The transition between Christmas and New Years brings upon purging in our home. As years go by we realize somethings are never used and in light thrown to the side. Practicality, I have no interest in storing items that are not useful to me or my family. We are just not equipped with excess storage … More Out With The Old (Part One)
As much as I love Christmas and all the fun that comes along with it, I do not love the rush it sometimes brings. This year I am hosting Christmas Eve. I committed to not driving myself crazy with prep work the day of. A portion of this commitment rested on planning ahead. I’ve got … More Hurrying Hostess
So we are down to the wire on days before Christmas. People are crashing into each other for parking spots, fighting over the last Suzie talks a lot in Target, glaring at the cashiers, oh you know the most wonderful time of year kind of stuff. I know my husband and I are still scrounging … More Last Minute DIY Gifts
As promised I have the makings of our 2015 Christmas porch. I kept to the simple theme this year. I hope it makes our neighbors and guests feel merry and bright. During our date night this week we rode around the neighborhood for inspiration. I was mostly inspired by the peppermint chocolate chip milky deliciousness … More Warm Wishes from the Front Porch
Things a getting more festive in our home lately. I love simplicity in most of my decor, which transitions to our Christmas additions. Our current tree is three feet tall, small but mighty. Last year we had a real fir, but with all the holly jolly hurrying around we decided to just put our tiny … More Just a Little Christmas
A little known fact about A Novel Nest is that we offer interior decorating services! We have loved transitioning our blank slate house into a home and would be happy to help you with the same!
This Thanksgiving holiday was quite possibly the most adventurous one we’ve had yet.