Oh Christmas tree…

Oh Christmas tree…a collection of all types of Christmas trees. Below you will find some great Do-it-Yourself ideas to make many, many different types and styles of Christmas trees. There are trees made of fabric, paper, wire, old bed springs, funnels, felt, wooden sticks, beads, blocks, yarn, books, buttons, ornaments, ribbon, and more. All pictures were taken either from Pinterest or directly from the web, I claim no rights to any of the photos. Enjoy.


Darling red and white felt Christmas trees. See more @ http://ide-puffen.blogspot.com.


Rolled wrapping paper tree. See more @ http://leslieashe.blogspot.com.


Eclectic wire bedspring holiday tree with a burlap bow. See more @ www.esty.com.


Burlap and pinecone Christmas trees. See more @ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/burlap-and-twine-trees-last-minute-holiday-home-decor-tutorial.


Vintage jewelry tree- beautiful! See more @ www.esty.com.


Christmas tree made of ornament, lights and sticks. See more @ http://noodloves.it.


Christmas tree forest…..a dictonary page tree, a twine tree, and a bean tree. See more @ http://www.beautifulmatters.com/2011/12/handmade-christmas-trees-pt-3.


An Oh-So Merry & Mod Holiday Table ……christmas modern holiday table setting. See more @ http://frostedeventsblog.com/category/holiday.

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Centerpieces for the Winter Holiday


Beautiful floral holiday centerpiece. Use a glass vase, add fresh green and red flowers. Place hedge apples and candles on table for accents. More details @ www.pinterest.com.

Nothing is more fun than decorating for the winter holidays, wheather you live in the snowy North or warm South. I’ve put together a wonderful collection of Holiday centerpieces below. Enjoy!


Cute way to construct an apple and pine bough centerpiece. Using styrofoam cones hot glue apples to form add in pine greenery with a u-shaped pin. More details @ http://seasonalwonderment.tumblr.com/image/68897571047.


You can create this fun table arrangement with things you already have at home. For a larger centerpiece use a coffee can, add various sizes of ornaments and greenery. You can use a vegetable or a soup can to make smaller arrangements. More details @ http://www.bhg.com/christmas/indoor-decorating/christmas-decorating-using-what-you-have.


Pretty centerpiecs of roses and candy canes. Using hot glue attach candy canes to vase of coffee can. then fill your container with fresh cut roses. More details @ http://myecochicwedding.com.


Create a Do-It-Yourself centerpiece with empty Kleenex and cardboard boxes… just cover boxes with flower petals, peppermint candy, or red tinsel and then tie them up with a ribbon bow. More details @ http://indulgy.com/post/DoHvWi6Ud1/creative-diy-christmas-centerpiece.


Black, red, and white present topiary. Stack creatively wrapped presents on a metal urn top with florals and ribbon. What a creative arrangement! More details @ http://www.table-settings-with-pictures.com.


Beautiful holiday floral arrangement created with red and white roses, green flowers, and pine greenery placed in a clear vase. More details @ www.pinterest.com


Create a holiday urn centerpiece using a sleek metal container to hold an arrangement of ornamental cabbage, cedar, pine cones, yellow amaranth and Italian pittosporum, a tender green best suited to indoor use. More details @ http://www.canadiangardening.com/design-and-decor/crafts/holiday-decorating-with-nature.

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Christmas Stockings

Festive, shabby chic, burlap, felt, fabric,and fanciful Christmas Stockings. Below you will find 101 Holiday stockings to use as your inspiration to either craft or purchase new stockings for the holiday season. Enjoy!


Fantastic and fanciful “elf boot” stocking. Made of felt and decorated with fabric, beads and ornaments. See more @ http://www.designrulz.com/design/2013/11/15-christmas-stockings-decorating-ideas.



Great stocking ideas from Pottery Barn. See more @ http://smallplacestyle.blogspot.com


Curled boot stocking with feather boa trim. See more @ www.designrulz.com/design/2013/11/15-christmas-stockings-decorating-ideas.


Printed linen fabric dresses up this stocking with lace. See more @ http://marie-lostbirdstudio.blogspot.com.


Woodland Deer Christmas Stocking. See more @ www.etsy.com.


Embellished green velvet “grinch” stocking. See more @ http://grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com/2012/12/awesome-personalized-christmas-stocking.html


Fashion these cute and comforting stockings from patterned fabric. http://www.bhg.com/christmas/stockings/easy-christmas-stockings/


Love this green toile stocking. See more @ www.google.com.au.


Fun velvet stocking trimmed with fabris. See more @ http://cowparsley.blogspot.com.

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Dreaming of a White Christmas


Vintage brooch wreath. From www.pinterest.com.

I’ll be dreaming of a White Christmas. By updating your Holiday decorations to include some white, shabby chic ornaments, stockings, table arrangements, or candles¬†you can create a whole new feel to your Holiday decorating. Below you will find examples of items that you can add to your decor to update your look. Enjoy!


Beautiful tree stick Christmas tree. From http://www.kararosenlund.com/2012/12/weekend-in-pictures-early-christmas-gift.


2″ tiny elf ornaments. From www.esty.com.


A trio of vintage-style bottlebrush trees, flocked in white and silvery glitter. From http://myshabbystreamsidestudio.blogspot.com/2010/11/worldwide-giveaway-jeanne-darc-living




Beautiful white Christmas tree. From http://mycountryroads.blogspot.com.


White wreath with jingle bells. From http://www.horchow.com.

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Shabby Chic Christmas

As Christmas draws nearer and nearer, I thought I would share my 75 favorite holiday decor ideas. This post hi-lights a variety of ways for you to add a little “scabby chic” to your Christmas. Enjoy.

I have taken the following pictures both from the web and Pinterest. I claim no rights to them and have included as may links as I was able to find under each photo.


Holiday wreath made from antique brooches. See more at www.pinterest.com



Beautiful ornaments made by covering styrofoam balls with fresh herbs leaves secured with straight pins and lightly sprayed with spray paint. All topped off with a sheer ribbon bow. See more at http://mobtownflorals.com.


Darling burlap Santa Hat. Visit retreatdesign.blogspot.com


Charming shabby chic holiday wreath. Created with coiled wire, oversized “jingle” bells and stars and fresh evergreens. See more at http://www.countryfarmsimples.com.


White felt, ribbon, tiny pearl and sparkles…creat this unique stocking. See more at: http://www.stonegableblog.com/2012/07/christmas-in-july-poinsettia-stocking.html


Glass glitter encrusted trees in glitter encrusted urns…stunning and available here www.urbanfarmhouse.blogspot.com.


Miniature Christmas tree with bird and nest “nesting” in the tree branches. See more at http://anartfuladventure.typepad.com/an_artful_adventure/2011/12/handmade-ornament-swap.html


“Script” star ornament created using vintage letters. See more at http://therobinandsparrow.blogspot.com or at bgh.com.

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Hand Knits

Below you will find great examples ¬†knit items…sweaters, scarfs, socks, vests, coats, and hand warmers. Where ever possible I have included the URL to the knitting pattern. Photos were taken from Pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos.


Brown shawl like scarf. See more @ http://www.unepouleapetitspas.com/matilda.


Grey shawl collar cardigan. See more @ www.pinterest.com.


Beautiful olive green caplet to keep you warm this winter. See pattern @ http://www.frenchpressknits.com/2011/11/my-legacy.


Knitted dark brown cardigan. See more @ http://countingstonesheep.tumblr.com/post/15729302136/rick-owens.


Lovely vintage sweater is figure flattering. See more @ www.pinterest.com.


Love this twist on a sweater, complete with cables. See more @ www.pinterest.com.


Love this light grey knitted scarf. Available at Esty. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/38336659/nomad-alpaca-cowl-ash?ref=v1_other_2.


Legwarmers – these cable knit leg warmers are styled with floral appliques, fashion that’s both toasty and trendy!


From the front it’s a simple tunic with optional pockets, the back is open with straps that cross at the top. Pattern available @ http://store.cocoknits.com/products/maude.


Deep red carpet bag available for purchase. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/69326186/25-off-sale-a-walk-among-trees-ooak.

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