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TAG : Winter 2015

Christmas Glass Hurricane

This is so named because you can use a wide assortment of holiday items for your centerpiece, and because it’s in a glass hurricane, which is what these large glass holders are called.Glass Hurricane Materials• Large glass hurricane • Cedar, fir or pine branches, 4 to 6 inches long • ...

DIY Candle Holders for the Holidays

Safe, Simple Candle HoldersI love the flicker of candles throughout the house during the winter season, but I’m also aware of the safety factor that needs to be taken into account when burning wicked candles. You can find flameless candles that run on batteries and are made to flicker like a ...

DIY Snow Globe

Snow globes bring back great memories for a lot of us, as they sparked our imaginations as youngsters – and maybe they still do. DIY Snow Globe Materials• Wide mouth Mason jar, lid and band – quart or pint • Hot glue gun and glue, or glue dots • Miniature Christmas figurines and ...

Homemade Potpourri for the Holidays

Bring your home to life with holiday fragrance in just a few minutes.Fill a large, heavy pot halfway with water, and place it on the stove. Add your preferred ingredients ? orange slices, fresh cranberries, cinnamon sticks, pine twigs, anise, cloves, etc. ? filling the pot until the water level ...

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

I like to use natural materials when I can find them. For this wreath, I chose cedar branches because cedar is in abundance where I live, and I added juniper berries for a nice touch. As an added bonus, using real cedar or pine branches will make your wreath and front entrance smell wonderful. ...

DIY Holiday Decorations With Rustic Charm

I have always loved the winter season – the crisp air, warm comfort foods, and beautiful holiday decorations. As a child, one of my favorite activities was to decorate the house. My brother and I would haul the totes containing our mother’s assortment of holiday ornaments and décor up from ...

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