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Door Decor

Door Decor

You can never go wrong with traditional – hang a wreath on the door – and you are good to go. Although, maybe this is the year to change it up – get creative, impress your neighbors! With the popularity of Pinterest growing at a rapid pace, the ideas are endless, but we’ve complied a list to make your decorating both creative and easy!! Here are some fun and simple ideas:

Make it a present – Take this idea as easy, or complex as you like – just like you would with wrapping a gift. Keep in mind the door/location in mind, and consider if it is closed off or exposed to the elements. You can wrap the entire thing with a fun printed wrap, or keep it classy with a simple plain color. Then grab the widest ribbon you can – make a cross, and finish it off with a huge bow in the middle. If you want to personalize it – add a huge tag with your last name on it!

Build a Snowman – If you have a white door this is ideal. Using felt or foam (again consider the elements), cut out different pieces – eyes, a nose, a mouth, buttons, and a scarf (or you can use a real scarf). Hang it all up on the door and instant snowman!

Create a Santa – This one is perfect if you have a red door! Similar to the snowman one, cut out different shapes to create a Santa face, jacket, and belt, and then get large white pom-poms from a craft store to create a white beard and hat.

Make a Gingerbread house – If you have a brown/wooden door this one is easy – if not though cover your door in brown paper. Cut out a door, and some windows, and a bunch of different candy shapes, and have fun decorating! If you want to make it a little simpler – just create a gingerbread man!

Just remember to have fun doing it! Make some hot chocolate, turn on the Christmas music, and get the whole family involved!!

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Dollar Store Decor

Dollar Store Decor

Around the holidays, it seems money is going in a lot of directions. Whether it be on presents, or new outfits, food and parties, often there isn’t a whole lot left to buy things to decorate your house. Luckily, with a quick trip to the dollar store, and an afternoon of arts and crafts, you can transform some cheap buys into fabulous statement pieces.

One thing that almost every dollar store always has in stock are glass vases, containers, and bowls. The great thing about glass pieces is, that unless someone gets really close to them, they can’t tell its from the dollar store. You can easily spruce them up easily too. Fill them with plain ornaments, that will shine brightly in the light. You can put candy – holiday colored packaging will not only be decorative, but will double as a fun candy dish as well. You can even fill them with extra ribbon and bows that will bring a pop of color into the room.

Another great project is creating a wreath for your door – and even better it will be one that you can use year after year. What you need to buy is a few boxes of the plain round ornaments and some ribbon, and you will need a wire hanger. All of you have to do is unwind the hanger, and form it into a circle. Take the ornaments, and thread the circle part (where you would normally hang the hook for the tree) through the wire. As you fill it up the balls will fit on to each other, and it will form a wreath. At the end (when it is full), twist together the ends of the hanger. Create a pretty bow, and make a loop so you will be able to hang it on the door. It will look like you spent a lot more than $5!

One more fabulous idea I’ve used many times, is taking something bland and bringing it to life. For instance, if you are looking for some candle holders, buy the plain white ceramic ones, and coat them with glitter paint, and you have instantly changed the look. You can do the same thing with picture frames, mason jars, and even cute little holiday decorations (that might look cheap because of their colors). Happy decorating!!

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Di-stressing Yourself for the Holidays

By: Kayla

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‘Tis the season! The holidays are almost here, and that means family and friends, entertaining and decorating your home as cheerfully and festive as this time of year makes you feel. Trying to obtain that warm and inviting, cozy atmosphere by bringing the festivities inside? Adding a new accent to the room is a great way to accomplish that.

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How to DIY Centerpiece

By: Kayla

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The winter is fast approaching and everyone is wanting to get into the holiday spirit.  With the holidays just around the corner, everyone is looking for ways to celebrate the season by bringing it into their homes.  In this blog we are going to tell you how to make your own decorations, while having that wow factor to warm up the room with holiday cheer! The best part of doing it yourself is that it can all be done on a budget!

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The Holiday’s Are Here

By: Karen

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My first reaction when I walked into the mall the day after Halloween, was how is this possible? How are they getting ready for Santa already??  A couple of weeks later, and I’ve resigned to the fact, that like it or not, it is time to turn on the holiday music, and get out the decorations. So I’ve got some suggestions on how to approach the holidays this year.  As time becomes limited with everything going on, people tend to go the fast and easy route, which usually looks as such.

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Fall Is Here…

By: Karen

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Around this time of year, there are a lot of people trying to update the interior of their homes.  Summer projects have drawn to an end, and with cooler temperatures, it is a good time to focus on indoor projects.  For starters, with the nights being cooler you want to bring some of the warmth back into your home.  All of the bright, colorful accents, and light colors you used to decorate for the summer have started to look out of place.

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