8 GREAT DIY CHRISTMAS CARD DISPLAYS

Thanksgiving just ended and Christmas is just around the corner so we better get our decorating started.  Have one of these great projects done for when you receive your first card in the mail.

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Love this idea with the old frame; you could even build a simple picture frame.

Framed Christmas Card Display from Reasons to Skip the Housework

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This standing card holder is a great way to add a rustic touch.

Christmas Card Holder from Jenna Burger

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I would love to put this on my dining room table with some fun greenery doubles as a centerpiece.

Christmas Card Display from Jaime Costiglio

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Oh my!  This idea is perfect for any house; DIY sleighs are hot right now why not make use of the décor.

Sleigh Card Holder from Home with Lo

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Love how this makes for pretty wall art as well as a way to display those lovely Christmas cards.

Painted Cork Card Display from julep

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Such a minimalistic yet eye catching way to hang all the Christmas Cards that will show up in the mail.

Simple Holiday Card Display from Design Improvised

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I’m in love with eucalyptus this season and always looking for another excuse to use some more.

Eucalyptus Garland Christmas Card Display from julep

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Modern and simple enough said I believe, and it can be decorated by the children.

String Art Christmas Tree from My Pop Pet

I hope that one of these easy DIY Christmas card displays will work for you this season.  Thanks for letting me share some great ideas with you.

DIY BLANKETS TO CUDDLE FOR

 

You will love these DIY blankets listed here. Most are no sewing required but still easy enough for any crafter from beginner to expert

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Love the pattern chosen for this throw blanket it adds rustic flare.



No Sew Throw Blanket from Maison de Pax

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This blanket is to diy for, love the faux fur, adds texture to any room.

Faux Throw Blanket from Lia Griffith

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Such a simple and perfect blanket, so many color options with fabric and edge.

Loop Flannel Blanket from Purl Soho

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Wish I knew how to make this perfect blanket before I paid too much to get one.  On the plus side now I can make them!



Quick Throw Blanket from House by the Bay Design

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So if you have a ton of unused sweaters lying around you should make this blanket ASAP.  If you don’t have any sweaters to part with you can always go to your local Good Will or Saint Vincent De Paul.

Sweater Weather Blanket from Hub Pages

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Love the addition of the tassels, so very fun and simple to recreate this blanket.

Giant Tassel Throw From Bre Purposed

Even though there is only six DIY blankets listed there are so many options out there.  I picked the ones I felt had good tutorials, were simple, inexpensive, and of course trendy.



COASTERS YOUR GUESTS WILL WANT TO PUT THEIR DRINKS ON

COASTERS YOUR GUESTS WILL WANT TO PUT THEIR DRINKS ON

Looking for a simple and cute way to create drink coasters so your friends and family don’t leave drink marks on your table?  This post today will give you 12 easy DIY drink coaster ideas.

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Perfect for a rustic Christmas decoration all need is a branch, saw, and some stain.

Branch Coasters from Garden Therapy



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These are too adorable and you can decorate them for any season or holiday.

Chalkboard Coasters from A home to Grow Old in

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Love the idea of making a coaster into a Polaroid picture.  This idea is great because you can use your own photos; all you need are tiles, square pictures, and Mod Podge.

Polaroid Coasters from Darkroom & Dearly

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What a modern touch to any coffee table, so easy to recreate this wooden coaster.

Wooden Coaster from Something Swell Media

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Any project with a map is a project for me.  I feel like a map is something you can look at and every time you find somewhere new.

Map Coasters from eHow



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If you are looking for a way to add a touch of rustic to your home these coasters are perfect for you.  So easy to recreate and again not many supplies needed.

Rope Coasters from Picklee

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These can create a nice pop of color on any table in your home.

Marbled Coasters from The Mad House



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My husband might even go for these DIY coasters.  These would make a nice addition to a home bar.

Beer Coasters from Hip 2 Save

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Oh my!  These are too adorable.  They are easy to make and are very classy, who doesn’t love lace.

Lace Coasters from Mod Podge Rocks

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If I were to make these right now I would do a Christmas theme such as “Let it Snow” or “Merry Christmas” or even draw some snowflakes.

Gold Printed Coasters from Boxwood Avenue

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These seem reasonably easy; I have been looking for a simple concrete project to try.

Concrete Coasters from Homeology



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I like how these look with the marbled look, you could do so many different colors.

Clay Marble Coasters from Homeyohmy

I hope you can use one or all of these ideas for your coffee or dining room table.

 

10 Favorite DIY Moss Covered Projects

10 FAVORITE DIY MOSS COVERED PROJECTS

I love how moss can bring the outside in and create a pop of color and freshness.  Check out my favorite moss projects that I will soon be recreating for my home.

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These will look amazing on top of my new dining room table.  I might even try to paint them white to make them look snow covered.

Textured Moss Ball from Stone Gable Blog

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I love the added birch bark to the pots with the moss makes for a unique decoration.

Birch Bark and Moss from Urban Comfort

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This would be so perfect for an outdoor and rustic wedding.  Wish I would have seen this before my wedding because I would have recreated this.

Moss Covered Letter from Celebrating Everyday Life

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Fall isn’t over quite yet this could be doable to add the touch of nature into your fall decorations.

Moss Pumpkins from Edith and Evelyn Vintage

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This would be great for fall and winter to hang on your door.

Moss Wreath from The Creativity Exchange

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Love the modern geometric shapes and the touch of nature I love so much.




Moss Balls from The Navage Path

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Another pretty moss letter, this could be a great decoration anywhere.

Standing Moss Letter from Karas Party Ideas

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This is such a great idea to add some life to a boring dining room table.

Moss Table Runner from Organizing Home Life

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This frame is such a simple idea that will add a big statement to any room.

Moss Wooden Frame form Ruffled Blog

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Another of many obsessions is chalkboard so to add that and moss makes me super excited about this.

Moss Framed Chalkboard from The Rustic Boxwood




As always I hope you enjoyed looking at some of my many soon to DIY projects.

 

TRENDING GREEN DECOR TO DIY

TRENDING GREEN DECOR TO DIY

 

In case you didn’t know pops of green in your home is now trending.  I try to stay trending in my home whenever I can.  There are 10 DIY green décor ideas listed below with instruction.

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VIA https://liagriffith.com/diy-trinket-dishes/

How cute are these ring dishes?!  These would be the perfect way to add a simple pop of green to your bathroom or bedroom.  Click the link to make them on your own.

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VIA http://thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/2016/07/diy-paper-leaf-garland.html/

So I may have a small obsession with these DIY leaf garlands.  I will be hanging these under my floating selves or above our arch entry way.  Click the link above to find out how to make them.

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VIA https://rainonatinroof.com/2015/02/french-country-chair-modern-makeover/

This is the perfect way to add that green pop, I just love this green trend going on right now.  You can paint any piece of furniture this great green, you will be bound to get compliments.  Click above to get a great tutorial on how to paint furniture.

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VIA https://thediyplaybook.com/2016/03/free-gallery-wall-prints.html

Simple art is the best; this will brighten up any room.  Click the above link for free prints.

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VIA http://www.thechroniclesofhome.com/2016/06/video-how-to-add-nailhead-trim-to-furniture.html

Love how this green headboard pops.  Click the link above to make it yourself and have this pop of color in your bedroom.

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VIA https://www.newtoncustominteriors.com/petals-pillow/

This DIY pillow looks so easy that anyone could do it.  You could do them in other fun colors to for summer.  Click above to find out how.

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VIA http://rosyscription.com/2013/08/how-to-embed-glitter-into-tabletop.html

I can’t wait to try this technique out on a small table, I don’t have any experience with this method but I’m eager to try new crafting adventures.  Click above to start your adventure with me.

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VIA http://www.theyellowcapecod.com/2011/12/terrarium-in-jar.html

I’m not much of a green thumb but I won’t let that stop me from making these for my home.  Click the link to see how they were done.

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VIA http://ruffledblog.com/diy-moss-wooden-frames/

Ok can I just say this is brilliant, adds some of that nature element into a room.  Click that link now!

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VIA http://www.bhg.com/decorating/seasonal/fall/decorating-with-natural-elements/#page=11

Yet another way to add that green and nature element to a shelf or counter top.  Click the link above.

Thanks for letting me share these trending green DIY projects to place in your home.