One of my favorite parts about the holidays is planning and preparing festive meals for friends and family. I love to set a festive holiday table that is inviting for our guests, and the cutlery stockings I’m sharing today are a terrific way to add some fun to any place setting! These are also perfect […]
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Spruce up your front door this year with a vibrant pop of seasonal color. This Joy to the World Christmas wreath is so easy to make, and the design can easily to be tailored to incorporate wording from your own favorite Christmas carol. With just a few basic supplies, you can make one of these […]
Sweet simplicity defines these darling embroidery hoop Christmas ornaments, which are made with just a few easy-to-find supplies. Adorned with a special date, these make a terrific memento to look back on over the years. Or for a creative gift-wrapping idea, create an ornament with a recipient’s name and tie it onto a wrapped package […]
Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends will be stopping by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest board, and […]
Add a handmade touch to your Christmas tree this year with pretty handmade Christmas ornaments. These felt star ornaments are framed beautifully with a grapevine wreath to add a chic, rustic touch. Adorned with a special recipient’s monogram, these would make terrific holiday gifts, too!
Sometimes the simplest projects can be the most elegant. Case in point: this oh-so-simple twig and pine cone wreath. Featuring just a few basic supplies and requiring only a bit of time to make, this is a holiday wreath you can display even once the Christmas decorations have been packed away.
Wanting a creative way to display mementos? My tufted memo board is not only the perfect Christmas card holder, but it is also terrific for displaying holiday photos. This project would be fabulous to give as gifts this holiday season, too! Using any fabric you wish, you can easily customize the look of the board […]
Today I’m sharing a pretty snowflake pillow I made recently to use for my holiday decor this year. I love the Scandinavian feel of this pillow, and the best part is that it took me well under a half hour (from start to finish!) to make!
Earlier this week, I shared my Traditional Christmas Mantel, the focal point of which is a large cross-stitch sampler featuring wording from one my favorite Christmas carols: Joy to the World. You might be surprised to discover that creating oversized cross-stitch artwork like this really isn’t at all difficult. Today I am going to show […]
Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout November and December, I’ve invited some of my favorite friends over to share their best ideas to make this holiday season truly spectacular for the third annual Swell Noel series. The ever-talented Stef from Girl. Inspired. is here today to share a gorgeous, rustic-chic centerpiece idea with us. I just […]