Holidays

Modern Fall Decor Requires a Little Ingenuity (+Tutorials) Thumbnail

You may have noticed something about my style. I don't really do traditional or kitschy decorating. Which is why I usually don't get into decorating for fall. Most of the fall decor you can buy in the store is just really not my style. So when Walmart challenged me to decorate my home using fall…

Make Your Own Custom Holiday Wreath Thumbnail

In general, I stay far away from traditional Christmas decor. You're not going to find red, green and gold with images of Santa and elves at our house. We pride ourselves on choosing a non-traditional color scheme for our holiday decor each year. But as you can imagine, it can be difficult to find pre-made…

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…

10 Awesome DIY & Green Halloween Ideas Thumbnail

Soooo...I'm thinking about having a costume party for Halloween. After I spent all that time making my daughter's peacock costume, it seemed like a waste to have her wear it only once. Plus, it seems I've been bitten by the Halloween bug! Of course, I'd like to keep the festivities as green as possible, so…