Category Archives: CHRISTMAS

Eggnog Glazed Donuts @themerrythought

Eggnog Glazed Donuts

Apparently I’m really into fancying up store bought treats this season. But I think that’s a good thing.View full post »

Monochrome Gift Wrapping + DIY Paper Gift Bows @themerrythought

Monochrome Gift Wrapping + DIY Paper Gift Bows

I can’t believe that Christmas will be here in a week! I’m so looking forward to it and at the same time doView full post »

DIY Quote Gift Tags @themerrythought

DIY Quote Gift Tags

Each Christmas morning I go over to my dad and Manda’s house and we eat breakfast together and then open gifts. TheView full post »

DIY Rosemary Table Garland @themerrythought

DIY Rosemary Table Garland

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is just over a week away! Hopefully you’ve been able to enjoy some slower momentsView full post »

DIY House Ornaments @themerrythought

DIY House Cookie Cutter Ornaments

If you follow us on Instagram you may have watched a quick tutorial we shared for these adorable littleView full post »

Pomegranate Brie Crostini @themerrythought

Pomegranate Brie Crostini

Christmas is quickly approaching – each year I vow to do better in prepping for it to try to keep things moreView full post »

DIY Pine Sprig Garland @themerrythought

DIY Pine Sprig Garland

I had a bunch of pine leftover from a shower that I helped throw last week and I’ve been throwing the extraView full post »

Sugared Cranberries @themerrythought

Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries are a favorite to make for the holidays. They’re super easy – it’s just 3View full post »

DIY Brass Ornaments @themerrythought

DIY Brass Ornaments

Last year I made and photographed these brass ornaments for the blog but didn’t get around to posting them beforeView full post »

DIY Christmas Card Display @themerrythought

DIY Christmas Card Display

We created a simple plywood display for all of those Christmas cards we’ve got coming in! It’s one of theView full post »

DIY Modern Matchbox Advent Calendar @themerrythought

DIY Modern Matchbox Advent Calendar

Instead of coming up with a new advent calendar this year I decided to make an updated, simpler version of the one IView full post »

DIY Fresh Greenery Ornaments @themerrythought

DIY Fresh Greenery Ornaments

Post-Thanksgiving decorating free-for-all has begun! No more guilt about skipping onto the next holiday – justView full post »

Home Holiday Gift Guide @themerrythought

Holiday Gift Guide

I had great intentions of getting together an official list of what I was planning on buying people for Christmas lastView full post »

DIY Tin Bell Garland

Manda has a tiny garland of tin bells that pairs so sweetly with simple greenery for the perfect Christmas decor. WhileView full post »

Small Christmas Tree + Simple DIY Wooden Ornaments

Small Christmas Tree + Simple DIY Wooden Ornaments

For the last 4 or 5 years, we’ve had some kind of small tree in addition to our real Christmas tree. I usuallyView full post »