Well finally, my kitchen window DIY is done and now I can move on to cleanup and Holiday decorating.... So I thought I'd share what I have been doing today before the big reveal in my kitchen. I am going to give you a look at my finished kitchen windows tho....and I can't wait for you to see them! But first, the start of what I did to my living room window....I hung 2 rattan glitzy stars and a few icicles to start....I used simple white cotton string so it wouldn't compete with anything else. Then I added my 3 trees which I already added a ton of twinkling lights....Tomorrow, I will add the ornaments...Sticks, feathers and woodsy creatures. All similar to what I did last year in the dining room, but this year, I am taking it up a notch....or two! If you want to see last years d├ęcor you can go here   or  here I used 2 crab pots for stands for the tree and a wicker suitcase that I picked up for 3 bucks at a Church Bazaar. I also added 2 lante...
What does a blonde do when she isn't doing Thanksgiving at her house this year?  When there is no menu to plan? Food to shop for? Tablescapes for 8 or more to do? She sneaks in a little Christmas decor. ...
source I thought you might want some outdoor light inspiration....I have been searching for some outdoor holiday lighting and have come up with a few tips along the way. So what kind of friend would I be if I didn't share them with you... source source Tip #1: No electric company in the world will give coupons for December...but they have been known to send a thank you card to a favorite customer...so don't be afraid to keep it simple to keep costs down. Even the simplest of lighting plans can be elegant and creative source   source Tip #2: Have a theme in mind....or at least a color scheme...If there is no symmetry or plan....it's going to look like you threw lights up in 20 seconds and ran back inside  You don't want to end up on Huffington Posts "Most Tackiest Christmas Lights list"....like our friend below... Source Sorry dude....but looking at it, it kind of tells me what NOT to do. I would definite...
I admit it, I cannot stand it when Christmas lights are crooked and they need to be re-done. I live south of the Windy City, so anything outside? Has to stand up to sever windy conditions. Especially in the winter. The leaves have long since disappeared and the wind howls on a bad day! Plus, asking my husband to get on a ladder for hours just to hang icicle lights under the roof? We haven't even gotten to the porch, fence or garage yet.  ...
Hello friends, I hope everyone is well and not too stressed with just over a week left until Christmas.  Using rustic elements and a few thrift store finds I set the kitchen table for some Holiday cheer. ...
 Happy Holidays! A Holiday Tablescape just for you. Are you tired of this hectic season yet? To be honest, I'm not. With the scent of trees and decorations everywhere in town it's all so magical and everyone I've come in contact with this season (IRL and on line) have been amazing and in such a festive mood. ...