last minute holiday gift ideas

last minute gifts

Anyone else’s Christmas shopping decidedly NOT done? Have no fear, today, I’m sharing some easy gifts to MAKE! Perfect for those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list–there’s something here for everybody!

doily canvas bags from under the sycamore 

 hoop ornament tutorial from burlap+blue

diy bath fizzies from martha stewart

mason jar pincushions from stolen moments 

labeled bath jars from the idea room

instagram photos into cards from say yes to hoboken

diy soap bottles from the idea room 

chalkboard coasters from crazy wonderful

tshirt braided headbands from make it & love it

stenciled animal mugs from country living 

rice heating pad tutorial from the green wife

decorated clipboard from skip to my lou

diy silhouettes from the anderson crew 

yarn ball bookmark from design mom

etched hot cocoa jar from oopesy daisy

diy monogram mugs from design mom 

fabric covered notebooks from between the lines

candy cane sugar scrub from jacolyn murphy

glitter candle holder from house of earnest 

diy custom coasters from fellow fellow

salted caramel hot chocolate mix from pennies on a platter

anthropologie-inspired candle from life in grace

diy vanilla extract from bake at 350

felt coffee cozies from the purl bee

10 christmas tree alternatives that may be even better than the real thing

Maybe you love to put a unique spin on traditional holiday decor, or maybe you just dislike the idea of lugging home a tree, lugging it back out after the holidays, and still finding needles in your home months after Christmas. Whatever the reason, I have 10 christmas tree alternatives that may make even the most enthusiastic tree trimmer rethink their holiday decor!


free people


say yes


homey oh my


handmade charlotte

alternative christmas tree no1 d

a few pretty things


family sponge


the art of doing stuff


martha stewart


emily henderson



holiday home tours to inspire

I’m slowly putting some finishing touches on my own holiday decor (and probably will be until Christmas Eve, but that’s another story, though you can catch peeks here and there on my Instagram feed), and I wanted to spend a few minutes today sharing with you all some of the gorgeous images that have inspired me this year! There’s so much creativity in blogland, I couldn’t help but share some of my favorites…



Inspired by Charm

Christmas 4

Christmas 9

Dimples and Tangles



bliss at home



hunted interior


craftberry bush