Hand-Painted Ceramic Christmas Ornaments

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, crafts, Decorating, Holiday, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Tutorials17 Comments

I know that I’m slipping this one in at the last minute, but I wanted to share one more Christmas craft!  You can scrape together the materials for this year or hunt and peck at some after Christmas sales for ribbon and unfinished ceramic ornaments to have some handmade gifts and decorations in the hopper for next year!  Here is … Read More

Gift-Wrapping Ideas with Walmart

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, crafts, Decorating, Holiday, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts41 Comments

Disclosure: This gift-wrapping ideas post is sponsored by Walmart.  As always, all opinions expressed are honest and my own. As I shared a couple of weeks ago, I’m feeling extra crafty this year!  I know it’s because we’re home more than usual and creating things not only brings me joy, but it’s a great stress-reliever.  I put on some good … Read More

Christmas Kitchen 2020

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday16 Comments

I know you don’t need to hear from me that Christmas is coming fast!  I am definitely feeling it, though.  My house is finally all decorated, though, gingerbread houses have been made, and I’m almost all done with my Christmas shopping.  I’ll be sharing some creative gift wrap ideas tomorrow, but today I thought I would share my kitchen decorated … Read More

easy chunky crochet snowflake tutorial

Marian Parsonscrafts, Crochet Patterns, Decorating, Holiday, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts17 Comments

I wanted to make crocheted snowflakes this year, but I knew I didn’t want to make little lacy, dainty ones.  I didn’t want to get into fine, tedious work with little hooks, but wanted something quick and simple to do while I was watching TV.  So, I worked on making a simple, chunky snowflake that will complement the chunky knit … Read More

Simple Christmas Decorating in the Foyer

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday21 Comments

I wasn’t planning on doing much Christmas decorating beyond the living room and dining room, but once I had the Christmas music playing and the tree decorated, I felt inspired and just kept going.  I love it when those moments of inspiration and energy happen. I don’t want to go overboard with trees and decor, but I want to add … Read More

Collecting Wallace Sleigh Bells FAQ

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Cleaning & care, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Holiday64 Comments

I have shared about Wallace Sleigh Bells on my blog (HERE) and social media for a few years and I get the same questions about them regularly, so I thought I would answer them all in one post!  For those who aren’t familiar with them, Wallace Sleigh Bells are collectible bells that were introduced in 1971 by the Wallace Silversmiths.  … Read More