Reclaimed wood Christmas and winter trees


Reclaimed wood Christmas and winter trees . I thought Christmas was on Saturday. Glancing at the calendar today, it’s Wednesday! How did I get that wrong?! Maybe it’s a good thing after all, because I was just in the workshop cutting these cute little stenciled scrap wood Christmas and winter trees, totally oblivious to the […]

Stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel

Christmas vintage crates fireplace mantel

This year’s stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel transpired by… fluke. Do you remember my fall mantel with stacked vintage crates HERE? When Christmas approached, I honestly didn’t want to take it all down. I loved the warmth from the old crates! So before I gutted the fall mantel to start all over, I started adding […]

Rustic wood Christmas candles with a snowflake shelf

reclaimed wood faux candles with snowflake shelf-004

I really love the look of candles. I love how they flicker and make everything soooo cozy. However, I rarely burn them these days. I guess the resistance stems back from when my son was young. A flickering flame was just a dangerous thing back then. And now with jumping cats, I’m still leery. Probably […]

Cute Christmas coke crate candle centrepiece


I knew I’d be in trouble the moment this cute Christmas coke crate candle centrepiece brainstorm hit. On a scale of 1 – 10, how much horizontal space do you have for Christmas decorating? Well, if you’re anything like me, it’s about 1%. We need every available counter top and table top in this place, […]

1 – Branch candle Christmas centrepiece with junk tray


Glowy candles are a little near and dear to my heart during the holidays. So I felt I needed to make a new branch candle Christmas centrepiece with junk tray for 2014.   Do you remember my log candle centrepiece from last year? This one is done in a similar way. Flickering candles remind me […]