Christmas Bedroom

Do you decorate your bedroom for the Holidays? I do, and there’s nothing I love more than falling asleep to twinkle lights in a Christmas bedroom.

I was a bit hesitant to post my Christmas bedroom; not because I don’t love it (I SO DO!), but because my bedding and decor aren’t as fancy as interior design bloggers’.

I didn’t iron the wrinkles out of my bedding. In fact, my duvet cover is two flat flannel sheets that I sewed together because […]

2020-12-07T12:12:21-05:00December 7th, 2020|HOLIDAYS|0 Comments

Christmas tree 2020 – burgundy, pink and gold

An unusual colour scheme for me, my Christmas tree 2020 is full of sparkle, shine and all of the twinkling dreams of the Season.

My Christmas tree 2020 started out in January of this year….  

you see, I am a sucker for Christmas, and an even bigger sucker for a deal – so I picked up a set of 100 burgundy ornaments after last Christmas and have been storing them just waiting for this year’s tree.

2020-11-30T11:38:21-05:00November 28th, 2020|HOLIDAYS, HOME TOUR|0 Comments

Red berry wreath

Make your own vibrant red Christmas berry wreath with a styrofoam form, a bit of ribbon, a few berry branches and some hot glue.

(This article was originally posted in November 2013, but the links back to it are sketchy at best.  Because it’s one of my favourite Christmas projects, I decided it was worth reposting again.  Photos were also from 2013, so please forgive the graininess.)

I love this Christmas berry wreath.

I mean, […]

2020-11-30T11:39:04-05:00November 27th, 2020|CRAFTS, HOLIDAYS|0 Comments

My Christmas Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home and although it is a room of function over form, I decided to exercise a little Holiday spirit and share with you my Christmas kitchen.

I recently had new counters and a new backsplash installed in my kitchen (farewell shitty, destroyed laminate!) and while I haven’t figured out exactly how to style things, I did take a shot at decorating my kitchen for Christmas.

Let me tell you, this took SOOOOO LOOOOONG!

These photos are […]

2020-11-30T11:39:39-05:00November 25th, 2020|DECOR, HOLIDAYS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Don’t forget November/December birthdays! Give them a Birthday tree!

Do you have loved ones with the unfortunate luck of having a November or December birthday?  Where their special day gets lost in the chaos that is the Christmas Season?  Celebrate their special day by changing up your Holiday decor and giving them a Birthday tree!

We have a November baby in this house.

A late November baby….

and a Mom with very little self-control when it comes to all things Christmas, so it’s definitely a struggle to make her birthday celebration stand […]

2020-11-30T11:41:47-05:00November 18th, 2020|GIFTS, HOLIDAYS, KIDS|0 Comments

Rounded top lantern

A single board of rough pine, a light-weight saw and you have the only known DIY versions of these rounded top Christmas lanterns anywhere on Pinterest!

I’ve got another Holiday decor item for you today!

This one I’m pretty excited about because I haven’t seen any other DIY’s anywhere – so I think that I’m the “first to market” per se.

Well, except for the giant manufacturing company that came up with the original idea and sells their version of “my” rounded top […]

2020-11-30T11:42:38-05:00November 15th, 2020|HOLIDAYS|0 Comments

Winter window boxes

With a piece or two of floral foam, some medium gauge wire and greenery and pinecones from your yard (or a garden centre), you can decorate the front of your home with a Winter window box.

I spent a good portion of yesterday out in my garden; working on my winter window boxes.

I don’t usually decorate my window boxes, but Loblaws had a great deal on greenery (which is usually far too expensive for my budget), so I thought I’d give […]

2020-11-13T10:57:04-05:00November 13th, 2020|HOLIDAYS|0 Comments
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