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Unique Gift Wrapping Ideas from HomeGoods

We've teamed up with our friends at HomeGoods for gift ideas perfect for the holiday season. First up we dove into creative gift baskets and now we're tying those beauties up with a bow, without breaking our budget! We take...

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Personalized Gift Baskets from HomeGoods

A trip to HomeGoods makes everything better. It's our own little slice of home decor heaven and just the place for gifting all the favorite people on your list. With a little creativity, you can take a simple gift and turn it into a show stopping production and one that's personalized to a T. For the baker extraordinaire in your life, think a basket full of...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Mamas and their Little Babes

Lay Baby Lay was my secret indulgence before I was pregnant and now that I have babes I can fully stalk Joni's blog loud and proud. Her nursery inspiration is pure magic and whimsy mixed with a peak inside life with her oh so cute family. So, of course, she was our go-to when it came to a gift guide for the wee ones. And because she's awesome, she sprinkled in a few fun mama musts for good measure.

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DIY Advent Calendar

We're still obsessing over the sequin garland holiday decor from this pretty shoot crafted by By Emily B. Event Design + Ruth Eileen. There are so many easy take aways to incorporate into your holiday decorating, including this super fun Advent Calendar. A mix of sparkly tid bits...

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Sparkling Woodland Holiday Mantel

Anything with a little sparkle is fine by us and a mistletoe garland made from sequins? Pure genius. Crafted by By Emily B. Event Design and Ruth Eileen, this holiday decor is a marrying of gold and woodland greenery and it's nothing short of wintertime fab. Get inspired to craft your own forrest mantel or the perfect gussied up gift...

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Spruce Collective Christmas Soirée + Calligraphy Workshop

When you hear people say that there is something so magical about the holidays, I think they might be referring to Spruce Collective. A little slice of heaven in Abbotsford BC that sells a collection of old and new treasures found amidst the FIVE owners travels. And when they pull that same sentiment into their holiday decor followed by a...

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DIY Holiday Hostess Gift from Pier 1 Imports

For many of us, the holidays are filled with party after party, dinner after dinner. Not that we're complaining. We certainly love a good holiday soiree and are always on the hunt for a sweet little something to say thank you to the hostess with the mostess. With a few pretty items from...

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Trimming the Tree with Pier 1 Imports

When visions of holidays come to mind, the first thing we start planning is our Christmas Tree. That little (or big depending on how you roll) dash of greenery that will forever encompass all things holiday. And trimming that tree is our most favorite part along with a little spiked hot chocolate of course. Together with...

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Snow Globe DIY

I know exactly what I'm doing this weekend. And now, so do you! Making sweet little DIY snow globes, courtesy of the wildly talented Lauren Wells. You can fill them with whatever you want, with water or without, and transform a boring old mason jar into pure magic...all in about 10 minutes. I'm obsessed and so will the proud teachers / friends / mailmen / groomers that get them this year! Photos by...

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Gift Wrapping Three Ways

The other day, I found myself googling unique wrapping ideas. Not because I haven't wrapped my share of pretty presents, but because I'm always trying to figure out something new and different. But you know what? Sometimes, it's the simplest, sweetest approaches that are often the loveliest. And this group of gift wrapping ideas (plus two easy candle gussy-ups) from Megan Soh of Petitely and...

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Deck the Mantel with Pier 1 Imports

Mantelscaping has become quite the holiday sport. We're always on the hunt for new ways of gussying up our beloved hearths and this year it's all about classic made simple. With a few key pieces from Pier 1 Imports, we turned our mantel into a holiday show-stopper. And a sparkling one at that. It's the kind of spot where you'll...

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Best in Holiday Decor with Pier 1 Imports

The holiday season is just around the corner and if you're anything like us you're already mapping out a lay of the land. i.e. that perfect mantlescape, your signature wrapping paper and a dinner party table infused with holiday charm. 'Tis the season for decorating, entertaining and gifting after all and we've partnered with our friends at Pier 1 Imports to bring...

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DIY Foraged Garland

Winter is quickly approaching but the upside is holidays spent round the fire are too and what better way to bring the outdoors in then with foraged evergreen decor to spruce things up? This month we're bringing you a rustic fireplace mantle display that is super easy to construct, requires minimal supplies, and can be done with just about any thing you can find in your backyard. Evergreens are an easy-to-find and hardy option for indoor floral arrangements and can last quite a while...

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Merriest of Merry Christmases!

Although many of you are tucked away in your pajamas, opening gifts by the fire with the people you love most, we wanted to take a moment to wish everyone who is celebrating, a very Merry Christmas. And to all of you who are so lovingly checking in with us, we saved a little something special for you. A sneak peak into our own home on Christmas morning. With my two favorite people in the whole world. Plus a completely holiday Cooking + DIY + Entertaining round-up! It's been 7 years...

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Holiday Entertaining with Lisa Vorce

When celebrity event planner Lisa Vorce invites you to peek at her home, all decked out for the holidays no less, you know it's going to be good. Christmas pretty of the loveliest variety adorned every surface, and we are beyond smitten. While we were at it, we took the chance to pick her brain on all things holiday entertaining and her advice is some you don't want to miss! Captured by the wildly talented...

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How to Wrap a Perfect Present

Crunch time is here kids. When piles upon piles of gifts need to be wrapped quickly but beautifully. Crooked corners and saggy paper jobs not allowed. Nervous? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Spend 2 minutes on this little video number and you will be a wrapping pro in no time flat. And the ooohs and ahhhs you'll elicit from the lucky recipient? Ego boosting goodness. And if you need a fun, FREE, gift tag to go with your pretty present...

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A Kate Spade Wrapping Party

I realize that I'm a bit of an anomaly here, but I look forward to wrapping my holiday gifts all year. But for those of you who don't, allow us to suggest a Kate Spade inspired wrapping party a la Tiffany Pratt and Stephanie Sterjovski. Line tables with craft supplies, blast those Christmas tunes and drink hot cocoa 'til your hearts content. Captured by ...

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DIY Sweater Stockings

Amidst all of the DIYs we've done, this one has very quickly risen is at the top of my list. I, personally, have been on the hunt for cute knit stockings for years now, and have yet to find anything that even remotely fits within my budget. It turns out, knit stockings are expensive! So, we made our own, and the results are kind of amazing! Ivory sweaters from your attic, or a used clothing store like...

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Free Printable Holiday Art

In need of a last minute Christmas gift? Do we have the PERFECT thing for you with this absolutely lovely Free Printable Art piece that our girl Jess crafted. Which also serves double duty as a cute little "something special" for your own homes if your giving list has already been accomplished.  All you need is a color printer and a pretty frame and voila. A wee Christmas gift from us to you. Simply download the art (...

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DIY Felted Acorn Garland

This DIY is nothing short of lovely. It's so cute that we all collectively agreed that we'd be more than happy to keep it up year round. Who knew a little wool and a few acorn caps could go such a long way?! Strung along your mantle, atop your tree, or draped down your staircase... instant merriment! Dish soap White wool roving...

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