Christmas Pillows Sewn From Old Sweaters

Christmas Pillows sewn from Old Sweaters Min

Christmas pillows, a beautifully cozy way to adorn your home during the holidays, but also an expensive one.  Quality pillows will run you $19.99 (on the cheap end) on up to $50+, easily costing you a Franklin to fluff up an arm chair or two.  A little rich for my blood, and a holiday expense I’ld rather … Read more…

Galvanized Steel Tub Christmas Tree Stand How To

Galvanized Steel Tub Christmas Tree Stand How To

The family Christmas tree, the love and bane of my holiday existence.  Yes, trees are gorgeous, smell wonderful (if you have a real one), and cozy up the winter home in a way only a Christmas tree can.  However, they can be very messy (especially a real one), are a pain in the ass to clean … Read more…

The Christmas Mantel

I have had the same old boring Christmas mantel for a number of years now.  It consists of a big, dusty, fake garland, gaudy beads, paint chipped bulbs, sticky pinecones, saggy stockings, and whatever else I could fit onto the wee ledge. Well no more!  Time to lighten up and freshen up. I threw that nasty garland away and was inspired to create a simple … Read more…

Pallet Garden at Christmas

A couple years ago, I built this sweet little pallet garden for my back deck.  During the spring and summer, the pallet looks beautiful and lush.  During the fall and winter, not so much. Everyday, I walk by my patio doors and see this ugly brown monster with dead plants and vines just squatting there, like an uninvited yeast infection. … Read more…