As with many, I've been inspired by a photo on Pinterest I'd like to recreate in our home or for a project. Some Pinterest projects are nice, but some can be too crafty to try. I prefer (super) simple - done in a day (or even better: minutes!) Which is why I adored this "noel" image I spotted (and pinned!) on Pinterest. Although the letters were painted on the book edge in red, I adapted the same 'look'  as a no paint option with press-on letters. I already display books backwards (for texture) and this look was the perfect detail to add. I simply re-used letters from sheets I had previously used to create initial place-settings (like pinecones for Christmas and gold eggs for Easter) so this little holiday decor detail cost $0. Another option to utilize this detail could be collecting old books (through thrift) and using them as a boarder around a kids room - using helpful words of encouragement...

Simple Christmas decor detail...

Inspired from a Pinterest photo...

The letters were previously used for Easter and Christmas...

EZ way to add a little interest and personalize your book-shelf, with a simple DIY!
More about the fresh greens arrangement coming up next...

What have you been PIN-spired by lately?

Off to go bake some Christmas goodies!
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  1. Great idea...I have tons of those craft letters that my daughter needed for school projects. I will most definitely being doing this today!!

  2. Hey Lynda - Your Christmas decorations from a couple of years ago made it to an article on MSN. Go to msn.com and select the "Do-It-Yourself Holiday Decor" link and click the words "27 more ideas" in the paragraph...which will take you to a page that shows some spaces from Houzz. Yours is #23! Congrats!

  3. I love this idea!!! Going to tell my son about this for the new nursery. Merry Christmas :)

  4. What an adorable idea. I love it!!

    I'm having a PINTEREST Social hop. I'd love for you to hop on over, grab a button and link up your Pinterest. If you don't have Pinterest it's ok, come link up your blog.


    I'm also looking for Pinterest Pinners to feature every week beginning in January. If you are on Pinterest and are interested in being featured come link up! Who knows you might meet some other great pinners and gain a few great ideas.


    Have a crazy beautiful week!



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