• Christmas,  DIY,  Holiday

    How to Make a Christmas Village Advent Calendar

    A couple of years back, this little Christmas village DIY from my friend Kelly took the internet by storm. The kids and I made our own version of the Christmas village for our home, and each year we add one or two houses to it. This year, I’m putting a twist on the village and turning it into an Advent Calendar! The Advent Calendar village will eventually be part of a local project that I’m working on (stay tuned for the big unveiling, coming soon!), but you could use it just on its own like this. You can check out the Studio DIY tutorial for painting and decorating the village…

  • Christmas,  DIY,  Email,  Holiday

    New email Series: 5 Projects to Make Your Holidays Extra Festive

    Friends, let me introduce you to something super fun that I’ve been working on behind the scenes! It’s our new email series, filled with ideas to make the next few weeks your best holiday season yet. I call it Festive Fast: 5 Projects to Make Your Holidays Extra Festive. Why a holiday email series? I’m a firm believer that the holidays should be a special season. But I’m also a firm believer that it shouldn’t take a ton of time, money, or know-how to make the holidays feel special! So I created this series to walk you through a handful of DIY ideas that are easy, fast, and won’t break…