Hi! Stephanie from Swoodson Says; I have completely fallen down the rabbit hole of DIY Christmas ornaments this year and have been creating some fun patterns. I like ornaments that catch your eye when you’re looking at a tree; you could put all sorts of words on this base pennant shape and have it look […]
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When I think about Christmas, I think of a well-decorated tree, a fire crackling on the hearth, and, hanging right above the fireplace, a brightly-colored Christmas stocking hanging up and waiting for Santa. Now that I’m older, I might not necessarily figure Santa as much into the equation, but every year without fail there […]
Every time I go to the mall or visit the city, walking by Anthropologie is simultaneously painful and delightful. The clothes and accessories are so cute—SO CUTE!—but the prices are, quite frankly, outrageous. I know I am not alone in feeling this way, which is why it feels extra exciting to get to present this […]
Around Thanksgiving, it’s so easy to get so caught up in the food preparation that you totally forget to decorate the house. To avoid any added holiday stress, get started on your table decor early with these free sewing patterns! These Thanksgiving sewing projects, from napkins to table runners, are so easy but will really […]
I won’t tell if you won’t. I always love “Secret Santas,” especially with my crazy family. In my mind, Secret Santa is just the newer version of a White Elephant party. There was always this Ferris Wheel shot glass set that would get passed on every single Christmas. Yeah, it sounds kind of cool when […]
It seems that no matter where you go this time of year, you’re bound to stumble upon what seems like an infinite amount of delicious pumpkin recipes to get you through the fall. However, pumpkins aren’t just great for eating; they’re also the decoration of choice all autumn long! Whether it be Halloween or Thanksgiving, […]
First it’s back to school, then the weather cools down, then it’s officially fall and suddenly—gasp!—it’s Halloween! Time goes by in a flash this time of year, and the holidays always manage to sneak up on me. One minute I’m digging my scarves out of the closet, and the next, there are orange-colored displays at […]