Snowshoes in a Christmas kitchen forest with sign


I’ve always wanted snowshoes to decorate with. As in, EVERY. SINGLE. WINTER. I just haven’t landed any in my area. I’m not near any antique stores so this dream just never came to pass.  Until this year. I knew I wanted this year’s Christmas theme to be forest-like… and boy would snowshoes be perfect. My […]

A red General Store sign aged with wax


Today’s post is actually two! And they both contain a Christmas miracle… Welcome to #1. A link to #2 is below. Nothing like ending a year with a bang, huh? Christmas Miracle #1 Two years ago, I dreamed what I’d like above my kitchen windows during Christmas. The vision that held strong was a red […]

Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign


Buffalo Checked sleigh and star with Christmas tree sign A messy story . A few years back, I worked for a themed environment artist. In the job description that day, we were to paint various boxes that were set on a parade float platform, to resemble a lit up village. The technique we were to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456


Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 456 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello, Merry & Bright friends! Or you will be after this post! First off… I apologize. I had double the selections chosen for today’s party features, however the post got too long. It’s just getting so hard to know where […]

Finding ‘the one’ at the Christmas tree farm

Bringing the Christmas tree home in the Dodge truck

For the longest while, I wasn’t sure what direction I was going with the family Christmas tree this year. I do have this vision of a ‘tree forest in the snow’… however my mind’s eye could see was anything but a faux tree. Quite the opposite! I love my faux Christmas Ikea tree but I […]