Christmas crafting in July

Ok, who’s with me, or is 2021 flying by? As slow as 2020 was, 2021 is making up for it in record time. Before we know it it will be Christmas time with all it’s festivities and traditions. So we thought we would share some Christmas crafts for the upcoming holiday season today to beContinue reading “Christmas crafting in July”

Christmas past, present & future

I hope everyone had a healthy, peaceful, and Merry Christmas! When I am getting ready to decorate for the season I review pictures, posts and ideas I had in years past to inspire me on how to decorate for the present season, but today I want to focus on the future.    This season whiteContinue reading “Christmas past, present & future”

glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY

This glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament was super easy to make and I love the vintage punch it carries. I found these old fashioned colored lights bulbs in a little antique shop in Florence, Oregon when we picked up Sebastian from college last month.  You can read more about this quaint town fromContinue reading “glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY”

bottlebrush Christmas tablescape

Here’s another festive Christmas tablescape, showcasing bottlebrush Christmas trees as a centerpiece forest and green bottlebrush wreaths as individual placesetting details.  The table has a black and white vibe with some pops of green. The touches of green include the small stripe in my {DIY plaid chargers}, the emerald glass goblets, the green bottlebrush wreathsContinue reading “bottlebrush Christmas tablescape”

Christmastime outside

This year more so than in years past I am using natural elements in my Christmas decor .  Natural greens, pine cones, and branches have been on repeat around here.  I placed the flocked tree in my goat cart by the front door with a vintage sled.  The tree is adorned with nature inspired ornaments,Continue reading “Christmastime outside”

the trimmed Christmas tree

I am glad to say that our Christmas tree for 2020 has been fully trimmed.  I shared here{baubles in a crate} that our tree decorating process had stalled.  It actually had come to a screeching halt.   Mr. M had set it up in it’s place and strung up all the lights.  Yours truly hadContinue reading “the trimmed Christmas tree”

winter greens tablescape

For those who know me and | or follow along regularly, you know I was born in Uruguay.  If you are new here or just getting to know me, well, I was born in Uruguay. 🙂  Although I didn’t have the good fortune to live there very long the culture and customs were ingrained inContinue reading “winter greens tablescape”

baubles in a crate

I love decorating for Christmas!  BUT it can also be stressful and become overwhelming with all the decorating tasks like the tree and the mantel and the front porch and, and, and…  So when I discover an easy decor design that I absolutely love I use the recipe over and over again to simplify theContinue reading “baubles in a crate”

a Christmas mantel

I am still mid stream in Christmas decorating.  SO many things are halfway there or almost done but not quite finished.  Ugh!  It’s driving me nuts but it fits right into the 2020 year MO.  The one thing I do have done is the fireplace mantel in the living room. I don’t necessarily have “themes”Continue reading “a Christmas mantel”

sentiment Christmas tablescape

Hi friends!  Happy first day of December.  ‘Tis the season and I am excited to share this Christmas tablescape with you.  The table was inspired by these wood sentiments at each place setting.  I bought these back in July from The Webster Collection on Etsy, when I did this post{Christmas in July} and prepped aheadContinue reading “sentiment Christmas tablescape”