Tanya of Dans le Lakehouse had already convinced her friend to purchase a pair of Crate and Barrel’s wood A-frame ornament stands by the time she realized they no longer made the wood version. Ooops! What’s a girl to do but help out a friend in need? Tanya and her handy hubby whipped up a […Read More]
Burlap is something pretty much every crafty person has on hand. Why not turn a scrap of that fabric into a rustic Christmas tree? Melissa from Two It Yourself made a cone using a piece of cardstock then hot glued on strips of burlap to create loops. Here’s what Melissa has to say about her little burlap tree: “This project was simple and it didn’t cost me a dime because I had everything on hand. Even if you don’t have burlap in your stash at home, you can still get by making this project for less than $5…”
Yesterday I shared a couple of ideas for creating your own tabletop Christmas trees. Considering the popularity of burlap, I can’t leave these little trees from Ask Anna out of the mix! Anna thread strips of burlap with thin wire and glued them to a center dowel. Fluff them to the desired shape, and you’ve got a fun, natural fiber tree.
After seeing Anthro’s Printed Paper Pine, MJ from 517 Creations knew it was a perfect new item to add to her Christmas décor. Better yet, she had just received a few old hymnals that were perfect for the job. With just a few added elements, MJ made her own printed paper pine at a fraction […Read More]
Handmade ornaments add a personal touch to your Christmas tree décor. How fun to see a whole bunch of your own creations sparkling and shining together. Tasha from Frugalicious Me bedazzled her tree with glittery heart peace sign ornaments made from floral wire. I love her suggestion to add these to gift boxes and bags […Read More]
Karah from the space between is new to blogging and shares her very first post with us, her driftwood Christmas trees. Since Karah lives on a Caribbean island and is surrounded by natural treasures (sounds pretty lovely, huh?), she tries to incorporate as many of them as possible into her decor. When Karah started seeing […Read More]