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DIY Christmas Skis made from Picket Fence Pickets

How to make DIY decorative skis for from a picket fence picket I’m back today to show you how I made the decorative skis on my ski lodge inspired Christmas mantel! Did you guess what they were made from?  If you have been following my blog you know last summer I picked up a truckload […]

Ski Lodge Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Front Porch

I am so excited to be joining in a Christmas Porch Tour today!  You are in for a treat because there is lots of Christmas porch inspiration starting with my front porch and then scroll to the end for a bunch more porch tours including front porches, back porches, sunrooms and more!    I don’t […]

Rudolph Cookies – Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipe

Do you host a Christmas cookie exchange or cookie recipe swap every year?  Six of my blogger friends have gotten together to do a recipe swap on our blogs and share them all with you so you’ll have some new recipes to swap or bake this Christmas!  Some of them are favorite family recipes, others […]

Ski Lodge Inspired Farmhouse Christmas Mantel

So excited to share my Christmas mantel with you today!  It is one of my favorite places to decorate and I had fun creating some different things for it this year. I knew months ago that I wanted to feature skis, sleds, and ice skates in my Christmas décor this year after finding a pair […]

DIY Chalk Painted Christmas Ornaments

How to update or change the colors of your Christmas decor by chalk painting the ornaments you already have to create a new look. Ever wanted to change up your Christmas decor colors or theme but don’t want to buy all new ornaments? Well, I have a solution – just paint the ones you have […]

DIY Christmas Music Framed Art

So excited to share my first Christmas project with you today and it may end up being my favorite project of all!  I made this DIY Christmas carol sheet music framed art to go above my nativity scene. I have wanted to make something like this for a while and finally did.  I am sure […]

Layered Farmhouse Style Fall Mantel

Excited to share my fall mantel with you today!  I decorated my mantel a bit different this year doing a layered look this year. I am usually a very symmetrical person and have kept my fall displays very neutral with lots of white and creams but this year I added some deep fall colors and […]

DIY Farmhouse style decorative wood shutters

Decorating around a TV can definitely a challenge!  We all have TV’s in our home whether they be over the mantel, or on a media cabinet, or mounted on the wall, and I find that everyone struggles a bit with how to decorate around them.  We recently rearranged our living room and moved our TV […]

Fall Farmer’s Market Inspired Front Porch

It’s fall porch reveal day!  Decorating my porch for the season is always one of my favorite things to do.  This year I am calling it a Farmer’s Market inspired Farmhouse fall porch.   My motto when it comes to decor is to use what I have and maybe add 1-2 things new just to […]

15 DIY projects that can done for $20 or less

Here at the Frugal Homemaker projects that can be done on a budget are of course my favorite!  So today I have rounded up 15 DIY projects that can be made for $20 or less. Have you seen how expensive these rolling laundry bins can be?  Happily Ever After, etc.  made one for less than […]