Christmas Mantel

The Holiday season is underway - yay! Since Friday - the day after Thanksgiving - we've been hustling + bustling indoors and out decorating for Christmas.  This year has been a bit tricky with the kitchen renovation (walls are still being painted & the hardwood floors are still curing), but … [Read more...]

Christmas Home Tour 2014

Welcome! I have been waiting for this day for so long.  Another holiday season is upon us and I am thrilled you are here to take the tour of my home decorated for Christmas. If you are following along on the Jennifer Rizzo Holiday Housewalk (start the tour here), I am house #24 and you just … [Read more...]

Cozy Adirondack Christmas Porch

Christmas is officially less than 2 weeks away.  It's crazy how the season is passing us by so quickly.  Are you ready? So I've got another surprise for you today...  Yes, another secret! Since I shared a tour of the inside of my home last week, it's time to take you outdoors... to my newly … [Read more...]

Pallet Christmas Countdown

Christmas is a comin'! In less than 10 days, we'll be counting down the 25 days till the arrival of Christmas.  To make the countdown a bit more fun and bearable, since for every child (and maybe a few adults) thinks the 25 days leading to the special day are SO LONG, I created a Countdown … [Read more...]

Easiest + Fastest + Cheapest Tree Skirt EVER

Monday Morning Confession: I already started decorating for Christmas.  It might seem early for some, but I have a few surprises up my sleeve that I wanted to prep early for this year.  While many of my daily favorites get tucked away for the next 6 weeks, the holiday decor is once again making it's … [Read more...]

5 Creative Ways to Wrap with Craft Paper

Wrapping gifts makes me happy! With a yummy glass of wine in hand, I wrapped quite a few last evening. It brings me joy to give to others. Until this year, I used the typical fun and festive paper that you see in the holiday aisles at most big-box stores.  Papers come in a variety of colors, … [Read more...]

Unique and Creative Ideas for Wrapping Holiday Gifts

It's hard to believe Christmas is only a week away.  Whether you're still in the midst of the shopping frenzy or are completely finished, it's almost time to wrap. I love pretty, colorful designs on wrapping paper, but often can't bring myself to buy uber pricey paper since it usually ends up … [Read more...]

Christmas Tablescape

We're only a few days into December, but my table is set and ready for Christmas. Of course I'll be using the table between now and then, but I had a little downtime last weekend and was excited to do a trial run for our Christmas dinner and other gatherings throughout the holiday season.  I … [Read more...]

Inspirational Christmas Interiors

I realized that lately I've been sharing alot of my own DIY creations (which I hope you've been enjoying) and less inspirational interior spaces by others.  With the internet, magazines, and books, I'm never at a loss for finding spaces that WOW me (and I hope you as well). With the Holidays … [Read more...]