Make your own fancy ORNAMENT WREATH! Easy and inexpensive

In an effort to be festive this year I've made two wreaths! Today I'm sharing wreath #1 with you, and I'll share wreath #2 in a few days. This big ornament wreath was so easy to make! It is festive and fun, and I get compliments on it from everyone who comes over. Follow the simple step-by-step tutorial below to make your own festive ornament wreath - for much cheaper than if you bought one! To make this ornament wreath, you will need the following items: wreath form a lot of plastic ornaments tinsel a strip of fabric or muslin hot glue gun First, cut (or tear) … [Read more...]

Sparkly Silver Tinsel Ornaments

I have joined forces with six other awesomespice bloggers to bring you several Christmas Decorating ideas and projects. Each day one of us will be featuring a Christmas project or decorating idea on our own blog. We'll be sharing the links to everyone elses projects on our social media (twitter, facebook, pinterest) so you can easily find them. Tuesday is my day! I'm getting the post up late (sorry!) because of an emergency appendectomy last night for my son. I'll give you more details about him later tonight or tomorrow. I'm sharing a super-simple idea for making some cheap and … [Read more...]

The Red Lantern

Here's the view of my entry way and family room from the front door. Don't look too closely or you might see the crap I shoved out of the way to give the illusion that I keep a clean house. ;) Okay, the real reason for this post. The Red Lantern. I'm finally on the lantern-bandwagon. I see lanterns all.over.blogland. And I love them. A lot. When I was at IKEA a few weeks ago I totally scored on this red lantern. It was marked down to $9! I had to buy it that.very.second. I wasn't sold on the red and was considering spray painting it, but it has totally grown … [Read more...]