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Planting Succulents So let me begin by saying, I have no idea what I am doing. I have wanted to plant real succulents for years but for whatever reason, they really intimidate me. I finally decided I was going to plant at least three this summer so when I visited World Market, I was happy…

Christmas Wreaths

The magnolia wreath is on the front door.  Word to the wise: don’t mess with this wreath too much because it will drive you nuts. As a perfectionist, I have to just walk away. Use a regular wreath and shove the magnolia branches inside. You can use the pieces of the regular wreath to wrap around the magnolia branches if you need to secure them. This year I have four greenery vine wreaths. One in the living room, one in the foyer, and two in the dining room. Use leftover branches from your real tree or purchase fresh greenery and…

Magnolia Wreath

This is an easy project that my mother taught me. Gather magnolia leaves and stuff them in a regular Christmas wreath. You can also use a vine wreath but positioning the leaves takes a little more effort.