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 items in color schemes like turquoise and lime green, orange and white, or what we’ve chosen this year, lilac, gold and creme. So I’ve resorted to making my own decor, including wreaths. However, I have gotten tired of starting from scratch every year. So this year, I bought an undecorated wreath form from Walmart and made it my own. Here’s how you can do the same: :: READ THE FULL POST
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 incorporated silver into our Christmas color palette. Not a speck of gold. Ever. So what’s a girl to do? Buy a whole tree’s worth of ornaments? You know me better than that :: READ THE FULL POST
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 I plan to DIY (yes, I used it as a verb) as much of it as possible. Here are some of the ideas I’m considering:
1. Paper Bag Lumniaries
SOURCE: Crafts by Amanda
2. What’s Halloween Without Bats?
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