DIY Holiday Ideas

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Cherished handmade holidays were the norm years ago and that same time honored tradition of do-it-yourself celebrating is making a comeback! ***Please share the love and pin more than just your own "stuff." To keep the board fresh, refrain from pinning the same post repeatedly - multiple pins of the same post will be deleted. All spam or off topic pins will be deleted as well*** If you'd like an invite to join the board, email me: michele{at}homesteadingcottage.com

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Top Winter Power Outage Tips / Christmas Ice Storm 2013 - Redhead Can Decorate

It all started with my hubby saying, “We keep having good luck…” When he said it, I knew we were in trouble. There’s 2 things you should never say… 1. I haven’t been sick in a long time. 2. I’m really having good luck lately. — When I woke the morning after the storm, I... Read More

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Snowman Crafts for Kids - Redhead Can Decorate

When I scheduled this “Melted Snowman” craft, I had no idea how appropriate it would be. Happy New Year everyone…welcome to my first post 0f 2014! I have two fun, easy “Snowman Crafts” today to do with the kiddos, grand kiddos, or big kiddos. Is this guy cute, or what? Between the 5 day power... Read More

Christmas Tree 2013 - Redhead Can Decorate

Our first Christmas tree on our own was at our first apartment in 1992. I remember burning out our red vacuum when I tried to clean up the needles with it. Bad Julie! 21 years later and we still love Christmas tree day. It stems from our childhood. When I was 8, I would smell... Read More

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Apelsiner med kryddnejlikor 2.0 - Trendenser

Vill du ta dina kryddnejlike-apelsiner till nästa nivå? Investera i en Siselerare (ett cestjärn)! Det är betydligt enklare än man tror att skala av apelsinerna i olika mönster och effekten blir både mer väldoft och snyggare frukter på köpet. Kanske ett bra pysseltips inför julaftonens uppesittarkväll? Cestjärn finns på Ica / Coop / Hemköp om […]

Peppermint Starlight Wreath - Redhead Can Decorate

Don’t you love when restaurants have those red & white round peppermint candies in a bowl by the exit? Am I guilty of taking a huge handful and keeping them in my coat pocket? Darn “starlight” right I am! — My Mom recently saved me her issue of Midwest Living. My first thought… They beat... Read More

Mini-Tree Stump Christmas Place Card Holders - Redhead Can Decorate

You didn’t think I WOOD let the holidays go by with out a tree stump in the mix, did you? Well, WOOD you? Presenting my “Mini-Tree Stump Christmas Place Card Holders”… This idea came to me in my sleep. I didn’t dream it, but I thought of it while falling asleep. I have no... Read More

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Christmas Ornaments

I make different ornaments each year to give to Anna and Alex as well as other special friends and family. This year I settled on woven stars; and Amanda over at House Revivals has a really great series of tutorials (which I followed very closely). She makes hers out of old book pages, but of course I used fabric. I recently inherited a bunch of Christmas prints, and I thought this would be a perfect use for them. The ornaments are really not difficult to make, as Amanda said, the most time…

Taking you on a tour of our farmhouse style bedroom all decked out for the holidays.

Simple Farmhouse Christmas Bedroom Decor - Making it in the Mountains

Taking you on a tour of our farmhouse style bedroom all decked out for the holidays.

Apelsiner med kryddnejlikor 2.0 - Trendenser

Vill du ta dina kryddnejlike-apelsiner till nästa nivå? Investera i en Siselerare (ett cestjärn)! Det är betydligt enklare än man tror att skala av apelsinerna i olika mönster och effekten blir både mer väldoft och snyggare frukter på köpet. Kanske ett bra pysseltips inför julaftonens uppesittarkväll? Cestjärn finns på Ica / Coop / Hemköp om […]

Get inspired for Christmas with 43 amazing decor ideas that you can use when decorating your home for the holidays.

43 Amazing Christmas Decor Ideas

Get inspired for Christmas with 43 amazing decor ideas that you can use when decorating your home for the holidays.

DIY Christmas Outdoor Planters - Learn how to decorated outdoor planters for Christmas by following this step-by-step tutorial that uses greenery, berries, branches, and pinecones. via @spaula

DIY Christmas Outdoor Planters - Sweet Pea

I’ve been a busy bee decking my halls for the Christmas season. Our house is on a corner street and gets a lot of both foot and vehicle traffic and I like for it to look festive for the season. Our neighbors love the lighted tree on the porch on the side of our home...Read More

Basic Epsom salts give blue candles an icy charm. Finish the scene with pinecones and bits of winter greenery.

Frosty Salted Candle Centerpiece - Sweet Pea

When I saw how to make salted candles in the December issue of Martha Stewart, I knew that this was a project that I would have to try. The picture below is from the Martha Stewart website and you can click here for a link to the directions. This project is super easy. All you...Read More

Peppermint Starlight Wreath - Redhead Can Decorate

Don’t you love when restaurants have those red & white round peppermint candies in a bowl by the exit? Am I guilty of taking a huge handful and keeping them in my coat pocket? Darn “starlight” right I am! — My Mom recently saved me her issue of Midwest Living. My first thought… They beat... Read More

Mini-Tree Stump Christmas Place Card Holders - Redhead Can Decorate

You didn’t think I WOOD let the holidays go by with out a tree stump in the mix, did you? Well, WOOD you? Presenting my “Mini-Tree Stump Christmas Place Card Holders”… This idea came to me in my sleep. I didn’t dream it, but I thought of it while falling asleep. I have no... Read More

Affordable Christmas Decorating - Redhead Can Decorate

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Top Winter Power Outage Tips / Christmas Ice Storm 2013 - Redhead Can Decorate

It all started with my hubby saying, “We keep having good luck…” When he said it, I knew we were in trouble. There’s 2 things you should never say… 1. I haven’t been sick in a long time. 2. I’m really having good luck lately. — When I woke the morning after the storm, I... Read More

Snowman Crafts for Kids - Redhead Can Decorate

When I scheduled this “Melted Snowman” craft, I had no idea how appropriate it would be. Happy New Year everyone…welcome to my first post 0f 2014! I have two fun, easy “Snowman Crafts” today to do with the kiddos, grand kiddos, or big kiddos. Is this guy cute, or what? Between the 5 day power... Read More

Christmas Tree 2013 - Redhead Can Decorate

Our first Christmas tree on our own was at our first apartment in 1992. I remember burning out our red vacuum when I tried to clean up the needles with it. Bad Julie! 21 years later and we still love Christmas tree day. It stems from our childhood. When I was 8, I would smell... Read More

17 Christmas decorating ideas farmhouse style #farmhousestyle #christmas #christmasdecorations #homedecor #christmasdecor #rustic #farmhousedecor #christmascrafts

Farmhouse decorating ideas for Christmas

17 Christmas decorating ideas farmhouse style #farmhousestyle #christmas #christmasdecorations #homedecor #christmasdecor #rustic #farmhousedecor #christmascrafts

Need some cute Christmas photo props? Make these DIY Christmas photo props signs and you will have the best holiday pictures ever!

DIY Christmas photo prop signs for the holidays

Need some cute Christmas photo props? Make these DIY Christmas photo props signs and you will have the best holiday pictures ever!

Decorate your home for Christmas with this free printable Vintage Christmas Print--a free and easy way to add to your Christmas decoration. Download, print and pop into a frame. #vintageChristmasprintables #Christmasdecor #Christmasprintablesigns #Christmasdecoratingideas #freeprintable

Vintage Christmas Printables | Free Printable Included

A free and easy way to add to your Christmas decor is to add prints in frames. This free Vintage Christmas Printable is free for you to use!

The best faux garlands for Christmas and the holidays! Prelit, realistic Christmas garlands. Beautiful images of where they were used.

The 15 Best Faux Garlands For The Holidays

The best faux garlands for Christmas and the holidays! Prelit, realistic Christmas garlands. Beautiful images of where they were used.