I what to slip you a note.
A note that says, “Let’s decorate together over the internet.”
I once slipped a note to Mike during a business lunch. We took a trip together to Indianapolis.
Mike on business, me on monkey business.
I decided to go to the same restaurant as Mike and his business partner. I wrote a note to Mike and asked our waitress to quietly slip the note to him. She was game! I didn’t let her know I knew Mike. She slipped the note to Mike, turned and gave me a big thumbs up!
If that waitress could see us now!
Consider this your note to decorate together over coffee and the internet!
DIY Christmas Mantel
Today I’m thrilled to be a small part of the Home for the Holidays Blog Tour. 🙂
I’m thrilled also to share 5 days and 30 blogs full of Christmas ideas and recipes. Make sure to check in each day this week to see everything.
Don’t you love peeking into others holidays plans?? I do.
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Today we are peeking at Christmas mantels. Make sure to join me at the bottom of this post to see all the mantels.
And here’s our mantel for this Christmas season!
I put together a slideshow showing the steps to decorate your mantel for any time of the year.
Each year I pick a general theme to decorate with for Christmas. I don’t always stick with the theme…but as long as it’s fun and creative that’s okay.
This year’s theme is a playful rustic farmhouse.
Yikes, in this picture the candle looks like it’s burning the shaggy tree!
It’s not!! The candle is a battery candle.
But I did go double check. 😕
The sleigh is full of mercury glass ornaments with little lights on copper wire.
A mercury glass tree lights with batteries.
The shaggy trees are glowing from tiny led lights.
Chalkboards were all hand drawn but used a print for the holly to imitate. The chalkboard in the firebox area is a work in progress.
That black spindle on the left has absolutely no purpose other than I like it.
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Send me a note in comments below…no waitress needed. 🙂
Now join me on the blog tour…let’s get inspired to decorate for the holidays!
It is with much excitement that I join this year’s Home for the Holidays blog tour sponsored by Sondra Lyn at Home! This is the 3rd year for her HFTH tour, and we promise to bring some of the most awesome decor, craft and recipe ideas you’ll find anywhere. It has gotten bigger and better each year and I think you’re going to love what you see! So stay tuned – it’s 30 blogs over the week, with a different topic each day. Be sure you come back here every day to get the links for that day’s featured blogs! Here’s a run-down of the topics and featured blogs:
Monday – Holiday Mantels
Tuesday – Holiday Recipes
Wednesday – Holiday Crafts
Thursday – Holiday Decor
Friday – Holiday Tablescapes
Are you ready? Here we go!
Home for the Holidays 2016
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