Decorate like a pro without busting your budget at #AtHomeStores! #Sponsored

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This post is sponsored by At Home Stores. All designs, photos and opinions are mine.

It’s easy to decorate and stick to a budget with a few simple ideas. This mantle cost less than $85 to create from start to finish.

I am not great at visualizing from nothing. I need an inspiration piece, or a jumping off point. I love my little glittered reindeer, so I knew I wanted to incorporate him into a rustic, but elegant mantle.

I found a few fabulous pieces at the #AtHomeStores that coordinated with him perfectly. Then, I added natural greenery from the backyard, some old books from my grandma and a mirror my mom had re-painted. All of these elements blend together to marry the old and the new, the rustic and a little sparkle.

I did also take a 45 minute Face Time call with my aunt who rocks at this stuff. She helped me pull it all together and make one cohesive design.

Here are some tips that I learned while doing this project:

  1. – Layering. I had my focal piece, the tree art hanging on the wall. My aunt suggested layering it over a mirror. It took a while to get my OCD to allow it be not symmetrical, but once it was in place, I loved the look and I didn’t have to put another hole in my wall.  It also brought the focal point down closer to all the other elements of the design.
  2.  Old Books. I knew that I needed different heights so that the whole thing worked naturally together and didn’t feel staged and posed. Old books work wonderfully to create height, add a little color…not too much, and bring an old feel to the design. You can find these books in thrift stores, Goodwill, yard sales….or like I did….on your Grandma’s bookshelf!
  3. Nature. Bringing in real greenery makes everything look, feel and even smell better. I clipped some pine branches from a tree in my mom’s yard. Then, I just tucked them here and there to fill dead space and give my reindeer somewhere to live. It started to smell like Christmas, too!
  4. Blending. My favorite things about this design were blending the old and new….my pieces, my grandma’s books and my mom’s mirror…..as well as the natural rustic with a little bling. I love in a house with all boys, so I have to force some bling from time to time. The glittered reindeer and trees sparkle against the wood and metal and books. I love the way they complement each other

All of these tips can help you create the look you are going for without spending a fortune! Check out the At Home Store in Slidell for your holiday decorations!

TWO FOR TUESDAY! Get TWO Holiday Tees just $30 SHIPPED!

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Ok, this is THE best deal on these I have seen YET! First of all, these shirts are adorable. They are also at a great price of $15, and they SHIP FREE! THIS DEAL IS FOR TODAY ONLY, BY THE WAY!

There are about a dozen to choose from, so you can surely find two that you like, or that someone you know will. Maybe a Naughty and a Nice and just see how you feel that day. Just go with that! ;)

So, either grab a couple for yourself, or team up with a friend! You must buy TWO to get this deal, and if you need 4 or 6 or 8, you have to do separate transactions of TWO!  

Just come back and START EACH TRANSACTION HERE!  Choose your two shirts, apply code 2FORHOLIDAY at checkout and PRESTO! You and your bestie are ready for all the holiday festivities!….or you have a shirt for Christmas Eve and another one for Christmas Day!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

Style Tips

*We love layering with our tees! Pair your favorite holiday tee with a flannel shirt. Leave it open so the saying still shows. If it gets too warm tie your flannel around your waist for the perfect accessory.
*The holidays call for some fanciness! Wear your tee tucked into an A-line skirt (go for tulle if you’re feeling extra fancy). Finish your look off with some sparkly jewelry.
*Go for a polished and chic look by wearing your holiday tee with jeggings and a blazer. Pair with booties and simple accessories for a complete look.

Be ready for holiday cooking! Stock up on Swanson Chicken Broth!

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Holiday cooking is JUST AROUND THE CORNER, Y’all!

Right now, you can get 8 of these HUGE boxes of 480z Chicken Broth for just $19.96. That is just $2.49 per box! These are the BIG boxes and they are over $4 each at WalMart!

Now, this deal is only for Prime Members at this price. AND, if you choose to Subscribe and Save, it would only be $18.96, which is just $2.37 per box. BUT, if you Subscribe and Save to 5 items or more, your discount will go from 5% to 15% and make them just $16.97 or $2.12 per box! That’s like half price and it will be dropped at your door! Remember, you can cancel ANY time on these subscriptions!

CLICK HERE to get these on the way!

WOW! CLEARANCE on select The Pioneer Woman items! Up to 50% Off!

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Right now, you can save 50% on several pieces of THE PIONEER WOMAN collection at Walmart!  Now, lots of these seem to be Christmas items, but at half price….stash those babies away! Many items are eligible for free site-to-store shipping, too! Here are the best deals:

Charlie and Walter Salt & Pepper Shakers – $3.88 (reg. $9.44)
Poinsettia Gravy Boat – $3.88 (reg. $7.42)

 

Poinsettia 5pc Measuring Set – $9.88 (reg. $14.86)
Poinsettia 3pc Scalloped Edge Serving Bowl Set – $14.88 (reg. $29.44)

Bandana 5pc Measuring set – $12.22 (reg. $14.86)
Poinsettia 2pc rectangle ruffle top bakeware set – $12.88 (Reg. $19.72)

Shop the entire clearance HERE!

**LOW PRICES!!** Women’s Holiday Hoodie Only $5!! Different Styles and Sizes Available!!

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Check out this LOW PRICE on Walmart for Women’s Holiday Hoodies for only $5!! There are different styles and sizes to choose from! Many of them will be ready this week (so act fast because they are selling out quickly). Since the weather has turned cold here, this would be great for opening presents!! It will ship FREE with a $49 order OR select in-store pickup!

Get yours here!

Super cute and comfy Holiday tees – Grab them now before they sell out!

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I love to dress festive during the holidays. But I also like to be comfortable. These tees are adorable and it appears they are all made on similar shirts….and I happen to have one. It is so super soft! It is a cotton and rayon blend…. I love it and will be getting more!  Here are a few that are available now.

Oh Deer Christmas Raglan | 3 Designs

Oh Deer Raglan – three deer designs to choose from. $18.99 plus shipping of $3.99 for the first and $1.99 for each additional. Get them HERE. **Honestly, this one could be worn outside of the holidays. Deer and antlers are very trendy….not just at the North Pole!

Holiday Raglans | Multiple Styles

Choose Merry, Nice or Oh Deer for $15.99. You can also choose the colors of your shirt and the color of the vinyl! So swap it up! Shipping is $3.99 for the first and then just 99 cents for any more!  CLICK HERE for this style!

Christmas Tees | 5 Styles

Choose from the 4 designs above, on a crew neck or V neck tee. Just $12.99 and shipping is $2.99 then $.99. CLICK HERE if you prefer these!  This one can be for kids, too! So

 

Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal Tee

Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal! This is a line from my FAVORITE Christmas movie, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. These are $19.99 and ship for $3.99 then $1.99 for additional.

Mommy + Me Holiday Tunics | S-XL

Mommy and Me Tunic. These are cute, too! Just $21.99 and will ship for $4.99, then $2.99. Click here to snag these!

Holiday Deer Graphic Dolman Tee

Finally, if you prefer a Dolman, here is a cute design that you can put on your choice of TEN colors! $13.99 and shipping is $3.99 then $1.99 thereafter. CLICK HERE for Rudolph!

"Sleigh Hair Don't Care" Christmas Raglan

I gotta say, I LOVE this one! Sleigh Hair, Don’t Care! So cute! Again on those trendy raglan tees. These are fitted, which I prefer…they fit us girls better. Choose your sleeve color and sport this top for just $14.99. Shipping is only $2.99, then $1.99 for any additional.  Add this to your sleigh HERE.