Old weathered wood, some screws and some red ribbon.  Very pretty.

Rustic Star Decoration: Use recycled wood or scrap wood for the background. Paint of stain the wood. Put nails the the "star points," Then use ribbon or burlap to create the star. Add a ribbon at the top of the star

a sweet little DIY idea to dress up holiday gifts.

3 sets of golden acorns . ornaments

christmas jars

Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces - Decorated Tree Branches in Large Vase or Glass Bottle

homemade simmering spices {how to make your house smell amazing during the holidays!}

Homemade Simmering Spices

This homemade simmering spice recipe will make your house smell amazing during the holidays! Greet your family and friends by creating a warm, inviting, and aromatic home!

Christmas in a Jar

Christmas In A Jar by dandee-designs: Holiday potpourri! Make a few for gifting! That 's a coffee filter on top.


I love the idea of advent candles-I for each week of December. At the beginning of each week the family gathers to light the correct number of candles and sing carols. This is a lovely idea! I like the look of the flocked pinecones in the star.

Furoshiki Gift Wrapping | Cotton & Flax

Furoshiki Gift Wrapping

I have been looking for gifts to bring to holiday parties this year, and after reading a little about furoshiki, or fabric gift wrapping, I had to try it with one of the Cotton & Flax tea towel…

Printable advent - the cutest!

Is it too late to start and Advent Calendar? After all you can simply countdown the last 12 or 10 days to Christmas! I love this free printable Christmas street version from Mr. Printables and had to share it.

Sweet Paul's DIY Safari Animal Gift Tags - Free printables!

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