Why Don’t You…?

red ornaments

…deck the halls outside of your home? This image of a wintery wonderland boasting bright, bulbous and vibrant ornaments has me craving a full makeover of my home’s exterior decor. Over-sized ornaments can get pricey, so why not try the look with unexpected twists like spray-painted balloons or children’s kick balls? You’re sure to be the neighborhood gossip for 2012 and beyond!

What about you, friends? Do you decorate your home’s exterior, or do you like to keep the festivities indoors? Share below, and happy holidays!

Image via Reasons Four Loving Seasons

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Bright Idea: A Holiday Mobile

Can you tell we’re heavy into the holiday spirit here at FLOR? It’s true; there are inspiring finds around every snowy corner it seems, and this holiday ornament mobile is no different!

I’d love to give the look a shot with a spare embroidery hoop, old photos, vintage ornaments and yards and yards of twine. After all, what good is a craft if you can’t make it entirely yours?

Tell me, friends, are you crafting anything for your home this holiday season?

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Roadmap To Genius – Improve Intelligence & Iq

When I was a kid I spent a lot of time making s Roadmap To Genius – Improve Intelligence & Iq alt-dough ornaments to give to various relatives, neighbors and friends as Christmas gifts.  We also hung lots of them on our trees.  They were and still are a great thing to do with kids in those ever increasing dark hours after school but before dinner in the last few weeks before Christmas. 

 

But though our salt-dough ornaments graced our tree for YEARS (shellacked well, they seemed to never look the worse for wear even after spending the summers in our sweltering, humid attic in New Jersey…however, the first year my parents moved to Florida the ornaments failed to survive the elements and were a gooey, moldy mess upon opening the box of decorations come Christmas-time) I never considered how when done simply, they can truly fit into a modern home's Christmas decor.

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