Some Christmas Island decor

I did some online shopping for decorations that go with a Christmas island theme. There are tons of Mele Kalikimaka products on Zazzle…this mug is so cute! Tropical Paradise Hawaiian Holiday Wreath Two-Tone Coffee Mugby DriveIndustries And this doormat is such a...
Fireflies

Fireflies

If you are lucky enough to live somewhere with fireflies, pause and appreciate them, and think of me, who is not lucky enough to live somewhere with fireflies. I didn’t see a firefly (that wasn’t a Disneyland firefly) until I was about 35 years old. I love seeing...
Outdoor tree decorations

Outdoor tree decorations

Hang up string lights or ornaments from your outdoor trees. The ornaments could be bird feeders…or anything at all. I will never forget it even though it was 30 years ago…I once saw a neighbor do a lunch pail tree, like Dorothy in Return to Oz (movie) or The Marvelous...
Framed photos

Framed photos

Do you have family photos in picture frames throughout your house? Change out some of those photos with something more current or seasonal. Or, Do you have any framed artwork on the walls? Anything that’s been there so long you don’t see it anymore? Try changing some...
Outdoor nook

Outdoor nook

See if you can create a cozy outdoor nook with salvaged material or things you already own. If this seems too elaborate, how about a tepee, a camping tent, or an EZ-up shelter with tarps for walls? The walls are especially helpful for creating a sensation of solitude,...
Floral Christmas Tree

Floral Christmas Tree

Today’s prompt is for a big project, but look. how. stunning. this tree is. And this is totally do-able – the full tutorial is here on the A Beautiful Mess site. This tree is so ideal for the month of May, if you like to do a year-round tree. If you happen to...