Painted Pine Cone Garland {A Simple Christmas Craft Project}


As promised, I’m sharing how I made the painted pine cone garland that I showed you in my Simple Christmas Vignette post.

With Christmas only 11 days away, any decorating project from here on out must have the following criteria: minimal effort, time and expense.

The only supplies you need are pine cones, spray primer, spray paint, jute twine and hot glue.

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{I’ve been} Framed Christmas Tree Ornament Wreath

If there were such thing as the Glue Gun Police, I’d be an outlaw and my boys would be my partners in crime. My name would be Bonnie, and I would be packing a glue gun. And if you were to see the monstrosity of hot glue on the back of my wreath, I’d be fined for overzealous use of a craft product. Nothing comes between a crafty girl and her glue gun…except for thin

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A Simple Christmas Vignette

As I am sitting here writing this, it is 72 degrees outside and I’m not complaining at all. This girl is enjoying it while it lasts. It’s at least beginning to feel a little like Christmas in my living room. Since our TV is above our mantle, I put together a vignette on our empire chest that sits by our front door. Your may remember my fall vignette in the same spot. Since we have

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{Almost} Free Christmas Art for Our Gallery Wall

My project this weekend was to Christmas-ize the gallery wall in our family room. It is usually a forgotten zone at Christmas time, but after getting a few ideas from Young House Love’s new book, I decided to use their idea #143 to “find free art”. {The gallery wall also uses their ideas #117, #130, #142 and #144, but I won’t give too much info out. You’ll just have to get a copy of their

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Natural Boxwood Wreath {A Tutorial}

This year will set a record in this house for how soon I got started decorating for Christmas. I’m writing this one down in the calendar. I can’t wait to show you what other projects I’ve been up to, but I thought I’d squeeze this one in since it was so easy!We have a boxwood topiary in our backyard that needed shaping up, so this seemed like the perfect timing for me to use this

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