Upcycling Old Shutters

What do you do when you find sets of old shutters? You decorate them of course. I had found 2 sets of these right before Christmas a few years ago. I was looking for them to make something for my mom. I was lucky to have found them that day, at the first place I …

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15 Creative Christmas Container Decorating

I will not start decorating my porch for Christmas. For me, Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time for that. Right now, I still have living flowers. And I want fall decorations out for a little while. But I thought I would round up some great ideas for Christmas porch decorating now, to be ready. Of …

Jingly Greetings

    “Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells,   jingle with delight.   Let’s go tour around the world   On this happy night.” -from Jingle Bells, by Iza Trapani        You can also see my other 12 Days of Texture photos here. My other 25 Days of Christmas photos can be seen here.

More Holiday Cheer

Less is More Less sun means more color   Holiday Lights Of course I had to go driving down my favorite street to check out Christmas lights. This particular house has white lights on ALL their trees. Even though I wasn’t really happy with the pictures not coming out clear, the shutter slowed itself way …

Black in Time

Portrait (Black) Mr B was getting all geared up to go outside and play in the snow…snow day today. This part of NM is so not ready for amounts of snow that don’t melt. Nostalgic   This is one of the ornaments that used to be my Granny’s. I am nostalgic for Christmases past with …