Make Real Evergreen Wreaths

My great grandpa was a master gardener for a castle-like estate in Germany. Sadly, I didn’t inherit his (very) green thumb, but my mom did. When I told her about a dream I had for our kitchen Christmas decor, she was kind enough to help me with it and pass down some of my Great Opa’s knowledge of real evergreen wreath making to me ....more

2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas

Christmas is a month away. Can you believe it?! This will be our second Christmas in Our DIY House, and we’re all very excited about it ....more

Our Teal, Green, Silver and White Vintage Inspired Flocked Christmas Tree

After browsing through Pinterest and dreamily imagining how our home would look at Christmas this year, I had my heart absolutely set on having a flocked Christmas tree. As much as I love white Christmas trees, I don’t like that they don’t look as realistic as green ones. A flocked tree is the perfect marriage of a white and a green tree – just the tips are frosted with faux snow and it looks so, so festive and gorgeous ....more

Motivational Monday #26: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

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Sew Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings (Anthropologie Inspired)

It was time for me to sew some new Christmas stockings for our mantel this year. I thought it would be a good idea to make them neutral in colour so they could match our Christmas decor from year to year, but I still wanted them to be interesting and a little bit fun. I love linen and burlap, so when I found this gorgeous linen burlap from, I knew it would be the perfect fabric for our Christmas stockings ....more

A Frozen Inspired “Anna” Party

This past weekend, we threw a birthday party for Little A. She’s turning three, and we had been planning a Frozen themed party for quite some time. Like our Halloween costumes this year, I suggested other ideas, but Little A wanted what she wanted and I gave in ....more

Motivational Monday #25: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

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Make a Daily Ornament Advent Calendar from an Old Door

This is the story of how I turned something sitting in our storage into a gorgeous, vintage rustic DIY Christmas decoration for our home. (Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see more beautiful vintage rustic Christmas ideas from my talented blogging friends!) I have a love/hate relationship with doors. I love doors because they can be incredibly beautiful – especially old, weather-worn doors that have loads of history behind them ....more

DIY Christmas Ornament: Book Page or Map Paper Star

It’s day four...more