Scripture Wrapped Advent Candles

DIY scripture advent candles from atthepicketfence.com

"At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of advent by loving and serving others with God's own love and concern." Mother Teresa Growing up,  we never had advent calendars filled with chocolates and prizes. The only countdown we had were these darling paper houses from Hallmark where each door and window … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Advent Calendar & Advent-ures

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I could see it all so clearly in my mind. The twinkling lights of the Christmas tree in the corner of the room. Perry Como’s voice crooning as only he can croon those holiday classics. Snow flakes gently falling outside the window. Steaming cups of hot cocoa with marshmallows and my family gathered together perhaps wearing matching holiday … [Read more...]

O Holy Night Mirror and Advent Mantel

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Friday was a day of unspeakable tragedy, loss and heartache. We are grieving along with the rest of the world and we have held our loved ones a little bit...ok...A LOT...closer. It can sound trite to say that we are praying for those who've lost, but we truly are. Our mothers hearts ache. There are some bloggers who've chosen to have this be … [Read more...]

Simple DIY Advent Calendar

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Whew! Is everyone recovered from Thanksgiving? We are moving into full-on Holiday mode here at the Fence and we are excited to be sharing with you some great projects this week to get the season started! Before we get to today's post we want to let you know that you can find out how to make this darling Cinnamon Stick Ornament by checking out … [Read more...]