DIY Home Decor for Fall By Jen Lutz


One of my favorite fall projects is warming up the house with fall accents. I’m also always on the lookout for low-risk, high-reward DIY projects—think affordable, reusable, and not crazy labor intensive.

Also, if you’ve spent any time around this blog, you know that entertaining is high on my list. I love hosting friends and family, so naturally my September DIY projects incorporate my entertaining bug. Continue reading “DIY Home Decor for Fall By Jen Lutz”

5 Themed Advent Calendars for This Holiday Season


Advent calendars are a fun way to stay excited and engaged as Christmas time approaches. Christmas advent calendars come in many different forms, offering several unique ways to count down the days until Santa Claus arrives. In this post, Tree Classics gives you different ideas so you can select the type that best fits with your home décor, budget, and desired feel. From religious to do-it-yourself varieties, we’ve got plenty of options to get your mind churning as you prepare for the holidays. Continue reading “5 Themed Advent Calendars for This Holiday Season”

7 Personalized Ornament Ideas to Capture Life’s Meaningful Moments

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Ornaments are a great way to capture and remember some of the best things in life: from weddings, new babies, and graduations, to memorable vacations and beloved pets. As the Christmas season comes, reflect on your loved ones and take some time to relive your most cherished memories and accomplishments. What better way to do so than to adorn your Christmas tree with ornaments that have a personal touch? Here are some ideas for personalized ornaments to commemorate the best people, pets, and moments in your life. Continue reading “7 Personalized Ornament Ideas to Capture Life’s Meaningful Moments”

How to Make a Christmas Tree Skirt

A tree skirt is great for hiding an unsightly tree stand, but more importantly, it serves as a lovely background for beautifully wrapped Christmas presents and acts as additional decor that complements the tree’s ornaments. Give your tree a gorgeous personal touch with these 5 DIY Christmas tree skirts.

1. No-Sew Burlap Tree Skirt

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Accented with simple white ribbon, this ruffled, no-sew burlap Christmas tree skirt is a perfect backdrop for colorful gifts underneath the tree. You can re-create this skirt by following Alison’s step-by-step guide as featured on the Journal Sentinel’s lifestyle section, Fresh. Continue reading “How to Make a Christmas Tree Skirt”

Painting Pumpkins For Fall

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Halloween is almost here and our kids are loving all the fall festivities. One project that we’ve really enjoyed is painting pumpkins. It’s a great alternative to carving because they are just as fun to decorate, but the pumpkins don’t rot as quickly. With pumpkin carving, you need to wait until right before Halloween, so they can be kept as fresh as possible. Another fun idea is to use artificial pumpkins which can be used year after year! Continue reading “Painting Pumpkins For Fall”