Cookie Jar Christmas Craft

Christmas is TOMORROW!!!! Can you believe it?!?! Layla and I couldn’t resist one last “Christmas Craft” before it was too late. We met Friday morning at Hobby Lobby to pick up a few last minute items for our project.

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We were inspired by a photo floating around Instagram that Tamara created for Becky. This project is super simple. All you need is a cookie jar, epson salt and a few accessories depending on the theme of your craft.

For the longest Kevin has always wanted a vintage air stream, so when Layla found this ornament at Michaels she knew it was PERFECT! We picked up a few twigs from the front yard to use for the light support and she made that adorable campfire out of twigs and a piece of translucent gold scrapbook paper. I LOVE the way Layla’s Cookie Jar turned out! Isn’t it adorable?

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Mini Picket Fence: Hobby Lobby | Airstream Ornament: Michaels | Bottle Brush Trees: Hobby Lobby | Mini Multicolor Lights: Hobby Lobby

I was SUPER EXCITED with the way my Nativity turned out too. Mostly because we had something totally different in mind, but while walking up and down the aisles at Hobby Lobby that changed really fast!

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To create this Cookie Jar Christmas Craft you’ll need just a few things. 1.) Wooden Beads 2.) Glitter Scrapbook Paper 3.) Bakers Twine 4.) Jute Twine 5.) Tapered Corks. Each of those items can be picked up at Hobby Lobby.  Below are a few step by step shots so you guys have a better idea of how everything came together!

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I can’t even handle Baby Jesus in that birds nest. So cute, right? We used raffia as hay.

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There are endless ideas when it comes to creating you Cookie Jar Christmas Crafts. Thanks again Tamara and Becky for inspiring us. I always LOVE crafting with Layla. We have a blast together. There is never a dull moment. We decided we are going to make  it a once a month date.

Merry Christmas!

Be sure to check out Layla’s full post here.

The Chapel Market

Ladies and Gentlemen, I come bearing some very exciting news! The Chapel Market—it’s a vintage goods market in Pike Road Alabama on October 19th.

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Logo by our extremely talented friend Courtnie from Poppy Pedals

The market will be held at what is technically called “The Meeting House” but most folks around here refer to it as “The Chapel.”

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The chapel is a beautiful place.  We actually did a wedding there last October. It’s one of our favorite venues. Every little girl dreams about having their wedding in a little white chapel with a steeple. It host many other events, birthday parties, etc. But we are SUPER PUMPED that it will be the home of the FIRST EVER Chapel Market.

There are some REALLY, REALLY big names that will be at the Chapel. Be sure to head on over and read Layla’s post for a complete profile on each vendor that will be at #TheChapelMarket.

I am so thrilled that she not only asked me to help plan the event, but offered me a booth space. We will be selling fresh flowers. Fun bouquets like you would find at the famers market or on the downtown streets of a big city. The chapel is going to smell heavenly.  😉

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If you’re planning on attending #TheChapelMarket head on over to our Facebook Page and lets us know. Select the events box:

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It will then redirect you to the events page where you will select “Join”.

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Since there will be so many folks coming from out of town, we wanted to be sure and include some near by hotels. All of these are just off I-85 in (east) Montgomery, Alabama- approximately 15 minutes from the market:

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I’ve personally never stayed at any of them, but know people who have and would recommend any of them. They are all newly built and in pristine condition. There’s tons of shopping and eateries in the same area.

We are so excited about the Market. We seriously can’t wait for October to get here. Be on the look out for and update this week on Layla’s Blog, you might see a familiar face. 😉 Happy Friday!

Oh and don’t forget—the official hashtag for the market is: #TheChapelMark