Post Holiday Thoughts

Post Holiday Thoughts

How was your holiday? It was a very different one for me. Simple, less hectic and laid back. Actually, I had no choice but to pull back as I had foot surgery earlier in the month. Yes, I’m rocking that infamous designer surgical shoe. LOL

I’m so happy I was able to repair my vintage ornament wreath that had fallen apart. Made a banner using mailing tags

Christmas decorating 2014 IMG_1099

and created a swag of small pine cones using jute string.

Hung some ornaments here

Christmas decorating 2014 IMG_1080

and there.

Christmas decorating 2014 IMG_1092

Dyed a drop cloth remnant blue and added some felt trees.

Christmas decorating 2014 IMG_1106

And when my holiday basket dried out way too soon

I came up with this super quick alternative instead.

Christmas decorating 2014 IMG_1121

I  also made some Christmas stockings using drop cloth fabric but can’t seem to find those pics.

Anyway, “use what you have” decorating is my favorite thing to do and was a great distraction from my healing foot. I actually enjoyed pulling back and not getting lost in the usual hustle and bustle.

Thankfully, no holiday blur this year. A detour from the usual holiday routine and traditions can be a good thing. Do you agree?

One Response »

  1. Pingback: » Are Your Holiday Decorations MIA, Why? The DIY Spot

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge