Sunday, December 18, 2016

Dishing It and Digging It Link Party #127

Hello everyone, we are so excited you are here today! This past week we had so many linking up, and we are so thankful to all of you for sharing your amazing projects, recipes, DIY's and homedecor. Thank you for an incredible year and wishing you and your family a beautiful and peaceful Christmas. 

Dishing It & Digging It Link Party #128 will be opening up next SATURDAY at 
7 AM!

Our host this week is:

This week I shared my real Christmas tree decor

There were so many fabulous recipes, DIY, Christmas decor and homedecor it was so hard to pick. You are all so talented and I've enjoyed visiting everyone's post. Thank you again for sharing and inspiration. 
Add some sparkle to your gift giving or Christmas Baking this year and make these cute Pink Sparkle Snowflake Cookies | Printable Recipe |

Butterscotch Fudge - The Bitter Side of Sweet #ShareTheHoliday #ad

If you live in a temperate climate, invite friends and family over for a Christmas brunch outside. I used simple greenery, galvanized accessories and milk bottles to give our farmhouse table a festive touch.

Color Blocked Tunic Free Pattern and tutorial

Giant tinsel garland make a fantastic vintage-looking wreath! Add vintage ornaments to complete the look.

Thank you Bloggers!

Angie - The Freckled Rose | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter 
Vanessa - DIY 180 Facebook | Google+ | Twitter 
Linda - Life & Linda | Facebook | Google+ Twitter 
Christine - Rustic & Refined Facebook | Google+ | Twitter 

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Christmas Home Tour 2016

Real Christmas tree/ DIY180/ Ornaments/

Merry Christmas and welcome to the Christmas Home Tour 2016. I'm so happy to be apart of the tour hosted by "Stacy - Not Just A Housewife." If you're joining me from Rhoda - Southern Hospitality, welcome and I'm so glad you are here. Isn't Rhoda's home beautiful?

Today I am sharing my real live Christmas tree decor. I love Christmas traditional colors like red, green and gold. I miss having a large living room, but some how I made this 8 ft tree work in this small room. Come on in and thank you for being here. 

For the past two years we had a real tree and I love it. I didn't think I would, but I do. I love the smell and when Christmas is over, I just cut the tree up and use it in our fire pit. Pretty awesome!

Every year, I always say I am going to change my snowmen ornaments out for new ones, but I just can't, they are so darn sweet and I've had them for 15 years. Every year I buy a new snowman ornament and somehow it just works with our tree.

I added these word ornaments this year, which I love.

Isn't this window snowman the cutiest? 
DIY180/ Real Christmas tree/ ornamentments/ Christmas decor
I have many glass ornaments on my tree and not one has broken in 15 years. Do you see my new "Merry Christmas sign"? The sign has led lights as well. We don't have a mantle so I have to improvise, by hanging my stocking above my vintage Ethan Allan bench

Thank you so much for joining me today! Next stop on the Christmas tour is Toni - Design Dazzle. I can't wait for you to see here beautiful home. 

You can see all the talented home tours from today by clicking on the links below. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!

Stacy Risenmay - Stacy Risenmay
Marie Chorak - Blooming Homestead
Megan Bray - Balancing Home
Rhoda Vickers - Southern Hospitality
Vanessa Lundblad - DIY 180
Toni Roberts - Design Dazzle
Jessica Wangelin - Decor Adventures
Amy deMik - Commona My House
Vanessa Barker - Our Thrifty Ideas

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dishing It and Digging It Link Party #126

Hello everyone, We are thrilled that our linkups are growing.  This past week was a record.  There are so many wonderful bloggers creating and sharing their artistic endeavors and projects. We are appreciate all of you.  This season is full of lovely inspiration. I hope your holidays are filled with joy and happiness.
Our host this week is:
This is such a busy time of year, decorating, shopping, entertaining, baking and more.
It is finally cold here.  Not your temps like back east, but cold for this California woman.
This week I shared 

Vintage Car Tablescape 

A tablescape with a vintage look.  Target has some awesome accessories to make this happen.
Peaches + Salt

Christmas Tea with Grandma

Purple Chocolate Home

Upcycled Golden Reindeer Decor

Creamy Bacon Corn Chowder

O Blog OFF

Thank you bloggers!
Angie - The Freckled Rose | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter
Vanessa - DIY 180 Facebook | Google+ | Twitter
Linda - Life & Linda | Facebook | Google+ Twitter
Christine - Rustic & Refined Facebook | Google+ | Twitter
Lori - The Stonybrook House Facebook | Google+ Twitter
○ Please share this party via social media. (Google, Twitter, etc.) Using the hashtag #DIDI
○ A link back to us is NOT mandatory.
○ You can link up 3 posts: Home decor, Tablescapes, Gardening, Recipes and more!
○ Etsy | Amazon | Link Parties are not allowed and will be deleted.
○ Please visit your fellow linkups and leave them a comment. Don't link and run!
○ You are granting us permission to use photo(s) on social media for promotional purposes.
    The party starts every Sunday @ 4 pm EST.
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    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    Christmas - It's a Wonderful Life Christmas!

    Christmas wreath/ It's a Wonderful Life

    Do you love Christmas movies? We've got 25 talented bloggers to put together a host of food and craft ideas based on your favorite movies!

    We have 25 talented bloggers gathered together to share with you all the wonderful crafts and recipes you can make this Christmas season, based off of some of the most beloved holiday classic films. Each blogger will lead you to the next, so be sure to finish the hop all the way through to the end for all the Christmas movie goodies! I welcome you to stop by at the end of this post to see all the other Christmas magic. 

    I am so excited you are here today and if you are here from  
    A Mommy Scene thank you for stopping by. If this is your first time to DIY180, welcome! This is my favorite time of year and what makes it more fun is having the opportunity to work with talented bloggers. We can't wait for you to see what we have created using Christmas movies as our source of inspiration for our projects. 

    I have many favorite Christmas movies, but the one I have the fondest memories of  "It's A Wonderful Life". I just love George and Clarence's the angel. My favorite part of the movie is when George comes home and the children ask their father where is the Merry Christmas wreath and you see the Christmas tree in the background. This scene I remember how those vintage Christmas bulbs stood out to me on the tree and thinking about the Merry Christmas wreath. I put the two together and came up with an easy wreath for you to make and enjoy ever Christmas. 

    This post contains sponsored links. 
    Supplies needed: 
    Vintage Christmas bulbs (These would work)
    Hot glue gun (This is my favorite cordless glue gun.) 

    Using my gold spray paint, I gave one coat to my chipboard wreaths. I set aside about 5 minutes to dry. While waiting for the wreath's to dry, I rearranged my vintage Christmas bulbs. 
    DIY180/ Christmas wreath/vintage bulbs

    Once I figured out how I wanted the bulbs, I hot glued them on the chipboard. Once I had the bulbs in place, I added my bow. 
    DIY180/Christmas wreath

    Here is my "Merry Christmas wreath". Having a little vintage in my Christmas decor, makes me happy because it reminds me of my childhood.
    Thank you for being here and now unto the next Christmas magic - Nicole ~ For the Love of Food. She is sharing her favorite Christmas white fudge. Yum!

    Let's Meet The Hosts!

    Megan ~ C'mon Get Crafty 
     Alli ~ An Alli Event 
    Marie ~ DIY Adulation  
    RaNesha ~ Queen Thrifty 
    Stephanie ~ The Tip Toe Fairy 
    Michelle ~ Our Crafty Mom
     Katie ~ A Mommy Scene
    Vanessa ~ DIY 180
     Victoria ~ Dazzle While Frazzled
    Stephanie ~ A Little Moore
    Paula ~ Paula Tisch
     Evelin ~ Evey's Creations