2014 Holiday Home Decor}Part Two

Holiday Decor 2014

Today I am going to share the rest of the Christmas decor in my home.  Since I redeocrated my living room and dining room earlier this year I feel like the rest of my house doesn’t fit anymore.  There is definitely a difference in style.  I’ve already got plans for some more redecorating after the first of the year!  My husband can’t wait!!!  Go here to see my 2014 Holiday Home Decor }Part One. I use the more traditional red and green Christmas colors in the decor in my family room.  My [Continue Reading…]

2014 Holiday Home Decor}Part One

Holiday Decor 2014

I was so excited to decorate my new living room for Christmas this year.  The change to my room was drastic and my other holiday decor, while I loved it, just wasn’t the right feel for my new room.  If you missed my living room redo please check it out.  You can also see some of my past Christmas decor here.  I wanted a lighter and brighter holiday look for my new room.  For 2014 Holiday Home Decor}part Two go here. In addition to sharing my living room Christmas decor today, I am [Continue Reading…]

Easter Decor 2013

Quick & Easy Easter Decor

Today I am going to give you a quick little tour of my Quick & Easy Easter Decor 2013. Easter snuck up on me a bit.  I realized this weekend that if I was going to decorate for Easter I better do it soon as there were only two weeks before the day.  I think I had my Valentine Decor out for two months – I put it out about a month before and then didn’t get around to taking it down for another month.  Easter is getting a little [Continue Reading…]

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree Tutorial

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I love decorating my Christmas tree.  In fact I love it so much I usually decorate 5 Christmas trees. One in the living room, family room and each of the three kid bedrooms.    I often have friends ask me how I decorate my tree.  Some years I even have an audience because they want to watch me do it.  I put them to work though!  They get to help fluff and hand me things. So I thought I’d share with all of you how I decorate my tree.  I know [Continue Reading…]

DIY Bottle Brush Christmas Trees

Bottle Brush Trees

So I have fallen in love with bottle brush trees.  I have started collecting them the last few years.  Picking them up here and there and adding to my collection. But I wanted more. I was having a hard time finding anything but the dark green ones they sell by the bagful to use with your Christmas village.  So I bought a bag of those for $10.00 as they were 50% off at Michaels and decided to try some DIY Bottle Brush Christmas Trees. I didn’t want dark green trees [Continue Reading…]

Christmas Decor – A Few of My Favorite Things

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I was a little slow in decking the halls this year but managed to get it all done before the kids got home from school. I changed a few things up this year and I love how they turned out.  Today you get a little tour of some of my favorite holiday decor items. My number one, most favorite, holiday decor item this year is the large canvas I had made through Easy Canvas Prints.  I am totally in love with it.  I used one of the photos my fabulous [Continue Reading…]

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For this week’s worth of pretty I wanted to share pictures of my holiday decor with you.  Every day I planned to take photos but it was just too dark.  If you don’t live in the NW you might not be aware of how much rain we have been getting.  There was an inch and a half on Thursday and then I think two inches yesterday.  It’s a swamp around here!!  With rain comes gray skies and no sun which means no natural light in my house.  No natural light [Continue Reading…]

Paper Lantern Pumpkins

Paper Lanter Pumpkins

These paper lantern pumpkins are so easy to make with store bought paper lanterns We are officially ready for Fall at the Wilkes’ house. The candy corn is bought and the Fall holiday decor is in place. Now before you are too impressed let me inform you that in order to put the Fall decor up I had to take down my Easter decor.  Yes, those cute little Easter bunnies and baskets were still adorning my home until this weekend! I could come up with a whole list of excuses [Continue Reading…]