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DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays

Easy New Years Eve Table & Decor Ideas

As I was rolling ideas around in my mind for a New Years Eve party table setting design, the only thought that came to me was simple. Honestly, friends, I’ve been so tired lately and I’m really ready to take a break over the Christmas holiday season. As much as I love celebrating both Christmas and New Years, I wanted the transition from a Christmas themed dining room to a New Years Eve themed room to be easy and quick. When I stumbled across a set of glided bowls at my grocery store, I knew they’d be the perfect items to transform my Christmas table into a New Years Eve table in a matter of minutes. Let me share with you some extra easy New Years Eve table & decor ideas that hardly cost any money or time at all!Continue reading

Baking, Breakfast, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Recipes

Cinnamon Christmas Breakfast Wreath

There’s no better morning than Christmas Day morning to spend a little extra time making a spectacular breakfast or brunch dish. This cinnamon Christmas breakfast wreath not only looks beautiful, but it tastes delicious too! The ingredients in this sweet bread recipe are ones that most people enjoy – including young children – so it’s a great item to serve to the whole family on Christmas morning. Read on to learn how to make this beautiful cinnamon Christmas breakfast wreath, and make sure to visit all of the other delicious Christmas breakfast recipes by my blogging friends at the end of this post.Continue reading

DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays

Make Real Evergreen Wreaths

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 kitchen Christmas decor, she was kind enough to help me with it and pass down some of my Great Opa’s knowledge of real evergreen wreath making to me. Thanks to my Great Opa and my Mom, I now have some gorgeous, real evergreen wreaths on my windowed kitchen cabinet doors that smell divine and remind me of some special history in our family.Continue reading

Christmas Decor, DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays, Free Printables

Our Vintage Inspired Glam Christmas Mantel + Make Glittered Canvas Art

This year’s Christmas mantel decor is almost a throwback to my 2014 Christmas mantel. I found decorating for Christmas a little hard this year, so I went back to my decor roots – rustic glam in my favourite shades of warm blues! I dug up my glittery “JOY” DIY artwork and our Anthropologie inspired stockings, added some fresh greenery, used a couple of old and thrifted items and topped it all off with some twinkly LED lights to complete the look. Come have a look at our mantel decor this year, see how YOU can make this glittery DIY art, and get a free printable to do it!

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Baking, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Kids Activities, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Recipes

Our Favourite Christmas Cookie Recipes (+How to make them FAST!)

We LOVE baking in our house, especially when it’s CHRISTMAS BAKING! It’s such a fun and relaxing activity for me, and my girls enjoy it too. They’re all very interested in how recipes are put together, and they love to decorate cookies. After several years of Christmas baking, I’ve come to love a few recipes that we make year after year. These Christmas cookie recipes – gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies & whipped shortbread cookies – are staples in our home, and today I want to share our special recipes with YOU! I’ll also show you how I bulk bake them & get them done early so that you can relax over the holidays.Continue reading

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