Decorating

Dress Up Your Mailbox for the Holidays

dress up your mailbox for the holidays.

Dress up your Mailbox with these Festive Mailbox Decorations It is time to dress up your mailbox for the holidays! I am a self confessed Christmas fairy.  If there is a place in my home that doesn’t have a Christmas…

Halloween Scary Snake Basket

Halloween scary snake basket

This Halloween Scary Snake Basket is Great for Seasonal Curb Appeal. I found a picture of this Halloween scary snake basket a while ago and thought it was so cute.  I intended to make a similar one for myself but…

Hurricane Popcorn Table Decoration

Autumn hurricane vase popcorn table decoration

This Easy DIY Fall Hurricane Popcorn Table Decoration Makes the Table Ready in a Flash. Looking for a fast and easy decoration for your tabletop for fall?  What could be easier than this hurricane popcorn table decoration? It is made…

DIY Projects Using Witch’s feet

Top Witch Feet DIY projects

Make your own Witch’s Feet Decorations Ding Dong the Witch is dead.  Remember the song from the Wizard of Oz?  The image of witch’s feet with striped stockings has become a traditional Halloween image. It has also started becoming the…

Scarecrow Autumn Wreath Door Decoration

Scarecrow wreath autumn door decoration

Dress up Your Entry with This Scarecrow Autumn Wreath Door Decoration. This is my time of the year.  As in, I bake and craft and decorate my way through the next four months and enjoy every minute of it.   To…

17 Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

17 creative holiday gift wrap ideas - alwaystheholidays.com/

Wrap your Gifts in Style with one of these Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas. If you wander through the stores during the holidays, you will be overwhelmed with all of the choices for holiday gift wrapping.  You can buy supplies…

Easy DIY Block Christmas Tree

DIY Block Christmas Tree Project

Child’s Block Christmas Tree Imagine how cute this Christmas Tree would be in an nursery or child’s playroom?    The block Christmas tree uses child’s toys, building blocks and some small holiday odds and ends. The project is so easy to…

DIY Cinnamon and Nut Wreath

DIY Cinnamon Nut Wreath.

Make your own Cinnamon and Nut Wreath This is the time of the year when most homes have wreaths on their front doors. But before you add your Christmas themed wreath, how about this Cinnamon nut wreath? The wreath is…

DIY Indian Corn Cakes

DIY Indian Corn Cakes

Indian Corn Cake Centerpiece This do it yourself project for Indian Corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table.   The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make. To make this project, you will need: 1 yellow cake…

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

Fast and Easy Pine Cone Christmas Trees These do it yourself Christmas Trees are my favorite kind of project.  They make use of things in the house and garden and require very little in the way of anything that needs…

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

Make Your Own Terracotta Pot Candle Holders Gardeners will love these Christmas candle holders. The main part of the design is made by recycling old terracotta pots. To make these cute candle holders you will need the following supplies: 6…

The Traditions of Christmas Greenery

The History of Christmas Greenery - the Christmas tree, wreath, holly, mistletoe and more

What is the Story behind Christmas Greenery? Each year during the festive season, our homes get decorated with all manner of holiday greenery.  Whether it be holly and ivy, Christmas trees of fir or spruce, Mistletoe balls and sprigs, or…

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornaments

DIY snowman glitter Christmas ornament.

Make your own Snowman Ornaments. It is getting closer to that time of the year when we start thinking about Christmas decorating.  It’s probably too soon for most of us to be thinking of decorating, but definitely not for crafters…