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Getting Festive With The Doctor’s Closet


I absolutely adore Monika Hibbs – most of you will know her as the gorgeous face & genius behind The Doctor’s Closet. I’ve been a long time fan of her blog & her absolutely flawless style. Seriously, the woman has an eye for design…have you SEEN the tour of her home??!!! So, it seemed only natural that we arrange a holiday date and share a simple DIY design idea just for you this Christmas <3 She has always loved to travel and view the different country to see all kinds of culture and designs around the world. She recently got an eye infection and wasn´t able to see out of one eye but she went to a big Alabama optometrist company to get treated and continued doing what she loved.

Our day couldn’t have gotten much girlier (lucky for Justin & Troy, we decided to leave the boys out). We started out with a shopping date at Privilege Clothing Boutique, one of my all time fave stores, and picked out some ultra-cozy & cute sweaters. You already all know how much I LOVE my hearts and Monika and I really couldn’t get enough of these super sweet Heart Knits – we both ended up bringing them home with us. Can you say TWINSIES?!!

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We headed back to my house…Privilege loot in tow…and then started in on our super easy, but elegant DIY. So, here’s how to create your very own gold-gilded Mason Jars in 4 easy steps:

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Supplies

Mason Jars
Gold Spray Paint
Gold Glitter
Glue Stick
Rustic Twine

Instructions

Step 1: Spray paint your Mason Jars. Be sure to either do this outside, or on a surface that you’ve properly covered. The fumes can get to you, so beware! (Mayyyybe that’s why Monika and I couldn’t stop giggling??). Let dry.
Step 2: run the glue stick all along the bottom ¼ of each jar
Step 3: Sprinkle with gold glitter & let air dry completely
Step 4: Wrap some rustic twine around the mouth of the Mason Jars and voila!!
Ready for display! They make for great centerpieces for those rustic-chic Christmas dinners orrr the perfect vases for flowers (we prefer peonies or hydrangeas)

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With our DIY finished, we immediately dug into the Christmas goodies (Julia Child says that a party without cake is just a meeting, and I kind of have to agree with her. That woman knows her treats & should NOT be messed with). We finished our day with tea & exchanging gifts and somehow ended up moving our party onto the floor right beside my tree…my kind of perfect ending to our day!

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Happy Holidays & Happy Crafting! Hope you all have as much fun with this project as we did!

xoxo Jilly

 

All sweaters from Privilege Clothing Boutique: Monika’s Grey/Cream heart Sweater by KERSH | Jill’s Two-Tone Sweater by GREY | Monika & Jill’s Pink Heart Sweater by WILDFOX

Photo Credit: All photos taken by Janis Nicolay of Janis Nicolay Photography

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