They say it’s all in the details, right? Well, I’ve got my plan of attack for gift wrapping all set, and have begun planning my annual Christmas party, and I would agree that the details are very important!
Have you heard of this cute little shop? Garnish is a dream-come-true for DIYer’s like us. They sell totally customizable products that will make your event or gift memorable and spectacular. Take, for instance, these disposable wooden demi-tasse spoons:
I mean, seriously, the possibilities are endless. I just bought the red & white bakers twine as part of my gift wrap plans. Wheeeeee! Can’t wait to get it!
Check out the Garnish blog for more inspiration!
Today I went to Lowe’s to scout out their faux wood paneling.
Why would anyone want to look at faux wood paneling, you ask? I am scheming up a way to hang them horizontally in our living/dining room. Sort of like Shauna, from Perfectly Imperfect, did on one wall in their dining room (see there in the back? Except hers is hung vertically):
I think I’m pretty much finished my Christmas mantel, but it’s sooo not how I typically decorate so I’m trying to decide whether or not to keep it. Don’t get me wrong, it looks nice, but I don’t know…. It really would be a pain to re-do so most likely I’ll be keeping it. Here’s a sneak peek:
Ha! That is one wierd angle, but I was too lazy to get up from the chair I was sitting in to take another picture! More to come on my mantel decor soon…
Look at this picture our friend Stacy took:
I have to say, she made us look gooooood. She deserves loads of credit for that. ( PS. It helps having a gorgeous best friend to help up the quality of a picture.) I just received a CD of all of our family photos and they are priceless. I came across this one and just smiled: