Christmas

Red and Green Christmas kitchen hutch. Vintage christmas village

You may remember last year’s Christmas Decorations as being a bit over the top. If you don’t recall, let me remind you… I had 12 trees, yes 12 (see them all here).  Well this year Christmas went on a diet, like a serious don’t recognize you slim down. I put up 1 tree, and spiffed up a few […]

Oversized no mess glitter Christmas cards from Shutterfly

Spoiler alert to those who haven’t received our Christmas card yet this year. But I just couldn’t wait to share the great ideas Shutterfly has for Christmas cards this year. I love sending a special Christmas card each year to family and friends and I often turn to Shutterfly for the best options. These cards are […]

Making Spirts Bright FREE printable

Each year I like to switch up my holiday decor, and since this is the first year of owning a restaurant and lounge, I thought adding a Holiday Bar Cart into the mix would be the perfect addition. When I saw everything Shutterfly had to offer in this year I couldn’t resist adding pieces from their […]

Ideas for Storing Christmas decorations

Happy New Year folks! This Christmas Decoration Storage post may be a little off coming to you well into January. My intentions were good, but I never took into account the amount of time it would actually take to undo 11 Christmas trees (see them all here).  Plus I did a little survey on my […]

Faux wool sock stocking- easy to make with HTV vinyl. NO electronic cutter required!

I was so excited when I was asked to join the Expressions Vinyl Ambassadors in a fun Christmas challenge. We were all given the same package of heat transfer vinyl and asked to create a stocking. The parcel included traditional holiday colors in red, green, white flocking, glitter HTV in both silver and gold, and holographic red. Since […]

Pinwheel Christmas Tree and other paper decorations- This house has 10 trees, click to see them all!

Welcome to part 2 of my 2015 Christmas Home Tour. If you haven’t seen Part 1 of the Christmas home tour, be sure to check out that post as well. The last weekend in November I hosted a live home tour as a fundraiser for the co-op school my son attends. This tiny community school ran into […]

Christmas village tree. Decorated with glistening houses and beautiful white bulbs

This past weekend we opened the doors of our home to welcome locals in for live Christmas Home Tour. It was an amazing experience to be able to share my home and love of Christmas with old friends and new.  I want to start my home tour off by expressing my gratitude to everyone who came out […]

North Pole Trading Company FREE Christmas Silhouette Cut File

I love free cut file day! Especially when it is laced with the biggest Silhouette Black Friday sale in history! (Get over there to check out the deals, and use promo code FYNES at checkout). I created these North Pole Free Christmas Cut Files months ago, and have been storing them away for just the […]

Rustic glam Christmas tree decor from The Wicker Emporium

I’m so happy to share with you that this season I’m part of the Wicker Emporium Ambassador team. The team is put together of a few of my favourite Canadian bloggers and we’re excited to bring you our first addition. Of course given the time of year, Christmas decor was the first project on the […]

Free Silhouette cut file for Mrs. Clause Cafe Painted sign

This month the Expressions Vinyl ambassador team was asked to create a kitchen themed project.  I’ve had my idea brewing for the past few months (actually since July when I got the assignment), I had planned to make a cute little Christmas apron using this pattern, with a heat transfer vinyl holiday sentiment ironed on the pocket. […]

Remove the day tag and add a Instax photo for a Holiday Photo calendar. Place the photos in an album or leave them up to enjoy long after the season is gone!

It’s no secret I’m in love with Christmas, and I can’t get enough of my FUJIFILM Instax mini 90, so when I came up with this idea for a Christmas Photo Advent Calendar I knew the collision of my two loves would be perfect! Typically each year our advent calendar is filled with candy (see our advent calendar […]

We Believe vintage santa canvas- custom print from Shutterfly

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the Fynes house! First up on the decorating list was the dining room.  I had the pleasure of creating my holiday home decor with Shutterfly this year. Shutterfly has so many products for every season, and since I wanted to get some custom pieces this year it […]

Hot Chocolate Candy Cane Float in one easy step!

We love hot chocolate around here, most often with the typical marshmallow topping, but every once in a while I go a little crazy and try something new… I think we found a winner! Presidents Choice Candy Cane Ice Cream is my Christmas weakness. Really how can you go wrong with candy canes, ice cream, and huge pieces […]

Have you got your Christmas gift wrapping under way? I’m about half way through (thanks to this blog post). Today the May Arts Ribbon Design team has put together a whole hop worth of Christmas gift wrapping ideas! As you all probably know I have hoards of May Arts Ribbon, yes hoards, so at the holidays […]

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