That time again: Christmas countdown

I know, I know. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet. I am on that same boat. BUT, it’s so hard not to get in the spirit of the holidays. I just love going home to my family when the house smells like candles and the lights are wrapped around the kitchen. 

So, to hold me over until that can happen, I was Pinteresting and these are a few of my favorite holiday pins. 

 

The decor:

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So easy!

These knee-highs. NOTHING better than cozying up with a pair next to the fireplace and some books.

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Cookies. Baking cookies, decorating cookies, eating cookies. 

 

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Eggnog <3 

 

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25 days of Christmas on ABC Family. Who doesn’t love when this comes back on TV? 

 

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& the Christmas movies!

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And last but not least, what Christmas is really all about. I hope these next few weeks of classes go quicker than ever. I’m ready for some Christmas.

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But first, Thanksgiving :)

Wall art DIY: Broke college-student edition

I am in love with this picture and quote:

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So this summer, with all of my “free time,” I took it upon myself to make it. You’ll need six items to complete this project. 

-Cereal boxes/Poptart boxes/ any form of cardboard box that you have in your house currently but would otherwise toss into recycling 

-Pencil 

-Scissors

-Black spray paint ($.97 at Walmart)

-Tac, or form of sticky wall stuff

-White Christmas lights (about $2.50) at Walmart

 

1. Start free handing letters. Don’t worry about it not being perfect; it gives it character.

2. Cut them out.

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3. Reuse previously cut letters out for stencils. 

4. Keep chuggin’ along at drawing and cutting.

5. Spray paint black. Pick the least windy day and cover your hands with something otherwise this step will give you a run for your money and black fingers for days.

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6. Let dry. Hang on wall with sticky tac. Toss up those lights from one end of the room to another. Voila.

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