The Scandinavian region of the world is famous for its Northern lights and snowy winter scenes, synonymous with Christmas. While Scandinavian design can come across as stark and modern, there's also a cozy, bright side to Scandinavian decor — one that is particularly apparently during the holiday season.
I love household fortune-telling, so the ritual of the wishbone is right up my alley, even if I haven't eaten a bird since I was five years old. I've gathered 10 delightful wishbone crafts perfect for the holiday table, no actual bones needed.
Emily of Chez V joined in the One Room Challenge this year, a semi-annual event where 20 design-oriented bloggers transform a room of their own, from start to finish. Emily threw herself into renovating her master bedroom and, over the course of six weeks, sanded the walls, painted, printed fabric, and shopped for the perfect pieces. See the finished product next...
If you're stuck with a non-functioning fireplace, forgo the stacked books and candles in favor of rustic logs that give your room a nice warm feeling. Before you start imagining all the spiders that might be crawling in and out of your living room, we're going to let you in on something: they're not real!
When I was growing up, my family strung our tree with retro Christmas lights from the 1960s, left over from my mother's childhood. They're now mostly blown out, but I love the shape and colors so much we've never tossed them. Here are a few ideas for re-using old Christmas lights, as well as those still shining brightly.
The folks over at Paper N Stitch, Katie's Pencil Box, and Snow & Graham must have had a mind meld, because they each independently came up with the same DIY craft idea for wall decor that is easy and cheap to make, AND can be reused year after year. Want to see what they did to fill these blank walls?
For most people, the laundry room is something unsightly they're happy to hide behind a closet door or in the back of the garage. But there are others who—by choice or by chance — opt to show off their laundry machines in a mudroom or (looking at you, kitchen laundry renters) some other high-traffic area of the home. If that's the case in your home, this simple and temporary polka-dotted and striped machine makeover is for you.
'Tis the season for pretty wreaths. Last year I did this roundup of pretty twig wreaths, and this year I went searching for some easy and natural wreath tutorials. If you're looking for inspiration for making your own wreath, here are 5 easy projects that do not require a lot of time or supplies.
I usually barely decorate for Halloween and only slightly more for Thanksgiving — not because I'm not festive, but because I save my energy for Christmas. Erin Souder of House of Earnest offers tips for creating holiday decor that will transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas that will help the reluctant (like me) or the persistent holiday decorator save time, energy, and possibly money.