Salt Dough Ornaments

Made some salt dough ornaments today and they seriously can’t be easier!!! You only need 3 ingredients. Mix~2 cups flour1 cup salt1 cup water Roll out then cut in desired shape. I found it was easier to transfer the cut shape if the dough was a little thicker. Poke a hole with a straw before […]

Feels Real Artificial Christmas Tree

Sharing my FAVORITE artificial Christmas tree after much hunting. I visited Lowe’s, Home Depot, Target, Michael’s, Joanns and Hobby Lobby. I searched online and catalogs as well falling in love with Balsam Hill trees. I discovered a quality and close competitor to Balsam Hill with more affordability on Amazon. The line is by National Christmas […]

Plumed Christmas Tree

Christmas is my FAVORITE time of year as many of you know. I love to decorate my Christmas trees with a special twist each year and this year is no different. I have been playing around with where holiday decor fits best as this is our first year in the Pennsylvania house. I am strictly […]

Magazine Trees

If you have some old magazines or catalogs on hand this is the perfect project for you! I used a West Virginia Vacation Guide from a rest stop and the Amazon Holiday catalog for these after reading them. This is a great recycling project, SO easy and perfect for the holiday season. Open your magazine. […]

Christmas Tree Ribbon Garland

Happy holidays! I got an early start decorating for Christmas {as usual} so I’m sharing a few decorating tips for trimming the Christmas tree. First step is to make an artificial tree appear fuller. Secret weapons- non lit garlands and garland ties. http://desperatecraftwife.com/2019/11/04/diy-tips-for-a-fuller-artificial-christmas-tree/ Once your tree is sufficiently plump it’s time to add lots of […]