101 Days of Christmas: Etched Mason Jar Candle

I really love etched glass projects because they're relatively simple to do (especially with the Silhouette) but turn out so beautifully. So when I spotted a frosted candle jar like this at the store, my first thought was, "I could do that!" and I set out to try. If you don't have a Silhouette or…

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101 Days of Christmas: Handmade Decor {Roundup}
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101 Days of Christmas: Handmade Decor {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from around the blogosphere! I'm far from the craftiest person in the blogosphere, and my motto has always been, "If I can do this project, anyone can!", so most of our handmade decor ideas are super…

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101 Days of Christmas: Holiday Table Centerpiece

For most of the year, we keep a tall vase of fake purple alliums on our kitchen table, but this year I was feeling the itch to come up with a more festive centerpiece. The key for me, though, was I wanted to figure out a way to do it without breaking the bank, so…

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101 Days of Christmas: Stove-Top Potpourri
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101 Days of Christmas: Stove-Top Potpourri

When I was little, my grandmother would often keep this stove-top potpourri simmering in her Corningware teapot or a small crockpot in her kitchen. It smelled so delicious and always made it feel so homey, and I couldn't wait to add it to this year's collection of projects. MawMaw actually used dried orange peels for…

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101 Days of Christmas: Easy Festive Centerpiece

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: Entertaining around the holidays is a wonderful tradition! Opening our homes and hearts doesn't need to be stressful or extravagant. Gathering with friends and family is about the people, not necessarily the decorations, gifts and food. To help keep things in perspective, I love to…

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7 Ways to Include Your Children in Holiday Decorating

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I'm the first to admit I can be a little obsessive about my decorating.  I like my home to be inviting and tidy, but I do have kids and I want them to feel invited too!  My home should reflect everyone that lives here.  So…

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101 Days of Christmas: Tree Tags

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Christmastime in Williamsburg, Virginia, is a wonderful thing! I feel so blessed that my family and I get to celebrate the holidays here. It's a town full of special traditions and beautiful decorations. Each year, The Williamsburg Inn, a hotel in Colonial Williamsburg,…

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101 Days of Christmas: 3-D Christmas Wall Art

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Recently, I was strolling through the home decor aisles at Target when some Christmas wall art caught my eye. It was a large framed piece with a snowflake patterned background and a 3-D rectangle that read, "IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE…

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Free Christmas eBooks: Handmade Decor & Holiday Treats

  If you don't already have a copy of these free ebooks, be sure to download your copy of each today: In Handmade Holiday Decor, you'll find 33 DIY projects for your home! Whether you consider yourself crafty or not and regardless of your budget, there’s something for you! From beautiful ornaments and wreaths to…

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101 Days of Christmas: Jingle Bell Door Hanger

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: With Thanksgiving just past, Christmas is just beginning to peek out at my house. Creating simple decor is especially fun this time of year. I whipped up a Christmas jingle bell door hanger that can be used on the front door or any interior door.…

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