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Great Ideas — 25 Merry and Bright Home Decor Projects!

Decorating your home is so much fun for the holidays! 

Whether it’s putting up a tree or making cookies. I love this time of year!

25 merry and bright projects

Here are 25 Merry & Bright ideas for inspiration!! 


Christmas Pillow Printables @ The Creativity Exchange


Reindeer Stairs @ Nest of Posies


Lighted Christmas Canvas @ Persia Lou


Outdoor DIY Peace Sign @ Making Home Base


DIY Christmas Deer Sign @ The 36th Avenue


Christmas Chalkboard Art Mantel @ The Golden Sycamore


Christmas Deer Wall Art @ Lolly Jane


Advent Calendar Wall @ Remodelando La Casa


Merry & Bright Printable @ Makoodle


Paper Snowflake Table Runner How To @ Yellow Bliss Road


Under the Mistletoe Wall Art @ Love Grows Wild


DIY Holiday Pallet Sign @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor


Ho Ho Ho Christmas Trees @ Ashbee Design


Merry & Bright Christmas Pallet @ Home Made Modern


DIY Vintage Marquee Letters @ Maison de Pax for Love Grows Wild


DIY Burlap & Glitter Christmas Trees @ My Girlish Whims


Tree + Ornament Christmas Card Display @ DIY with Grant and Kiley


Sparkly Paper Chain @ Cristina’s Adventures


DIy Chalkboard Pillow @ The Happy Housie


Crate Holiday Treeskirt @ The Turquoise Home


Coffee Filter JOY Letters @ Classy Clutter


Santa Garland + Printable @ Love the Day


Nail & String Christmas Tree @ The Experimental Home


Holiday Home Tour @ The Lily Pad Cottage


Holiday Home Decor @ Making Home Base

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Don’t forget to check out the rest of this week’s amazing projects & to link up your own!

There are more fabulous winter ideas, Christmas projects and more!!

And don’t forget this week’s giveaways!


Giveaway #1:

Win one of four Amex gift card/Clorox Prize packs

{almost $1000 in prizes!}

Giveaway #2:

Win $100 in fabric from OnlineFabricStore.net!


OnlineFabricStore.net has a huge selection of awesome fabric — I used some to create my metallic holiday mantel (see below). You’re sure to find some fabric that inspires you — and at affordable prices!

Come enter the giveaway for a $100 credit to the onlinefabricstore.net site!

Plus I announced…

the Fourth Annual TT&J Cookie Exchange!

If you’re in the SLC area, you and your cookies are invited!


I can’t wait to see you there if you can make it!

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What are YOU doing to prepare for the holidays?

Let me know in the comments – I would love to come see YOUR ideas!!


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  1. Thx sooo much for featuring my pallet art…you MADE my day!! :)
    Val @ Home Made Modern recently posted…Retail Therapy Thursday: Beautiful Last-Minute Gifts for Girly-Girls

  2. Oh yay! Thanks so much for featuring my home tour! I love all the other gorgeous Christmas ideas too!
    Kelly @ Thelilypadcottage recently posted…My Snowball Christmas Tree Decorations – all the details

  3. Thanks for featuring my HoHoHo Christmas Tree centerpiece. I just love the tree form as a basis for design and keeping coming back to it. Thinking about a New Year’s version now!
    Marji Roy recently posted…Accordion Tree and Star Card Tutorial

  4. Thanks so much for featuring my Burlap and Glitter Christmas Trees, woohooo!!!! :)

  5. What an inspiring group of projects! Thanks so much for including some of mine, Jen! You’re the best : )

    Happy Holidays!
    Liz Fourez recently posted…$200 Christmas Cash Giveaway!

  6. Thanks for featuring my ornament & Christmas card tree! And what a great list of other ideas! I really like that crate tree skirt, right up my alley.
    Kiley @ DIY with GK recently posted…K week

  7. Thank you Jen, for featuring my snowflake table runner!! xoxo
    Kristin @ Yellow Bliss Road recently posted…Peppermint Cookie Butter Blossoms

  8. YAY!!! Thanks for featuring our coffee filter JOY letters!!! SO thrilled to be among such awesome projects and bloggers! Oh my gosh, I wish I was in SLC so I could do the cookie exchange! My in-lows are there! Thanks so much Jen!

    xoxo, Mallory @ Classy Clutter
    Mallory @ Classy Clutter recently posted…Spotlight Saturday Link Party

  9. Super adorable, especially the stairs!

    Zoe recently posted…Gratitude

  10. Whoop! Thanks for sharing our deer head art!! XO
    Lolly Jane recently posted…Free Christmas fonts + dingbat graphics

  11. I LOVE that lit canvas – it looks so simple to do but makes such a lovely impact!
    Mackenzie recently posted…Latest Loves

  12. Yay!! Thanks so much for including my canvas!
    Alexis @ Persia Lou recently posted…Lighted Christmas Canvas – Merry and Bright

  13. thank you so much for featuring my stairs, Jen! You are the sweetest!
    stay warm!!!


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