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[21 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Festive Front Porch

The last holiday decorating To-Do I had was the exterior of the house.  We live in a townhome and don’t spend much time on the front porch because there just isn’t enough privacy – so sprucing it up took a back seat to our interior space.  However, in years past I had completely neglected outside all together.  I vowed this year to show the street some Christmas cheer!
So,  a beautiful snow covered trip to the cottage gave Andrew and I the opportunity  to cut down a few Christmas Trees to …

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[17 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Oh Christmas Tree

Can you believe how fast December has gone by?  With just about a week left before Christmas, pictures of our Christmas Tree are long over due.
So why delay?  Here she is.  The project that has kept me busily crafting paper flowers for the last month and a half.  That’s embarrassing.  But worth it.
    
   

My original plan was to decorate the tree ENTIRELY in paper flowers, and at first I did, but I found it in need of a little sparkle and shine.  Adding a few clear and …

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[4 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
How To Make Beautiful Paper Flowers

A few months back I stumbled upon an instructional post on one of the many design blogs I stalk frequent.  For the life of me I can’t find it again.  I basically memorized the directions so I didn’t need to reference it again but I would certainly like to give credit where credit is due.  So if any of you recognize these sweet little flowers, feel free to shout out the original mastermind.
I fell in love with the simplicity and femininity of these little buds of paper and decided right …