Whimsical Christmas Tree – DIY Christmas Decor

Whimsical Christmas Tree Decor from Makoodle.com

I love whimsical Christmas decor.  It makes me feel like I’m living in a magical elf village.  I saw this cute Christmas vase from Hostess with the Mostess and knew I had to do something similar. I found my whimsical ornaments at Target.  I love the bright colors, glitter, and fun shapes. This has been… 

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Christmas Cheer – Christmas Printable Decor

The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer is Singing Loud for All to Hear - Free Printable Christmas Decor - Makoodle.com

Get this free Christmas printable inspired by Elf – “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singling loud for all to hear.” Remember the days when families went around the neighborhood and sang carols to the neighbors?  I don’t either, but I hear it was fun. I am not much of a singer, so… 

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Christmas Tablescape – Winter Wonderland

Christmas Tablescape - Winter Wonderland

Reindeer, snow-covered berries and branches, pine cones, and candles bring together this beautiful winter wonderland Christmas tablescape. I’ve always wanted a formal dining table.  In our old house, we had a small breakfast nook area that was just big enough for us to cram into a small eating area.  In our new house, we have… 

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Smiling’s My Favorite – Christmas Printable Decoration

Smiling's My Favorite

I just like to Smile.  Smiling’s my favorite.  What a happy quote.  Perfect for Christmas. We have already watched Elf once this year.  It may be my favorite Christmas movie. Like many, Christmas is by far my favorite holiday.  I love being with family.   I love the music. I love the food.  I love… 

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Merry & Bright Christmas Printable Decoration

Merry & Bright Printable - Makoodle

I have seen a flood of pictures on Facebook and Instagram of people decorating for Christmas.  I guess that means I have permission to start posting about Christmas now.  (I actually was going to start posting some of my Christmas ideas earlier, but I am just getting to it.) One of the things I love… 

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Winter Apothecary Jars

Winter Decorations - Winter Apothecary Jars

Apothecary jars are a super simple way to decorate for any season.  I have started a collection of apothecary jars and have been filling them with various decorations that tie into the season or an upcoming holiday. For my winter apothecary jars, I found some white gift bows, clear Christmas ornaments, snowball fillers, snow filler,… 

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Winter Decorating – Icicle Chandelier

Icicle Chandalier Decor

One think I love, love, love about winter is beautiful icicles hanging from buildings.  I love the way they shimmer in the sunlight and it makes me feel like I’m living in a winter wonderland. I picked up some great deals on winter decorations at the day-after-Christmas sales.  One thing I picked up was some… 

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Floating Candles and Fresh Cranberries – Christmas Decor

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I have seen this idea quite a bit, probably first at weddings.  Floating candles are so classy and elegant.  When added to cranberries, we’ve got ourselves some award-winning Christmas decor!  Candles help beautify and set a calm mood.  When the kids are down and it is finally wind-down time, I like to wrap up in… 

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