Simple pinecone ornaments

Pinecone ornaments

Simple pinecone ornaments – don’t buy new when all you need is a slight update to the old! Last weekend I put up the main Christmas tree in the house – my beautiful 9′ Hayden Pine that I bought myself as a Christmas gift last year. He is so beautiful all on his own, but […]

Christmas home tour 2021

Christmas home tour 2021

A glimpse into our family’s Christmas with this Holiday home tour 2021 Happy Sunday everyone!  Stopping in today with a sort of photo essay – because what can I say beyond “Christmas Home Tour 2021”?   Welcome to our home… I’ll start in the dining room with the navy and gold flocked tree: I know […]

How to make a wood star / wooden star

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I have wanted a wood star (or is it wooden star?) ever since I first came across them on Pinterest.  I tried making one years ago but, as is typical with me, the angles won the battle and I ended up with a shit show of pieces that would not fit together to make a […]

Easy Macrame Ornaments – with video tutorials

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You don’t have to know macrame, or have any special tools to make these easy macrame ornaments.  Great for homemade ornaments on your tree, or as gift toppers for those you are giving gifts to. I’ve been saving macrame ornaments on my Pinterest boards lately and some of the creators are just unbelievable.  I thought […]

How to make a simple wood tree collar

wood tree collar

All you need are 4 pieces of wood, a bit of trim and bed hardware to make this beautiful and incredibly simple wood tree collar. This build is so ridiculously easy, it’s almost embarrassing to put up… but I’m sharing it because the key to it’s simplicity wasn’t my idea; it was the gentleman at […]

My Christmas front porch 2021

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A more minimal Christmas front porch this year, but still warm, welcoming and something that will last all winter long. Popping in this morning to show off my simple, understated Christmas front porch. My goal this Holiday season was to come up with something small and unassuming that would last the entire winter long. (ie […]

100 Things 2 Do before Christmas

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November (for me) means it’s time to get ready for the over-jammed Holiday Season.  I like to spread my tasks (and fun stuff) over the whole season so as not to get overwhelmed and resentful.  This 100Things2Do before Christmas (printable) list will help you enjoy the Holidays more as well. Yup, it’s that time! Time […]