DIY Wreaths

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

There is tremendous satisfaction from making things yourself. And making your own wreath is not very complicated, can impart a lot of personality to the entrance of your home & if properly stored, can last for years & years. Here are a few of my favorites ~ if you click on the links above each photo, you will find the assembly instructions.

First up, from the quintessential crafter, Martha Stewart, is a paper-doily wreath that is beautiful & easy to do ~

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More than on the tree ~ ornament inspiration

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

There is s-o-o much more you can do with ornaments besides grabbing a hook & hanging them on your tree. Today, I am sharing a little ornament inspiration with you.

Strung with coordinating ribbon, ornaments make a fabulous window display ~

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DIY Snow Globes

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

If you want to make a gift for yourself or a special someone that is heartfelt & very personal, consider making your own snow globe.

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Styling your home with cloches

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

Glass cloches were developed by the French to protect their plants from the cold with the intention of bringing them to harvest earlier. Modern cloches are used for food display & as well as a design element.

The first 3 images in this post show cloches with holiday ornaments ~

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Style your fireplace mantel for Christmas

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

I’ve missed 2 posts due to a crashed laptop ~ happy to be back! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!

Black Friday officially kicks off the Christmas season ~ although this year it was actually black Thursday ~ so, today I am offering up some Christmas fireplace mantel decorating inspiration as we head into the weekend ~

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Maps in home decor

By LIN ELLIS
DavidsonNews.net

Maps, maps, maps! You can frame them, decoupage them, cut them into letters & shapes ~ the possibilities are endless. Truly affordable art.

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