Ummm. How to start this post…
Welcome visitors from Today’s Creative Blog!
I am so honored to have been featured by Kim. She is an amazing woman and I am grateful to count her as one of my friends.
Getting on with things…Several people have asked about my holiday decorations, so I thought I would throw up a couple of quick photos.
Remember the fun pinecone wreath I made last month? Well, the wreath made a trip to St. George with my parents for the winter…Instead, I mdae a flocked wreath for the front door.
I really like the way it turned out…really inexpensive too. No tutorial for this one, but basically I purchased a really inexpensive wreath, added some pinecones, a few decorations and some ribbon. I think the whole thing cost me less than $10. What do you think? Should I make another pinecone wreath instead?
Last year my tree was silver and white. This year, I wanted to incorporate a bit of color and added some inexpensive red ornaments. Seriously inexpensive. I found them in the Target dollar spot (one of my favorite places in the whole world…
It’s a bit crooked and some of the lower branches have been broken, but I love it. There is nothing I enjoy more than sitting in my cozy chair by the fireplace and tree.
Since it’s not finished, I am not going to show any super close up photos, but see the little house on the fireplace? That’s my advent in the works…Yep. Didn’t quite get it finished in time. I found the house (it’s this Pottery Barn Kids advent) at a local thrift shop. A corner of the roof had been torn off and a couple of the door frames were broken, but I was able to repair them fairly easily. I was able to match the paint on the doors and frames fairly easily, but the red was more difficult. In the end, I simply painted the roof black. I still need to seal it, maybe add a little glitter (‘cause who doesn’t need a bit more bling in their lives???) and then add our name to the rooftop.
The boot full of candy canes has been around for years. I stole it from my parents and the kids love it.
The red jar is one of my newest pieces. I received it as a gift from the amazing staff at DownEast. I love it. In fact, it was the piece that inspired me to add more red to my collection.
I have a couple wall hangings and garlands around the house, along with this tree, but that’s about it this year. A far cry from the numerous decorations that are put up at my mom’s house every year…
Do you decorate throughout the house, or just one room and the tree?