Pinned It, Made It, Loved It: DIY Ornament Wreath

DIY Ornament WreathHappy Monday from Kentucky! I’m here visiting my family for the next few weeks, but wanted to share this fun ornament wreath I made before I left! I’ve admired this project from Martha Stewart for ages but always kept it on the back burner for whatever reason. Even though I’m totally obsessed with how it looks (seriously how magical are vintage bulbs), I think the initial cost of the ornaments was a turn off for me.

When I saw Studio DIY’s version, I knew this was a project I’d had to have in my home. So when I came across some affordable colorful ornaments, I decided to do my own cheaper, rainbow version. Here’s how it turned out:

DIY Ornament Wreath Continue reading…

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for ChristmasIt’s that time y’all! As you’re wrapping gifts for Christmas this weekend (OMG THIS WEEKEND) don’t forget about these rad free printables! Not only are they the perfect solution if you want to avoid last minute crowds, but they’re also great to have on hand in case you run out of the paper you might already have on hand. If anything, you’ll want to order more gifts so that you get a chance to try them all!

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for Christmas1. Printable Gift Wrap by Proper

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for Christmas2. Christmas Wrapping Paper by Homey Oh My

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for Christmas3. Marble and Gold Gift Wrap by The Lovely Drawer

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for Christmas4. Pattern Gift Wrap by Almost Makes Perfect

10 Free Printable Gift Wrap Downloads for Christmas5. Custom Gift Wrap by Sarah Hearts Continue reading…

DIY Instax + Tinsel Wreath

DIY Instax + Tinsel WreathOne of my favorite parts about traveling is taking photos. Since I never want to lug my DSLR camera with me, I usually toss an instant camera in my bag and hit the town. Now that the year is coming to a close, I thought it would be fun to weave my collection into my holiday decor. Because honestly, what is Christmas without a little sparkle and fun?! Here’s how:

Time: 10 minutes
Materials: Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 camera, Instax film, clips, star frame, tinsel, scissors

DIY Instax + Tinsel Wreath Continue reading…

10 Alternative Christmas Trees

10 Alternative Chrtistmas TreesAs much as I love the smell of a real Christmas tree, my apartment unfortunately just does not have the space. If you’re like me and still want to decorate, but your home is on the smaller side, don’t fear! Not only are these ten alternative Christmas trees rad, but they’re pretty painless to make. And probably best of all, you won’t have to worry about stepping on or cleaning up any fallen pine needles, which is not a bad compromise my friends.

10 Alternative Chrtistmas Trees1. Makeshift Christmas Tree by Almost Makes Perfect

10 Alternative Chrtistmas Trees2. Space Saving Tree by Paper & Stitch

DIY Photo Wall Tree-- perfect for small spaces!3. Photo Wall Tree by The Crafted Life

10 Alternative Chrtistmas Trees4. Small Space Holiday Tree by The Jungalow

10 Alternative Chrtistmas Trees5. Marquee Christmas Tree by The Sweetest Occasion Continue reading…