Bachman Holiday Idea House 2017

Hello weekend vibes!! Seriously.. this week may have been the longest ever so I can’t tell you how relieved I am to be back at the blog & cozied up on my couch with a hot cup of coffee 🙂 Last year I was introduced to the Bachman Idea house. If you live in the twin cities then you may be familiar with their stores. They are one of the largest retailed Gift, Garden & Floral centers in MN with 6 locations. Every year you can buy tickets (5 bucks a head) DETAILS HERE for an inspiring tour of the Bachman Historic Family Home off Lyndale in Minneapolis. You can find inspiration and tons of holiday decorating ideas in every room which is set up differently using all pieces you can find and purchase in their store. In other words… It’s like taking a tour through Pinterest at Christmas Time. Check it out for yourself.

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At Home With Me For Thanksgiving

Hi Everyone! Welcome back and happy holidays! If I am being honest, I’ve never really been one for Thanksgiving. In fact most years after Halloween I skip over it entirely diving head first into Christmas. Yep…. I’m one of those! But do you wanna know my real issue with it not being socially acceptable to decorate for Christmas before Black Friday? …. It’s pretty reasonable if you ask me.. so reasonable not even my thanksgiving loving bestie can even argue it! It’s the fact that Christmas ONE is stunning… so stunning that I feel like the holiday deserves more than just 30 some days to be enjoyed. AMIRIGHT? SECOND is that it’s damn hard work to get it looking that stunning. I mean the lights, the tree, the garland… Did you know that on average; most Americans spend between 42 to 72 hours prepping and decorating their homes for this time of year? No.. you probably didn’t because I made that up. It is however how much time it takes me, my mom & my grandmother so I mean… must be the same for most everyone else right?

Anyways back to it before I lose ya ! 😉 This year I think I found a good healthy balance between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Just enough twinkle to enjoy for the holidays with enough white pumpkin to be thankful for. Enjoy XO

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How do you decorate for Thanksgiving? Drop a comment below or over on Instagram where you can find me at @Casskelle. I would LOVE to hear from you. I hope everyone has an amazing short week & a very happy Thanksgiving.

Xo

 

2017 Fall & Halloween Home Décor Tour

EEk hi loves! I am back & today I am combining two of my absolute favorite things; Halloween & home decor. As most of you already know, this time of year is by far my favorite. I start getting the itch to decorate right when September 1st hits. I know.. call me crazy but what’s not to love about the fall?

Decorating per season isn’t always easy when you are on a tight budget but I have found there is a lot of magic to be created with a few bucks, a local Goodwill, the Target dollar section & a little bit of paint. So without further ado, my festive fall-esque home. I hope you enjoy!

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I’ve been DYING (no pun intended) to share this years BOOze cart with you. Similar to last years but slightly different. There’s just as much spook as there is sophistication & I was able to get the look for CHEAP!

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Hocus Pocus Bowls – Target Potion Bottles – Repurposed Wine Bottles See Here For DIY  Mirror – Mammas Happy  (Separate) Pick Your Potion Gold Letters – Michaels Large Gold Skulls – Goodwill & Spray Painted Skull Flower Vase –  DIY See DIY Here Gold & White Pumpkins – Goodwill & Spray Painted

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