Thursday, December 6, 2012

{new} christmas card holder

i used to have a christmas card holder from target.
it was super cute, the shape of a tree with swirly wires that you put the cards in. but, it was never big enough and the cards would always fall out.

so last year i made one out of a frame using twine & glitter covered clothespins. 
it was super cute, but again not enough space.

this year i knew i needed to either get more frames or do something different.
and then, one day i was on pinterest and saw the cutest door all decorated for christmas with their christmas cards. so, i hopped over to her blog and loved it, but don't have a door to wrap.
well. except for the creepy door to the old water heater closet, but i won't open it because it gives me the willies.

so instead, i had the idea to wrap my kitchen cabinets with red yarn and hang my cards from them.
i love it.
love love love it.

i love that i get to see the cards all the time, and that my boy asks about the families on the photos. we only have a few right now, but i can't wait till they are all full of our wonderful friends and family!
it was super easy and extremely inexpensive!

and in other news i've been baking and making treats like a crazy lady who needs a sugar fix.
i won't lie that like most good bakers i've been sampling my own creations. it's for the good of those i'm gifting them to. i truly wouldn't be a good friend if i didn't eat one or five of the cookies i made.

my pinterest 'yummo' board has really been useful. man, i love that site.
anywho. linking up to a few great blogs. have a good weekend!!

52 Mantels

4 comments:

  1. This is SUCH a cute idea!! I also use glitter clothespins, but I have them hanging from ribbon across one of our windows, I think I need to wrap my cabinets also, so fun!

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  2. Genius. We have a 3-tiered Christmas card holder/box and it's not my favorite because you can only see the first card on each tier. I might have to copy this. Thanks for linking up!!

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  3. So clever! I'd love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday - Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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