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The best things in life are free.
The second best are very expensive.
- Coco Chanel

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Last Minute Decorating and Warm Coziness

I wanted to link you up to a really fun blog: Craftily Ever After  Her ideas are fun, creative, and best of all, EASY and INEXPENSIVE.  Or maybe it's best that they're fun and creative. Or all of the above.  Anyway, I downloaded her free gift alphabet art spelling out "JOY" and I love it.  It literally took only a couple of minutes and a trip to Target for the frame, and *VOILA* - a pretty holiday addition to my baker's rack in the kitchen.  I love it.  Be sure to check her blog often as she has a new idea almost daily, and lots of free downloads.  If you don't want to do the work yourself, she also has an Etsy shop!

We're all busy this last week before Christmas, so maybe this is something to save for next year, but I wanted to make sure you saw this beautiful , easy idea.

The remainder of the week?  Baking, wrapping, cleaning, and a few quick dashes out for last minute gifts.  I hope you and yours are enjoying a safe, happy Christmas and holiday season.  I'll be checking your blogs for updates on your celebrations, but won't expect much if you're as busy as I'm going to be!  And at the end of the day, the mister and I cozy up in our new Christmas jammies -  our gift from Katie this year. (And I've got my Halloween socks on in the picture - SWEET!)   What could be a better end to a busy,cold, rainy day?  MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL *and to all a good night!*

10 comments:

  1. The JOY looks perfect on your baker's rack! Those Christmas jammies do look comfy, cozy! That's the way to relax at the end of a long day. Love your tree in the previous post. Glad you're back!

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  2. LOVE the joy--thanx for the link. Going in my file for next year--so many nooks and crannies that I need to fill! You look so cozy! Its starting to feel a little more like Christmas around here too....

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  3. I like the JOY, too. And the Halloween socks.

    ;)

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  4. Glad you two like your jammies! I need to go download that for next year too :) My week is going to be crazy too!

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  5. Thank you for your sweet words!! And thanks for linking to my blog. I love seeing the JOY picture in someone else's house too- I'm so glad you like it!! :)

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  6. So pretty, and I love that you got new Christmas jammies too- lucky girl!

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  7. Oooo, thanks for the link. I do like that site. I hope you have a lovely Christmas. I just love these last days before...the anticipation is delicious.

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  8. Very pretty! I really like the JOY framed letters. :)

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  9. Merry Christmas to you too!

    P.S. your decorations are pretty!

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  10. I love her blog!
    Those letter signs are really popular. That is neat that she has a free download.
    Yours looks great.

    Hope you have a Wonderful Christmas - You always make me smile with your kind words :-)

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