Monday, December 5, 2011

Decorating tips for the holidays...and our Cookie giveaway winners!

 If you are in the midst of decorating your home for the holidays, head on over to Mrs. Limestone's blog. I was her guest poster on Thursday and shared my tips for setting the scene in your living room with a checklist designed to bring easy, festive flair.

Check it out here.

But before you do: are you one our Christmas Cookies giveaway winners? You are if your name is  Becky C. of Buckets of Burlap and Marsha of Cute Stuff Inside!

(Becky and Marsha: Please email us your full name and address and we will mail you out your prize!)

 And don't forget to enter our AnthropoloNIE giveaway: you can win one of SIX $250 gift cards to Anthropologie.

Enter here.



Buy our expanded keepsake edition of Holiday with Matthew Mead 2011 here.


  1. Thank you for choosing me as a cookie contest winner. I am so excited and can't wait to share this info on my blog! I just sent an e-mail with the info requested.

    marshamakes @ hotmail

  2. Yay! You made my day!! Thanks so much for posting me as a winner :)
    Happy Holidays!

  3. I always seem to fall soo ill this time of year. Last year was a severe case of meningitis and this year i was diagnosed with crohns disease....exact same day, a year later. So, needless to say, i am a last minute shopper. I love Anthropologie, and better yet, my sisters do too. This would make it such a less stressful year of getting them gifts I am sure they will enjoy if I won this gift card. Would truley be a blessing! I also looove nienie's blog. Such an inspiration to me
    Daniell of Mesa,AZ

  4. Congratulations Becky and Marsha!!

    Thanks for the link to Mrs. Limestone's blog. I love her simplistic yet colorful approach to holiday decorating!

  5. Hi my name is Vanessa. I employ a generous gift-giving strategy year-round because I enjoy giving friends and family things when I feel moved to do it and for occasions that are special to them or "just for fun". Love ya Nie!

  6. Black Friday and cyber Monday!!

  7. I buy starting in october when I find something perfect. Then I write my main list/strategy and buy when on sale. I make a lot of my gifts, I sew and knit. And I loooooove Christmas!

  8. Melissa Walker-ScottDecember 12, 2011 at 9:30 PM

    As much as I love seeing all the stores decked out in holiday cheer, I have been doing a lot of shopping via the internet this year. Having two small girls, I find that it was just so much easier and then we crafted together here at the house to make some homemade and lovely wrapping and tags together. Love all the ideas on Stephanie's site.. have been following her for years and always love her style and the sites she sends us to.
    Melissa Walker-Scott


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