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Bricks ‘n Blooms Weekly 58

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I hope you had a great week!

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What a week it was!

As quickly as the sale of my home fell apart last week, it came back together again a few days later.

So I’ve been super busy packing all week and we are scheduled to close midweek on both houses!

It’s like Ferris Bueller once said…life moves pretty fast!!!

He was not kidding!

Anyway, we are thrilled that everything is working out and will fill you in on the new home soon.

I’m happy for the buyer of our home – I know they will really love our neighborhood.

Love all of our neighbors and we will really miss them!

And I’m equally happy to start the next chapter in our new home with lots of new gardens!

I will take lots of pictures next week and maybe even vlog it for YouTube just so you can see it in real-time.

To add to the crazy this week, both my older girls are coming home from college.

And just in time for the move too!!!

We were planning to head to Vermont for the weekend, but with the move, we are holding off until we are settled in.

last christmas in our home tour
I’m going to miss my Christmas kitchen!

What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms

It was a fun week on the blog!

Since we are in the throws of packing, I wanted to share some tips I learned through this process.

There was so much I did not know and things you can do now to prepare even if you aren’t moving anytime soon.

CLICK HERE for 11 simple packing tips for moving.

Not sure what to get friends, family, and others in your life this year? I got you!

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My hope is that this guide will help you knock this part of the hustle and bustle off your list so you can sit back and savor the season a bit more.

Grab your free guide here.

front entry hall christmas tree 2023

Speaking of packing, while I was packing up the attic, I realized I still hadn’t shown you guys how the office was coming along!

I shared an update of how it was coming along before I packed it all up.

You can see how it was all coming together HERE.

Remodeling a Home to Add a Home Office

Are you planning to start flower or vegetable seeds indoors this year?

If so, it’s time to start planning for it now!

High-quality seeds go on sale in early January, so you’ll want to be prepared.

How to Start Seeds Indoors Without a Greenhouse

Here are some posts to get you started on the seed starting journey.

Thrifting for the Garden at the Vintage Market

Oh and I shared a sneak peak of the gardens on TikTok and Instagram this week!

Click on the link below to see how amazing they are!

I can’t wait to see what grows in these amazing gardens.

There is so much there.

And I can’t wait to share more with you guys!

I’ve got lots of plans and ideas that will be really fun to see come together in 2022.

Easy Winter Container Garden Design

Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web

I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.

I’m loving these beautiful wood slice ornaments that my friend Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill made.

Aren’t they beautiful?

I also really enjoyed my good friend Kristin from White Arrows Home holiday tour at her cabin.

Her rustic touches would be perfect at our Vermont cabin!

And here is some more inspiration you’ve got to see!

THIS DIY garland

THIS DIY pillow cover for Christmas.

THESE last minute gift ideas.

THIS DIY Christmas tree collar.

THIS pinecone and cedar garland.

And THESE look amazing!

Decorating the Front Porch for Christmas

Thank you so much for following along.

Enjoy a beautiful day! xo

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  1. Stacy, oh my goodness! Your house sale adventures sound overwhelming! But so happy that things are moving along. Thank you for sharing my dried orange garland. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Can’t wait to see your new home.

  2. Stacy,
    I can’t wait to see your new home. Those gardens are amazing on your IG reel. Stunning! Thanks so much for my pillow. You are the best.

  3. You are so busy this holiday season Stacy! I am so happy that everything has worked out and you’re moving to your beautiful new house. Loved how your office space turned out.