Anatomy of a Perfect Christmas Mantle

I started Christmas decorating this weekend which makes me pretty happy in my heart, but I am having a little bit of trouble figuring out how to mix things up from last year.  I refuse to buy all new decorations because 1) ain’t nobody got time for that and 2) my bank account won’t allow

Simple Christmas Decorations

Ah Christmas Eve.  Isn’t it lovely?  There are few things better than a full day planned of cookie baking and puzzling.  I hope you are all home from work and spending the day with your families and friends.  Although my decorations aren’t quite as detailed as Megan’s (and let’s be honest, whose are?), I wanted

For the Love of Friday- Happenings

Hi friends.  Just thought I would pop in for a quick little happenings post before I run out the door to work.  I did end up painting my front door black (Onyx by Benjamin Moore to be exact) and I am pretty happy with the results.  MUCH better than the purpley color. I forgot to

Copper Wire Ornament {DIY}

So I think we can all agree that things that are copper are attractive.  It’s kind of like a rule.  After seeing a copper wire bicycle ornament somewhere this year (maybe West Elm?) I decided to make my own copper wire ornaments.  Except sculpting a bicycle seemed like a stretch for my artistic talents.  A

Megan’s Merry Little Christmas

Christmas is such a fun and wonderful time of year, but it is also always completely crazy nuts.  Even though I started decorating long before Thanksgiving (shhh), I really haven’t had time to do all that much since then because of going out of town every weekend amongst other things.  Even so, I thought I

Scripted Wreath {DIY}

This Christmas, I wanted to keep my decorations really simple.  I didn’t want anything too cluttered, just pretty lights and greenery.  After buying a couple of garlands and LED lights for the outside of the house, things were starting to get expensive.  So instead of continuing to buy fake greenery, I decided to make my