TWENTY THURSDAY’S ‘TILL CHRISTMAS // Making Personalized Ornaments

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This year I decided I wanted to make personalized Christmas ornaments. I thought it would be fun to make a list of words that were special to everyone in our family. Words from the year 2017 … such as people’s names, places we have visited and anything else I could think of that has a special meaning to our family. I started with a list of 35 words but by the time I finished making the ornaments the list had grown to over 50. It’s a good thing the ornaments were easy to make!

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TWENTY THURSDAYS TILL CHRISTMAS // Paper Magnolia Wreath

1BF5CB35-2F99-40A3-BFA3-B422E6AB09E7DA5BC6E3-88C8-4F75-A4A8-6AE687B293FE.jpgPinterest is such a great place for DIY ideas. Especially when it comes to Christmas projects. I recently saw this paper Magnolia wreath that was made by Seeking Lavender Lane. I loved the look of it so I decided to make my own using a scrapbook paper instead. It’s an easy DIY and I think you should try it!

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Twenty Thursdays Till Christmas // Gift Wrapping Ideas

6f3b35aa-797d-451f-91a4-b63887a0b9a7I have always put just as much importance in how a gift is wrapped as to what’s inside. Ok, wait, maybe that’s an overstatement. But I do care a lot about how I wrap my gifts. Because that “first impression” is very important. (Not to mention the fact if they are wrapped really nicely it’s hard for my kids to take a “sneak peek” before Christmas.)

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