Create Your Own Holiday Card

With the holidays in full swing the Christmas family photo cards are everywhere. 

The options are endless when it comes to family photo cards.  There are so many places that will do them for you.  All you have to do it pick a card and upload your photos, they do the rest.  One of my favorite sites for this is  I love theirs options, their layouts, and their designs.  So, if that is the road you would like to take then that is my recommendation.  

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Christmas Has Finally Arrived

For some reason this year I had a hard stinkin' time getting myself to decorate.  Maybe I'm too focused on remodeling our house to think about decoration, but in any case we finally got some Christmas up in this hizzy (too gangsta?).  

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DIY Lamp

As I was starting my living room makeover I found some milk glass lamps at Pottery Barn that I really wanted, but again, did not want to pay the price tag.  I got it in my head that I needed to make some of my own.  I really wasn't sure how to do it and so I started with some trial and error experiments.  

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DIY Monkey Coat Rack

A while ago I saw a bird rack from West Elm that I fell in love with, sadly I was not in love with the price (even if I wanted to buy it now, I coudn't, since it is no longer available).  Then the ol' diy mentallity  kicked in and I decided to make my own version of the rack.

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Thanksgiving Table

What a whirlwind weekend!  Haha, say that ten times fast.

Now that the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving is over I can finally take time to share what I did for my Thanksgiving table.  As I said in my sneak peek post I didn't use traditional colors, but put in a few fallish items to help it fit the season.

Blue and yellow were the color of choice this year.  The color inspiration came from my grandmothers china that I got to use for the first time.  It became my jumping off point.

With that, I headed to the store with  my blue and yellow colors in mind.  This is what I came up with.

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