A military vest with lace seems an unlikely combination, but in this anything goes world of fashion, it works. The lace keeps the vest and overall look feminine. While the rest of the country was freezing, we were having a heat wave, so yes, I really wore this last Saturday.
These cute little cupcake liner trees are another idea I saw while perusing magazines. (We spend a good many evenings at Books a Million drinking coffee and hanging out. Of course, you can find me in the back looking at the eye candy magazines.) These are so easy to do.
Find some cute cupcake liners. I picked up mine at Michael's 75/$1.00 and they had a bonus mini liner set in them. If I get around to making treats, I'll use those mini liners. Cut the center circle of the liner out.
You will be left with a ruffle that you can then glue or pin to a cone. I had some styrofoam cones in my stash. I decided to pin mine on. (Less committment- I can take them off if I need the cone for something else.)
When you reach the top you will have an adorable ruffled tree. I made two of them and they have a home on my Christmas mantel now.
Deer and reindeer continue to grow in popularity for Christmas and winter decor. I'd love to add some to my decor but I may not get the chance this year. When I do get around to it, here are 10 ways I'd love to add deer to my DIY decor.
One of my most popular post is 10 ways to repurpose an old sweater. Here is one more way to use on old sweater, particularly an old tacky holiday sweater- make hoop ornaments.
I was perusing a holiday magazine and saw this idea. I remembered that I had purchased this sweater from Goodwill for Valentine's projects that never were completed. It has a snowflake pattern and was perfect for these ornaments. This is also a super easy and quick project for this busy time of year. Here's what you need:
I was drawn to red last week. I guess I had the coming of Christmas on my mind. I love red and grey together and this scarf is one of my favorites. It was a gift to me and can be worn around the shoulders like a capelet or worn as a scarf.