Red and festive Christmas mantel with DIY lit canvas

One of my favorite places to decorate (and share with you!) is my mantel!  And I just love my Christmas mantel this year. I usually sort of already have a mapped out plan in my head of what I want to do way ahead of time but this year I really had no clue except […]

Red, white, and green Christmas mantel (gift bag turned into Christmas art!)

It’s a cold, dreary day outside… but inside our home it is merry and bright and oh so cozy!  I am so in love with this view from the kitchen as I am busy baking up Christmas treats today.  I had a little bit different plan for this year’s Christmas mantel but time and materials […]

Red and JOYful Christmas mantel with natural elements

Running out of time to share the rest of my Christmas décor with you!  I know some of you have been waiting and wanting to see my Christmas mantel… so here it is! I had planned to do something totally different but ran out of time to make that happen.  But I really do like […]

Christmas Project gallery

Before I jump headfirst into sharing with you all of my Christmas décor this year, I thought you might want to see what I did last year.  I am seeing these projects get pinned all over Pinterest   And since I lack the ability and time to put together some extremely organized and functional DIY project […]

“O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree…”

So excited to share our Christmas tree this year with you just in time to link up at with Sarah at Thrifty Décor Chick for her her annual Christmas tree linky party. This year’s theme was to do everything in the living room, the mantel and tree, in all neutrals – cream, brown, silver, gold, […]

Placemat pillow tutorial + my favorite Christmas vignette

Rhoda is having a Christmas vignette linky party over at Southern Hospitality and it just turns out this little area on my hearth is my favorite vignette this year.  What’s a vignette you ask?  Dictionary.com says it is “any small, pleasing picture or view.”  I just love this little area – the bench, the pillows, […]

DIY Burlap + Lace Stockings

I am back to share another post in our “A Homemade Christmas” series!  I hope you have been enjoying this series as much as I have!  Laine, Christa, and Heather have been inspiring me with some great projects!  You can catch up on all the posts on the series at the end of this post. […]

Neutral + Vintage Christmas mantel

I am excited to share my vintage, homemade, and neutral Christmas mantel with you today. This mantel is so different in many ways than my past Christmas mantels. Here was last year’s mantel – all burgundy and gold.  This year I am trying to leave out as much red/burgundy from my decorations as possible.  Just […]

Homemade Vintage Music Book Page Wreath

I am back with another post in our A Homemade Christmas series!  I hope you have been catching all of the other posts in this series… if not check them out at the bottom of this post.  My mouth is still watering from Heather’s homemade Pecan sticky buns recipe from yesterday.  Yumm! Today I am […]

A Christmas mantel (+ a new Christmas craft)

Can’t wait to share my Christmas mantel with you!!   I thought it would be hard to improve on last years, but I think I am loving this years even more! 🙂  Here’s a sneak peek… But first lets go back and look at past years Christmas mantels.  I also want to show you how […]