12 Awesome DIY Christmas Ornaments

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The Christmas season is officially upon us.  If you haven't had a chance to decorate your tree yet, today we've got a round-up of 12 amazing DIY Christmas ornaments. Christmas is all about family.  So what better way to decorate your tree than with family photos?  Check out these cute DIY glittered family photo ornaments that No. 2 Pencil shared on Tatertots and Jello. Natural textures make a great addition to any tree.  These cute little burlap birds from Posed Perfection would certainly do the trick! Chalkboard art is all the rage, so why not add it to your tree as well?  … [Read more...]

Nine Nifty Advent Calendar Ideas

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I can't believe that December is almost here! Time to start pulling out the decorations and getting those advent calendars prepared. Today we've rounded up nine fun advent calendar ideas if your itching to try something new this year. I love the idea of this Christmas Bucket Advent Calendar.  There is a small gift for each day leading up to Christmas (not all are new....some are "recycled"....and some are free activity suggestions).  It's a great way to get in the Christmas spirit! Here's a simple and wonderful idea for an advent calendar from Lovely Things.  Simply use some paper bags and … [Read more...]

8 Last Minute Ideas for A Kids’ Thanksgiving Table

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Struggling to come up with some fun new ideas for the kids' Thanksgiving table this year?Here's a round-up of great last minute ideas to create a kids Thanksgiving table that they'll be talking about for the rest of they year (or at least until Christmas!)There's always a need for entertainment to keep the kids occupied until the big meal is ready!  Check out this cute pumpkin tic tac toe game created by It's Overflowing.  Super simple and fun!You can try your hand at creating this adorable paper bag  turkey centerpiece from One Charming Party.  Get this.  It's filled … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. If you haven't had time to plan out the perfect Thanksgiving tablescape, never fear! We've rounded up 10 fabulous fall tables from around the blogosphere to help inspire you. Home Stories A to Z created this elegant gold tablescape complete with feather-print cloth napkins.  The cable-knit throw-turned-tablecloth adds an unexpected touch that makes this table unforgettable. Zuhaus at Home created a simply elegant Thanksgiving table for two.   Pretty white pumpkins and acorns add the perfect pop of texture. White dishes and gold accents … [Read more...]

10 Pretty Burlap Wreaths for Fall

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Now that all the cobwebs, skeletons and jack-o-lanterns have (hopefully) been put away, your door might be looking a little bare. Never fear! Here are 10 pretty autumn wreaths made with burlap to inspire your November door decor. No one does burlap better than Tatertots and Jello. In 2009-10, Jen started sharing her burlap wreath projects and they still show up everywhere today. Here's my favorite... I love this burlap wreath from Becoming Martha. The orange houndstooth monogram adds that little something extra special! Looking for something a little out of the ordinary?  This wreath … [Read more...]

Orange You Loving Orange?

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In the spirit of Halloween (can you believe it's only a few days away?) today we've rounded up some fabulous rooms that  incorporate the color orange. Orange is one of those colors that can be a bit intimidating when it comes to using it in decor, but these ladies prove that orange is amazing! Decorating with Orange First, Just A Girl uses punches of orange to liven up a tween bedroom.  The orange adds a pop of citrus-hued fun which makes this room feel young and fresh! In this lovely Master Bedroom created by Emily A. Clark for a client, orange accents play off the complimentary … [Read more...]

Last Minute Halloween Decor Ideas

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It's not to late to get your Halloween Craft on!  Today we're sharing a round-up of some great last minute Halloween decor ideas. Got a chalkboard?  Create your own broom gallery like this one by Inspired by Charm. This ghostly garland tutorial from the Rhinestone Beagle will have you getting your spook on in no time! Design Dining and Diapers shared a simple tutorial for an illuminated ghost garland.  Love it! Or, try your hand at paper crafting with these patterned paper pumpkins from It's Always Autumn. Momnivore's Dilemma shared a terrific tutorial on how to … [Read more...]

7 Sensational Fall Porch Ideas

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Today we've rounded up seven amazing fall porch ideas that range from traditional, to not-so-traditional, to spectacularly spooky. Grab a cup of hot chocolate, kick up your feet and get ready for some fabulous fall inspiration. Eclectically Vintage created a lovely fall scene on her front porch using DIY pumpkin topiaries, mums potted in music sheet covered pumpkins, and a rake in place of a front door wreath.  What could be  more fall-ish? Pretty in purple?  You betcha!  Centsational Girl proves that fall porches don't have to be red, brown and orange.  Check out her fresh take … [Read more...]

What’s In My Handbag – The Shabby Nest

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I am super excited about showcasing the bag of my next guest...Wendy, from The Shabby Nest. I shared my love of Wendy once before. She is a delightfully stylish lady and I am so glad to know her. She's been busy since I last featured her and I thought I would share a few of her fun projects with you... Check out her fun back-to-school dinner party - I am bookmarking this one for next year! I am always scared of light colored furniture. Wendy's shared how to clean linen furniture and now I am thinking it might not be so bad... I adore her glitter pumpkins... This post … [Read more...]

Nine Amazing Pumpkin Decor Ideas

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There's still plenty of time to get your fall decor out.  And today, we're sharing a plentiful crop of pumpkin projects to help you get started (or to add to your existing fall decor).  There's always room for more pumpkin decor, right? This fun  pumpkin garland  tutorial from 36th Avenue is a quick and easy way to add some non-spooky Halloween spirit to your decor. If you're sick of those plastic jack-o-lanterns, try up-cycling them with some pretty fabric like these from Remodelando la casa. Or dig into your fabric stash and create some cute  yo-yo pumpkins like the … [Read more...]