Archive | December, 2011

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING | December 13, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Simple (and Not So Simple) Christmas Cookie Ideas

melting snowman cookies by the decorated cookie blog

I love the tradition of making your own Christmas cookies and bring to as hostess gifts. With a little imagination, some practice and the right supplies, you could arrive with the best decorated cookies this Christmas. I visited The Decorated Cookie blog in search of tutorials and inspirations. What I found was several Wow! factors [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | December 6, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Spruce Outdoor Centerpiece

spruce outdoor centerpiece bhg

Delightful outdoor decorations greet your guests with style and character. I got tired of the big lit house decorations. It might be because we pass the Holiday at the cottage that I am more inspired by this birdbath evergreen tree centerpiece. The idea behind this project is to set up a welcoming woodsy vignette at [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | December 6, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Kyle Bunting’s Stylish Cowhide Rugs

alhambra rug

These luxurious rugs from Kyle Bunting freshen up the rustic of cowhide rugs. The modern and geometric design brings a modern feel that I appreciate. His creations will look great in a modern or a contemporary interior. You can specify any design, color, and size for rug, wall covering and upholstery applications. The dye catalogue is huge and [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | December 6, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

DIY Christmas Wreaths

DIY flowery wreath

It is hard to beat the unique character of handmade Christmas wreaths. It is fun to see how people are still able to reinvent a Holiday decoration that have been around for ages. Have a look at three DIY wreaths that are beautifully rustic. First, here an cosy idea from The Farm Chicks‘ Serena Thompson. It [...]