Wintery Welcome & Wine

 A few weeks ago I picked up a wine box at Costco.  It was all natural wood. I stained it with dark walnut wood stain.{shhh – I asked REALLY nicely and got it for free} Filled it with used wine bottles and white spray painted twigs. Placed candles in the bottle tops and sprayed faux…

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Holiday Home 2012

Welcome! Our home is not decked out all that much for Christmas this year  but I will show you what we have going on. porch foyer just one tree 🙂 family room officekitchen bedroom Next year we hope to be in a home of our own and I will pull out more of our holiday…

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Winter Mantel 2012

2012 mantel…..  How do you make a mantel with the TV as the focal point beautiful? (sigh) I made an attempt to do so while keeping it simple but sparkly for Christmas. (I don’t like to show off electronics – but this set up is  functional)You can see how I framed in the TV here.…

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Simply Handcrafted Tree Star ~ Christmas Tree 2012

The tree is up and the lights work… Our 2012 Christmas Tree. As some of you know – we recently moved into this house… it’s not a permanent residence for us and our Christmas decor is packed all tight and nice. I dreaded unpacking all of our traditional Christmas decorations and repacking them up again.…

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