One of her favorite holidays was when
she and Kevin, busy with work, decided
to skip putting up a tree. But when they
noticed a sign for $5 trees about a week
before Christmas, they couldn't resist.
They jammed two trees into their small
car and decorated with whatever happened
to be lying around the house. “We did
this crazy on-a-whim thing, and now it's
one of our favorite memories,” Layla says.
“Creating unique bits and pieces has forged
a happy and sentimental bond.”
We loved Layla's
home so much
we asked her
(and other favorite
bloggers) to share
mantels in our
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