Decorate Green for the Holidays

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…

How Green Will Your Thanksgiving Be? Thumbnail

It seems like I just put my daughter on the bus for the first day of school, and already Thanksgiving is near. Where did the time go? My husband and I cook every year, but we usually don't have any company. This year, my little brother (who's not so little any more) and a couple…

Our Christmas Tree is Up (and I Want to See Yours!) Thumbnail

Last year, my husband and I went to a local Christmas tree farm to cut down our own tree. This year, however, we live in a different city, and the farm that is closest to us ran out of trees really early. The next nearest farm was a half hour away via the Interstate, and…