This year I was inspired to make a new holiday card display in our family’s ‘formal farmhouse’ style. I chose upcycling pallet wood and a few fun paint colors see more
So what’s drink decor?
It’s those little special extras that transform everyday drinks into a holiday drinks experience.
Anything can be Holiday enhanced with just a few simple items you probably already have at home. see more
We all need holiday decoration ideas. And as much as I love stringing garland (I don’t) I’m more at home making stuff with tools. If you are too, I hope you’ll like and share our holiday yard pyramid. Stuff For me, holiday decoration ideas are more fun when they’re made … see more
Holiday decorations don’t have to cost a lot to look like they did. see more
Let’s celebrate the short days of the yuletide season with a little light and do some holiday DIY projects for people we love. As part of Bernzomatic’s Torchbearer brigade of artists, chefs, campers and cooks, Theresa and I were invited to their place to make a project live. We took … see more
We’ve teamed up with Consumer Reports and are proud to be two of their paid brand ambassadors; our personal opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Consumer Reports and now it’s time to get ready for the holidays. This means many things to many people. While many (most?) think about … see more
Theresa designed a DIY Christmas tree that is easy to make, awesome to look at and takes up A LOT less space than a traditional tree. And, yes, we got to make it from pallets. Pinterest, prepare your servers to go down as we put up our holiday decor. OK, … see more
Holiday greeting cards and envelopes can be recycled, but it’s more to fun to repurpose. It’s fun to make something out of something else, and I’m glad I had so many holiday greeting cards that had not yet made it into a recycling or compost bin. For this project, I wanted … see more
If you are new to decorating for the holidays, or trying a new thing like stringing lights, our biggest and best-used advice is to start small. Segment the project into smaller projects, and tackle each. This way you can celebrate small achievements, and have the option to stop at the end of any of the projects and save those ideas for next year.
The carpenter in me always has to do a gut-check when my designer-wife says, I have pallet ideas. Oh no, I say. Then three things happen… I love her, I trust her, and as a guy pretty much wandering around lost on the path less traveled, I swallow hard and … see more