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What a fun ride this has been. Four weeks of inspiration and DIYing. This has certainly put me in the Christmas spirit! It has been so much fun seeing what you came up with. Thanks for playing along!

Be sure to check out the 'Dare to deck the halls' features by my co-hosts Kim at Newly Woodwards, Michelle at Decor and the Dog and Rachel at Maybe Matilda.

Here are mine.

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First up. Dino ornaments. Blue, with glitter. Yup. Gretchen from Boxy Colonial made these with her four boys in mind. I remember when B was super into Dinos. He would have been over the moon for something like this on the tree. Gretchen is teasing me about her Christmas dino plans for next year already and I can't wait.

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Check this out: Brynne from The Gathered Home has a whole Christmas tour with so many lovely gathered and handmade touches. This Pom pom garland on the banister totally caught my eye. I never met a pom pom garland I didn't like. I love how colorful it is!

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And of course Amber from Wills Casa blew me away with these Mini wall hanging Christmas ornaments. Talk about awesome. I love the nature inspired feel they have and I am over the moon for the Swiss cross one and those unfelted wool knots. Love this out of the box creativity!

Thank you so much everyone for playing along and linking up. It's been so much fun.

Here are my #daretodiy14 projects in a short re-cap.

Dare to give thanks

Dare to give thanks merci beaucoup 1

Merci Beaucoup fall vignette

Dare to entertain

Dare to entertain - felt trees center piece

Dare to entertain - felt trees center piece

Felt tree village table decor

Dare to give handmade

Handmade berry candy in tie dyed gift bag

Handmade berry candy in tie dyed string bags

Dare to deck the halls

Dare to deck the halls DIY Christmas tree with string lights

DIY miniature Christmas tree


Christmas is only a couple of days away. I want to go spend time with my family, so this is my last post of the year. But before I leave, here is my Christmas mantel. No new projects here, just a continuation of our white and brown Christmas. That's me in the mirror holding the camera! Hi!

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Now, I am signing off so I can go make some new memories, have some Glögg, eat some spiced brown crispy thins and some vanilla wreath cookies while we wrap our presents and get ready for a cozy family Christmas.

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I hope you have a very Merry Christmas with your family and I will see you in the new year!

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