I bring it home in a ziplock bag then display it in a jar on the bookshelves. This year I wanted to turn some of our vacation sand into Christmas tree ornaments. We have a ornament tradition in our … [Read more...]

metallic reindeer art

metallic reindeer art

  Never say never. Two things I have "never-ed"; dark chocolate and using gold in my home. Well guess what? This year I have redacted both of those nevers. Something changed in my taste buds around summertime and now I absolutely love dark chocolate. The Lindt dark chocolate with a touch … [Read more...]

tis the season: for christmas printables

Peace on Earth

  I love, love, love prints. And that goes doubly for Christmas prints. I love the typography and design element. And I feel like they add so much to a space. With that said, I have been going a little nuts with Christmas printables this season. And I love it! Here are 14 free … [Read more...]

white…branch…tree…thingy

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    I had a hard time starting this post mostly because I don't know what to call this... white... branch.... tree.... thingy. Curt suggested that I call it the white tree of Gondor. But I opted to go in a different direction. Well, whatever it is, I love it! And it looks so … [Read more...]

tis the season: christmas porch

front door swag

  How about a lovely Christmas porch? My porch is pretty simple. Mostly pine branches from our yard and a few vintage items.                 Until next time.... … [Read more...]

music monday: have yourself an indie little christmas

paste holiday sampler

  On Saturday I told you about NoiseTrade; a website where you can legally download music for free. They have thousands of albums including some pretty wonderful Christmas stuff. I love all Christmas music, except A Twisted Christmas by Twisted Sister, that stuff ain't right. I love the … [Read more...]