Burlap Gift Bags DIY Holiday Gift Bags

Personalized Burlap Gift Bags

Can we talk about gift wrap today? I’m bad. I haven’t wrapped a single present. That means it’s bare beneath my tree. There are two reasons for it. One is I have a toddler and two, I don’t love wrapping gifts. I prefer gift bags. It’s true. And since I prefer gift bags, I’m showing […]

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For the Holidays

Using Ornaments to Decorate

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For The Holidays Competing post titles are: Easiest way ever to decorate your home for Christmas. Cheap holiday decorating ideas. Seriously. Not sure if you caught on during my holiday home tour but I used ornaments just about everywhere. You can snag a tube of 10-12 “shatter free” ornaments from […]

Faux Fur Winter Wreath

Fur Wreath

Welcome to day two of 25 Days of Christmas! To see day one, click here. And to follow along on the interactive advent calendar, click here.I can’t believe that December is here and we are already two days into our advent calendar. This is my most favorite time of the year! And, I’m so excited […]

Peace Sign: An Outdoor Holiday Decor Tutorial

Peace Sign: Outdoor Holiday Decor

Hey guys! I don’t know if it’s because Turkey Day is late this year or if I’m just so excited to have Matt home this year for Christmas, but I have been dying to just deck out the whole house for Christmas. This weekend I pulled down all of my fall stuff off the porch […]

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

This post is sponsored by Plaid. As always all opinions are 100% mine. I’m continuing my holiday decorating today with some gold and some sparkle with some help from Mod Podge! My crush on gold has spilled over into my holiday decor and I’m super excited! I’m thinking gold, silver, with the traditional Christmas red […]

Paper Christmas Lights Garland Door Hanging

Paper Holiday Lights Door Hanging

So remember last week when I opened that Christmas can of worms? Yeah, today, I’m just going to keep on going with this holiday crafting if that’s alright with you! I’m pretty sure my neighbors officially think I’m crazy as I was packing up the faux pumpkins and hanging up my paper holiday lights door […]

Decoupaged Runner with Martha Stewart Crafts

Decoupaged Runner for A Holiday Centerpiece

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Blue Print Social for Martha Stewart Crafts by Plaid.  Of course, all opinions are 100% my own. So yesterday I talked about Thanksgiving and showed you my simple fall centerpiece. Well today I’m looking forward to Christmas. I know, you are thinking I’m crazy. But […]

Simple Fall Centerpiece With A Chalkboard Table Runner

Simple Fall Centerpiece With A Chalkboard Table Runner

I love this time of year. Although I’ve been working on fall projects for a month now, November is really the time to enjoy it. I love preparing for and celebrating Thanksgiving. It’s such a fun time to be together with family and just reflect on all that the Lord has blessed us with. In […]

Last Minute 4th of July Decor: 20 Minute Patriotic Placemats

4th of July Decor 20 Minute Patriotic Placemats

I LOVE 4th of July. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m a social studies major or American history lover, but I take so much pride in the day! I love the meaning behind the holiday. I love the summer nights, fireworks, yummy bbq food! I love it all and it’s just quintessential summer for me. […]

Pretty Ombre Wood Bead Bracelet

DIY Pretty Ribbon Ombre Bracelet

Hey hey!! I’ve got a super fun project for you today! If you a Mom 4 Real fan (which you totally should be) then you’ve seen this pretty little bracelet. I shared it over there a little while ago. But… I love it so much I wanted to share it here too! With Easter just […]

Vintage Valentine’s Day Vignette

Making Home Base: Vintage Valentine's Vignette #ValentinesDay

Hi sweet readers! I’ve been promising you my Valentine’s Vignette for awhile now. And truth is, it’s been complete for a little bit. But the thing is, I just can’t stand photographing my entry way. The lighting is horrible and I am never super pleased with the way the photos turn out. Sigh. Oh well, […]

Valentine’s Day Decor: Sweet Valentine’s Day Wreath

Valentine's Day Decor: Valentine's Day Wreath

Friends! I’m so glad to see you back here on this beautiful Friday! I’ve been sharing lots of Valentine’s Day projects with you all the last few weeks but today’s is probably my favorite one so far! I’m working really hard on getting my Valentine’s Day decor all together so I can show you my sweet little vignette…next week! Here is another piece to that puzzle.

Mini Tissue Pom Garland

Making Home Base Mini Pom Pom Garland

Hello Friends! So glad to see you today Rose are Red, Violets are Blue I love Valentine’s Day, How About you? (Look at that – I’m a poet!) But seriously, I am seeing nothing but love love lots of love all over the blogosphere! How about you? Everywhere I look there is tons of inspiration […]

Snickerdoodle Cookies with a Valentine’s Day Twist

Making Home Base Snicker doodles V Day

Happy Monday friends! I hope you all had a great weekend. I had planned on posting another Valentine’s Day craft today but after all the love you guys gave me over my Valentine’s Day Candy Bark I thought you wouldn’t mind another tasty dessert recipe. This time it’s my Snickerdoodle Cookies with a Valentine’s Day […]

Valentine’s Day Floating Heart Wall Art

heart wall art making home base

Can I just tell you? I am so excited for Valentine’s Day! My house is a bit bare ever since taking down my Christmas decorations. It needs some sparkle! So I’m going all out for Valentine’s Day. Honestly, I haven’t done too much decorating for Valentine’s previously, just a couple hearts here and there (and […]

Glitter Sign: A New Years Craft

cheers new year sign making home base

Happy New Years Eve! Anyone throwing a party tonight? I wanted to squeeze in one last project I thought you all might enjoy. This is a super easy last minute New Years sign that you can whip up really fast and will be a great addition to your New Years decor for that party tonight!  […]

Traditional Blue and Silver New Years Vignette [Christmas Vignette recycle]

festive new year vignette makinghomebase

Hi friends! I hope you enjoyed your Christmas holiday. Mine was wonderful. Santa spoiled my little one. She had a blast on her first Christmas. Of course, her favorite gift of all was the wrapping paper! It’s amazing how becoming a parent brings a whole new magic to Christmas. Now that Christmas is over, I’m […]