Decorate Green for the Holidays

Four Ways to Make Christmas More Sustainable Thumbnail

My family and I love Christmas — though I’m probably the ringleader in terms of holiday cheer. I love all of it — the Christmas spirit, the decorating, the gift-giving. The latter is probably my favorite part — particularly now that I have kids. I spend months planning amazing gifts for my family, and I delight in [...]

How to Create a Simple, Sophisticated Christmas Tablescape Thumbnail

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsHoliday #CollectiveBias So we spent hours upon hours finding the highest quality materials and roofers that we could stand behind for 50+ years. As a result, any roof we install carries a lifetime warranty on both materials [...]

Paint DIY Christmas Decor to Match Your Color Scheme Thumbnail

Each year, my family chooses a new color scheme for our Christmas decor. A few years ago, the main color was orange, then turquoise, then purple. As you can tell, our choices tend to skew non-traditional. Some years, this makes it difficult to find ornaments and other decorations to match our color choice. This year, [...]

Use Branches to Display Your Favorite Holiday Cards Thumbnail

Things aren’t like they used to be. Once upon a time, we used to get tons of Christmas card from friends and family members. Today, we get a handful of cards from a handful of people every year. I’ve always thought we should do something to display the cards we do receive, but I could [...]

Two Styles of DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Ornaments Thumbnail

Every year, my husband and I (ie. mostly me) pick a color scheme for our Christmas decor. This year, we chose turquoise and gold (with a tiny bit of lime green added for a little extra pizzazz). The problem? We owned exactly two ornaments in any of those colors. In years past, we have always [...]