Winter Wonderland

With only a week to go until Christmas (eek!), this beautiful winter wonderland setting might just give you some well needed inspiration! So often it’s easy to look to reds and greens to decorate your Christmas space but why not blue and white? I think this stunning winter themed dessert table by Inspired Bride shows just how Christmassy these colours can be.

Let us know in the comments, do you think you’ll be using any of these ideas for Christmas or have you got yours all planned out already?

Photos by Michael Haug via Hostess with the Mostess. Styled by Inspired Bride.

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Christmas Card Noticeboard

Eek, December is upon us! Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Have you received your first Christmas card yet? Well whether you have or not, you might like this original idea when it comes to finding a place to put all your Christmas cards and messages this year.

Take a standard noticeboard, cover with paper of your choice and frame! What makes your sleek new display board super functional is that once Christmas has passed you can fill your board with anything you like: reminders, drawings and family photos!

Idea from Canadian House and Home

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Bonfire Night Pumpkin DIY

Now that November is upon us, summer feels like a distant memory but there is still plenty to look forward to in the autumn months. Thoughts of cosy nights in with hot chocolate, the leaves turning yellow and orange and Bonfire Night soon followed by Christmas. With Bonfire Night right around the corner you might be planning on visiting your local fireworks display, hosting your own fireworks party or perhaps you want to stay warm and cosy indoors. Whatever you plan to do, here’s a creative idea you might like the look of.

This DIY comes from Better Homes and Gardens and it’s a great alternative to carving out a spooky face in your pumpkin. You can download a template for the flames from BHG but what’s so great about this project is that the shape of the flames don’t have to be perfect so you can easily draw these out freehand without worrying too much about what they look like.

Do you like this idea? Or do you have another idea of what to carve in to your pumpkin?

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Halloween Chocolate Ghosts

Have you made your Halloween plans yet? Do you need some spooky ideas? Perhaps you’re throwing a party or you’re entertaining children. Either way, we’ve got a simple scary treat to share with you that will no doubt delight grown-ups and children alike!

This chocolate recipe was created by Martha Stewart and you’ve got to admit these ghosts look pretty yummy! You can visit her site for the recipe and there are many more Halloween themed recipes there if you want to try making some more treats.

What have you got planned for Halloween?

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