When you won’t have people over for the holiday because you’re embarrassed about your HOME…..

Listen, I talk to ALOT of you about your homes. I meet you in person. I talk to you on Twitter. You comment on Facebook.  I  know many of you are just not happy with how your home …

Joy to the World Christmas pallet project

 

Painted Joy Christmas Pallet | The Magic Brush

I finished my JOY to the World Christmas pallet project for my front steps!!!!  I’m obsessed with the word JOY.  “The JOY of the Lord is my strength,” says Nehemiah 8:10.  Joy is a choice.  And I want to be …

Easy JOY barnwood sign for Christmas

This painted barnwood sign is such an easy DIY project but yet I get many questions about it that I thought I would write another post on it for you!

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EASY JOY BARN WOOD SIGN FOR CHRISTMAS

 

I have …

A LAST MINUTE Thanksgiving table idea that is disposable!

Welcome to my Thanksgiving Tablescape Blog Hop with 12 gifted DIY bloggers and their creations! Below you’ll find my last-minute Thanksgiving table idea that is disposable!

Thanksgiving table decorations | Magic Brush

 

I know there are virtually NO MINUTES LEFT until the holidays.  But the good news is …

Our first ever…. DECOR SWAP Party!

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So last week my friend Samantha and I hosted our first ever “decor swap” party.  It was a ton of fun and we learned a lot from it! I’m going to share with you what we did and what we …

Some thoughts about your Christmas mantel and how EXACTLY is mantel spelled anyway?

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I {heart} decorating for the holidays!  So much glitter and shiny stuff and pretty colors and it’s just my lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve language.

This year is a little different for us as our house is for sale. And just whatever

How I made my vintage book wreath … with glitter of course

Last weekend a few of my girlfriends and I gathered to make a vintage book wreath. I had seen several on Pinterest and was itching to try it!

Vintage Book Wreath girls craft night

Seriously friends…. this project is a lot of bang for your buck …

You still have time to make a Teacher Pail (a.k.a. “Brown Nosing Bucket”)

teacher bucket gift from a paint can

We have “Back to School Night” tonight!  So in typical “Jennifer style”….. I was making “teacher pails” or “teacher bucket gifts” for my kids’ new teachers….LAST NIGHT.  With just hours to spare.  Screeching in on 2 wheels.  I know some of you …

My first speaking engagement – I thought I hated public speaking?

 

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In the springtime, I was asked by a woman who I met thru The Red Apron to speak at her church’s Christmas Gathering Women’s event.  I, of course asked for details.  And when she said “1100 women in attendance” …