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  • 3 Tips for Christmas Decorating with Walmart Home

    This post is sponsored by Walmart Home. As always. all opinion are my own. I’ve been ready to decorate for Christmas since…well…last Christmas! It feels like my home just thrives in the holiday season. Did you see my recent living room reveal?! We painted the entire room and it may be my new favorite space in my house. I said this on my Instagram post, but it feels like this was the color this room was ALWAYS meant to be! I wanted to get this done before I decorated for the holidays because let’s be real, there is nothing better than a green backdrop for all my Christmas decor. My 2021 Christmas Decor from Walmart This year, I added a few new pieces from Walmart Home and they are just too darling not to share! I have collected decor over the years and these fit in just perfectly. When you’re first starting out, it is easy to feel “behind” or that you don’t have enough Christmas decor in your home. With Walmart’s amazing prices, you can add these to your…

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  • Permanent Outdoor Christmas Lighting! | AZ Trim Light Review

    Once September hits, I’m ready for fall and all things HOLIDAYS! This time of year feels like my decorating Superbowl. Halloween is right around the corner and before you know it, it will be time to break out our trees, wreaths, and outdoor Christmas lighting! You can see last year’s setup right here! Every year, Kyle and I get out the ladder and manually hang our outdoor Christmas lighting for the season. Then, on December 26th, we have the dreaded task of taking all of the lights down and putting them back into storage. Not this year because we officially have custom permanent exterior lighting! AZ Trim Light came out to our house last week to install our permanent lighting system that is invisible during the day, but creates a for custom lighting effect at night! We can control every single setting right from our phone. This is going to be such a game changer for us – not just for the holidays – but all year round for game days, birthdays, holidays, or any time we are entertaining. How…

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  • 12 Days of Christmas Tree!

    I’m so excited to be bringing my 12 Days of Christmas Tree to life today! I have been dreaming this up for months and today is the day to put it together! I’m using this tree from Walmart – it’s been great and is such a great price! Walmart 7 foot tree Tree Decor Supply List: Frames (from Amazon!) in 8×10 Super Bright Warm Lights 12 Days of Christmas Prints Wood Garland Ribbon, Ornaments and Florals are from At Home and Hobby Lobby! Stay tuned as this post gets updated throughout the day!…

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  • Classy Clutter’s Guide to Christmas!

    We are so excited to share our ultimate guide to Christmas! This is a 37 pages of all our favorite Christmas ideas, traditions, and decor! CLICK HERE TO GRAB YOUR GUIDE! If you are a member of Classy Clutter Decorating Academy, this guide is already live in your portal! We are so passionate about this guide that we wanted to open it up to all of our friends as well! CLICK HERE TO GRAB YOUR GUIDE!…

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  • Christmas Tree Village

    I have always loved Christmas villages. I did not have a place for them on display but then I came you with this really cute Christmas Tree Village. This post is sponsored by JOANN. All ideas and opinions are my own, always. I am so excited to show you how I took my love for a Christmas village that I found at the Joann store and turned it into a really awesome and unique Christmas tree. Christmas Tree Village   To create this Christmas Tree village I used mostly oversized countertop Christmas decor items. I love that when I use larger scale items I don’t have to buy nearly as much stuff. Larger items just take up so much room on the tree. Materials Here is the list of the materials and decor pieces that I found at the Joann store that I used for this Christmas tree. Christmas Bakers House White House with Green Roof Farmers Market Village House Christmas Camper Christmas Farm House Christmas Cabin Red tree skirt Christmas Red Barn  Red berry bush stems Christmas Church Snowflake Pillow…

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  • Christmas Treats – Our top 25 picks

    I have 55+ Christmas treats recipes on my Christmas Treats Pinterest Board. Yes. I have a whole board dedicated to Christmas treats. I also have one for Desserts. I know. It’s kind of sad.I’m totally in a Christmas baking mood the last few days. I am a total wannabe baker. I think I was a Valastro in a past life. You know, related to the Cake Boss family. Problem. What do I bake?? I have narrowed it down to 25 for you to help me choose what to bake this weekend! My kids want to do some Christmas baking with me so I need to choose what to bake ASAP! Christmas Treats Recipes to make this season Easy Peppermint Cookies – Easy and Delicious Christmas Cookies and it is so fun to make the red dough! Turtle Pretzel Bites from Yummy Healthy Easy – I love Pecans and Pretzels so these look especially delicious. Would also be a cute gift in a jar! Skinny Pumpkin Nog Shake from I heart Naptime – I have never loved Egg Nog until adulthood and Jamielyn’s…

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  • Snowman Christmas Tree – Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas

    I knew I wanted to do something fun and outside the box for my Christmas Tree this year and hence, the Snowman Christmas Tree was born. Making your own Snowman Christmas Tree is so much fun and can be done using a variety of materials. How to make a Snowman Christmas Tree Making a snowman Christmas tree is actually a lot easier than it looks! It’s so much fun to bring him to life as you decorate your tree! Snowman Christmas Tree Materials: Wire Baskets – I got my balls at Baisch & Skinner, a wholesale floral distributor in Phoenix, AZ) You can use white mesh, wire baskets (spray painted white), large ribbon or even just a white or flocked tree for your Snowman Christmas tree Snowman Hat – I love this Snowman head/hat tree topper. Snowman Scarf, Ribbon or Mesh for his scarf Christmas Lights Ribbon Large Snowflake Ornaments picks – love the ones that have cotton ball type things at the end for the “snow” effect. assorted ornaments BUYING TIPS: When you are buying stuff for your tree…

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  • Christmas Breakfast Ideas to try this season – Quick and Easy Recipes

    Christmas is by far my favorite holiday! Well, that and Black Friday! I love the spirt that comes with this time of year. We have so much fun spending time with friends and family! One of our family traditions is all getting together for a Christmas Breakfast. I put together some of my Favorite Christmas Breakfast ideas. Christmas Breakfast Ideas Christmas Breakfast Fruit Tree! First of all, this is healthy (always a plus!) adorable, festive and delicious! Your kids will love making them! These Reindeer Donuts are seriously adorable for Christmas breakfast! Easy to prepare and delicious! Also, the chocolate and pretzel combo is my fave! Santa Pancake Christmas Breakfast is THE CUTEST!!!! My kids LOVE pancakes, strawberries and whipped cream so this is a sure win in our family! Doesn’t this just look heavenly? I am so obsessed!! Everyone needs to try this Egg Nog Hot Chocolate with their Christmas Breakfast! These Gingerbread Pancakes look amazing! Also, can we have a moment of silence for Cooking Classy’s gorgeous photography? Another cute donut idea! My kids would die over this cute Snowman on…

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  • How to Decorate a Christmas Tree – Savannah’s Playroom

    Do you struggle with Christmas tree decoration ideas? Do you know how to decorate a Christmas tree? I want to help give you a few different Christmas tree decoration ideas and also show you a few easy steps to how to decorate Christmas Tree. This post is sponsored by At Home. All ideas and opinions are my own, always. There are many different ways to decorate a Christmas Tree. I always decorate the Christmas Tree with the same basic steps, I will share how I decorate a Christmas Tree in just a few easy steps. Before you know it your Christmas tree will look like a professional did it. How to Decorate a Christmas Tree The steps are the same no matter what theme, or color. Here are a few different Christmas Tree Ideas. Step 1: Find the perfect Tree When you are looking for the perfect tree you want to consider the size. You don’t want to get something too big for the space. That means you don’t want it to be to wide or too tall. For my kids…

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  • DIY Scalloped Christmas Table Runner

    This DIY Scalloped Christmas Table Runner is festive, beautiful and easy to make! I made a few of them for our Merry and Bright Holiday Party. A Christmas table runner is a great way to dress up any table. This DIY version is super affordable too! Christmas Table Runner Materials: Festive fabric I got mine at Walmart but this pattern is available at most fabric stores. Any cotton fabric will work. Heat and Bond iron-on interfacing in medium weight Sharp scissors How to make a Christmas Table Runner Cut the interfacing lengthwise. This helps you save The “hot dog” way.  Since I did not need the interfacing on all of the fabric, cutting it allowing the interfacing to go farther.                             2. Next, I ironed the interfacing on. The reason why I used this was so that the fabric would be a bit stiffer, and so the edges would not fray and it makes it so much easier to cut when the interfacing is on the fabric. It basically stiffens the fabric…

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  • Elegant Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

    DIY Christmas Tree – Savannah’s Pink Christmas Tree

    I love to decorate Christmas Trees. Over the last few years I have decorated many Christmas Trees. Today I am going to teach you how to do a DIY Christmas Tree. I want to teach you a few simple steps that can help you decorate a Christmas Tree. This post is sponsored by At Home. All ideas and opinions are my own, always. Decorating a Christmas tree can be tricky. I am going to make it really simple and easy for you with just a few simple step. How to decorate a Christmas Tree professionally At Home has the most amazing Christmas Decor. It makes it really easy to do a DIY Christmas Tree. Step 1: Shopping for your Christmas Tree This year I wanted to do a flock Christmas Tree and I wanted to do a 12 foot Christmas tree and I found the perfect one. I got the 12ft Pre-Lit Keyser Flocked Pine Christmas Tree. I love this flocked Christmas Tree it is very full and the it’s a perfect size for this space. Step 2: Shopping for Christmas…

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  • How to decorate a mantel for Christmas

    Christmas is right around the corner and today I’m going to explain how to decorate a mantel for Christmas. Everyone does it a little different and this year, I focused on an elaborate garland to make a statement on my Christmas mantel. This post is sponsored by JOANN. All ideas and opinions are my own, always. Materials to decorate a Holiday Mantel 2 – 9′ Christmas Garlands Sparkly / textured Christmas Garlands – Cedar Pine, Berry, Pinecone Garland, Glitter Fern Garland Variety of floral stems – I used Dahlias and Phalaenopsis Several Holiday Floral Picks – Double Gilded Pinecone Spray Battery operated LED lights – 50ct LED Euro Lights (white on green) Candlesticks (Found on clearance in-store at JOANN) Candles How to decorate a Christmas Mantel Clear off your mantel and give it a good wipe down to remove any dust and to give you a clean slate to work with. I left my round mirror as I wanted to keep it for this year’s Christmas mantel display. Add a 9 foot garland to your mantel. I like to double my…

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  • Kids Christmas Tree

    This is my first year decorating a kids Christmas tree for my boys and we have all LOVED it! It’s really fun to decorate a kids Christmas tree for their bedroom and makes them even more excited for their favorite holiday! This post is sponsored by At Home. All ideas and opinions are my own, always. We are so excited to be participating in the Tree for Every Room campaign with At Home! We have a pretty fool proof method for decorating Christmas trees and this is definitely still true when decorating a kids Christmas Tree. I got this incredible Red Christmas Tree from At Home and my kids and I are obsessed with it! It is so unique and beautiful and it is exactly what we needed to decorate my kids Christmas tree! First, start with your assembled tree and spread out the branches.    Next, add lights! This tree is not pre-lit but even if your tree is pre-lit add more lights! We love to mix large and small bulbs to add interest. I used the White and Red…

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