Red Star Wreath Knockoff

Red Star Wreath Pottery Barn Inspired from

Red Star Wreath Pottery Barn Knockoff This week some of my favorite bloggers and I have gotten together for a Rock Your Knock Off Tour ~ Holiday Edition! So what does that mean? It means we’re sharing our version of Holiday Decor from the pages of Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, West Elm, Anthropologie, etc.   […]

Holiday Mason Jar Craft Extravaganza


What could be better than this?  It’s all sorts of awesome Mason Jar Inspiration all rolled up into one big blog hop AND Linky Party.  Each of the hostesses below (including me…I am soooo dang nervous) will create a Holiday Mason Jar Craft that will be shared with you on the 13th and 14th and […]

Hand Print Heirloom Ornament

Heirloom Hand Print Ornament @ Cupcakes and Crinoline #Christmas #Kids #Crafts

  Make a lasting memory with your little ones easily and have it for Christmases to come.  All you need is an ornament and some nontoxic craft paint ~ I used a round glass one but you could also use a plastic one.  Choose a non-toxic paint in a complementary color. Now here’s the hard […]

Christmas in Red & White

Christmas Table with Chandelier Garland and Bobeche Trim

via Martha Stewart I love decorating for Christmas….the bottom portion of this picture is fuzzy {I have no idea what I did for that to happen!} but it still shows the lovely contrast of the Red poinsettias verses the white of the trees and the silver of the Christmas bulbs. These beads are glass garland […]

5 Minute Christmas Valance

I tend to decorate everything that doesn’t move for Christmas including changing up my window treatments. In years past I had elaborate swags, valances and drapes but for the past few years have made simple updates that can be put in place quickly and for little or no cost just using what I have on […]

Merry Christmas


“Behold I bring you tidings of great joy.  For born unto you this day in the city of David is a Savior which is Christ the Lord.”  Luke 2:10-11

Christmas Photography-Object Zoom

Christmas Photography ~ Object Zoom Joy

I know basically nothing about photography.  I bought an awesome camera, the Canon Digital Rebel XTi, while I still had my previous job.  It was my last splurge.  I had the camera, but never took the time to learn to use it.  I bought if for all of the endless creative possibilities and yet used […]

Christmas Tour 2008


Mercy, Joy and Peace Shimmer, Sparkle and Glow Red, White and Blue Snowmen Snow Globes Stress! Friends Thanks for visiting.  Merry Christmas hugs, mb. p.s. I am heading over to Kimba’s for an open house…I hope to see you there. p.s.s. So now, I was over at Kimba’s {A Soft Place to Land} clicking on […]