The 2017 Christmas Holiday Shelf

Well, here we are, almost half-way through December, and I’m finally getting the chance to share my 2017 Christmas Holiday Shelf! Better late than never, right?!

This year, I had several large pieces I decided to use, instead of many smaller ones. I like the effect I ended up with! What do you think?

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So all in all, just five pieces that take up the entire shelf! 

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The 2017 Valentine’s Day Holiday Shelf!

We’re already past the half-way point of January, y’all! Can you believe it?! Time is just a flyin’!

So I figured it was time to get a bit of Valentine’s Day decor up and running. May I present, the 2017 Valentine’s Day Holiday Shelf:

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As with everything else, my goal these days is always simplicity. But I wanted to mix a few different mediums on this one, as well.

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The 2016 Valentine’s Day Holiday Shelf!

Well, folks, this year I decided to take it super simple with Valentine’s Day, and I think my shelf reflects that! Here’s a few super-simple pics for you!

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I used all the red heart cards for a fun and messy little banner. I kinda like that they don’t all hang perfectly!

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Decorating Tips to Spruce up Your Home for Christmas – A Guest Post!

Well, we’re close, folks! Thanksgiving is just over a week away, and I want to make sure you stop by on Friday for TONS of resources to help you out with your plans for the big day! But, since we’re pretty close to another holiday soon after, I wanted to whet your appetite for a little bit of Christmas, too! So when Marie Nieves contacted me and asked if she could share some tips on prepping your home for Christmas, well, that was just perfect! So, here she is!

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Ho ho ho! Christmas is getting seriously close – are you ready for it? I don’t mean getting your holiday groove on – is your HOME jolly enough for this jolly occasion? You don’t want to disappoint Santa when he walks in for his milk and cookies! It is about time to decorate your home for the holiday, and that venture should go way beyond simply decorating the Christmas tree, while not crossing the line of over-the-top holiday kitsch. Instead of mixing all the sparkly things together, for years back, I have two basic colour palettes for Christmas which I never combine: blue-silver and gold-red. Here are my tips to make your home welcoming this holiday season.

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Fall Holiday Shelf! (With a Couple of New Decorations and a FREE PRINTABLE!)

So far this year, you’ve journeyed along with me as I tested five new Fall recipes (CLICK HERE IF YOU MISSED THAT AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT NOW), and you’ve seen the outside of our home all decorated for Fall! (CLICK HERE IF YOU MISSED THAT AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT NOW!)

I’ve had a few people ask me about the decor around the inside of the house, and specifically: the Holiday Shelf!

For those who are new around here, my Holiday Shelf is my weak attempt at pretending I have a mantle. Here in Florida, we don’t have too many fireplaces, meaning we don’t have too many mantels, meaning I can’t decorate a mantel for all the seasons and holidays that I enjoy decorating for. So I’ve substituted a shelf in our foyer for that…and the Holiday Shelf was born!

Anyhoo, this is old hat to most of you – so, may I present to you, the 2015 Fall Holiday Shelf!

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I know, I know what you’re thinking already. BLACK AND GOLD?! What on earth! Those aren’t FALL colors!

Well, here’s the thing. I’ve been itching to do some kind of decorating with black and gold for a while now, so I decided that now was as good a time as any. And mainly because…I found THIS:

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