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Paper Cut Gold Ornaments for Your Tree

I am adding my finishing touched to my holiday tree this week and one of my handmade ornaments are these elegant paper cut pieces that are made from glitter paper. My tree is a mixture of golds and whites in a soft woodland theme. Oh so pretty!! I will share the full reveal with you… Read more.

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DIY Felt Garland for Your Christmas Decorations

I am slowly revealing bits of my DIY woodland themed Christmas tree ornaments and decor and today it is all about the garland. I wanted the garland on my tree to make a statement and stand out on its own. After looking at several possibilities I decided to make something from a wool blend felt… Read more.

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Metallic Gold Paper Holiday Wreath

It is time for a new wreath from my front door! I am smitten with my navy and gold living room and wanted to continue that look to the entry of the house. I have seen some gorgeous metal wreaths that have a antique and copper feel on the market right now and thought it… Read more.

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Winter Window Clings

Window Clings for the Winter Holidays + Giveaway

Remember those adorable window clings for Halloween? Well we had to one up ourselves and make a set for the winter holidays that share the Christmas love with our polar friends. This set includes little friends from both land and ocean with icebergs, evergreen trees, snowflakes and snow topped mountains to set the scene. To… Read more.

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Metallic Paper Holly and Mistletoe Wreath

How cute is this mini wreath? I made this holly and mistletoe paper wreath in just a few hours using a few of the images from the new Cricut 3-D Floral Home Decor cartridge. You can buy these cut files individually in the Cricut Design Space and for this wreath I used the holly leaves… Read more.

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Pomegranate and Cranberry Homemade Relish Recipe Cards and Gift Labels

Pomegranate and Cranberry Homemade Relish Recipe Cards and Gift Labels

I so look forward to pomegranate season and it is now here!  Not only do I love the juicy red color (that look so great in photos) but also the fact that the pomegranate is considered super food and full of all kinds of good nutrition. Today I am featuring these gorgeous pomegranates from The… Read more.

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DIY Paperwhites flowers

Paperwhites from Metallic Paper + New Video Tutorial on Creativebug

Of all of the paper flower I have designed so far, and as you know I have made many, I think this is my favorite. Can I say that? Will the peonies and dahlias feel slighted? These flowers are so happy and bright and will be my care free center pieces for my winter holiday… Read more.

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Paper Bird Ornament

Little Paper Birds for Your Holiday Decorations + Video Tutorial

Last year I designed this paper bird in a larger form and used it as my tree topper. You may remember it in my Handcrafted Holiday video. It was such a hit that I filmed a full video tutorial on how to makes these as love birds. This year we are making a mini version… Read more.

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Kids Craft

Kids Craft: Felt & Pinecone Owl Ornamants

It is time for another kid’s craft (you may remember our felt and pine cone turkeys) and this one though we are making it for holiday tree ornaments can be used all year round. These cute little owls come with three different personalities and with this pattern you can mix and match to make your… Read more.

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DIY Paper Village

Paper Cut Winter Village for Your Holiday Decorations

You all loved our Halloween paper cut village so we knew we had to out do ourselves and design a winter village that is not only one layer of paper but three. This winter village has a mountain scape in the background with little village houses, clock towers, light poles and trees in the front… Read more.

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Crepe Paper Pinecones

DIY Crepe Paper Pinecones

I have such fun making things from Italian crepe paper and getting a set of the metallic crepes from Carti Fini made my heart flutter. You may remember my copper crepe paper acorns from a few weeks ago. These I used in my Thanksgiving table centerpiece. While I was making these I also started the… Read more.

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My Top 7 Christmas Tree Decorating Tips

Tis the season for decorating gorgeous Christmas trees and I am all about making my holiday tree very personal and handmade. Though I love the smell of a real evergreen tree, I was so happy to have a new reusable tree from Michaels this year. As a blogger I do have to set mine up… Read more.

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Fall and Holiday Entertaining: Cocktail Hour

Fall and Holiday Entertaining: Cocktail Hour

This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Decor for modern luxury made easy. It is time for fall entertaining! I love to have d├ęcor and supplies ready and on hand for those last minute parties and gatherings of friends and family. One of my favorite things to do when I entertain is to serve local food and… Read more.

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Holiday Lantern

Winter Paper Lanterns

Today we are kicking off our full line-up of winter holiday and Christmas projects, printables and inspirations. Our Halloween lanterns were such hit that we knew we would be sharing a winter version with you as well. I love how these pretty woodland paper lanterns look on my mantel and will often light them in… Read more.

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Crepe Paper Floral Arrangement for Your Thanksgiving Table

Crepe Paper Floral Arrangement for Your Thanksgiving Table

For my upcoming family Thanksgiving dinner, I wanted to great a bouquet for my table that is lush, abundant and hand made. So that is what I did. For this bouquet I added my crepe paper mums in plum and coral, acorns made in metallic copper and brown, maple leaves in plum, gold, copper and… Read more.

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Make a Gorgeous Paper Cut Thanksgiving Banner

We had such a great response from our papel picados that we made earlier this year, that we decided to do a pretty paper cut banner for your fall decor and entertaining. These elegant Thansgiving banner was cut easily on the Cricut Explore on Ruby and Antique Gold metallic papers from paper-papers.com. Once cut we… Read more.

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Place Cards for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is truly my favorite holiday and perhaps that is because I love that it is centered around food (I love food), and remembering all of the things I am thankful for. This year I am loving the trend of the gold infusion and mixed with deep plums and purples this combination gives such a… Read more.

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Thanksgiving Wine Labels

This printable is hosted and sponsored by World Label. Whether you are hosting the Thanksgiving feast or have an invitation to join another, I think you will enjoy these fabulous wine bottle (or any beverage) labels hosted by worldlabel.com. We designed these with eye-catching labels in plums and sage green colors, featuring autumn leaves, acorns,… Read more.

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DIY Crepe Paper Artichokes

I love how these crepe paper artichokes turned out. The pliability and soft colors of the Carte Fini crepe paper gives it a very organic and yummy feel. Don’t they look like they came straight from my garden? I will have to watch myself to make sure I don’t just plop them into a pot of… Read more.

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Thanksgiving Lables and Tags for Leftover and To Go Boxes

I want to give a Thanks to Worldlabel for sponsoring and hosting today’s post with my label design. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away.  This year I am hosting Thanksgiving dinner for my entire family. That means a very long table to seat 21 people! My holiday gatherings are often a gigantic, gourmet feast which means… Read more.

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