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Christmas Tour 2013

December 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Becki Peckham in Holidays/Seasons - (2 Comments)
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Chris and I want to wish everyone a merry Christmas and happy New Year. We thought we would share a few photos of our house done up for the holidays! We decided on a black, white, silver and gold theme this year. Enjoy!           

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Ok, so I had big plans for this project but I ran out of time. My plan was to make these trees ranging from 6  to 4 feet high, ditch the table and use foam core and plywood. Unfortunately, time (and stock at Michael’s) were not on my side. So I decided to make a … Read more

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Here is a really fun recipe for the holidays. Peanut butter cookies that look like buttons! You can whip these up in no time and they are delicious. You can use your favourite peanut butter cookie recipe or you can use this recipe that I used (with smooth peanut butter). The extra things you will need … Read more

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Infinity scarves have increased in popularity over the last few years. If you can sew a straight line, you can make your own scarf! You will need approximately 1.5 linear meters of fabric for a scarf that wraps around your neck twice. If you want it to wrap around three times you may want to … Read more

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For those of you who like to entertain, here is a centrepiece idea that’s sure to please the eyes (and nose). This fresh centrepiece was one my mother made for a dinner party she hosted last weekend. She has quite a large table, but you can scale this to the proper size for your own … Read more

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Here is an easy DIY for reminders, notes or even simple messages. Chalkboards are becoming more and more popular in the home. Last year I made these chalkboard coasters. I had a little chalkboard paint left over so I thought I would turn a picture frame into a chalkboard sign. First, pick up a picture … Read more

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Looking for a way to spruce up your dining table for the holidays? Check out this wicked easy, no sew burlap table runner I made! Great for anyone doing a natural or woodland holiday theme. Heres how I did it: I picked up some burlap fabric at the fabric store. I got about 6′ in … Read more

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My door was looking really bare all winter as I never got the chance to make a fresh green wreath last christmas. To make your own wreath, you can use any greenery you want. I used cedar, but I have also added some pictures of a few wreaths my mother made where she used a mix of … Read more

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I don’t know about you, but I have a large number of clear vases around. I saw this while hunting pinterest one day and I thought I would give it a try. You can give any old vase a new look with a lick of paint. Once you find your vase, wash it out and … Read more

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I am all for the easy DIY and this one is beyond easy. This year I am going with a Christmas colour scheme of black, white, silver and gold, but I have nothing gold. NOTHING! And I didn’t want to invest in a lot of gold items because A, it’s expensive and B, I might … Read more