6 Ways to Be More Creative with Holiday Decor

Are you in a rut with your holiday decor? Wish you could break free and try something a little different with your Christmas decor? Or are you the kind who always puts the stockings in the same place, the wreath on the same window year after year … ** Read more **

Decorating a Christmas Mantel

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Sometimes I have to laugh about the whole "blogging" life -- I was looking through HGTV.com for ideas yesterday and in four different places I unexpectedly happened upon pictures of various rooms in my own house from the past few Christmases, … ** Read more **

Creative Christmas Trees & Stands

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I saw this Christmas Tree in a basket on Southern Living last year and I loved the idea of the basket instead of the traditional stand and tree skirt, but I wondered how sturdy it would be. This week I was reading the current Country Living magazine … ** Read more **

Christmases Gone By: Dining Room

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I was looking through my photo files this weekend and came across my Christmas dining room from 2007 (in my English Tudor in Portland, Oregon). It is always fun to reminisce about Christmases gone by and see how our holiday style and decor evolves … ** Read more **

Decorative Idea for Christmas
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Here is a super easy idea for creating something new with some random Christmas decorations! Be fearless about mixing things that look pretty together, you don't have to limit yourself to only "Christmas" items. And your traditional Christmas balls … ** Read more **

Tip for Hanging Garland, Wreaths and Decorations

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I love hanging garland and wreaths on my mantel, front door, staircase, windows and furniture. I like it to drape just so, or hang in exactly the "right" place. But I've always struggled with HOW to hang things. I've tried tying, wiring, ribbons, … ** Read more **

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