Beautiful Indeed’s Fave Holiday Projects

How to Make Rhinestone Christmas Tree Ornaments

I cannot support it. I’m dipping a toe in the Christmas pool the week of Thanksgiving. But I figure everyone’s currently shopping vacation sales so it can not be that early, correct? I was cruising by means of our archives lately and discovered some of my (and your) favourite vacation projects! These were all so fun to place together and have been some of our most well-liked posts ever, so let’s get into the vacation spirit and revisit some oldies but goodies. I think I’ll in fact be creating a couple of these once more this year to fill out our collections, beginning with our DIY rhinestone ornaments at the prime of the post.

Hank’s mini tree will be making another look this year, with his festive animals. I consider our little girl demands some as well!

Festive Holiday Animals for a Kid's Christmas Tree

Festive Holiday Animals for a Kid's Christmas Tree

Lots of you have attempted this simple holiday gift wrap, and it’s still my go-to for little gifts.


A single of our craziest concoctions! The pink-tipped tree took a while to make but it confident is worth it when it is up and decorated.

How to Make a Pink Tipped Christmas Tree

How to Make a Pink Tipped Christmas Tree

And if a giant tree is not your style (or doesn’t fit your space), you can usually give this geometric painted tree a go. It was best when we were living in apartments.

DIY Geometric Painted Plywood Christmas Tree
DIY Geometric Painted Plywood Christmas Tree

If you’re looking for much more vacation inspiration, grab a mug of hot chocolate and head to our archives! Lots of Christmasy goodness awaits you proper right here. xoxo

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8 Perfect Holiday Sweaters

It’s sweater season! Ohhhhh MAN I love the day where I get to take out all of my sweaters from storage and put them into rotation. Anyone out there feel me? If you’re a sweater fan too, we put together a quick little roundup of our favorite finds for the season — they’re all just festive enough to say “holiday” without saying “yikes.” Catch my drift? I can’t pick a favorite! I’m thinking it might just be the navy sweater with those cute little gold stars sprinkled everywhere. So perfect. Which is your fave? xoxo

8 Holiday Sweaters

Yellow stripes. Bow neck. Gold stars. French hen. Polka dots. Reindeer. Fair isle. Metallic heart.

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Guidelines for a fantastic Holiday in Santorini

Santorini is a single of the most snapped vacation spots on the globe as it is so picturesque it forever appears like some thing from a movie set. So it is no wonder holidaymakers flock there in their hoards every year, all with the aim of soaking up the glorious Greek sunshine, relaxing against the blue and white backdrop and indulging in some incredible nearby cuisine. It actually is stunning.

If you are 1 of these lucky men and women, we’re right here to support. Here are some top tips for a fantastic holiday in this ideal spot in Greece.

Oia at sunset

Consuming out

Starting with the greatest bit of course – the meals – you’ll be pleased to know that eating out in Greece is usually really reasonably priced. If you have a modest appetite, you will also be really pleased to know that you will be spoilt for choice in Santorini for light bites and little eats. From scrumptious, nearby tazhiki and olives, to grilled halloumi and a warm leafy salad, there’s anything exotic and yummy for every taste bud. If you are holidaying on a budget, you could also take a trip to a neighborhood supermarket exactly where you can get wonderful (and quite cheap) breakfast essentials like Greek yoghurt and pastries for subsequent to absolutely nothing.

Exactly where to stay

Urlaub in Santorin Griechenland

Airbnbs stay a really common decision in Greece as the Greek are known for being particularly hospitable and welcoming, so this can be a really wonderful option if you discover a single in a very good spot. You will be surprised to find that there are lots near some of the principal streets and attractions such as Oia, so do a small investigation ahead of you go.

What to take with you

Panorama of Oia village on Santorini, Greece

Greece is identified for obtaining glorious summers, so be sure to take all your standard summer season essentials. You’ll also locate that taking high heels or wedges with you will be a bit of a waste of time – the majority of the streets in Santorini are cobbled or quite hilly, which means it will be very treacherous in your stilettos! Whatever you do, do not forget your camera as Santorini is without a doubt 1 of the most photogenic locations on earth.

What to do on your trip

From sampling the famous ice cream at the regional parlours to taking in the sights, Santorini is the perfect chilled out vacation location. 1 excellent issue to do that aids you discover as you relax is to take a single of the boat trip tours on offer you. Depending on the one you go for, they’ll take you to see the nearby volcanoes, will quit to let you have a dip in the sulphur water which is great for your skin, and you will be treated to a stunning on-board buffet (with access to a bar also, generally). Perfection!

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