8 Vintage Santa Ornaments: Free Printable

Are you ready for 20 DIY Christmas ornaments? My blogging friends and I are sharing festive ornaments to make for your tree. All the links are at the end of this post but first, let me share how to make my Vintage Santa Ornaments! (This post contains affiliate links.)   I found the vintage Santa illustrations at The Graphics Fairy and cropped them into circles for ornaments. They're hanging on my small flocked tree in the family … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Canvas Prints with Free Printables

Christmas decorating season has officially begun here at the Zuri household! Glitter has been swept up several times already, but today I'm sharing a Christmas canvas prints project that's completely glitter-free! Today I'm joining several other bloggers for a Christmas printable hop which means lots of Christmas craft ideas for you! All printables are free!  A special thanks to Kristen at Ella Claire for organizing today's event. My … [Read more...]

Bronze and Neutral Christmas Tree

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! Today you can enjoy a round-up of eight beautiful Christmas trees from King of Christmas. After selecting a new flocked tree this year, I settled upon a bronze and neutral Christmas tree theme. (This post is sponsored by King of Christmas and contains affiliate links.) I ordered the King Flock Slim Tree at 7.5 feet tall. The height leaves just enough room at the top of the tree for a big bow.   If … [Read more...]

Vintage Farmhouse with All the Charm of Yesteryear

I'm excited about today's charming home tour because this vintage farmhouse exemplifies all that I love about older homes! And it starts with the six-over-six windows, clapboard siding, and unique windows above the back porch. Photo by DeGraw & DeHaan Architects   "They don't build them like this anymore," is a phrase you frequently hear about older homes, and it's so true. The artistry and craftsmanship that went into constructing a … [Read more...]

8 Christmas Mantel Ideas

When it comes to holiday decorating, I like to plan ahead and make a list of any items I might need. Without a list, I tend to buy more stuff than necessary so it pays to spend a little time thinking about Christmas decor. I found a few Christmas mantel ideas that might inspire you, too! I love the simplicity of this red and white mantel (not to mention I'm in love with the wing chairs!). An uncomplicated garland of pine cones and red berries … [Read more...]

Charming Cottage Style Kitchen Tour

While I was scrolling through Houzz, my favorite site for home design inspiration, I stumbled across a cute and cheery cottage style kitchen that I thought you might enjoy. Photo by Paul Lopa Designs   The back splash might be the first thing to catch your eye. I think most people are probably hesitant to add a busy back splash, but I think it works in this cottage style kitchen. Photo by Paul Lopa Designs   Rather than keep all … [Read more...]

DIY Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreaths

Christmas decorating doesn't need to be over the top to be pretty. Sometimes the simplest of decor makes the biggest statement. With that in mind, I created a few embroidery hoop Christmas wreaths that I think are cute despite the fact they only took a few minutes to create. Today begins the Christmas Seasonal Simplicity series of holiday fun! Several bloggers are taking part and you can view their projects at the end of this post. But for … [Read more...]

Traditional Buckhead Home in Atlanta

Today we're headed to the state of Georgia to see a traditional Buckhead home filled with soft colors and casual elegance. Photo by T.S. Adams Studio, Architects   As soon as you cross the threshold of the front door, you know you're in for a wonderful treat of a home tour. Arched doorways greet invite you to explore more of this classic, traditional home. Photo by T.S. Adams Studio, Architects   But first, take a moment to admire … [Read more...]

New Dining Rugs for Cozy Warmth

Goodbye bamboo script mats. Hello new dining rugs! I'm adding cozy warmth to my home this fall and winter by replacing my bamboo mats with cushy rugs. (This post contains affiliate links.)   Since today is the first Saturday of the month - it means it's Cozy Living Saturday where my blogging friends and I share how we make life cozy! So this is the perfect time to share the new rugs I've added to my dining room. After scouring through … [Read more...]

11 Fabulous Fireplace Examples

Take the chill out of the air with fabulous fireplace examples to warm your home! Photo by TMS Architects   Earlier this week I shared warm and cozy living room ideas. We'll keep those fires burning with some truly beautiful fireplaces and mantels. Like this vintage Victorian style mantel. Photo by red.   Decorative tile and flanking bookcases surround this traditional fireplace. Photo by Goff Architecture   I always love … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween to All!

Happy Halloween to all my friends who visit my blog! Photo by Darren Gygi Home Collection   Today I'm off to the Morton Arboretum with my daughter in the morning for a little leaf peeping and then it's back home to greet trick or treaters. Photo by Grandin Road I'm leaving you with some fun Halloween decorations and images to get you in the mood for all the little gremlins who come to visit! Photo by Grandin Road   I've always … [Read more...]

Warm and Cozy Living Room: 10 Ideas

Lately I've had a craving! Not for chocolate, but for a warm and cozy living room that leaves you feeling like you've just been given a big old hug. Photo by Tommy Chambers Interiors, Inc.   There are many ways to create a warm and cozy living room. Mix and match fabrics to provide depth - and of course, light a fire in the fireplace. Photo by Дарья Харитонова   Natural woodwork and a beautiful rug lends cozy warmth to any … [Read more...]

Minimalist Approach to Fixer Upper Style

If you're a fan of Joanna Gaines, you might like today's home tour. It's a charming home with a minimalist approach to Fixer Upper style! Photo by Rafterhouse   The white kitchen has a beautiful metal range hood and black pendant lights. To expand the length and functionality of the kitchen island, a cupboard was placed at the end. The dark color and wood top adds depth and drama to the space. Photo by Rafterhouse   Wood beams add … [Read more...]

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