Handmade Christmas Holly Garland

Textured Wallpaper Christmas Holly Garland Tutorial

Made from Textured Wallpaper I have so enjoyed my book page leaf garland and wreaths for my fall decoration that it is going to be difficult to replace them. I think I have found my solution - for Christmas. I found a way to make handmade Christmas holly garland using textured wallpaper. The Holly I studied the way the holly leaf grows … [Read more...]

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Coffee Filter Christmas Wreath

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The first time I saw a Coffee Filter Wreath, I knew I would make one. They're so very pretty and so Fluffy! I thought to myself, 'I could make this!' I then researched how to make these wreaths and discovered just how easy they are to make. Fast, fun, and did I say fluffy! They're also frugal (total cost for mine estimated at five … [Read more...]

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Merry Christmas!

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 Nativity Poem ©1981 by Susan Noyes Anderson   "We all have heard the story, it’s been told and then retold, about the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem of old. Yet every Christmastide the tale bears telling once again, as we reflect on that sweet babe, born to redeem all men. A decree went out from Caesar, and so it came to pass, that … [Read more...]

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Christmas Tree Glow Challenge

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Beth at Unskinny Boppy gave an invitation to share our Christmas Tree Glow. I took it! I shared earlier how I followed her steps to achieve a glow from the Christmas tree lights…. I love this method and preserving this beautiful Christmas tree memory. I hope you're having a blessed day! Merry Christmas! … [Read more...]

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Christmas Cookie Exchange Link Party

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Click on any picture or the link below it to see your favorite cookies! Everyday Home | Atta Girl Says Southern Color | Deja Vue Designs Shabby Art Boutique | All Things Heart and Home Town and Country Living | Worthing Court Lilacs and Longhorns … [Read more...]

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Homemade Whipped Body Butter

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I love making homemade gifts. As part of our Christmas party, we play a 'Left - Right Game'. I prepare bagged gifts and we space them out between our guests who are standing in a somewhat circle.   Dearest reads the 'Left - Right Story'. Each time he reads the words left or right the guests pass the packages accordingly. There's lots of … [Read more...]

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French Bottle Rack

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Decorated With Christmas Teacups I love this French Bottle Rack I purchased a while back from Maison Decor. I had little white creamer pitchers on it and decided to stagger different Christmas, Red Chintz, White and Homer Laughlin Green Teacups for Christmas. I love the unusual shape and the wrought iron patina of this beautiful French Bottle … [Read more...]

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Solutions Product Review

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I was given the opportunity to review some Holiday decor items from Solutions - Products That Make Life Easier.  One of the product features that intrigued me was that several of their lighted items are battery operated! I looked forward to the opportunity to decorate our Christmas Party table with the beautiful red Poinsetta garland - … [Read more...]

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Christmas Cookie Exchange

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 At Christmastime we share the joy of love and of giving….we smile more, we sing more and we bake more! I adapted a recipe with Dearest in mind. He loves coconut and he loves pistachio. I found this amazing confection, Coconut Ice. I decided to add an extra layer of deliciousness - a green layer filled with chopped Pistachios. Confection … [Read more...]

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Our Christmas Tree

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It started as some things tend to do…on a whim. About three years ago, Dearest and I decided to purchase a real tree for Christmas. We hadn't had a real tree for years (at the time, our youngest, now 20, couldn't remember us having a real tree!) We went by the woods (son's property) and couldn't find one…so we drove to a store to buy … [Read more...]

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