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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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!

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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.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dreaming of a White Christmas

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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!

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

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

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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

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

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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.

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

 

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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.

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Darling burlap Santa Hat. Visit retreatdesign.blogspot.com

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Thanksgiving Day Centerpieces

In this post I am highlighting Thanksgiving Day Centerpieces all is to do as a Do-it-yourself projects for your Thanksgiving table created from fresh flowers, fruits,vegetables,greenery, pumpkins and winter squash. You will enjoy both making these centerpieces and how great they look on your Thanksgiving Day table. Enjoy.

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Extended table dressed up with white pumpkins, fall leaves, and candles.

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Beautiful centerpieces created from pomegranates, twigs, yellow lilies, cascading greenery, and hedge apples.

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Cute as can be centerpiece using white squash or pumpkin filled with flowers of all kinds.

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Love the simplicity of this arrangement, white pumpkin surrounded by soft-green colored greenery.

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“Tiered” squash topiary.

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Just stunning mini garden centerpiece of colored ornamental cabbage plants.

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Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts……….see some great ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts, home decor, jewelry and projects. Where possible I have included the URL for you to find information to the items shown below. I make no claim to any of the photos below. Enjoy!

 

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Here is a vintage heart that lends a little, to your romantic and fairytale inspired decor. See more @ http://theprincessparlour.tumblr.com.

 

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Chicken wire filled with flat, grey stones create a rustic Valentine’s Day wreath. See more http://goodideasforyou.com/ideas-a-inspirations/diy-a-crafts/stones-a-rocks/ideas/diy-a-crafts/stones-a-rocks.

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Corkboard “Alice in Wonderland” Heart made with recycled wine bottle corks. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/75433768/corkboard-alice-in-wonderland-heart-pink.

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Beautiful floral heart wall hanging created with pink carnations and greenery. See more @ http://adorablelife.tumblr.com/page/64

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These frames can be a fun little project. Created using sheet music scrapbook paper as backing, a cut out a heart and ink to distess the paper edges. See more@ http://pearls-handcuffs-happyhour.blogspot.com/search/label/Valentine’s.

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Script and postage stamps decorate wooden hearts. See more @ http://iheartshabbychic.blogspot.com/search?q=valentines.

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Darling heart pin cushions. See more @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/anabela_joana.

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Metal heart cut out. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Surround yourself with friends and beauty to celebrate the sweetness of the season. Be My Valentine and you’ll get hugs and kisses year round. See more @ http://earthangelstoys.blogspot.com/search?updated-max.

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Heart made with felt flowers. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/shop/GraceG2.

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Beautiful heart necklace with vintage chain. See more @ http://www.vintagebliss.typepad.com

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Dragonfly love pendant, great Valentine gift. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/82708144/dragonfly-love-pendant-valentine-gift.

 

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Unique Holiday Gift Tags

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Beautiful burlap roses, greenery and a bow.

Following the post on wrapping paper, I wanted to hi-light some unique, one of a kind  holiday gift tags that you can add to your wrapped Holiday packages. All photo have been taken from either interest, flickr, or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos. Enjoy.

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Stamped “joyeaux” goft tags.

 

 

 

 

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Darling house, snowman, bird,deer, and train tags.

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Just stunning red reindeer gift tags.

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Festive reindeer.

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Stamped Santa Claus gift tag.

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Felt and ribbon Christmas trees.

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Stamped background with red roses.

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Pretty green and white poinsettia gift tags.

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Holiday Wrapped Packages

Here are some great ideas for both gift tags and wrapped holiday boxes. There are a multitude of styles from shabby chic to news print wrapping paper to brown paper wrap. Gift tags range from intricate to easy to make. All of the below pictures were taken from either pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos. Enjoy.

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Festive Holiday Cupcakes

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Fun and festive snowman cupcakes. Visit www.cakesdecor.com.

Here are some great ideas for you to make some festive holiday cupcakes. Some are simple enough for anyone to make, others much more complicated for the experienced cake decorator. But all can enjoy looking at the pictures and the joy they bring to  the Holidays. For reference websites,if available, has been noted.

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Cheerful elf cupcakes.Visit www.cakesdecor.co

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This is so sweet… this holiday season I am going to make everyone a piping hot cup of hot chocolate. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Frosty the snowman. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Santa going down the chimney cupcake. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Beautiful winter cupcakes. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Frosty the snowman all dressed up in his hat and scarf. Visit http://raspberrytart.tumblr.com.

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Just stunning Holiday mini-cakes. Visit http://fashionandpopculturemagic.blogspot.com.

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