Entryway Christmas Wreath DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Wreath with Succlents and Burlap

There’s something about a grand entrance…I think that’s what made me buy this giant wreath. Of course the first thing I thought of was, where the heck am I going to store this after Christmas but I purchased it anyway. I just couldn’t pass up the sale! And since there was such a great sale, […]

Elf on the Shelf Bad Day Poem with Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Elf on the Shelf Bad Day Poem Free Printable

Oh my! Well, we had a rough day the other day. My daughter had an off day of crying and disobedience. I’m not sure what went wrong, because she’s a pretty good kid most of the time. I was so frustrated with her by the end of the day; I really wanted to take away […]

Snowman Joy Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
Snowman Joy Wreath Tutorial

Do you want to build a snowman? Ha! I made this easy snowman joy wreath from three grapevine wreaths I found in the dollar bin at Target a couple years ago. It’s super easy to make and adds a little character to your holiday décor. Here is how I made it, Materials: Three Grapevine Wreaths […]

Give Your Presence, Not Your Presents

by T Berokoff

I liked the Dear Abby suggestion in this morning’s newspaper about what to give to older parents when looking for gift suggestions.  A woman, Truly Blessed In Montana, wrote in telling about what her daughter and son-in-law do for her which is paraphrased here.  Because her daughter lives out of state, they only see each […]

DIY Wreath Hanger Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Wire Hanger

I was decorating the house the other day and I needed a simple way to hang a wreath on the mirror over my mantel. I had a regular wreath hanger you can buy at the store, but it was too long. It hung too far down the mirror. Like a dork, I attempted to tape […]

Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer

by Dinah Wulf

The other day, I had a random playdate with a couple of my best friend’s daughters. When they come to spend time with me, we always do a craft together.  I wanted to do something seasonal, with items I have in my craft closet, so we ended up making these toilet paper roll reindeer. Materials: […]

12 Days of Christmas Count Down Tree

by Dinah Wulf
12 Days of Christmas Count Down Tree

I know advent starts earlier, but this year, since I like to give little candies or small toys each day, I thought I’d limit the gifting to 12 days and made this cute little gold 12 Days of Christmas Count Down Tree. As part of December’s Dollar Bin Challenge, a bunch of Bloggers and I […]

Elf on the Shelf First Day Idea

by Dinah Wulf
Elf on the Shelf First day Idea

Hi. I’m Dinah…and I am obsessed. I know. I don’t normally write on Saturday afternoons, but I just wanted to post this idea before Monday and I got carried away with the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving. Monday, the 1st is when I start the Elf on the Shelf tradition with my family. This year, […]

Washi Tape Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
Washi Tape gift Wrapping Idea

As a one-stop “Holiday Workshop,” Office Depot and OfficeMax offer everything with the lowest prices ever on the Black Friday deals like high-performing laptops to the hottest gift cards so shoppers can find the right gifts for everyone on their holiday lists. Whether you need a gift for someone in the office or a client, […]


Holiday Tips for a Beautiful Home

by Dinah Wulf
Holiday Tips for a Beautiful Home (1)

This post, Holiday Tips for a Beautiful Home, is sponsored by Bona, All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited to have my parents coming to visit us from Maryland the first week of December, and my in-laws coming to visit us from Illinois over Christmas this year! I’m crossing my fingers that […]

DIY Christmas Card Display

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Display with Chicken Wire (1)

  This article, DIY Christmas Card Display, is sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings. All opinions are 100% my own. Lucky for me, this year I was able to design my custom Christmas cards with Pear Tree Greetings. There were SO many choices for holiday photo cards I couldn’t decide. Their personalization process made it so […]

Easy Mini Winter Scene in a Cloche

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Winter Scene in a Cloche

I think I have an obsession with all things mini and pretty things inside glass cloches. For example, I recently made these DIY Snow Globe Ornaments and these Mini Winter Forest in Vintage Tea Cups. I also made a few centerpieces like my Easy Gold, Black, and White Pumpkins DIY and for a bridal shower […]

My Craft Room: Inspiration, Creativity, & Tradition

by Dinah Wulf
Felt Poinsettia DIY  (3)

This article, My Craft Room: Inspiration, Creativity, & Tradition, is sponsored by IKEA. All opinions are 100% my own. My craft room is more than just a craft room. It’s a place of inspiration, a place of creativity, and a place of tradition. My daughter and I spend a lot of time in there. I […]

Ten Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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Last year was the first year to participate in this fun family Christmas tradition.  If you missed any of my other easy Elf on the Shelf ideas posts, here they are: Elf on a Shelf Ideas Two Dozen Elf on the Shelf Ideas Best Elf on the Shelf Ideas No Sew Elf on the Shelf […]

Blessing Bags for the Homeless

by T Berokoff

Blessing Bags for the Homeless When you see a homeless person or family asking for money, what do you do?  Here’s an idea from Pinterest that is simple and a project for the whole family.  It is a great way to help others and teach our kids to help too.  After making these bags, keep them […]

Easy Christmas DIY Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Christmas DIY Ideas

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s a time that I cherish tradition and time with family and friends. It’s a time of inspiration and creativity for me. I enjoy coming up with creative ideas for holiday décor, Christmas ornaments, and handmade gifts. Just last year I introduced the Elf on […]

Tote-ally Awesome Tote Bag

by Dinah Wulf
Tote-tally Awesome Tote Bag

Today I just wanted to share a great deal going on at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores right now! These Tote-ally awesome tote bags are available at Jo-Ann for $9.99 with a minimum $30 in-store purchase! I have to say, they are the perfect size for so many things this holiday season. I have several […]

Mini Winter Forest in Vintage Tea Cups

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Tea Cup Decor

It’s the little things like this that make me happy… a good deal, an old treasure, a stranger’s artwork. I found these two little vintage tea cups at a thrift store. They stood out like sore thumbs in a sea of saucers, other tea cups, and coffee mugs. I picked them up without a thought […]