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Give the kids some creative license to decorate their very own felt Christmas tree! Super easy to make and a perfect project for craft parties.

Felt Christmas Tree for Kids

One of the best parts about decorating for Christmas is pulling out the ornaments and remembering the special people and circumstances that brought them into our collection. This little Felt Christmas Tree is just one of those items: My mother-in-law and I spent an evening together, crafting and creating it for my son a few […]

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Add a touch of sparkle to your holiday decorations by turning an ordinary shadow box into a fun and festive Jingle Bells Shadow Box.

How To: Jingle Bells Shadow Box

Please don’t hate me. I am posting a holiday project before we’ve even begun to celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s really not my style, but if I waited until after Thanksgiving to introduce this goodie, you might miss the chance to re-create and enjoy it in your home this holiday season. That said, check out this super […]

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Christmas 2016 // The Tree: a 7-to-under-8-foot Fraser fir with the best three accessories by far!

Christmas 2016

Wow, the most wonderful time of the year is now over. Did the time fly by for anyone else? I had so much more planned for this holiday season, but in the final days leading up to Christmas, I decided to stop, relax and just enjoy. And it truly was joyful. I hope yours was, […]

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This Christmas Countdown is such a simple and fun activity for kids to get ready for Santa's arrival! Printable by Sarah Preston at Tomfo.

Our Countdown to Christmas

Sometimes things are done just right that there isn’t any need for improvement. This is one such thing. Our family has been using this Santa’s Beard Christmas Countdown by Sarah Preston at Tomfo for the last few years to count down the days until Christmas. They used to be free printables, but were so wildly popular that Sarah […]

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Save yourself the expense of a professional arrangement. Follow Emily's tips with grocery store flowers and get stunning results!

Making Grocery Store Flowers Fancy

While searching for centerpiece ideas for our Thanksgiving table, I was inspired by a post from Emily at Jones Design Company on how to make grocery store flowers look fancy. Her post is definitely worth the read, but the gist of what I took away were to: (1) cut the flowers short and (2) bunch them […]

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Decorating for any occasion need not be expensive or stressful. Check out these spooktacularly easy and inexpensive ways to decorate for Halloween and have some wickedly good fun!

Spooktacularly Easy Halloween Decorating

Trick or Treat! Are you getting ready for Halloween? It is one of my favorite holidays and I love getting our house set to celebrate! When it comes to decorating for any occasion, I believe it need not be expensive or stressful. With two toddlers — ages 2 and 4 — our Halloween is on the […]

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Why give store-bought cards when you can make your own dinosaur valentines to exchange with classmates instead?! They're dino-mite!

Dinosaur Classroom Valentines

My little preschooler had a Valentine’s Day party this week where he exchanged cards with his classmates. I could have easily picked up a box of ready-made cards at the store, but my inner crafter said to DIY, and so here are my son’s classroom valentines this year. “What?” you ask in utter disbelief, “No sharks?” Well, […]

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Simple, DIY decorating that captures the Christmas spirit without busting the budget.

Christmas 2015

We are so incredibly blessed to be spending our first Christmas in our own home! We bought our house in May of this year and have since been investing in renovations, enhancements and upkeep. The laundry closet was our first major undertaking, and I still love the striped walls and porcelain tiles. During a hot and […]

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