catherine nunnally photography

December 16, 2010

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catherine nunnally photography
 
catherine nunnally photography
 
catherine nunnally photography
 
catherine nunnally photography
 
catherine nunnally photography
 
sweet, vintage, reminiscent. these are all things that come to mind as i look through catherine nunnally’s photography. as simple as one of her photograph’s may be, it’s amazes me how it can completely envelop me with a sense of being there. i can feel myself shivering in the cold as i look up at the icy chair lift. similarly, i can see myself sitting in the warmth of a green summer day as i spy this little brown bird. i love photography that evokes feeling, and catherine’s work certainly does that.

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hello, friends! i want to introduce to you the world of old charm. michael is an innkeeper and creative and is bringing you today inspirations for a handmade christmas.

kraft paper wrapped gifts
 
inspiration #1: wrapped up in kraft. wrap gifts in brown kraft paper (or grocery bags), then cut a small piece of coordinating gift wrap to create a sleeve to fit around the package. use your fabric stash to tear pieces of fabric to use as ‘ribbon’ for the package and create a bow. finally, wrap with heavy twine and attach some artificial (or real) pine and your tag. as the gifts look uniquely custom, they’ll never know just how affordable it was!

christmas hot chocolate
 
inspiration #2: hot chocolate vials. these little plastic vials (50ml) hold exactly enough mix for one cup of hot chocolate! genius. fill the single serve vials with homemade hot chocolate mix and give as a small gift or party favor during the holidays.

ornament decor
 
inspiration #3: ornament decor: create a vintage centerpiece by repurposing old ornaments and candlesticks!  easily thrifted (or found in your grandmother’s attic), the supplies for this centerpiece are a cinch. give your candlesticks a coat of white paint and top them off with your vintage ornaments. arrange on a pretty tray, round mirror, vintage find (like this old washing machine agitator) or simply place them in the center of your table.

visit the inspired by charm blog for more great decor ideas and inspiration!

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liz kalloch designs

with cards, pendants, bracelets, journals, calendars and so much more, this gal is a multi faceted designer. liz kalloch is a book reader, coffee lover, trail hiker and of course, a beautiful painter, designer and inspirer! visit her shop to see a glimpse into her world and the art that so strongly emanates from her love for nature.

interested in advertising on going home to roost? click here to find out more!

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Celebrate Magazine: A guide to winter projects
 
it’s here, it’s here, it’s here! after over a month of hard work, i’m very pleased to share with you going home to roost’s first publication, celebrate magazine! inside you’ll find over 50 pages of free downloads, diy projects, & instant gifts. here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll find inside:

*free art

*downloadable gift tags and wrapping paper

*a giftable, printable 2011 calendar

*winter recipes

*craft projects galore

*2010 gift guide

*…and much more!

and the best part? it’s free!

click here to view the magazine, get access to all the downloads, and get info on sharing it around the web. i hope you enjoy it! xox, bonnie

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christmas dressed in plaid

vintage red wool plaid blanket ($47), fleece earwarmers ($18), snowy swag ($70), bears love flannel shirts ($20), festive wool coasters ($12), paddington iphone case ($40), pinstripe pillow cover ($16.50), weathered stack ($20)

in moving to colorado, the mister and i only assumed that we were in for a long chilly winter ladened with snow. welp, not yet. my hometown in north carolina is covered in inches,  and our high today is 65°F!  i’m sure we’ll be in for it eventually, but right  now i’m feeling awfully left behind. we’ll be going back home for christmas, so here’s to hoping for a snowy cozy christmas, dressed in plaid.

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giveaway winners

December 13, 2010

Posted by in handmade

Giveaway winners
 
congratulations amber and alee!!

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hello, friends! i’ve been making our christmas gift cards this week, and just thought i would share them with you! you can download each of them by clicking below the picture (see instructions at bottom).

free download! christmas gift cards
 

>> download the acorn christmas gift tags <<

free download! christmas gift cards
 

>> download the stag christmas gift tags <<

free download! christmas gift cards
 

>> download the striped christmas gift tags <<

free downloadable gift tags
 

>> download the pennant christmas gift tags <<

hopefully these will make your presents a little merrier! you can print them on heavy cardstock and cut them out, OR they also fit the avery template 8163 sticker sheets (they are 2″ x 4″ each).

i’ll be working hard this weekend on putting the final touches on celebrate mag, as it will be released early next week!  have a beautiful weekend! love, bonnie

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a vintage christmas

December 10, 2010

Posted by in holidays

a vintage christmas clockwise: spaceship christmas card, shiny brite christmas ornaments, vintage white reindeer, vintage 1950 fawn, special delivery, crocheted christmas ornaments, santa mugs, twas the night before christmas, amazing striped shiny brites, silvery twist

whether it’s an entire vintage christmas or just an orange in your stocking, a vintage touch at christmas warms the heart.

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