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DIY Live Evergreen Christmas Star Tutorial!

Hello TTAJ readers! I'm Chris from Just a Girl, and I'm so happy to be here! Jen is such a sweet blog friend, so I'm thrilled to share a festive idea with her readers! Christmas/winter in Michigan means taking advantage of all the evergreens in my backyard! So...I made a Christmas star with them. DIY Live Evergreen Christmas Star Tutorial My favorite part is that it cost me … [Read more...]

DIY Star Sign Christmas Craft

Hey everyone, I'm Steph from Crafting in the Rain. It's always fun to guest post here, and I've loved working on some Christmas crafts already this season! This star Christmas craft can be adapted to what you have around already, so let's get started. DIY Star Sign Christmas Craft Here's your list of supplies: A wooden star "frame" (or just a square one works if you … [Read more...]

Santa North Pole Christmas Tree and Decorating Ideas!

Santa North Pole Christmas Tree and Decorating Ideas! One of the things I look forward to in blogging each year is decorating my Michaels Tree. I think this is the fifth tree I've had the opportunity to think up and decorate. This year as we are in our new home I was even more excited about the challenge. Since I still love our teal couch I needed to come up with a Christmas color … [Read more...]

DIY White Farmhouse Christmas Trees

Hello friends!  So excited to be visiting Jen's blog today.  Isn't she the best?  She's so talented and super nice and even more amazing in person. Today I'm sharing a super simple and quick Christmas craft that you can use to decorate for Christmas.  It's DIY white Christmas trees...farmhouse style! DIY White Farmhouse Christmas Trees  I really love farmhouse style decor.  It … [Read more...]

20 Gorgeous Holiday Mantels and over 200 Holiday Ideas!

20 Gorgeous Holiday Mantels and over 200 Holiday Ideas! I am so excited to share with you my favorite Holiday Mantel ideas along with over 200 other amazing Holiday ideas! I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers and we are all sharing our favorite ideas to make decorating, gift giving and holiday entertaining so easy this holiday season!! Christmas Appetizers and Party … [Read more...]

Snowflake Pallet Card Display with Duck Tape!

It's been so fun decorating the 1905 Cottage for the holidays. I'm sending my holiday cards out this week and we have had quite a few come in so far from family and friends. I love seeing all of the beautiful cards and family pictures and I love to display them. So I thought it would be fun to create a pretty card display. And as I was thinking about it I thought it would be fun to create … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Easy Holiday Decor

When The Mister and I were first married, funds were T-I-G-H-T! Christmas can seem difficult when you have a limited budget so we needed easy holiday décor stat! That was no easy task since that was...... Pre-Pinterest days........... WHAT??? {Shocking we know!} Ideas were available in your head, magazines, books, and/or friends. Creativity had to prevail. We did easy holiday décor like … [Read more...]

Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

I love decorating for the holidays. So when Big Lots contacted me and asked if I would make over a room for the holidays in their #BigHoliday challenge, I thought it would be fun to add some holiday cheer to the kitchen at the 1905 cottage. I think the main living room or family room usually gets decorated but I spend so much time in the kitchen during the holidays, I thought it would be exciting … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Holiday Room Makeover #BIGHoliday

I'm excited to decorate for the holidays! So when Big Lots asked me to participate in the #BIGHoliday challenge to give a holiday makeover to a room in my house, I was SO excited.   November 16-22 is National Decorate Your Home for the Holidays week, and it's designed to encourage everyone to plan early, decorate and de-stress in time to spread holiday cheer. I love this … [Read more...]

Mercury Glass Paper Christmas Trees Tutorial!

  One of my very favorite things to do as a blogger are challenges. They always stretch my imagination. I love participating in Krylon's Mystery Box Challenges. Krylon sends me a box filled with different things that usually don't go together at all and they ask me to come up with a project using at least 5 of the items in the box! And thanks to Krylon for sponsoring this post. I have … [Read more...]