Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree | 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree | 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree - 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #Michaelsmakers The last seven weeks of the year are packed with so much wonder and excitement. There are so many things to love about this time of year! Michaels Dream Tree Challenge has become our favorite way to kick off the season. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to participate in this annual event each November and look forward to seeing all of the latest holiday ideas, trends, and inspiration. I also can't help but get excited bringing the Continue reading

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree ~ 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #michaelsmakers Once November arrives, I get pretty excited thinking about the last 8 weeks of the year. Thanksgiving and Christmas, intimate gatherings and frivolous soirees, thoughtful gifts and selfless giving. There are so many things to love about this time of year and for me it all begins by filling our home with the magic of the season. As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team, November marks the month of the Dream Tree Continue reading

Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism | #christmasinthecommunity

Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism | #christmasinthecommunity

Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism #christmasinthecommunity | Our holiday season was extra special this year as we had the opportunity to take part in Christmas Tree Market's Christmas in the Community Campaign. Christmas Tree Market selected thirteen bloggers across the United States to participate in sharing the beauty of the season by giving them the chance to give back to organizations within their communities. We choose an organization very near and dear to our heart - Pathfinders for Autism. Pathfinders Continue reading

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips | 2014 #michaelsmakers #tagatree

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips | 2014 #michaelsmakers #tagatree

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips - 2014 #michaelsmakers #tagatree | As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team, November marks the month of the Dream Tree Challenge. A couple of weeks ago I shared our 2014 Michaels Dream Tree, as well as some Easy Christmas Ornaments Crafts I created for the tree.  Today, along with the other 29 bloggers, I'm back to share some simple christmas tree decorating tips for the #tagatree campaign. 1 - Dress up the base of your tree I started putting our Christmas Tree Base in a Basket a couple of years Continue reading

Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts | 2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge Details #michaelsmakers

Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts | 2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge Details #michaelsmakers

Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts - 2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge Details #michaelsmakers #tagatree | I'm back today to share all of the details for our Michaels Dream Tree that was revealed a couple of days ago. One of the perks of putting a tree up early is having time to throw some crafty ornaments into the mix. All of the ornaments used on the tree were purchased right at my local Michaels. These easy ornament craft ideas are incredibly simple - anyone can re-create them - and they are a great opportunity to involve the little ones in Continue reading

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers #tagatree | There is so much to love about this time of year. I am not one to rush the holidays - but once a tree goes up in our home, the season truly becomes magical. A couple of weeks ago I mentioned a special delivery I received from Michaels on Instagram. As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team, November marks the month of the Dream Tree Challenge. I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in this annual event – not to mention Continue reading

2013 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

2013 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #JustAddMichaels | A couple of weeks ago I mentioned our early holiday shopping trip to Michaels for this year's Dream Tree Challenge. I was so thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in this annual event - not to mention getting a jump start on our holiday decorating. We usually have our tree up for our Thanksgiving guests to enjoy so I'm pretty excited I get a few extra weeks of glowing Christmas lights this year. The first couple of shopping trips left my head spinning with so much inspiration and Continue reading