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Make Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Snowman Jar Gifts – A Kid’s Craft

December 19, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Marshmallow Snowman from recycled baby food jars and socks. So easy and a cute Christmas gift and kid's craft!

With Christmas less than a week away, all of the kindergarten and dance class recitals complete, and our home decorated and ready to go, we are taking some time to relax and enjoy the season …

A Black & White Christmas Hot Drink Station (+ Win a Keurig 2.0!)

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 73 Comments
A black & white chalkboard coffee & hot chocolate station for Christmas

If you’ve been following my little blog, my Instagram or my Facebook page for a while you’ll know that I’m a coffee lover. Big time. I can’t get enough DIY vanilla lattes, and when we …

Pretty Christmas Gift Tag Printables from Me to You

December 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Turquoise, teal and green watercolor free printable Christmas gift tags

This weekend is the “weekend of concerts” for our family. Little C has her dance recital on Saturday, and then her Kindergarten Christmas concert is on Monday. She’s so excited, and we are too! I’m …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 32 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

DIY Vintage Map Christmas Gift Wrap and Gift Bags

December 2, 2014 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments
Wrap Christmas presents in vintage maps that you find or print, and accent them with green, teal and gold ribbon

Vintage maps are so, so awesome. They’re beautiful pieces of art in my mind, and I’m so obsessed with them lately that I knew I had to incorporate them into our Christmas decor this year. …

Make Real Evergreen Wreaths

November 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
How to make real evergreen wreaths with just branches and twine

My great grandpa was a master gardener for a castle-like estate in Germany. Sadly, I didn’t inherit his (very) green thumb, but my mom did. When I told her about a dream I had for …

Our Teal, Green, Silver and White Vintage Inspired Flocked Christmas Tree

November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am |

After browsing through Pinterest and dreamily imagining how our home would look at Christmas this year, I had my heart absolutely set on having a flocked Christmas tree. As much as I love white Christmas …

2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas

November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 34 Comments

Christmas is a month away. Can you believe it?! This will be our second Christmas in Our DIY House, and we’re all very excited about it. This year, I had the pleasure of decorating our …

Sew Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings (Anthropologie Inspired)

November 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Anthropologie Inspired Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings - Free Pattern & Tutorial

It was time for me to sew some new Christmas stockings for our mantel this year. I thought it would be a good idea to make them neutral in colour so they could match our …

Make a Daily Ornament Advent Calendar from an Old Door

November 14, 2014 – 5:00 am | 16 Comments
A DIY Christmas ornament advent calendar made from an old door

This is the story of how I turned something sitting in our storage into a gorgeous, vintage rustic DIY Christmas decoration for our home. (Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see more …