Cutting The Deck – To Deck The Halls

One thing I always see in resale shops are decks of old playing cards. They can usually be purchased for pennies and no one seems to be buying them. I like the way they look and thought up a few tricks for using them in my holiday decorating this year…

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Scenes From A Mantel

Small Cypress Trees (picked up at The Home Depot for $19.99 each) are dropped into aged terracotta pots and perched on top of decorative gifts and surrounded by other small treasures…

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Last Minute Tricks For Your Holiday Table

The clock is ticking down – Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Feeling like you may have dropped the ball on some of the smaller details? Don’t fret – try using some everyday household items in a new way to add personality to your table…

I used a die punch to cut out my card shape.
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Going Topless For The Holidays

Broke the top to a favorite teapot? Lost the lid to a sugar bowl? Don’t discount your topless pieces – bring them out and find new uses for holiday entertaining…

Broke the top to a favorite tea pot? Lost the lid to a sugar jar? Don't discount pretty pieces just because they appear to be incomplete - bring them out to hold holiday arrangements.
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Easy & Green Holiday Styling

Homegrown wheat grass is dropped into a vintage champagne glass and surrounded by fresh cranberries – it doesn’t get easier (or cheaper) than this…

Charming vintage vessels look fresh and festive with this natural touch. Search thrift stores or your own china closet for anything that can hold a little bit of greenery.
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