Burlap and Plaid Stockings

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For Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict nothing says Christmas like red and green plaid. Debbie paired this holiday classic with some burlap for a “cozy and rustic” décor theme this year. Some stockings from Ballard provided the perfect inspiration for Debbie’s DIY version, which she created for FREE using scraps she had on hand. Debbie’s whole burlap and plaid mantel looks amazing, so you’ll definitely want to check it out!

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Paper Christmas Tree

anthro knock off paper tree

“Oh Christmas tree. Oh Christmas tree. How lovely are your branches pages.” Pages? That’s right! This Christmas tree from Dana at Wonder Forest is made from repurposed music book pages. Dana cut paper squares a plenty and then stacked them up to make this pretty paper tree. If you can operate scissors or a paper cutter, then you’re fully equipped to make your own!

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Felt Christmas Trees

red felt christmas trees

Today’s all about Christmas trees here at KOD! I’ve got a couple of projects to showcase that show there are more options out there than just the traditional evergreen boughs. Gail from Purple Hues and Me created this trio of red trees by cutting felt leaves and adhering them to cone forms. What a simple way to make a statement on a tabletop or mantel!

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Kid’s Collapsible Teepee

diy teepee

I am betting most kids would love to have their own play teepee, but, as a parent, you may be wondering where in the world you could easily store a seven foot teepee in your house.  Lindsay of Lindsay and Drew has the answer with this space-saving, collapsible teepee she created out of PVC pipe and drop cloth. Pull it out for hours of fun and then easily store it when you’re done!

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Monogrammed Glasses

mongrammed drinking glasses

Kelly from Eclectically Vintage came up with a solution for the lineup of glasses on her counter each day. Using a stencil and glass paint, Kelly created a custom glass with initials for each member of her family. Now there’s no question whose glass is whose!

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Fork and Spoon Paper Towel Holder

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Diane from In My Own Style was eyeing a fork and spoon design paper towel holder from Pottery Barn as a Christmas gift for her daughter. However, over $50 for a paper towel holder was more than Diane was willing to dish out. Especially when she could rummage through the kitchen for a couple of old wooden utensils and make her own awesome rendition!

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Mini Chair Wreaths

mini chair wreaths

Emily from Life on the V Side created a set of miniature wreaths to bring a little Christmas spirit to her chairs. All she needed was grapevine wreaths, floral wire, and some eucalyptus, which Emily preferred over the look of Ballard’s boxwood. That’s the beauty of DIY… you get just what you want without the expense, and quite honestly, I think Emily’s looks much more natural than Ballard’s rather plastic-y boxwood.

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Silent Night Wood Sign

pb inspired silent night sign

After devoting some serious thought to her front door’s Christmas getup, Jaime from That’s My Letter landed on a cute little wood sign from Pottery Barn Kids. The sign wasn’t for sale; however, that’s hardly a problem when you are a sign making master like Jaime {wink}. She totally one upped Pottery Barn Kids by combining her sign with evergreens and burlap for this lovely Christmas creation!

pb inspired silent night sign

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