DIY: Peacock Feather Ornament

    {GIVEAWAY AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST!} I always make ornaments each year. I have several ideas to start off the season. Any time you can pick up the empty glass ornaments from Michael’s or JoAnn’s I would recomend it. They are inexpensive and can be reused each year if you decide to change out what is inside them. I had a few alabaster peacock feathers lying about so I put one inside this ornament to try it out. Trim your feather down so it will fit inside the ornament and then slide it in the opening at the top. With a pair of tweezers move it until it is…

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    DIY: Wintery Terrarium

    I have been slowly winterizing my home. Not in the actual mountain way but by slowly adding Christmas decorations when I have time. What with the first snow (already! eep!) and temperatures dropping rapidly…I have needed something to keep my attention. Today I worked on this Wintery Terrarium. It was fairly simple to do. I found the moss in my yard and had the dishes already. This vintage footed bowl (thrifting find) fit perfectly with the pattern on the plate I just purchased from Anthropologie. The cloche was one I purchased a few years ago from Pottery Barn. The silver trees are pinecones I collected and then sprayed with silver…

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    Merry Christmas!

    I managed to snap this ¬†photo of my daughter, Fiona, in front of the Christmas tree wearing a headband I am working on. I might just let her keep it! Maybe this pattern will be sized for mother and daughter. I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday. I will try to get pictures of the snow to post at a later time. Now for relaxing and enjoying my family…and maybe some Pumpkin Pancakes…yum!