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Posts tagged 'ornaments'

The Art of Gift Wrapping

By krys December 14, 2011

No matter how you are decorating your home for the holiday season this year, I always feel that the one thing that really brings everything together isn’t necessarily the Christmas tree, but what’s found underneath: Presents! Beautifully-wrapped Christmas presents, in my opinion, really are the best holiday decoration you can incorporate into your home. It’s usually the first place where anybody looks when they come over, and people will definitely notice if they’re wrapped up nicely. I know that for some, it may seem silly because these presents will simply be torn into by the end of the month, and all that time and meticulous detail that was put into the perfection of present wrapping is destroyed in a matter of seconds. However, not only will the recipient truly appreciate the work that was put into the gift before tearing up your masterpiece and probably comment on how nice it looks, they truly will enhance your home.

Stress-less Parties for Christmas

By krys December 10, 2011

My mother is an amazing woman who always has the spirit of Christmas emanating from her around the holidays. I wanted to know about some of her secrets for getting into the mood for the approaching holiday festivities so I asked her to give me some insight as to how she can do it all during the holidays. Here is her account of how she throws spectacular get-togethers for everyone without adding stress to the season.

Oh, Christmas Tree! No Christmas Tree!

By krys December 9, 2011

Do you love prancing around your home and seeing the presence of Christmas around you? Me too! That’s why I was struggling with the decision of not putting up a tree, but craving to display our ornaments and put up some holiday decor to infuse our home with Christmas anticipation. I needed to focus! So, I narrowed down my projects and decided to concentrate on the dining table, fireplace area and front door.

Tremendous Christmas Tree Decorations

By krys December 6, 2011

This Christmas decorate your Christmas tree professionally and majestically. Allow your imagination to run free with some innovative decoration ideas. Here are some ideas to help you in your creative efforts for your Christmas tree. Don’t worry, we won't tell anyone you borrowed some of these ideas from us. It'll be our little secret.

Round Up: Cobalt Blue

By Blogger November 18, 2011

I am loving me some cobalt blue this week! Honestly I like any kind of blue, but I have a special place in my heart palate for any type of deep dark blue. So, if anyone wants to use this as a gift guide for what to get me this year, I'm not gonna stop you!

Store Your Holiday Decorations

By Blogger November 8, 2011

Well Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is on the way, and before you know it Christmukkah will be here with its BFF New Years Eve. What do you do with all those decorations? From the plastic pumpkins and skulls to the decorative fall leaf wreaths and the oodles and oodles of special holiday themed wrapping paper? When you're low on storage space like me you have to get a little inventive with your storage solutions for your once a year decorations!

I've got a case of the gimmees

By Blogger January 12, 2011

Quite often due to my career as a blogger and constantly looking at other people's beautiful and completed homes, I often let myself get carried away with what I need want. Currently I'm obsessing over having the perfect coat rack for my entry way, here are my picks:

Thrift Hunt: $25 and under

By Blogger December 6, 2010

I love Christmas time. And when it comes to the subject of presents I love getting giving presents. I tend to operate in a 1:1 ratio, one for you, one for me. Here are some good ideas for last-minute Christmas presents to check out for you or someone else. Best part is that they're $25 and under so you don't have to feel guilty when you get one for yourself as well.