How to Make Coasters From Wine Corks

Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, ...more

5 Scarves You Can Make at Home

Every year finds me dragging my feet into autumn. I never like how the temperature drops, but I do find things to love about fall. I love how the tree leaves burst into a brilliant display of color before dropping to crunch beneath my feet. We start ...more

3 Ways to Improve Your DSLR Photography

I learned a few things right off the bat in my time with Loretta. (That's my camera's name, after Loretta Lynn.) I thought I'd share, so you can enter into DSLR World with a head full of knowledge! It can be rough, turning on the camera for the first ...more

How to Create a Vintage Jewelry Wreath

Have you ever wondered what to do with old costume jewelry? Or seen vintage jewelry at an estate sale or antique store and wished you had an occasion to make good use of it? Sarah Ives, Designer at Upscale Downhome has designed a welcoming wreath ...more

How I Finally De-Cluttered Every Room in the House

My life/stuff was driving me crazy. CRAZY! So I took care of it, and made my life and home a whole lot more functional and organized. Each area I organized taught me an important organizational lesson that I needed to have under my belt before ...more

Wino! DIY Coaster Made From Wine Corks

Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around after the holidays, right?), here is how we did it. ...more

4 Super Simple Tips To Clean Up The Holiday Clutter

Merry Christmas! Now that you've unwrapped all the presents you carefully chose and purchased over a series of months, you get the joy of... cleaning it up. Yay? Don't fret. The following simple tips will help you organize the mess in quick fashion, leaving you with more time to sit and enjoy the rest of your holiday. ...more

6 Hacks for Gift Wrapping

It doesn't take much time on Pinterest to find works of art when it comes to gift wrap. You'll see beautiful bows, magically coordinated papers, and perfectly folded corners. As much as I love to ogle these gorgeously wrapped presents, gifts look a little different under our tree. Family interests (superheroes, pirates, Tinkerbell) determine our paper choices, not the latest Pinterest trends. Our corners usually aren't perfect. And usually, we don't even have bows! ...more

Wino! DIY Coaster Made From Wine Corks

Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around after the holidays, right?), here is how we did it. ...more

4 Super Simple Tips To Clean Up The Holiday Clutter

Merry Christmas! Now that you've unwrapped all the presents you carefully chose and purchased over a series of months, you get the joy of... cleaning it up. Yay? Don't fret. The following simple tips will help you organize the mess in quick fashion, leaving you with more time to sit and enjoy the rest of your holiday. ...more

A thrill of

A thrill of hope the weary world rejoicesFor yonder breaks a new and glorious mornFall on your kneesOh hear the angel voicesOh night divineOh night when Christ was born ~ O Holy Night Merry Christmas to you and yours! xo ...more

Merrrrrrrrry Christmas! (and a special giveaway from Santa!)

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays, whether you stayed home, traveled to family or friends’, or luxuriating on vacation somewhere fabulous! I’m at my parents house in NC and one of my yearly traditions to do when I’m home is to find all my favorite ornaments with my brother ....more

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Wishing you a very Merry Christmas. Thanks for being part of the YoT community. YOU are a gift! ...more

Christmas Greetings

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Happy Christmas!

Basil is donning his Christmas finest for you this happy day:"Wait, what do you mean my sweater looks tacky?" We wanted to pop in today to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holiday season — we hope it's a time for celebrating with friends and family, and perhaps a time to rest and reflect. We're looking forward to sharing more pics from this year's decorating — including the full story behind our makeshift Charlie Brown Christmas tree you see peering out from the background of today's pic. Christmas Wishes & Pictures: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 ...more

Merry Christmas From Creativity For Life!

The spirit of Christmas should not be just for one day but for the whole year! Wishing you love, joy and peace the whole year round. ...more