28 December 2015

Macy's Holiday Windows

Hi there! I hope you all had a beautiful Christmas celebration.

Today, I'm sharing a few photos from my romp to Macy's in Herald Square. 

 I absolutely love their theme this year...The Peanuts Gang is front and center!

Sweet, sweet Linus.

Are they not adorable?!

Even the USPS came out with these forever stamps...perfect for Christmas correspondence.

And attaching to those letters to Santa Claus!

Please savor the remaining days of 2015.
I wish you all a spectacular New Year!

21 December 2015

Inspiration from the Food52 Holiday Market

Hello! How is your week coming along? Are you in a mad scramble in preparation for Christmas? We're all caught up in the holiday rush but I have a few photos to share from my visit to the Food52 pop-up shop over the weekend.

Maybe these photos will spark some holiday creativity:
No fire place? No problem! Use a faux mantle and an electric fire.

The wooden pegboard reminds me of Julia Child -- a great idea for
organizing the kitchen or craftroom.

Projecting a movie on a white wall plus a string of lights
for a fun outdoor party.

A simple table setting and gift packaging on brown paper bags.

Incorporating nature (dried leaves) in gift giving.
I think these ideas turn blah to TADA!

Wishing you a spectacular week. Happy Holidays!

14 December 2015

Origami Ornaments

Hey guys! How was your weekend? I'm so into the holiday spirit and I'm seeing a lot of inspiring decorations like this one:

It's a Christmas tree with a Japanese theme. The ornaments are origami.

Look at these kimonos! Aren't they adorable?

And the tree topper is a paper crane. TADA!

If you'd like to make some kimono ornaments, you can check out the tutorial right here.
And the crane has easy to follow instructions here.

Happy decorating!

07 December 2015

A Handmade Wreath

I am on Christmas decorating mode! I've put up pine wreaths and garlands, decked them out with ribbon and lights and handmade ornaments

Here's a wreath I saw at a home decorating shop:

It would be a nice holiday craft, don't you think?

It's made of pages from an old book. Each one is rolled up like a scroll and tied with twine. The edges of the scrolls are dipped in glue and finished off with silver glitter. Then the scrolls are attached to a wire wreath with hot glue. A pretty bow can be used to hang the wreath to a door or window. TADA!

Have a great week, folks!