Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias Today I'm sharing two of my favorite things, entertaining friends and Coca-Cola, with a festive Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party. While this time of the year can be incredibly busy it's also the perfect time of year to spread a little joy and take a break from all the hustle and bustle. Since the weather here is still quite lovely I decided to … [Read more...]

DIY Burlap Snowman Pillow Cover

Hello Giggles Galore readers!  It's Shari from Sincerely Jean.  My sisters and I are so excited to join this amazing blog as contributors!  Today I am bringing you a tutorial on how to make a burlap snowman pillow cover.  This is a fun and easy project!  It can be used for any holiday but since Christmas is around the corner, I decided to make a snowman.  I love having it up on my couch for the holidays!  It is a great little addition to my holiday decor. Here are the supplies that you will … [Read more...]

Birch Wood Floral Cube Arrangement

If you've seen my Winter Woodland Christmas Tree or my recent Christmas mantle makeover with my Distressed Wooden Chalkboard, you probably know how obsessed I am this year with deer and rustic, nature inspired decor.  With all my new Christmas decor and a more neutral color pallet I discovered some of my flower arrangements just don't work any more.  So today, I'm going to share my latest DIY project, a Birch Wood Floral Cube Arrangement. I partnered with FloraCraft® for their Christmas Blitz … [Read more...]

Christmas Decorating with Retro Toys

Do you have fond memories of the toys from your childhood?  Do you remember that one special toy you just couldn't wait to wake up and find on Christmas morning? Me too, and I love incorporating a bit of nostalgia into the most wonderful time of the year.  Which is why today, I am hanging out with my friends over at World Market sharing ideas for Christmas Decorating with Retro Toys!   I would love for you to click on over to the World Market blog and check out my love for vintage … [Read more...]

Distressed Wooden Chalkboard

Have you every had an idea or wanted to create something, but you weren't sure where to start?  I love learning new crafting skills and discovering new ways to make one of a kind projects, like this Distressed Wooden Chalkboard for my home.  But, sometimes my creative brain gets overloaded and I have no idea where to start, or what the best way to achieve a particular look, or what I even want for that matter, which is why I love Creativebug! If you haven't heard of Creativebug yet, they are … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Gifts with Printable Tags

It never fails, at the last minute you remember you needed a gift for a friend, teacher or neighbor.  We all have stressors during the holidays and this month the Michaels Makers were asked to come up with creative and fun holiday hacks and tips to help relieve some of that stress and make holiday entertaining and prepping fun!  Today I'm sharing 3 easy DIY Christmas Gifts with printable tags that you can make in a hurry for almost everyone on your list. Ever since I created my Oh Deer Coffee … [Read more...]

Retro Light Bulb Painted Ornaments

This year I decided to decorate my kids playroom for Christmas with a nod to our collection of vintage toys.  My Christmas decorations throughout the house are rustic, and fairly traditional with just a touch of sparkle and glam.  I like to keep things neutral, like our Winter Woodland Christmas tree, so that it coordinates with the rest of the house.  So, it was lots of fun to create bright and colorful Retro Light Bulb Painted Ornaments to liven up our Christmas decor in one of the most … [Read more...]

Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite things, but updating or changing out your decor from year to year can sometimes seem daunting.  The mantle is one of the easiest places to add holiday cheer.  This Christmas transform your mantle into a focal point, with simple handmade decor and a few sparkly statement pieces.  I'm thrilled to partner with Cricut and Balsam Hill today to share with you my simple and beautiful Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle. My mom always tells stories … [Read more...]

Winter Woodland Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...and since I live in Texas the chances of that happening are fairly slim.  So, this year I decided I would create my own winter wonderland with a snow covered Christmas tree for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  I'm absolutely thrilled with how this snow covered tree turned out and can't wait to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa, a roaring fire in the fire place and dream of a white Christmas while admiring my Winter Woodland Christmas … [Read more...]

DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket

Halloween is just around the corner and we are gearing up for our party.  With Halloween being on a weekend this year I thought it would be fun to host a get together with our friends before we head out trick-or-treating.  Nothing too fancy, just a few Halloween treats and drinks. Of course that means we need a few festive touches to make it an extraordinary celebration.  And who wouldn't love grabbing a frosty beverage from our DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket. This year I've been obsessed with … [Read more...]