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Christmas Mantel: Red and White Themed

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Over the years, we have decorated our Mantel for Christmas with several different themes. Each year I strive to create our decorations around a single word that represents where we are in our lives. Last year we needed to be reminded to just Believe, this year has been Magical for us, so we decided to […]

Magical Scandinavian Christmas Tree + DIY Ornaments

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Filling my home with beautiful Christmas decorations and making this time of year Magical is very important to me! It’s seems like this year, above all others, I’m striving to create the magic. It began with the Believe Christmas Mantel…always hearing the bells of Christmas. And has flowed into the rest of our home. The […]

Holiday Decorating on a Dime

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Decorating for each holiday is an essential part of getting into the spirit of things. But it also can be an expensive and time-consuming process. And no one wants to store bins upon bins of specific holiday decorations that barely get to see the light before they’re packed away for the next year. So how can you get […]

Christmas Mantel: 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration

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Decorating our homes for the holidays is something we all look forward to every year. We go a little overboard in our house, in fact my husband and boys often steer me away from the Christmas trees since I already have 12 that I put up. The Mantel is my favorite area to decorate though, […]

Outdoor Decorating for Fall

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Decorating our home, especially the outside is one of my favorite things to do! We live on a pretty busy street, although there is not a lot of car traffic, we do have lots of walkers. And it’s also one of the main streets in our town. I’ve shared before how growing up in this […]

Rustic Fall Mantel

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The Mantel in our Living Room is one of my favorite areas to decorate. Next to the kitchen, it was the spot that drew me into falling in love with the house. Over the last few days, I have shared the Fall Burlap Wreath and the Harvest wooden letters that were covered, both projects that […]

14 Repurposed Wagon Ideas

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One of my favorite outdoor decorating pieces is our Antique Wagon. Although it’s seen it’s better days, we took it apart earlier this Summer, cleaned it up and fixed it so it wouldn’t fall apart. The re-purposed wagon usually holds annual flowers during the Summer, and during the Fall and Winter it finds a new […]